Symbols on the reverse of a Pictish cross slab, known as 'Rodney's Stone', from Dyke Parish Church, Brodie, Moray in Scotland

Symbols on reverse of Pictish Cross Slab known as "Rodneys Stone"Dyke Parish Church Brodie,Moray Scotland

Pictish Stone at Eassie by Nigel's Best Pics, via Flickr

Pictish stone at Eassie [Four round pillars of the Firmament and the Firmament in the center]

Jarlshof, Scotland - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen. Are you going to add this to your bucket list?

Jarlshof - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen

Jarlshof is the best known prehistoric archeological site in Shetland, Scotland. It lies near the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland and has been described as " one of the most remarkable archeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles ".

scotland history timeline

many early US settlers were Scots (Lowlands) and Scots-Irish (Highlands). Scots were Teutonic in origin: Scots Irish were Celtic in origin).

Caledonii.  The Romans called the tribes of the north the ‘Caledones’ or ‘Caledonii’ and named their land ‘Caledonia’. The Roman historian Tacitus tells us that the inhabitants of Caledonia had ‘red hair and large limbs’; they were a fierce people that were quick to fight when they first saw the Roman invaders.

Caledonian Warrior, tall, red haired tribe of the north so feared by the Roman Empire the Romans built a wall to keep them at bay.

The Picts, early inhabitants of Scotland. Pict actually means "painted people". "Pict" was the name of the people who lived in Scotland before the Scots invaded from Ireland, that's right the tribe known as the Scots are Irish. The two lived together and gradually merged until the picts disappeared as a distinct people.

The Picts, early inhabitants of Scotland. Pict actually means "painted people". "Pict" was the name given by the Romans to the native population of Scotland.

Collieburn Stone, Pictish / Dunrobin Castle Museum, Golspie, Scotland. The Picts were a Late Iron Age and Early Medieval Celtic people living in ancient eastern and northern Scotland.

The Picts were a Late Iron Age Early Celtic people living in ancient eastern and northern Scotland.

The Kingdoms of Ancient Britain; The Mead of the Picts  Part 2: The People for http://ift.tt/2gUqHTb

The 'kingdoms' of ancient Britain. Between 400 to 900 AD, from withdrawal of the Roman Empire until the ascension of Anglo-Saxon rule, the land we now call Britain was divided under the rule of many peoples. These tribes were banded together loosely

Pictsish Standing Stone, Scotland. The Picts were an ancient tribe, given the name by the Romans. The name means Painted Ones; even the Romans were scared of the Picts.

The Picts were an ancient tribe given the name by the Romans meaning Painted Ones, even they were scared of the picts

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