Ancient Celts - Celtic warriors often painted their bodies with a blue die from a plant called "Woad". The woad would be painted in different shapes, such as animal. They were very fierce fighters, and the Romans feared them.
Germanic Warriors, AD 9. In this illustration the war-band has launched another assault against the Roman column which by now is under constant attack. Varus has been led deep into an ambush which will claim the lives of three legions including his own.
Mons Graupius AD 83 “Agricola's Batavian infantry advances against the Caledonians” Seán Ó'Brógáin
Skutatos, 11th-12th centuries; Skutatos, c.950; Peltastos, c.975; Skutatos, 10th century
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Caledonii - Caledonians, Picts and Romans The Romans called the tribes of the north the ‘Caledones’ or ‘Caledonii’ and named their land ‘Caledonia’. The Roman historian Tacitus tells us that the inhabitants of Caledonia had ‘red hair and large limbs’; they were a fierce people that were quick to fight when they first saw the Roman invaders.