Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Galatians calling!

by Monty, from the Twin Cities (USA)
The Galatians were a Celtic people who settled south of the Pontic kingdom on an upland plateau. They forced their way into the region, fighting a series of campaigns against the armies of the local states who all stubbornly refused to be driven from their lands. As a result, the Galatians were forced to settle on a poor stretch of land where none of their neighbors considered it worthwhile to force them off. The difficulty of their situation meant the Galatians were eager to work as mercenaries


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