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RECOVERING THE EARLIEST ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN SCOTLAND (REELS) (Carole Hough)

When the Scottish Place-Name Society was founded, following an inaugural meeting at St Andrews in 1996, one of its objectives was to establish a Survey of Scottish Place-Names. Much progress has been made in pursuit of that goal over the … Continue reading “RECOVERING THE EARLIEST ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN SCOTLAND (REELS) (Carole Hough)”

Faclair Gàidhlig (Gaelic Thesaurus) of the Historical Environment Launched

Gaelic speakers and learners can now access specialised Gaelic terminology relating to the historical environment, via an online thesaurus which has been launched as a joint project by Historic Scotland and the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of … Continue reading “Faclair Gàidhlig (Gaelic Thesaurus) of the Historical Environment Launched”

SCOTTISH TOPONYMY IN TRANSITION: PROGRESSING COUNTY SURVEYS OF THE PLACE-NAMES OF SCOTLAND

Scottish Toponymy in Transition (STIT) was an AHRC-funded research project at the University of Glasgow, running from May 2011 to June 2014. The aim is to advance the long-term goal of surveying all of Scotland’s place-names, by publishing survey volumes … Continue reading “SCOTTISH TOPONYMY IN TRANSITION: PROGRESSING COUNTY SURVEYS OF THE PLACE-NAMES OF SCOTLAND”