Philip Freeman is the Orlando W. Qualley Chair of Classical Languages at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. He earned his PhD from Harvard University in classical philology and Celtic languages and literature. His books have been reviewed in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other national publications.
Most people have heard of the Celts—the elusive, ancient tribal people who resided in present-day England, Ireland, Scotland and France. Paradoxically characterized as both barbaric and innocent, the Celts appeal to the modern world as a symbol of a...[SEE MORE]