Everything Belongs to the Brave: The Show Notes
First things first. Before we get into our sources, listen to a pro musician playing a modern reconstruction of an ancient carnyx:
And here are some images of ancient carnyxes. Check out all the cool animal heads!
Here’s a picture of the Gundestrup Cauldron!
And here are close-ups of some of the panels:
Here’s a pic of the Vix cauldron:
And here’s one of the Snettisham Torque.
OK! On to our sources. The modern sources we used include:
The Ancient Celts by Barry Cunliffe
The Celts: Search for a Civilization by Alice Roberts
Europe Before Rome: A Site-By-Site Tour of the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages by Douglas T. Price
Here’s a lot of info on that archaeological site at Ribemont-sur-Ancre, including a very spooky reconstruction of what it might have looked like. Click around!
Some articles we found useful include:
The Head Hunters by Chris Rudd
Humans as Ritual Victims in the Later Prehistory of Western Europe by Miranda Green
La Tene Style: Definition, Art & Artifacts
The Lives of Ancient Celtic Women by Heather Payne Savino
A Greek Treasure in France by Paul Lewis
The History Blog: A Complete Original Carnyx
The Wikipedia version of The Tale of Mac Da Thó’s Pig from the Ulster Cycle.
Our ancient sources include:
Pliny the Elder’s Natural History (John Bostock and H.T. Riley translation)
Posidonius of Rhodes (I. G. Kidd translation)
Cassius Dio’s Roman History (Earnest Cary translation)
Livy’s History of Rome (Rev. Canon Roberts translation)
Diodorus’ Library of History (Charles Henry Oldfather translation)
Ammianus Marcellinus’ Roman History (J.C. Rolfe translation)
Caesar’s Commentaries (W.A. MacDevitt translation)
Polybius’ Histories (William Roger Paton translation)
Frontinus’ Strategems (Charles E. Bennett translation)
Plutarch’s On the Bravery of Women (Loeb Classical Library edition)
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