British & Irish History: BCE To C 500 CE

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  • Cover scan of Picts, Gaels And Scots
    Picts, Gaels And Scots: Early Historic Scotland
    Sally M. Foster - Paperback - Birlinn
    This is a comprehensive overview which brings to life the ancestors of the modern Scottish people. It examines the origins of the Picts and the Gaels, and how they became Scots and looks at society including the role of kingship, industry and religion.
  • Cover scan of The Makers Of Scotland
    The Makers Of Scotland: Picts, Romans, Gaels And Vikings
    T. J. Clarkson - Paperback - Birlinn
    In this book the remarkable story of how ancient North Britain became the medieval kingdom of Scotland is told.
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    Symbols Of Power: At The Time Of Stonehenge
    D. V. Clarke - Hardback - National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland
  • Cover scan of A History Of Ancient Britain
    A History Of Ancient Britain
    Neil Oliver - Paperback - Phoenix
    This text presents a history of ancient Britain and the indelible marks which thousands of years of human civilization have made upon the landscape.
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    Picts, Gaels And Scots
    Sally M. Foster - Paperback - John Donald
    This is a comprehensive overview which brings to life the ancestors of the modern Scottish people. It examines the origins of the Picts and the Gaels, and how they became Scots and looks at society including the role of kingship, industry and religion.
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    A Late Iron Age Farmstead In The Outer Hebrides: Excavations At Mound 1, Bornais, South Uist
    - Hardback - Oxbow
    The settlement at Bornais consists of a complex of mounds which protrude from the machair plain on the island of South Uist. The excavation of the settlement is a long-term project which has been going since 1994. This volume examines mound 1, thought to have been occupied from the late Bronze Age.
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    Arthur And The Lost Kingdoms
    Alistair Moffat - Paperback - Birlinn
    The author of this work examines the location and identity of the real Arthur. He argues that the historical Arthur was not a king but a general chosen around 500 A.D. to lead a coalition army by the Welsh or Celtic kingdoms of southern Scotland.
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    The Last Of The Druids: The Mystery Of The Pictish Symbol Stones
    Iain W. G. Forbes - Paperback - Amberley
    Iain Forbes presents an exciting new theory that explains the previously impenetrable symbols on Pictish stones. Using a combination of astronomical software and delving into the cosmology of European mythological stories, Forbes demonstrates that scenes depicted on two prominent monuments are actually celestial calenders.
  • Cover scan of The Pagan Symbols Of The Picts
    The Pagan Symbols Of The Picts: The Symbology Of Pre-Christian Belief
    Stuart McHardy - Hardback - Luath
    Stuart McHardy examines the Pictish symbols which have been discovered on various items across Scotland. The book sets out a cohesive interpretation of the Pictish past, using a variety of both temporal and geographical sources.
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    Warlords And Holy Men: Scotland AD 80-1000
    Alfred P. Smyth - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press

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