The Celtic tribes of England were written about by Ceasar but these negative things we must take with a grain of salt, as he is a conqueror who wanted their land and in order to justify his wishes to his people, he had to make the Celts sound uneducated and barbaric. The same way the Elite who control the Government today, does through media. If you want people to have a certain race controlled to take their resources or country, set up lies about them in the media. But I digress.
And lastly on their hygiene, it was the Celts themselves who introduced soap to the Romans. The Celtic warriors had to bath prior to the evening meal along with clothing washing laws are detailed from nobles to common foster children. They even discuss brushing ones hair daily, fingernails and makeup. Some reports say they invented soap.
1) Hollow golden balls worn worn at the ends of a tress of hair just like we have beads today in the famous Bo Derek look.
Now lets look at wealth. We see they made their own stamped bronze and gold coins, iron ingots of fixed weights, imported copper and used tin. Not uneducated barbaric savages here either.
We now turn to livestock. According to their law books, some tribal areas thought it unlawful to eat geese, hares and fowl if their clan totem was of the same. In this case these animals were to be raised for pleasure and amusement. We have foreign writers describing how a certain tribe wore skins, dyed their bodies with woad, and have long hair but shave their entire bodies except head and upper lip. Long hair we now know was worn by the freemen or commoners who owned land shared by the Chieftain of the tribe. There is also the myth the myth that they didn't write anything down.... obviously false. It was only certain things that they couldn't for they believed words could manifest reality thus only left to bards etc.
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