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  1. The Britons Laine Smid

  2. Britons • Celtic people living in Great Britain • Iron Age- Early Middle Ages • No known invasion

  3. Britons • Britons vs Britains • Britons were the original Celtic people • Britains were mixture of Britons with other Anglosaxons

  4. Britons • Lived throughout Britain • South of the Firth of Forth • 5th century migration • France and Spain

  5. Languages • Speakers of the Brythonic languages • Entire island of Britain • Picts

  6. Languages • After Roman Conquest of 43 AD, culture began • British language developed into: • Welsh, Cornish, Breton, and Cumbric

  7. Britons • One of most famous is King Arthur • Recorded in every Celtic history of the period • Still debate existance • Intermarried with Romans

  8. Customs and Artifacts • Evidence spread across Britain • Varied types of pottery and jewelry

  9. Life • Ancient cities of the Britons • Round Houses

  10. Sources • Forsyth, Katherine (1997). Language in Pictland. De KeltischeDraak. ISBN 90-802785-5-6. http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/2081/1/languagepictland.pdf.  • Koch, John T. (2006). Celtic Culture: A Historical Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. • http://www.britannia.com/history/pretime.html • http://www.gallica.co.uk/celts/contents.htm • http://genealogical-gleanings.com/Britons.htm