The Druids were an educated class of the Celtic people. The Celtic
were a people that originated from beyond the Caspian Sea. The
Celtic nations included tribes that were spread across several
European locales but not limited to Scotland, Britain, Wales,
Ireland, Cornwall, and Isle of Man.
The ancient Celtic societies were an intellectual class of philosophers,
judges, educators, historians, doctors, astronomers, and astrologers.
The Druids studied verse, philosophy, mythology, and astronomy, among
many other subjects. Some Druids spent as many as 20 years in training.
The Celtic nations included tribes that were spread across several European
locales but not limited to Scotland, Britain, Wales, Ireland, Cornwall,
and Isle of Man.
There are many modern Druid organizations. It is believed that
modern Druid orders began in the eighteenth century in England.
The beliefs and practices of the ancient Druids continue to be
researched by modern Druids since much information about the ancient
Druids had been lost over time.
There are several meanings of the word Druid, including "a servant
of truth," "an oak," and "all-knowing or wise man."
This name probably originated because the ancient Druids spent much of
their time in Oak forests meditating and worshiping nature.
Period: 2 BC to the present.
Britain, Ireland, France in Europe. Britain and Ireland are islands northwest
of France, which is part of western Europe. The islands are bordered by
the Atlantic ocean to the west and the North Sea to the east.
These lands are full of rocky coasts, wooded areas and large fields.
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