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The Antiquities of Arran

Publisher: ScotPress

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (206 pages)
Author: J. M'Arthur
Year: (1873)
Other: 2nd ed.
Publisher: ScotPress

The full title of John M'Arthur's 1873 (2nd edition) work is "The Antiquities of Arran: with a historical sketch of the island, embracing an account of the Sudreyjar under the Norsemen". 
This work concentrates upon three distinct periods in the history of this island situated at the mouth of the Clyde. Because of its location, it experienced centuries of involvement with pre-Celtic, Celtic, Pictish, and other cultures. The work looks first at the archaeological remains on the island, including pre-Celtic and Celtic cairns, cromlechs, stone columns and circles, and rocking stones. Subsequent chapters deal with the history of the Celtic and Roman period. Intermingled are the legends and heroes associated with the region during the Celtic era.
Finally, there are chapters on the Christian era and on the castles and chapels on the island. This is a work which gives the Norse presence considerable attention in the period between 800 and 1200.

This CD consists of scans of the original book, which can be browsed, enlarged and printed if required. Please note: it is not searchable.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later

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