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Excellent, up-to-date work on the Picts and the Scots of ancient Scotland. For many centuries the Picts have remained shrouded in myth and legend since
the only written records - their Pictish stones - have been undecipherable. In 1958, with the discovering of the St. Ninan's Isle Treasure, a new focus has been applied to interpreting what we know.

In this highly readable account, the Laings present the latest archaeological discoveries, and discusses how these two different races co-existed and ultimately merged into a nation of one through the slaughter of the Pict royal houses.
This report prepared by DeborahAnne MacGillivray








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Kind Of History

Time of history:    -   1000-1600 AD Nationality?    -   British

Subjects of this Historical Account

Ethnicity (if plays a major part)    -   European/White Is the portrayal sympathetic?    -   Sympathetic Intelligence of subject of history:    -   Smart

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Farms/Ranches?    -   Yes

Writing Style

How much gore?    -   1 () How fast-paced is the book?    -   5 () Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Book makes you feel...    -   challenged How much focus on stories of individuals?    -   Focuses mostly on the people/nation level How much romance?    -   1 () Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A significant amount Maps necessary?    -   Maps not in sufficient detail Length of book    -   150-200 pages How much emphasis on small details?    -   8 ()

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