Pictish Progress: New Studies on Northern Britain in the Early Middle Ages

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BRILL, Nov 11, 2010 - History - 406 pages
Survey chapters analyse advances in studies of Pictish culture during the last fifty years. Inter-disciplinary case studies cover archaeology, place-names, history, liturgy, and history within a wider European framework.
 

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Contents

FT Wainwright and the Problem of the Picts
3
PART ONE NAMES AND TEXTS
13
Thoughts on the Quest for Pictish Origins
15
Approaches to Medieval Texts on the Pictish Past
45
Pictish Placenames Revisited
67
PART TWO STORIES IN STONE
119
The Problems of Pictish Art 19552009
121
Sculpture and its Uses in and around Forteviot Perthshire from the Ninth Century Onwards
135
Rossie Priory Perthshire and Glamis no 2
201
The Interpretation of Nonferrous Metalworking in Early Historic Scotland
221
PART THREE LANDSCAPES FOR THE LIVING AND THE DEAD
243
Persistent Problems and Structural Solutions
245
The Landscape of the Symbol Stones at Rhynie Aberdeenshire
281
The Early Medieval Landscape of Donside Aberdeenshire
307
A Review of Pictish Burial Practices in Tayside and Fife
335
Index
371

Theorising a Pictish Liturgy on the Tarbat Peninsula
169

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