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

Contributor(s): Driscoll, Stephen T | Geddes, J. (Jane) | Hall, Mark A. (Mark Anthony), 1962-
Series: The northern world ; v. 50Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.Description: xix, 384 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9789004187597; 9004187596Subject(s): Picts | Art, Pictish -- Scotland | Archaeology, Medieval -- Scotland | Picts -- Historiography | Scotland -- History -- To 1057 | Scotland -- Antiquities
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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.