Celts: Art and Identity

Celts: Art and Identity

The Celts and their heritage

[Recensie] Today the ancient Celts continue to fascinate thousands of people all over the world, even though roughly two thousand years have passed since they vanished from our written records. However, not only the Celts of the Iron Age may rejoice themselves in a continuing interest from both scholar and layman. One of the reasons practically everyone has an idea,

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Art of the Islands

Art of the Islands

The art of the early medieval British Isles

[Recensie] The early middle ages were a period of great change for the inhabitants of Britain and the islands surrounding it. First there was the departure of the Roman army, and then came the invading Irish in the west and Saxons in the east which brought not only political upheaval,

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Celtic Art

Celtic Art

An illustrated history of Celtic art

[Recensie] More than 2000 years after their famous defeat by Caesar in Gaul and their submission to Rome, the Celts nowadays still inspire and intrigue. Their art plays a considerable part in the ongoing appreciation of this ancient people. In this book the mysterious and attractive designs of Celtic art objects are meticulously scrutinized by the well-known Celtic scholar Venceslas Kruta,

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