Titolo: Picts, Gaels and Scots (Historic Scotland)
Casa editrice: Batsford
Data di pubblicazione: 2004
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9780713488746-3
Riassunto: A fully updated, expanded, and newly illustrated version of a classic text on early Scottish history. In captivating detail, it provides insight into the lives and origins of the Scottish people?s ancestors and explains how the Picts and Gaels ultimately forged a nation. Using the latest archaeological discoveries, this comprehensive overview reveals the significance of Pictish symbols and early sculpture, examines the art of war and the role of kingship in tribal society, and delves into the religious beliefs of these 2 peoples and the impact of Christianity. With coverage of settlement, agriculture, industry, and trade, a full and fascinating picture of developing Scotland emerges.
L'autore: Dr Sally Foster is an Inspector of Ancient Monuments with Historic Scotland, prior to which she was an Investigator with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. She is an Associate of the Institute of Field Archaeologists and author of a number of publications. She lives in Edinburgh.
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