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Ancient Celtics


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  1. Celtic History (Rivendell)
      Provides well organized and somewhat comprehensive resources. Includes poetry, history, folklore, and mythology. 1-05

  2. Megalithic Passage Tombs (knowth.com)
      "The Megalithic Passage Tombs of Newgrange, Knowth, Dowth, Fourknocks, Loughcrew and Tara are located in the present day County of Meath on the east coast of Ireland. The Boyne Valley Mounds at Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth were built around 3200BC making them older than Stonehenge in England and the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt."

      "Built by Neolithic farming communities about 5000 years ago, the passage tombs have clear astronomical alignments such as the Winter Solstice Sunrise at Newgrange and the Equinox Sunrise at Loughcrew."

      "Judging from the splendour and magnificence of Newgrange and Knowth it is likely that these temples of the ancestors were places of astrological, spiritual, religious and ceremonial importance, much as present day cathedrals are places of worship where dignitaries may be laid to rest." 01-15

  3. Passage Tomb (knowth.com)
      "Dowth the Fairy Mound of Darkness is about the same size as Newgrange and Knowth and was built in the same period over 5000 years ago." 01-15

  4. Skara Brae (Wikipedia.org)
      "Skara Brae... is a stone-built Neolithic settlement, located on the Bay of Skaill on the west coast of Mainland, the largest island in the Orkney archipelago of Scotland." 01-15

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