THE AULD SCOTS YULE

Christmas Traditions of Scotland

 

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To speak of Scottish Christmas traditions may seem like a contradiction in terms. Hogmanay is the big deal; Christmas was suppressed by the Kirk for centuries, and most modern customs were imported from abroad. But once upon a time Scotland did have its own Christmas traditions - games and mummeries, carols and rhymes, dishes and drinks galore.

 

 

 

UNDER THE CLEAR SKY

 

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A sleepy village in the mountains of Cappadocia. Priame lived a quiet life there - until the Romans came.

 
Her home destroyed, her people slaughtered, Priame is enslaved and dragged halfway across the world in her master's wake. Her brother Troilos vows to find her: but before he can, he too will fall into the greedy hands of the Republic.
 
From the palaces of Rome to the battlefields of Spain; from the pirate dens of Cilicia to the bloody arena of Capua; and ultimately to the far shores of Britain and the house of Queen Penarddun, they pursue freedom, vengeance, and each other.

 

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... sure to be a treat for anyone who loves British mythology and history... a fabulous start to a fascinating new series.

Amazon review of The Realm of Albion

 

... a vibrant and interesting portrait of pre-Roman Celtic Britain.

Tumblr review of The Realm of Albion

 

A good introduction to a man who seems to have been all but forgotten (or written out of history) written in an engaging style by a man who knows his stuff and loves it.

Amazon review of Hereward: Doom of Battle

 

Pitcaithly's engaging tone and attention to detail make him an ideal guide for this whistle-stop tour.

Bardathon review of Shakespeare on Film: An Encyclopedia

 

Gorski and his contributors are exceptionally successful in this collection in adhering to and developing a thoughtful and complicated theme in such a diverse group of essays.

The Medieval Review on Roles of the Sea in Medieval England

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