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The rise and fall of the Celtic warriors - Philip Freeman

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One summer evening in 335 BCE, Alexander the Great was resting by the Danube River when a band of strangers approached his camp. Alexander had never seen anything like these tall, fierce-looking warriors with huge golden neck rings and colorful cloaks. They were Keltoi or Celts— a collection of independent tribes spread across Europe. Philip Freeman details the rise and fall of the ancient Celts.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Philip Freeman
  • Director Carol Freeman
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Art Director Katie Sherlock
  • Animator Katie Sherlock, Carol Freeman, Ciara Nolan, Chris McLoughlin
  • Music Stephen LaRosa
  • Sound Designer Stephen LaRosa
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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