My Celtic roots - 2

© 2009 - 2010 Armando Salas and Editorial La Capital ---------------------- Cover por cultural magazine NORDESIA, published weekly by newspaper DIARIO DE FERROL. The article is about the last Celtic warriors . They died at Medulio mount, a place supposed to be at Sierra Capelada and San Andrés de Teixido very close to Cabo Ortegal (there are more images about this subject in my portfolio). --------------------- Medulio is the mount where took place the battle of the last Galician and Cantabrian warriors and natives of Asturias in 22 B.C. against the Roman legions of Cayo Furnio and Publio Carisio, and where the last resistant warriors committed suicide during the siege. --------------------------------- As the Roman historian Lucio Anneo Floro mentions on the battle: ... " Finally there took place the siege of Mount Medulio, on which, after having surrounded it with a continuous pit of fifteen miles, the Romans advanced to a time throughout. When the barbarians were reduced to extreme need, they celebrated a banquet and gave death to themselves by the fire, the sword and the poison that they used to extract from the yews. This way they got away themselves from the captivity, which seemed to an indomitable people to be more intolerable than the death ... " ------------------------------- Upper image: digital collage. Bottom image: NORDESIA cover.

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Alberto D'Assumpcao 14 Mar 2010

Splendid design, Armando!!

Olga van Dijk 14 Mar 2010

This is a strong design Armando! Love and Light, Moi

Seth Weaver 12 Mar 2010

An awesome and inspiring cover art Armando, wonderful tribute honoring your proud heritage and the noble spirit of your heroic ancestors.

Calvin McFarlane 12 Mar 2010

history...the greatest story ever to be told. wonderful work Armando. Thank You.

Loredana 11 Mar 2010

Fantastic Armando