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What was the Celtic society
Name it

It was the table of who was the most important to who was the least important


Warriors
Aos dána
Farmers and slaves
Women

1

What was the Brehan law

The law made by the judge that the Celtic people had to follow

2

What was a tuath

Small kingdoms

3

Around how many tuath so was there in ireland

150

4

Who were the derbhfine

The royal family

5

Who was they aos dána made up of

Skilled people

6

Who were the druid

Priests

7

Who were the filís

Poets and story writers

8

Who were the bards

Musicians

9

What houses/dwelling places did they have

Raths
Crannóg
Hill forts
Promontory forts

10

What was a cashel

Stone rath

11

What was a soutlerrains

An under ground passage

12

What did the celts wear

Lèine and crois around the waist
In the winter they wore brats

13

What was ogham

It was the first form of writing in Ireland

14

Did they believe in after life

Yes

15

Did they have burial tombs

No they cremated them and buried them in the ground.

16

What was their religion

They believed in many different gods

17

What do Celtic artefacts tell us about the celts

They were skilled

18

Name two sources that give us information about the celts

Roman and Greek writers
Houses and burial tombs

19

What was the role of a woman in the Celtic society

Very little power

20

Name two important Celtic festivals

Samhain and lunasa

21

Why was cattle important to the celts

Because wealth was measured in cattle

22

What were the names of the houses they had

Rath
Crannóg
Hill fort
Promontory fort