Citânia De Briteiros: An Ancient Celtic Settlement in Portugal

On a recent trip to Portugal, I had an opportunity to visit the Citânia De Briteiros, an ancient Celtic hill fort and settlement located in the Guimaraes region of the country. First excavated in 1875, the site was initially occupied between the first and second centuries BCE, with continued habitation extended to the second or third centuries CE. The village is located on a high ridge and offers a commanding… Read more

Upcoming Book Club Selections: Spring 2016

We are excited to share the themes for the upcoming Hour 25 Book Club selections. Look out for further announcements with details of the texts, and the related forum threads, nearer the time! Tuesday March 29: Herodotus Tuesday April 26: Aesop Tuesday May 31: Celtic mythology There will also be CHS Open House discussions to tie in with these themes. Since many of you were unable to attend the January… Read more