How 'Bout Them Celts?

     The Celts were a race of Indo-Europeans who settled much of Europe, though they are most famously the inhabitants of the British Isles. Never a unified society, they are considered to be a single group by virtue of their languages - Irish Gaelic, Scots Gaelic, Manx, Cornish, Breton, Welsh, and Godelic - which are all derived from a single linguistic ancestor. Ancient Celtic legends have survived (albiet altered to fit monkish tastes) to the present day in such stories as the legends of King Arthur, Tristan and Iseult, and the Cuchulainn cycle, to name but a few.  

 Incidentally, the word "celt" is pronounced with a hard "k" - kelt. (Even more incidentally, this is because it derives from the Greek word "keltoi.") The pronounciation of the popular basketball team with a soft "c" - seltics - is incorrect.