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Not exactly. Most sources say the Picts were either an indigenous stoneage
people, like the Basques, or came from Scythia, on the shores of the Black Sea
(or even an admixture of them both). The Iberains were the Milesians, the
last wave of Celtic migration.
 
Drew
 
>At 09:25 PM 2/25/96 -0500, you wrote:
>>Michael, why do exclude Picts from the Celtic world?
>
>I've read in a number of sources that the picts may have been a group of
earlier
> peoples... i.e. the iberians... who intermingled with the celts.  Anyone
else b
>uy this theory?
>
>Rob
>A'm swynsei Math, Cyn bum diaered..."
>        I had been marked by kind, before I became immortal...
>
>                Taliesin, in the Hanes Taliesen
>************************************************
>        "It is Mor Cylch, the maze of life,' Tegid told me. 'It is trodden
in da
>rkness with just enough light to see the next step or two ahead, but not
more. A
>t each turn the soul must decide whether to journey on or whether to go
back the
> way it came.'
>        'What if the soul does not journey one?  What if it chooses to go
back t
>he way it came?'
>        'Stagnation and death,' Tegid replied with mild vehemence.  He
seemed ir
>ritated that anyone would consider retreating."
>
>                from The Paradise War, by Stephen R. Lawhead
>________________________________________________
>[log in to unmask]           Robert Anders   Connecticut, USA
>