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From Pictland to Alba

Scotland, 789-1070 (New Edinburgh History of Scotland)

by Alex Woolf

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Published by Edinburgh University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 500 to c 1000,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Scotland,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7963996M
    ISBN 100748612343
    ISBN 109780748612345

      Marvel ( - ) Conan Issues/Collections. Dark Horse Conan Issues/Collections. Kull of Atlantis. From Pictland to Alba: Scotland, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, xv + pp. $, cloth, ISBN Reviewed by Alasdair Ross Published on H-Albion (November, ) Commissioned by Margaret McGlynn (University of Western Ontario) This book.   The change from Pictland to Alba may not have been noticeable at first other than in name. The Picts, along with their language, did not disappear suddenly. The process of gaelicization, which may have begun generations earlier, continued under Constantine and his successors.


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"From Pictland to Alba, - " by Alex Woolf is the second book in The New Edinburgh History of Scotland ten-book series published by the University of Edinburgh Press. Woolf starts where James E. Fraser finishes his book "From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to " Similar to the first book in the series, Woolf's work is extremely dense Cited by:   From Pictland to Alba, - by Alex Woolf is the second book in The New Edinburgh History of Scotland ten-book series published by the University of Edinburgh Press.

Woolf starts where James E. Fraser finishes his book From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to Similar to the first book in the series, Woolf's work is extremely dense with history presented in a chronological order/5. From Pictland to Alba is an extremely valuable synthesis of recent scholarship, and a showcase for Woolf's original insights.

The book is essential reading for scholars and its accessible style should ensure an extensive student readership. From Pictland to Alba, Book Description: In the s northern Britain was dominated by two great kingdoms; Pictavia, centred in north-eastern Scotland and Northumbria which straddled the modern Anglo-Scottish border.

"From Pictland to Alba, - " by Alex Woolf is the second book in The New Edinburgh History of Scotland ten-book series published by the University of Edinburgh Press. Woolf starts where James E. Fraser finishes his book "From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to " Similar to the first book in the series, Woolf's work is extremely dense /5(21).

From Pictland To Alba is a terrific study of late 1st millenium AD Scotland, drawing together in a brilliantly accessible way the competing societies of northern Britain. This is the 2nd book in the Read full review5/5(1). The Picts were a confederation of Celtic-speaking peoples who lived in what is today eastern and northern Scotland during the Late British Iron Age and Early Medieval periods.

Where they lived and what their culture was like can be inferred from early medieval texts and Pictish Latin name, Picti, appears in written records from Late Antiquity to the 10th century. From Pictland to Alba uses fragmentary sources which survive from this darkest period in Scottish history to guide the reader past the pitfalls which beset the unwary traveller in these dangerous times.

Important sources are presented in full and their value as Brand: Edinburgh University Press. from pictland to alba Download from pictland to alba or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get from pictland to alba book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. From Pictland to Alba uses fragmentary sources which survive from this darkest period in Scottish history to guide the reader past the pitfalls which beset the unwary traveller in these dangerous times.

Important sources are presented in full and their value as evidence is thoroughly explored and evaluated. The origins of the Kingdom of Alba pertain to the origins of the Kingdom of Alba, or the Gaelic Kingdom of Scotland, either as a mythological event or a historical process, during the Early Middle Ages.

1 Origin paradigms. Medieval version. Goth versus Gael. Gaelic and Pictish kings. Fortriu to Moray. Pictland to Alba.

Pictland and Dál Riata had gone and in their place Alba - a Gaelic word for Scotland - was created. In this simple listing in an obscure book Scotland has its origins. More articles. Get this from a library. From Pictland to Alba, [Alex Woolf] -- This volume charts the transformation of the political landscape of northern Britain between the middle of the eighth and the middle of the eleventh centuries.

Although the General Editor's preface describes this book as ‘a remarkably innovative account of the history of Northern Britain’, ‘innovative’ is not the word We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of by: 1.

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Download Citation | From Pictland to Alba, | This book charts the transformation of the political landscape of northern Britain between the eighth and the eleventh centuries. Central to. From Pictland to Alba, Alex Woolf. Published by Edinburgh University Press.

The first book in over twenty years to explain the destruction of the Picts and the rise of the Scottish kingdom from contemporary accounts alone; Recounts and evaluates modern scholarship developing readers' awareness of recent debates and controversies. From Pictland to Alba, by Alex Woolf and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - From Pictland to Alba, New Edinburgh History of Scotland by Woolf, Alex - AbeBooks.

From Caledonia to Pictland examines the transformation of Iron Age northern Britain into a land of Christian kingdoms, long before 'Scotland' came into existence. Perched at the edge of the western Roman Empire, northern Britain was not unaffected by the experience, and became swept up in the great tide of processes which gave rise to the early.

"From Pictland to Alba, - " by Alex Woolf is the second book in The New Edinburgh History of Scotland ten-book series published by the University of Edinburgh Press. Woolf starts where James E. Fraser finishes his book "From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to "/5(3).

From Pictland To Alba is a terrific study of late 1st millenium AD Scotland, drawing together in a brilliantly accessible way the competing societies of northern Britain.

