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The Picts is a survey of the historical and culturaldevelopments in northern Britain between AD 300 and AD 900.Discarding the popular view of the Picts as savages, they arerevealed to have been politically successful and culturallyadaptive members of the medieval European world.
Re-interprets our definition of ‘Pict’ and providesa vivid depiction of their political and military organization
Offers an up-to-date overview of Pictish life within theenvironment of northern Britain
Explains how art such as the ‘symbol stones’ arehistorical records as well as evidence of creativeinspiration.
Draws on a range of transnational and comparative scholarshipto place the Picts in their European context