> I am doing research on Celtic women; I would like to examine their roles
> before and after the introduction of Christianity. My hypothesis is that
> the rise of Christianity caused Celtic women to lose their status of
> equality (or near equality) to Celtic men.
> Any books, articles, authors or facts of any sort on this subject would
> help me tremendously.
Another angle to look at would be the difference in women's status when the
Celtic Church was the primary religion vs. the Catholic Church, which took
charge in Scotland after the fall of Macbeth. (Shakespeare aside, Macbeth
was a national hero; both Duncan and Malcolm were fairly despised by the
Scots, and Malcolm did much to crush the last vestiges of the Celtic