Talk

The Iron Age in North Hertfordshire: Why Can’t We Call the Ancient Britons ‘Celts’?- evening talk

29 August 2024
7:30pm

In popular consciousness, the indigenous inhabitants of Britain at the time of the Roman Conquest were Celts.

In popular consciousness, the indigenous inhabitants of Britain at the time of the Roman Conquest were Celts.

In this evening talk curator Keith will explore why this idea has become controversial over the past thirty years and why no-one in the ancient world – including the Britons themselves – thought that there were Celts in the British Isles.

  • Thursday 29th August

  • 7:30pm

£6.50 per person

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Tel: 01462 474554

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