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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.
Celtic Connections is syndicated to stations across the U.S. If it is not available on your local public radio station, contact them about your interest in the program, with the reminder that it is available absolutely FREE!
www.celticconnectionsradio.org   (139 words)

 Celtic languages. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Later, however, in the course of the Roman conquest, Celtic speech tended to yield to Latin, and by the 5th cent.
Today the Celtic languages that have survived into the modern era are limited almost entirely to the British Isles and French Brittany, where these tongues are spoken by a total of about 2 million people.
All the modern Goidelic tongues are descendants of the ancient Celtic speech of Ireland.
www.bartleby.com /65/ce/Celticla.html   (1068 words)

 CELTIC HISTORY; BRIEFLY...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Celtic technicians of the La Tene period were technically superior to their Greek and Roman counterparts.
Celtic religion taught the reincarnation of all individual souls, and the appearance of divine beings on Earth.
Celtic man on the continental mainland wore trousers with a tunic, but in Britain and Ireland the men wore a thigh-high tunic and a cloak, the ever-present dagger or sword, and leather or fur footgear tied around the legs.
www.joellessacredgrove.com /Celtic/history.html   (2936 words)

 Celtic languages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Celtic languages are the languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or "Common Celtic", a branch of the greater Indo-European language family.
Today, Celtic languages are now limited to a few areas in the British Isles, eastern Canada, Patagonia, scattered groups in the United States and Australia, and on the peninsula of Brittany in France.
Within the Indo-European family, the Celtic languages have sometimes been placed with the Italic languages in a common Italo-Celtic subfamily, a hypothesis that is now largely discarded, in favour of the assumption of language contact between pre-Celtic and pre-Italic communities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Celtic_languages   (1051 words)

 The Celts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Celtic method of warfare was to stand in front of the opposing army and scream and beat their spears and swords against their shields.
The center of Celtic expansion, however, was Gaul, which lay north of the Alps in the region now within the borders of France and Belgium and part of Spain.
Patrick came to the Celtic tribal kingdom of Tara, which was ruled by Leary, the son of Niall Noígallich.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/MA/CELTS.HTM   (3792 words)

 Timeless Myths: Celtic Mythology
Though Celtic myths was not written until eleventh century AD, after the Vikings was driven out of Ireland, their sources, mostly oral traditions, were quite old.
Though Celtic literature didn't appear until the Middle Age, Celtic people and their religions existed during the time of ancient Rome.
Celtic Mythology is a division of Timeless Myths.
www.timelessmyths.com /celtic   (665 words)

 Celtic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Celtic music, referring to folk music that originated from "Celtic" cultures.
Celtic art, cultural art that avoids straight lines and only occasionally uses symmetry, or knotwork that is typically recognizable by interlocking lines and figures
Celtic Congress Seeks to promote the Celtic languages in the Celtic nations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Celtic   (258 words)

 Celtic WebRadio Sites
This is a 24/7 Celtic music station, with some some commentary, interviews, etc. like a "regular" radio station.
Do a search for "Celtic" and you'll find quite a few stations (76 as this is being written).
These programs are a great opportunity to listen to Celtic music from all over the world, often with comments, interviews, etc. Please be aware that I have a lot of trouble with the times.
www.ramsisle.com /celtic/webradio.htm   (1886 words)

 Celtic Wicca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Celtic Wicca focuses mainly on Celtic traditions combined with ancient Celtic beliefs as well as more modern practices.
This tradition is mostly focused on the male aspect of Wicca but has recently begun to emphasize on the goddess aspect as well as the Gods and goddesses of ancient Wales, Ireland, and Scotland, emphasizing a balance between the God and Goddess.
Celtic Wiccans seek to be closely attuned to nature (Gaia).
www.carm.org /wicca/celtic.htm   (140 words)

 Fontcraft's Scriptorium Fonts and Graphic Arts
The various forms of Celtic Uncial calligraphy preserved sophisticated writing techniques so that they could be reintroduced to Europe at the time of Charlemagne, leading to a reawakening of writing and literature.
Celtic decroative designs, mythological art, religious symbolism and calligraphic lettering are preserved as high resolution (300dpi or more) graphics and unique original fonts (Postscript and TrueType) so that you can incorporate the vision of the Celts in your designs.
It is oriented towards historical and traditional Celtic design, featuring fonts based on historical calligraphy, plus borders, emblems and decorative elements which are primarily geometrical and in the tradition of Celtic knotwork design.
www.fontcraft.com /artype/celtic   (1423 words)

 Celtic Christianity
Nobody really knows but there is a pre-Christian stone circle which has the form of a celtic cross.
Celtic Art Net has a page about the Celtic Cross.
The Celtic Christianity e-Library at the University of Lampeter in Wales is an initiative of the Centre for the Study of Religion in Celtic Societies.
www2.gol.com /users/stuart/celtihs.html   (552 words)

“Celtic" has come to mean that group of Ancient Pagans who worshipped the elements, had Druid priests and priestesses and have become an inspiration of the Western Spiritual Tradition.
Teachings from the Celtic Faery on Celtic Christianity, the return of King Arthur, and the future of Mother Earth.
The Celtic Circle is one of the largest global networks for people interested in bringing Celtic practise into their day to day lives.
g.webring.com /hub?ring=celtic2   (466 words)

 Bad Celtic Page
Celtic is a fascinating field, but unfortunately subject to wild speculation, flights of fantasy and downright bad research.
There is a Celtic language spoken in Wales, called "Welsh" or "Cymraeg", but it is significantly different from the forms of "Gaelic" spoken in Ireland and Scotland.
The form of Celtic is quite different from that spoken by the later immigrants into Galicia and died very early on, so the influence between the two languages was probably minimal.
www.personal.psu.edu /staff/e/j/ejp10/lingland/faqbadcelt.html   (3160 words)

 Sorting out the Celtic Traditions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The first distinctly "Celtic" culture is believed to have been born circa 800 B.C.E. By the sixth century they had expanded into what are now the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria, as well as Belgium, the Netherlands and all of northeastern France from Normandy to the Alps.
 "Celtic reconstructionist paganism, a more culturally specific and historically based path which seeks to recreate, to the best extent possible in the modern world, the religion of the ancient Celtic peoples of Western Europe and the British Isles.
The Roebuck: http://members.aol.com/akcroebuck/index.html - The Ancient Keltic Church is a religious organization dedicated to the rediscovery and revival of the pagan mystery faith of the ancient Celtic peoples, and the incorporation of this ancient faith into modern 20th century America.
www.joellessacredgrove.com /Celtic/celtictraditions.html   (1369 words)

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