The Faded Map: Lost Kingdoms of Scotland

The Faded Map: Lost Kingdoms of Scotland

Alistair Moffat


This book brings to bright lifestyles the half-forgotten kings and kingdoms of 2 thousand years in the past, of the time of the Romans, the darkish a while and into the early medieval interval. even though fresh politics and logistics have verified borders and jurisdictions which now appear everlasting and impervious, The pale Map appears to be like past those to recollect a land that was quiet and eco-friendly. during this interesting account, Alistair Moffat describes the panorama those women and men moved via and talks of a Celtic society which spoke to itself in outdated Welsh, the place the Sons of Prophesy governed, and the time while the English kings of Bernicia held sway over gigantic swathes of what's now Scotland. Heroes rode out of the mists to problem them after which subscribe to with them. The faint echo of the din of historic battles will be heard as Alistair Moffat takes the reader on a striking trip round a misplaced Scotland.

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