PLACES AND LANDSCAPES OF POWER: ‘COMPARATIVE KINGSHIP: THE EARLY MEDIEVAL KINGDOMS OF NORTHERN BRITAIN AND IRELAND’ (Nicholas Evans)

This paper at the Perth conference was an introduction to the five-year Leverhulme Trust funded ‘Comparative Kingship: the early medieval Kingdoms of Northern Britain and Ireland’ project led by Dr Gordon Noble in the Archaeology department of the University of … Continue reading “PLACES AND LANDSCAPES OF POWER: ‘COMPARATIVE KINGSHIP: THE EARLY MEDIEVAL KINGDOMS OF NORTHERN BRITAIN AND IRELAND’ (Nicholas Evans)”

FROM THRAPPLE HOLE TO DUDGEON TREE – THE HYDRONYMS AND SHORELINE TOPONYMS OF LOCH LEVEN, KINROSS-SHIRE (David Munro)

The recent publication of The Place-Names of Kinross-shire (Shaun Tyas 2017) has served to highlight the fascinating macrotoponomy of the former county of Kinross, an area of Central Scotland surrounded by hills with Loch Leven as its chief water feature. … Continue reading “FROM THRAPPLE HOLE TO DUDGEON TREE – THE HYDRONYMS AND SHORELINE TOPONYMS OF LOCH LEVEN, KINROSS-SHIRE (David Munro)”