Conceiving a nation : Scotland to AD 900 /

This new edition in The New History of Scotland series, replacing Alfred Smyth's Warlords and Holy Men (1984), covers the history of Scotland in the period up to 900 AD. A great deal has changed in the historiography of this period in the intervening three decades: an entire Pictish kingdom has...

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Author / Creator: Márkus, Gilbert (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017]
Series:New history of Scotland ; 1.
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Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • 1. 'I will give you nations as your heritage': trade, culture and empire in the early centuries
  • 2. 'Tumult among the nations': the development of sub-Roman kingdoms
  • 3. 'Happy the people whose God is the Lord': the church in early medieval Scotland
  • 4. 'The just man will never waver': Adomnán and his world
  • 5. 'Justice and peace have embraced': laws and societies
  • 6. 'Gird your sword upon your thigh': Vikings and the formation of Scotia.