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The skull of an old mio, 1st century A.I ., found at Eckennford, Schleswig-Holstein j the reddish blonde hair is combed and twisted into a neat Suebian knot. Compare this with the carved head of a German chieftain, possibly of one of the Danubiaxi tribes, from the tomb of A. Julius Pompilius, one of Marcus Aurelius's generals, 175 A.D. National Museum, Terme 600 B.C. The continental Celts begin the A.D. 9. Halstatt phase of their magnificent Iron Age culture at about this time they over-run...

Introduction

In the report sent to his king from Acre in 1255 the Franciscan friar William of Rubruck, in reference to his travels in the Crimea, says 'All the way from the Kherson to the mouth of the Tanais there are high mountain peaks along the coast, and there are forty villages between Kherson and Soldaia, of which almost every one has its own language. Dwelling here were many Goths, whose language is German . . Three centuries later, in about 1554, Augerois de Busbeck, a French traveller, came across...

Against Rome

ROME'S CELTIC, GERMANIC, SPANISH AND GALLIC ENEMIES First published in Great Britain in 2000 by Osprey Publishing, Elms Court, Chape Way, Bot ley Oxford OX 2 9LP, United Kingdom Email lnfo otipreypublishing.com Previously published as Men-At-Arms 129 Rome's Enemies 1 Germania and Da ans Mcn-at-Arms 158 Rome's Enemies 2 Gallic and British Celts and Men-at-Arim 180 Rome's Enemies 4 Spanish Annies 2000 Osprey Publishing Limited Reprinted All rights reserved, Apart from any fair dealing for the...

Romes Enemies Germanics and Dacians

Trajan Column

See Glossary of terms and names on page 38. 3000 B.C. Inclo-Europeans spread into northwest Europe, where they settle among earlier populations of Neolithic farmers and Old Stone-Age hunters. 2000 B.C. Celto-Ligurian tribes are in control oflarge areas of central and western Europe. Represented by the 'Bell-Beaker Foik', they begin moving into the British Isles. Other Indo-Europeans move east, where the Thracians and Iranians form two large groups. The Baits and Slavs occupy most of what is now...