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Sat Aug 1 14:35:20 BST 2009
2009/8/1 Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be>:
> Op vrijdag 31-07-2009 om 01:17 uur [tijdzone +0100], schreef Liam
>> Gaelic peoples and Celtic peoples are just 2 branches of the same
>> thing, pretty much. There may have been pre-Celtic people in Britain
>> before the Celts came, but it's hard to trace culture from what little
>> prehistoric relics are left.
>> I think it would be fair to describe the Picts in Scotland and the
>> Welsh in Wales as 2 relics of the original Celtic population of
> Certainly not: the "picts" were the original[*], pre-celtic (=
> pre-gaelic) inhabitants of Britain. Consider this: picts were mostly
> black-haired, while celts were often red haired & dark blondes, etc.
> And obviously there is some pre-celtic culture left in parts of Scotland
> & Ireland.
> [*] "original" as in "I don't know about previous civilisations".
Oh, OK. In that case, I must bow to your superior knowledge!
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