I can't remember the sources at this moment, but from I know, the Celts had an educated, priestly class. I'm not exactly sure about the bards (although they also learned many oral historical traditions and myths), but the Druid priests acquired a vast amount of knowledge during their 20 years of education. I understand that they knew Greek, and would sometimes write in Greek, but they never wrote things down very often. That is why so little is known about them, but
the Celtic Druids were certainly NOT illiterate!
It is rather frustrating that little mention is made of them in these discussions.
I think I've posted this in the wrong place. This was in reply to one of Judith's comments. It was an older discussion.
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