Celticity: Migration or Fashion?
Leggett, Samantha (University of Sydney, Australia)
Vexillum: The Undergraduate Journal of Classical and Medieval Studies, Vol.2 (2012)
The definition of the Celts and Celtic is at the core of Celtic Studies, either in antiquity or the early medieval period. The modern pop-culture understanding of the people, and their culture is very different to the evidence from ancient times; however even when examining archaeological sites and the writings of the ancient Greeks and Romans we find discontinuities. The archaeological evidence shows a migration of culture from the Celtic homeland in central continental Europe, a myriad of Halstatt and La T