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Overview page. Subjects: Religion — British History.

Is one of the most important early medieval sites in Scotland, both in terms of its historical associations with the first Scottish kings and the impressive archaeological remains. The site...

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Dunadd

Overview page. Subjects: Religion — British History.

Is one of the most important early medieval sites in Scotland, both in terms of its historical associations with the first Scottish kings and the impressive archaeological remains. The site...

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Dunadd

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 103 words.

[ScG, fort of the Add (valley)].

Rocky, isolated hill, 176 feet, in north Strathclyde (until 1974, Argyllshire), 4

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Dunadd

Ewan N. Campbell.

in The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 656 words.

is one of the most important early medieval sites in Scotland, both in terms of its historical associations with the

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The Anglo-Saxon Connection: Irish Metalwork, <span class="smallCaps">ad</span> 400–800

Raghnall Ó Floinn.

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

December 2009; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 7684 words.

This chapter evaluates that evidence for the connection between Anglo-Saxon England and Ireland can be inferred from discovered Irish metalwork dated around 400 to 800 AD. It discusses the...

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Oengus I

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

S. of Fergus; king of Picts 729–61, king of Dál Riata 736–50; d. 761.

The abdication of Nechtan in 724 to retire into the Church was followed by a vicious intertribal contest for...

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Lia Fáil

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

[Ir., stone of destiny].

Irish name for the ancient coronation stone reputed to sing, or to utter a shriek, when a king willed by destiny sits upon it. Conn Cétchathach [of the...

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Insular Manuscript Illumination

Carol A. Farr.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online June 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 13486 words.

The manuscript decoration produced in Ireland and the British Isles from about 600 to 850 marks the advent of medieval book art. Linked to the arrival of Christianity, it includes some of...

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