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Celtic Warrior by Stephen Allen
Book DescriptionIn the 1st Century BC, Strabo wrote of the Celts: 'The whole race...is madly fond of war, high -spirited and quick to battle...and on whatever pretext you stir them up, you will have them ready to face danger, even if they have nothing on their side but their own strength and courage'. This book gives an insight into the life of the Celtic warrior, and his experience of battle - on fact, on horseback, and as a charioteer. It also details Celtic society and studies the vital ritual nature of Celtic warfare, from the naked gaesatae to the woad-painted warriors.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841761435
(248mm x 184mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Covering the period from the first mention of the Celts by ancient Greek writers to the Roman conquest of Britain, this book examines the Celtic warrior, his society and his place within it, and the conflicts that would eventually destroy his world. It is illustrated with examples of Celtic art and craftsmanship.
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Author Biography - Stephen Allen
Wayne Reynolds was born in Leeds, UK, where he also attended art college. He has had a life-long passion for illustration, and since 1991 has worked as a professional artist. Wayne has provided illustrations and source material for many gaming companies, creating figures, landscapes and interiors, as well as providing core characterisation. He is perhaps best known though for his work on titles such as 2000AD, Slaine, and judge Dredd. A recent arrival to the Osprey stable. Wayne is also a keen modeller and historical re-enactor. Stephen Allen is a keen archaeologist and expert on the Ancient period, with a particular interest in the history and culture of the Celtic peoples that resisted the rise of Rome. Stephen lives and works in Belgium, as a technical writer for a well-known international military organisation.
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