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  1. Dogs have been frequently eaten everywhere in the...

    Dogs have been frequently eaten everywhere in the world from the antiquity up to now (there were still dogs butcher shops in the 19th century in France).
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    Interesting. I just checked the information for...

    Interesting.
    I just checked the information for Paris / Hallstatt D. No big mistakes but still a lack of bibliography.
  3. In 200 BCE, most Gallic people used to speak a...

    In 200 BCE, most Gallic people used to speak a Celtic language, so the estimation of 30-40% seems plausible.
    Several years ago, I made a rough calculation estimating that the majority of the present...
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    The Frankish kings actually rule their country,...

    The Frankish kings actually rule their country, obviously more in the first period (from Clovis to Charlemagne) than after.
    The church was not responsible of the Latin spreading. Gaul was...
  5. A number of historians think the Celtic languages...

    A number of historians think the Celtic languages emerged before 1200 BC.
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    It's now confirmed that the dead of Lavau was a...

    It's now confirmed that the dead of Lavau was a male.
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    Relating to our discussion about "female...

    Relating to our discussion about "female warriors":
    http://siberiantimes.com/science/casestudy/news/n0506-female-amazon-warrior-buried-2500-years-ago-in-altai-mountains-was-male/
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    The fact is that most present historians think...

    The fact is that most present historians think that in most part of Western and Central Europe, Celtic languages were spoken before the end of the 2nd millenium. I'm sure that there is at least one...
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    Contrary to what you say, in most cases...

    Contrary to what you say, in most cases archeologists identified the sex by looking at the bones. As written by the Archaeological Center of Bibracte, sex can be identified by the pelvic bones (95%...
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    As far as I know, no Celtic female tomb has been...

    As far as I know, no Celtic female tomb has been attested with a sword (Mike Adamson doesn't provide any example). Obviously we may found one in the future, but it's unlikely. With the thousands of...
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    As you said in your later post, the difference...

    As you said in your later post, the difference between "Hallstatt" and "La Tene" is a question of period.
    The territories are only the results of the artefacts that have been found, corresponding to...
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    A Hallstattian tomb means a tomb from the...

    A Hallstattian tomb means a tomb from the Hallstatt period which ends in the middle of the Vth century. The tomb is probably from the 1st half of the Vth century, so is Hallstattian, as are Vix or...
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    So lest's call this tomb "Celtic" as it is...

    So lest's call this tomb "Celtic" as it is Hallstattian.
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    Not in the Vth century. And you should remember...

    Not in the Vth century. And you should remember that in the Vth century, the Greek authors used the word "Keltoi"(we don't have any texts from the Romans mentioning Gaulish, or Gallia before the...
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    I know these texts. They should represent perhaps...

    I know these texts. They should represent perhaps 1% of the texts involving men as warriors.
    And what about feminine tombs with swords? I'm still interested in your examples, as there should be at...
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    There should have been at least some, perhaps...

    There should have been at least some, perhaps even reaching 1% of the tombs with swords, but I haven't found any example (except one from the Przeworsk culture). So can you provide examples?

    As...
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    To close the subject about the use of "Celtic",...

    To close the subject about the use of "Celtic", "Gallic" or "La Tene", this is a Celtic tomb from the late Hallstatt period with Mediterranean objects. No Celtic art here (except perhaps the small...
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    More info on this tomb: 1- First, we must use...

    More info on this tomb:

    1- First, we must use the word "Celtic" and not "Gaulish". At the beginning of the Vth century, the word Gaulish is not used. We are at the end of the Hallstatt period, and...
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    Sticky: I am surprised by comments of forumers saying...

    I am surprised by comments of forumers saying about ancient people that their name is an exonym (which obviously can be true). It often suggests that it's not their actual name.
    But don't you think...
  20. Thread: Veneti

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    In the article from J.Loicq previously...

    In the article from J.Loicq previously referenced, the author explains that it most probably would have been Venelli before Unelli (or Vnelli).
    Just for information, what is the source of them...
  21. Thread: Veneti

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    There is an article from J.Loicq Sur les peuples...

    There is an article from J.Loicq Sur les peuples de nom "Vénète" ou assimilé dans l'occident européen, dans Etudes celtiques (2003) which gives 19 peoples names with the same root (obviously, it...
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    If we assume that the name of the Picts has been...

    If we assume that the name of the Picts has been given by the Romans (what I believe), the Pictones are not related to the Picts. However their name would come from the same IE root, which means...
  23. Thread: Oaks

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    The oak is certainly not the only sacred tree....

    The oak is certainly not the only sacred tree. The examples I provided were Roman, but we can find some within the Slavs, the Greeks (as alredy said),...or the Irish, even during the Christian era:...
  24. Thread: Oaks

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    Yes, but sacred oak groves seem to have been more...

    Yes, but sacred oak groves seem to have been more common (some examples):
    Livy 3,25
    The general of the Aequi commands them “to deliver to the oak whatever instructions they brought from the Roman...
  25. In « Noms de lieux celtiques de l’Europe ancienne...

    In « Noms de lieux celtiques de l’Europe ancienne », X.Delamarre indicates :

    dunum = * dūnon ‘oppidum, ville enclose’ (oppidum, enclosed city)
    It obviously means a fortified place, an enclosed...
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