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Subject: Re: Pre-Medieval Irish Literature
From: Doug Weller <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:CELTIC-L - The Celtic Culture List.
Date:Tue, 14 Jun 2005 13:35:33 +0100
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Hi Bill,


Tuesday, June 14, 2005, 1:18:42 PM, you wrote:

BB> At 8:27 PM -0700 6/12/05, Bruce L. Jones wrote:
>>Pre-Medieval is also pre-Christian for the most part. Pre-Christian 
>>Celts didn't write mainly from religious prohibitions against 
>>writing.

BB> What is the evidence for this?

 He may be thinking of Druids, and I'm not sure if they had
 prohibitions, but also - how widespread among Celtic speaking peoples
 were they anyway?

 Doug

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