TEST YOUR CELTIC KNOWLEDGE!
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The "Hallstatt" period in Celtic history, is called after:
a) A place in Austria called
Hallstatt where Celtic burial graves were discovered.
b) An Austrian archaeologist called
Hallstatt who discovered the earliest Celtic objects.
c) The German word for a Celtic "royal
hall" that was discovered.
d) The location of a battle between the
Celtic and Germanic tribes that lived in that period.
name did the Greek first give to the Celtic tribes in Europe?
3) Which one of the Celtic languages below, does NOT belong to
the P-Celtic language group?
Celtic torc was a
c) Religious symbol
is an oppidum?
b) A Celtic temple.
c) A Celtic settlement.
d) A Roman settlement.
tribe does NOT belong to the Belgae?
Belgic tribe did Ambiorix belong to?
is a "Triskele"?
Celtic tool used during farming.
b) A religious object used by the Druids.
c) A Celtic symbol.
d) A Celtic Weapon
is a bodhran?
b) A Celtic drum.
c) A Celtic weapon.
d) A Celtic altar.
is an Ovate?
b) A poet.
c) A diviner.
d) A Scribe.
11) On what date does Celtic New Year fall?
b) May 1st (Beltane)
c) August 1st (Lughnasadh)
d) November 1st (Samhain)
Which British God is NOT one of the children of Don and Beli?
British God Amaethon was a
b) God of Agriculture
c) God of Blacksmiths
d) God of War
Which name is NOT attributed to Afallach?
d) Fisher King
is the original name of Merlin?
is the patron Celtic saint of Wales?
b) St. David
c) St. Samson
d) St. Gildas
Where do the Scottish people originally come from?
is the traditional date of the beginning of the Milesian genealogies in Ireland?
b) 1699 BC
c) 1472 BC
d) 1268 BC
is the Irish word for "Bard"?
is Tir Nan Og?
a) A Celtic God in Ireland
b) A Celtic Kingdom in Ireland
c) A Celtic afterlife place
d) 4. A hillfort where the Irish king
would have his royal seat
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