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Art of the Celts

Felix MГјller

Art of the Celts

700 BC to AD 700

by Felix MГјller

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Published by Historisches Museum, Landesmuseum Württemberg, Mercatorfonds in Berne, Stuttgart, Brussels .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Celtic,
  • Celts -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-299) and index.

    StatementFelix Müller ; with contributions by Sabine Bolliger Schreyer ... [et al.] ; [translation: Sandy Hämmerle].
    ContributionsBolliger Schreyer, Sabine., Bernisches Historisches Museum., Landesmuseum Württemberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN5925 .M85 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 p. :
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24069843M
    ISBN 100801448697, 9061538645
    ISBN 109780801448690, 9789061538646
    LC Control Number2010290517


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Fierce warriors and skilled craftsmen, the Celts were famous throughout the ancient Mediterranean world, the archetypal barbarians from the north, feared by both Greeks and Romans. And though this ancient thousand-year-old civilization was crushed by the military campaigns of Julius Caesar, the Celts remain an object of fascination to this day.4/5(3).

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