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Title Pictish progress [electronic resource] : new studies on northern Britain in the Middle Ages / edited by Stephen T. Driscoll, Jane Geddes, and Mark A. Hall.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 384 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series The northern world ; v. 50
Northern world ; v. 50.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- F.T. Wainwright and the problem of the Picts / Barbara E. Crawford -- Names and texts. -- From ancient Scythia to the problem of the Picts: thoughts on the quest for Pictish origins / James E. Fraser -- Ideology, literacy and matriliny: approaches to medieval texts on the Pictish past / Nicholas Evans -- Pictish place-names revisited / Simon Taylor -- Stories in stone. -- The problems of Pictish art, 1955-2009 / Jane Geddes -- Tales from beyond the Pict: sculpture and its uses in and around Forteviot, Perthshire from the ninth century onwards / Mark A. Hall -- Saints, scrolls and serpents: theorising a Pictish liturgy on the Tarbat Peninsula / Kellie Meyer -- The forms of two crosses on Pictish cross-slabs: Rossie Priory, Perthshire and Glamis no. 2 / Robert D. Stevick -- The interpretation of non-ferrous metalworking in early historic Scotland / Andrew Heald -- Landscapes for the living and the dead. -- Pictish archaeology: persistent problems and structural solutions / Stephen T. Driscoll -- Together as one: the landscape of the symbol stones at Rhynie, Aberdeenshire / Meggen Gondek and Gordon Noble -- The early medieval landscape of Donside, Aberdeenshire / Iain Fraser and Stratford Halliday -- A review of Pictish burial practices in Tayside and Fife / Sarah Winlow.
Summary 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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Subject Picts.
Scotland -- History -- To 1057.
Art, Pictish -- Scotland.
Archaeology, Medieval -- Scotland.
Scotland -- Antiquities.
Picts -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Driscoll, Stephen T.
Geddes, J. (Jane)
Hall, Mark A. (Mark Anthony), 1962-
Other Form: Print version: Pictish progress. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011 9789004187597 (DLC) 2010030372 (OCoLC)650019949
ISBN 9789004188013 (electronic bk.)
9004188010 (electronic bk.)
9789004187597
9004187596