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Nicolaisen, W.F.H., The Picts and their Place Names, Groam House, 1996

Rawlinson, G., The History of Herodotus, J.M. Dent, 1910

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Sherley-Price, L. (trans.), Bede, Ecclesiastical History of the English People, Penguin, 1990

Skene, W.F. (ed.), Chronicles of the Picts and Scots, H.M. General Register House, Edinburgh, 1867

Smyth, A.P., Warlords and Holy Men, Edinburgh University Press, 1984

Sutherland, E., In Search of the Picts, Constable, 1994

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Wainwright, F.T. (ed.), The Problem of the Picts, Melven, 1980

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The ‘Pictish Chronicles’ referred to throughout the text are currently held in the Bibliothèque National in Paris, and are known as The Colbertine MS, Latin  No. 4126.

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings; so you shall come easily by what others have laboured for. Prefer knowledge to wealth, for one is transitory, the other perpetual.
Socrates.     468-399. B.C



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