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The words Celt and Celtic can have a variety of meanings. Sometimes a pronunciation distinction is maintained - see Pronunciation of Celtic. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ... The pronunciation of the words Celt and Celtic in their various meanings has been surrounded by some confusion: the initial, <c> can be realised either as /k/ or as /s/. Both can be justified philologically and both are correct in terms of English prescriptive usage. ...


Pronounced /kelt(ik)/

Relating to the ethnic, linguistic and cultural group

Diachronic distribution of Celtic peoples:  core Hallstatt territory, by the 6th century BC  maximal Celtic expansion, by the 3rd century BC  the six Celtic nations which retained significant numbers of Celtic speakers into the Early Modern period  areas where Celtic languages remain widely spoken today Celts (pronounced or , see pronunciation... This article concerns those peoples who consider themselves, or have been considered by others, to be Celts in modern times, ie post 1800. ... Muiredacha Cross. ... The term Celtic Astrology is used to refer to the tree calendar invented by Robert Graves, freely based on the historical Ogham script, described in The White Goddess (1952). ... The term Celtic calendar is used to refer to a variety of calendars used by Celtic-speaking peoples at different times in history. ... Celtic Christianity, or Insular Christianity (sometimes commonly called the Celtic Church) broadly refers to the Early Medieval Christian practice that developed around the Irish Sea in the fifth and sixth centuries: that is, among Celtic/British peoples such as the Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Cornish, Manx, Cumbrians (the inhabitants of the... The International Celtic Congress is a cultural organisation that seeks to promote the Celtic languagues of the nations of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall and the Isle of Man. ... For the band, see Celtic Cross (band). ... A classic Celtic knot pattern Celtic knots are a variety of (endless) knots and stylized graphical representations of knots used for decoration, first known to have been used by the Celts. ... The Celtic languages are the languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or Common Celtic, a branch of the greater Indo-European language family. ... Celtic Law The social structure of Iron Age Celtic society was highly developed. ... The Celtic League is a political and cultural organisation in the modern Celtic nations of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall and the Isle of Man. ... Celtic music is a term utilized by artists, record companies, music stores and music magazines to describe a broad grouping of musical genres that evolved out of the folk musical traditions of the Celtic peoples of Northern Europe. ... The nature and functions of these ancient gods can be deduced from their names, the location of their inscriptions, their iconography, the Roman gods they are equated with, and similar figures from later bodies of Celtic mythology. ... The Six Nations considered the heartland of the modern Celts Celtic nations are areas of Europe inhabited by members of Celtic cultures, specifically speakers of Celtic languages. ... Celtic polytheism refers to the religious beliefs and practices of ancient Celts until the Christianization of Celtic-speaking lands. ... A group of Neo-druids from the Sylvan Grove of the OBOD at Stonehenge on the morning of the summer solstice 2005. ... The gods and goddesses of Celtic mythology are known from a variety of sources. ... The Celtic Revival, also known as the Irish Literary Revival, was begun by Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn and William Butler Yeats in Ireland in 1896. ... Celtic Studies is the academic discipline occupied with the study of any sort of cultural output relating to a Celtic people. ... Main language areas in Iberia circa 200 BC. The Celtiberians (or Celt-Iberians)[1] were a Celtic people of late La Tène culture living in the Iberian Peninsula, chiefly in what is now north central Spain and northern Portugal, before and during the Roman Empire. ... The Celtici were an ancient celtic tribe akin to the Lusitanians and Calaicians or Gallaeci, living in what today is the province of Alentejo in modern Portugal. ... A Celtic cross. ... Pan-Celticism is the name given to a variety of movements that espouse greater contact between the various Celtic countries. ...

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The Celtic Crusaders are a rugby league club based in Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom. ... Rugby league football is a full-contact team sport played with a prolate spheroid-shaped ball by two teams of thirteen on a rectangular grass field. ... The Celtic League, currently known as the Magners League for sponsorship reasons, is an annual rugby union competition involving regional sides from Ireland, Scotland and Wales. ... Map of the Celtic Sea, an arm of the Atlantic. ... Country France Source Vosges mountains Type {{{type}}} pH 7. ... RMS Celtic was an ocean liner belonging to the White Star Line. ... -1... White Star Line logo and burgee SS Celtic was a steamship built for the White Star Line by shipbuilders Harland and Wolff of Belfast. ... Celtic Frost are a black metalthrash metal band from Zürich, Switzerland, known for their influence on the extreme metal and gothic metal genres. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ...

Pronounced /kelt(ik)/

Belfast Celtic Badge Belfast Celtic football club was founded in 1891 and was one of the most successful teams in Irish football until sectarian violence forced them to withdraw from the league in 1949. ... Bloemfontein Celtic is a South African football (soccer) club, playing in the countrys Premier Soccer League. ... The Boston Celtics are an American professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts, playing in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... Celtic Football Club is a Scottish football club based in Glasgow, which currently plays in the Scottish Premier League. ... Donegal Celtic is a football club playing in the Irish Premier League in Northern Ireland. ... Farsley Celtic Association Football Club are an English football club based in Farsley, Leeds which was founded in 1908. ... Lurgan Celtic F.C. is based in Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. ... Oban Celtic is a shinty team from Oban, Argyll, Scotland. ... Stalybridge Celtic are an English semi-professional football club from Stalybridge in the Northwest of England. ... Dewsbury Celtic is a rugby league club in the town of Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. ... Celt (pron. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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Celtic (139 words)
The program's host, Bryan Kelso Crow, also brings you great music from England and from Scandinavia and other European regions, all of which have connections with a Celtic past.
Each week on Celtic Connections, you can count on hearing the finest selections from new releases as well as from Celtic classics.
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Celtic art: Information from Answers.com (2076 words)
Celtic art is ornamental, avoiding straight lines and only occasionally using symmetry, without the imitation of nature or ideal of beauty central to the classical tradition, but as far as we can understand it often involves complex symbolism.
Celtic art in the Middle Ages was practiced by the Celtic speaking people of Ireland and Britain in the 800 year period from the Roman withdrawal from Britain in the 5th century, to the establishment of Romanesque art in the 12th century.
In Ireland an unbroken Celtic heritage existed from before and throughout the Roman era of Britain, which had never reached the island, and thus the 5th to 7th centuries were mainly a continuation of late Iron Age La Tène art.
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