In her talk Dorothy Watts will look at modern perceptions of the ancient Celts and dispel some misconceptions which arose with the eighteenth-century "Celtic Revival" and are still widely held. She will refer to some of the most famous tales recorded in the early mediaeval period by Christian monks in Ireland and Wales, and then, as a case study, see how the sources relating to Celtic women compare with the evidence from the classical historians and from archaeology.
You are welcome to stay with members for lunch at a modest cost.
Fee (includes morning tea): $20 (Three Score Members; $25 (Visitors) incl. GST.
Parking: Free parking is available in the visitors' spaces and on the lawn. If you are early, paid parking is available in the nearby multi-story carpark. *** The college has limited parking, so you are requested to car pool, if possible.
Public transport: 109 bus from the corner of George and Adelaide streets terminates 100m away at the UQ Lakes stop.
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