This is the 2nd book in the 5/5(1). [] Includes bibliographical references and index. From Pictland to Alba Scotland, (New Edinburgh History of Scotland) by Alex Woolf ISBN.

Book Description: Shortlisted for the Saltire Society History Book of the Year. From Caledonia to Pictland examines the transformation of Iron Age northern Britain into a land of Christian kingdoms, long before 'Scotland' came into existence. From Pictland to Alba, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, xv + pp.

£ (cloth), ISBN£ (paperback) ISBN Reviewed by Alasdair Ross, University of Stirling. This book is the second volume in the New Edinburgh History of Scotland series that will comprise ten volumes in total.

James E. Fraser's From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to is the first work in The New Edinburgh History of Scotland. The book is extremely dense with details written, for the most part, in a chronological order starting from Rome's Caledonia (circa AD) to the conclusion of the eighth century/5.

BOOK REVIEWS From Pictland to Alba, ­, by Alex Woolf (Edinburgh: Edinburgh U.P., ; pp. xv + £60; pb. Although the General Editor's preface describes this book as `a remarkably innovative account of the history of Northern Britain', `innovative' is not the word which springs to this reviewer's mind.

Get this from a library. From Pictland to Alba: to [Alex Woolf] -- In the s northern Britain was dominated by two great kingdoms; Pictavia, centred in north-eastern Scotland and Northumbria which straddled the modern Anglo-Scottish border.

Within a hundred years. Citation Ross A () From Pictland to Alba: Scotland, [The Making of Alba: Something Old, Something Borrowed, and Something New]. Review of: From Pictland to Alba,A. Woolf, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press,xv + pp. ISBNISBN From Pictland to Alba: Scotland, (The New Edinburgh History of Scotland) You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that. Read this book on Questia. From Pictland to Alba: - by Alex Woolf, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of From Pictland to Alba: - ().

A Caledonian or Pict, as represented in a 19th-century history book. Lantresman/Wikimedia Commons. Robert Wilde is a historian who writes about European history. He is the author of the History in an Afternoon textbook series. The Picts were an amalgam of tribes who lived in the eastern and northeastern regions of Scotland during the ancient.

Hereaboots cam Conan, the Cimmerian: daurk-heidit, lowrin-e’ed, claymore in haun; a nabber, a cateran, a mollicatur; whiles a drearifu chiel, gey drum an’ oorie, whiles jinkin an’ rantin, fou o’ dafferie an’ deeviltrie, tae strampil owre the fancie muckle thronis o’ the Yeard wi’ brogan’d feit.

Download Full From Pictland To Alba Book in PDF, EPUB, Mobi and All Ebook Format. Also, You Can Read Online From Pictland To Alba Full Book. "From Pictland to Alba, - " by Alex Woolf is the second book in The New Edinburgh History of Scotland ten-book series published by the University of Edinburgh Press.

Woolf starts where James E. Fraser finishes his book "From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to " Similar to the first book in the series, Woolf's work is extremely dense /5(17). Kings of Pictland & Alba/Scotland. Cináed mac Ailpín () Domnall mac Ailpín () Causantín mac Cináeda () Disputed (kings of Pictland) Áed mac Cináeda () Giric mac Dúngail () Domnall mac Causantín () Disputed (kings of Pictish Alba).

Origins of the Kingdom of Alba explained. The origins of the Kingdom of Alba pertain to the origins of the Kingdom of Alba, or the Gaelic Kingdom of Scotland, either as a mythological event or a historical process, during the Early Middle Ages.

Origin paradigms Medieval version. The origins of the Scots have been the subject of numerous speculations over the centuries, including some.

BOOK REVIEWS From Pictland to Alba – By Alex Woolf. The New Edinburgh History of Scotland, Volume 2. xv, ISBN: (hbk); (pbk). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press £; £ DOI: /nor This is the second volume of the New Edinburgh History of Scotland, covering.

From Pictland to Alba,A. Woolf, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press,xv + pp. ISBNISBN Oct 6, - The Kingdom of Pictland first Kingdom of Scotland.

Unification of Dal Riata and Pictland under House of Alpin as new Kingdom of Alba. The House of Alpin, also known as the Alpínid dynasty, Clann Chináeda, and Clann Chinaeda meic Ailpín, was the kin-group which ruled in Pictland and then the kingdom of Alba from the advent of Kenneth MacAlpin (Cináed mac Ailpín) in the s until the death of Malcolm II (Máel Coluim mac Cináeda) in Country: Kingdom of the Picts.

BOOK REVIEWS James E. Fraser, From Caledonia to Pictland: Scotland toNew Edinburgh History of Scotland I, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, Pp. xii + ; illus. Paperback ISBN£ Alex Woolf, From Pictland to Alba –, New Edinburgh History of Scotland II, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, The first kings of Alba were able to cling to their traditional power base in eastern and northern Pictland, and to check the Norse advance.

Inthe Annals of Ulster noted that ‘Imar grandson of Imar [the conqueror of Dumbarton], was slain by the men of Fortiu [meaning ‘land of the Picts’, this is the last annalistic reference to.From Pictland to Alba is an extremely valuable synthesis of recent scholarship, and a showcase for Woolf's original insights.

The book is essential reading for scholars and its accessible style should ensure an extensive student readership/5(39).