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
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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.
The review of this Book prepared by DeborahAnne MacGillivray