The Horse in Celtic Culture: Medieval Welsh Perspectives

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Sioned Davies, Nerys Ann Jones
University of Wales Press, Jan 1, 1997 - History - 190 pages
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Ever since its domestication, the horse has played a central role in the history of mankind. This multifunctional animal was responsible for revolutionizing transportation and fighting techniques, which led ultimately to significant social, economic and cultural changes. Horses in Celtic Culture examines a fascinating topic that to date has received very little attention from historians and literary specialists.

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Evidence from
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The Earliest Words for Horse in the Celtic Languages
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The Horse in the Welsh Law Texts
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About the author (1997)

Sioned Davies is Chair of Welsh and Head of School, Cardiff University.

Nerys Ann Jones is presently a Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.

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