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Hunting and gathering fishing and fowling

Even in these farming lands wild plants, berries, nuts, seeds, fruit, herbs and fungi would have been collected for food, drink, flavourings and medicines, although these are notoriously difficult to detect archaeologically. The Hebridean wheelhouses give some indication of the variety of birds and fish that would have been exploited by coastal communities throughout Scotland. Cnip and Sollas produced the remains of numerous sea-birds the shag, great auk (now extinct), guillemot, puffin, gannet, migratory goose and diver.They also yielded fish hake, saithe, cod and ballan wrasse, some species requiring deep-sea fishing. Shellfish, too, were a staple food, and were probably also used as bait. In these island communities marine mammals, such as seals, were hunted, while stranded whales provided occasional but welcome windfalls, yielding meat, oil and bones for tools and fuel.

CCeltic cowboys and the myth ofCaledon

In 1968 Professor Stuart Piggott characterized the peoples of the Scottish Iron Age as 'Celtic cowboys footloose and unpredictable.Their pastoral, possibly nomadic, lifestyle was expressed as a direct contrast to the agricultural economies of southern England where grain storage pits, granaries and fields, the paraphernalia of settled farmers, were more obvious. This view reflected the powerful influence of the classical texts Cassius Dio, writing around AD 220, had condemned the northern tribes as having no 'cultivated lands, but living by pastoral pursuits and by hunting, and on certain kinds of berries', adding for good measure that they lived naked, barefoot and in tents.

Mythic Powers Of The Gods

AS in most mythologies,the Celtic deities have powers which reflect those supposed to be possessed by medicine-men, as well as others peculiar to themselves. These were the subject of myths taught by the Druids, who knew many things concerning the might of the immortal gods.1 The gods were undying, and their abode was that of the ever-living ones, where none ever died. Caoiite describes the Tuatha De Danann to St. Patrick as beings who are unfading, and whose duration is perennial in contrast with himself or men 2 or they are fairies or sprites with corporeal forms, endowed with immortality. Yet immortality is said to have been given them by Manannan through their drinking Goibniu's immortal beer, so that no disease nor sickness ever attacks them, nor decay nor old age comes upon them. 3 The daughter of Bodb Dearg was asked by St. Patrick what it was which maintained the gods in form and comeliness, and her answer was, All such of us as partook of Goibniu's banquet, nor pain nor...