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CONTINENTAL CELTIC
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectCeltic Studies
Number & Suffix: 100
Full UC Title: CONTINENTAL CELTIC 
Transcript Title: CONTINENTAL CELTIC 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: The Continental Celtic languages are Gaulish (attested in the area between the Netherlands and northern Italy), Celtiberian (Spain) and Lepontic (northern Italy). Almost all sources, which are very limited, are inscriptions, which date between the sixth century BC and ca. the fourth century AD. Their cultural setting is that of Greek and Roman Antiquity. These scanty texts provide the oldest information available about the Celtic language family, which is better known from medieval and later sources from the British Isles. Short inscriptions are usually well understood by modern scholarship, but the tantalizing longer inscriptions contain many mysteries. The course offers an introduction to the grammatical structure of the Continental Celtic dialects as well as to the archaeological context of the inscriptions. It also addresses the issue of Celtic as it was once spoken in the Netherlands. The course is of interest to students of Celtic studies and to students of archaeology and ancient history who are interested in language. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: CONTINENTAL CELTIC 
Partner University Department: Languages, Literature and Communication 
Partner University Course Number: KE1V19001