Notes 13th March

Notes 13th March - People not locked into their feudal...

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People not locked into their feudal style system, as in the middle ages. A peasant in a patron-client relationship with a warrior aristocrat, could protest possible mistreatment and transfer their allegiance to someone else. Possible for members of the peasantry to acquire personal wealth, and make a profit, again contrasted with middle age style systems -> particularly true for the Western Celts Behavior shaped by not only the Druids, but also the social system -> relationships between peasants and warrior aristocrats, as well as relationships between the artistic sections. The ties of fosterage which worked at creating long lasting ties between families Both male and female children were taught by druids in general, and more particularly bards, generally the children of free citizens. Ulluach -> the chief bard of Ireland in the 12 th century Gaine -> Chief druid in 15 th century Tradition in the Western Celtic region of women holding positions such as Druids and Bards, help to explain why women held such high positions when Christianity was
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2008 for the course ANT 342 taught by Professor Lloyd during the Spring '08 term at Wisc La Crosse.

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