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Did Ancient Warriors Go to Battle Wearing Winged Helmets?

Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:10 am
by Josip199
Here is an Article I came up with:
Did Ancient Warriors Really Go to Battle Wearing Winged Helmets? | Ancient Origins
Were Winged Helmets Actually Used?
Despite these representations in art, there is a dearth of archaeological evidence to support the imaginings of the Romantic artists. For instance, there has been no discovery so far of actual winged helmets, as we would imagine, from either the Viking or the Celtic realms. It has been suggested that the notion of northern barbarians wearing winged helmets comes from ancient Greek and Roman texts. The priests of the Celts, for instance, are said to have used winged helmets during certain religious ceremonies. Still, such headgear would not have been used by warriors in battle, as they would have been cumbersome, and would be more of a liability than an asset.

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Re: Did Ancient Warriors Go to Battle Wearing Winged Helmets

Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:50 pm
by circumspice
I wouldn't put much 'faith' in the articles that you read at the Ancient Origins website. That website seems to be your favorite "go to" reference site for quotes & links. Ancient Origins is an alt website. They stop just short of the ancient aliens theory, but they insist that there were ancient 'lost' civilizations that were far more advanced than our civilization is today. Like the History Channel, there are articles that are filled with phrases such as "Could it be?" & "What if?"

Allow me to ask the question: "Could it be that the Ancient Origins website is full of ALT BULLSHIT?"

Yeah, right... :roll: