Celtiberian


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Celt·i·ber·i·an

 (kĕl′tĭ-bĕr′ē-ən, sĕl′-)
n.
1. One of an ancient Celtic people of northern Spain.
2. The language of this people, known from place and personal names and from inscriptions.
adj.
Of or relating to the Celtiberians or to their language or culture.

Celtiberian

(ˌkɛltɪˈbɪərɪən; -taɪ-; ˌsɛl-)
n
1. (Peoples) a member of a Celtic people (Celtiberi) who inhabited the Iberian peninsula during classical times
2. (Historical Terms) a member of a Celtic people (Celtiberi) who inhabited the Iberian peninsula during classical times
3. (Languages) the extinct language of this people, possibly belonging to the Celtic branch of the Indo-European family, recorded in a number of inscriptions
Translations

Celtiberian

[ˌkeltaɪˈbɪərɪən]
A. ADJceltibérico
B. Nceltíbero/a m/f
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Grave goods tombs situation with everyday objects in some Celtiberian necropolis to the IVth-IInd centuries BC
There is also the visibility of ritual sites, such as the tumulus or the stelae used between the vaccean, vettons and celtiberian peoples to mark the positions of burials; and there are the verracos, the famous prehistoric stone sculptures depicting bulls and pigs, that marked and protected pastures and Iron Age settlements in Western Iberia and which have no counterpart elsewhere in Temperate Europe (Alvarez-Sanchis 1994; Ruiz Zapatero and Alvarez-Sanchis 2008).
The self-immolation of an entire besieged Celtiberian settlement in the face of the Roman forces of Scipio Africanus is not a result of an Olympian decree or any other numinous agents.
Contributors believe Celtiberian cannot be reconciled with the old model, and archeologists, linguists, and scholars of prehistory need to find a new one that fits the facts now known.
Previously, Latin had already been influenced by several native Iberian languages such as Celtiberian and Basque.
Greek [chi][alpha][mu][alpha]i 'on the ground' (possibly identical with Celtiberian tamai Botorrita 1 A 3 (29)) can be traced back to a preform *([d.
ABSTRACT: Quintus Sertorius was a leading role during the time of the falling of Roman Republic, and his character is closely related to Spain, where he raised a personal domain with a lot of supporters in a big number of celtiberian tribes.
While these Celtiberians could have been returned north from a campaign far to the south, they could just as easily have been campaigning against Lusitanian tribes on the border of Celtiberian lands much closer to their original homes.
These include Numancia (the site of the Celtiberian town that was eventually destroyed by the Romans after a lengthy siege and whose story of heroics and sacrifice is of great symbolic importance for Spaniards), an apothecary's shop in Penaranda and other parts of the historic town, and an old monastery now used for the storage of farming implements and machinery.
2001 Assessing ceramic compositional data: A comparison of total reflection x-ray fluorescence and instrumental neutron activation analysis on Late Iron Age Spanish Celtiberian ceramics.
A wide-angle seismic reconnaissance of the crust and upper mantle in the Celtiberian chain (Spain).
In the contribution of Matthias Gahr, a palaeoecological analysis of Lower Toarcian benthic mollusc and brachiopod faunas from the Lusitanian Basin (Portugal) and the Celtiberian Chains (Spain) is given.