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Unformatted text preview: • Selected at a young age • Perks of being a druid o Exempt from fighting o Tax exempt o Position held for life o Priests, judges, sacrifices, teachers o Organized religious ceremonies o Kept Calendar – Needed to be manually adjusted every 4 years o Women could become druids • Etruscans (1200 - 100 BC) o Location – Italian Peninsula o Associated themselves with their city-states o Society/Government King (Priest, lead general, judge) for a couple hundred years • Aristocratic class and poor class Praetor (elected annually) • Still does not lead on his own o Community of elders that keep him in check o Only aristocratic class can run and vote Everyone else o Economy Agricultural • Olives, grapes, grain Trade • Provided wine to Celts • Large deposits of iron, tin, etc. 2...
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- Fall '09
- History, Celts, Celts Terms Keltoi, Celtus Geography Gallic, aristocracy Intellectual class, Germanic Hallstatt Period, Celtic expansion Cisalpine