“So who were the Druids? … Given the range of attributes, it is probably best to regard them as a caste of intellectuals. Caesar’s famous generalization, that in Gaul there are only two classes of men who are of any account or importance – the Druids and the Knights – puts them on a par with the tribal elite.”
It’s the Vernal (or Spring) Equinox today, and many people will be coming together to celebrate the Druid ceremony. But who actually were the druids?
Image: Historical Druid Temple, public domain via Public Domain Pictures.