Class Notes (810,487)
Canada (494,138)
History (1,316)
HIST 290 (17)

1.2 HIST 290, September 13th

2 Pages
Unlock Document

Queen's University
HIST 290
Rankin Sherling

HIST 290 Ireland to 1848 Thursday, September 13 th Quizzes:  He just wants to know that you’ve read  It’ll be broad enough to prove that you read  Worth 20%  Next week’s will be on week 2 readings, but you still need to know the week 1 readings for the midterm  Quizzes will always be on Thursdays Celts  Indo-European linguistic group  Scotland, Ireland, and Wales are considered Celtic nations  Warrior people  Bagpipes  Google “Celtic images” – you get a lot of Celtic symbols  Google “Celtic goddess” – other worldliness, a lot has been put into mythology  Google “Celtic football club” – considered the team of Celtic-ness, most popular team in Ireland  Today, a move from an archeological sense of Celtic-ness to leprechauns! ... and other Irish stereotypes (drinking, etc.)  Vikings first invaded Ireland in 795 CE and 1096 CE  The Irish were the Irish, so where did the Celts come from? o Lloyd  historical linguist  In Britain and France there’s a group of Celtic languages that are related to each other  Q: Irish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic, Manx – Irish and Scottish Gaelic are extremely close together  P: Britonic (ancient language of the British), Welsh, Cornish (was around in the 1700s), Basque (from a region of Spain/France)  Theory that the languages came over from France (Gaul)  but no way was he going to name the languages after Britain’s rival  Applied, arbitrarily, the name Celtic to all the languages  If the languages are related to each other, then people assumed that there must have been a group of people who spoke those languages  so they started to look for this tribe of people  They started looking for similarities  When you’re looking for similarities, you’re bound to find them  Archeologists didn’t know what to do with things that
More Less

Related notes for HIST 290

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.