Welcome
Login / Register

History


A selection of history videos

  • 05:39 Popular BBC Coast - Burghead Pictish Fort

    BBC Coast - Burghead Pictish Fort

    by Admin Added 60 Views / 0 Likes

    This vitrified fort lies on top a headland which commands extensive views of the Moray Firth. Originally believed to be Ptolemy's 'Ptoroton' and the 'Torffness' of the Orkneyinga Saga it is now known to be of Pictish origin. It encloses 3 hectares and is

    Featured
  • 05:01 Scotland's Oldest Pictish Fort Discovered

    Scotland's Oldest Pictish Fort Discovered

    by Admin Added 50 Views / 0 Likes

    Gordon Noble and his team from the University of Aberdeen have been investigating a sea stack south of Stonehaven, is near the historic Dunnottar Castle. Carbon dating tests have revealed the origin of the site known as Dunnicaer back to the 3rd or 4th Ce

    Featured
  • 07:41 The Picts Of Scotland (Dunnichen Hill & Nechtansmere)

    The Picts Of Scotland (Dunnichen Hill & Nechtansmere)

    by Admin Added 38 Views / 0 Likes

    The Girdlestane, Dunnichen pictish stone & the areas around Dunnichen Hill. Letham, Angus Scotland (Pictland)

    Featured
  • 51:55 Britain And The Beginning Of Scotland - A British Academy Lecture By Professor Dauvit Broun

    Britain And The Beginning Of Scotland - A British Academy Lecture By Professor Dauvit Broun

    by Admin Added 46 Views / 0 Likes

    The Sir John Rhys Memorial Lecture. The often-repeated account of Scotland's beginnings in a 'union of Picts and Scots under Cinaed (Kenneth) mac Ailpín' has been numerously called into doubt over the years. In this lecture Professor Dauvit Broun explores

    Featured
  • 04:25 Popular Pictish Heritage In Scotland - Glamis 1 (stone)

    Pictish Heritage In Scotland - Glamis 1 (stone)

    by Admin Added 51 Views / 0 Likes

    The Picts of Scotland and their legacy! The Hunter's Hill stone belongs to the Aberlemno School of Pictish sculptured stones. Its is a class II pictish stone and is known as Glamis 1. It can be found at "Hunters hill, Glamis, Angus, Scotland" Thumbnail ph

    Featured
  • 03:33 THE PICTS

    THE PICTS

    by Admin Added 44 Views / 0 Likes

    The origins of the Picts are shrouded in the mists of time. What we do known is that they were first referred to as Picts by the Roman writer Eumenius in AD 297, and that the Pictish nation lasted until around AD 843 when Kenneth Mac Alpin, a Scot, became

    Featured
  • 1:06:03 Popular Scotland : Documentary On The History Of Scotland Before It Was Scotland

    Scotland : Documentary On The History Of Scotland Before It Was Scotland

    by Admin Added 52 Views / 0 Likes

    Scotland : Documentary on The History of Scotland Before it was Scotland. 2014 Education is a fundamental and integral part of our society and is becoming increasingly more accessible and convenient online. The availablity of information that's also enter

    Featured
  • Popular Picts: History and Heritage

    Picts: History and Heritage

    by Admin Added 53 Views / 0 Likes

    This film provides an overview of current thinking on the development of the Pictish kingdom in the north and east of Scotland. Using the work of contemporary historians and archaeologists, the film emphasises the influence of religious conversion and pol

    Featured
  • 03:58 Popular Massacre Of Glencoe (Glencoe, House Of Macdonald Etc) From Scotdisc GRETNA To GLENCOE

    Massacre Of Glencoe (Glencoe, House Of Macdonald Etc) From Scotdisc GRETNA To GLENCOE

    by Admin Added 80 Views / 0 Likes

    First recorded by Nigel Denver, later by Alastair McDonald, thereafter hotly pursued, it seems, by everyone else, Jim McLean`s song of the massacre of the Glencoe Macdonalds on the13th February 1692. A relatively small affair (by Scottish standards of mas

    Featured
  • 08:43 Popular The Murder Of  Clan MacDonald Of Glencoe Part 5

    The Murder Of Clan MacDonald Of Glencoe Part 5

    by Admin Added 93 Views / 0 Likes

    Historical documentary about the Clan MacDonald of Glencoe

    Featured
  • 06:22 Popular The Murder Of  Clan MacDonald Of Glencoe Part 7

    The Murder Of Clan MacDonald Of Glencoe Part 7

    by Admin Added 85 Views / 0 Likes

    Historical documentary about the Clan MacDonald of Glencoe

    Featured
  • 01:35 Band Of The Atholl Highlanders - The Atholl Highlanders

    Band Of The Atholl Highlanders - The Atholl Highlanders

    by Admin Added 46 Views / 0 Likes

    The Atholl Highlanders is a Scottish infantry regiment. Based in Blair Atholl, the regiment is not part of the British Army. Instead, the regiment is in the private employ of the Duke of Atholl, making it the United Kingdom's, and indeed Europe's, only le

    Featured
RSS