Christian meets Celt in Scottish mythology

Scotland's place in world mythology is explored in an article by Diane MacLean for the Scotsman. Was King Arthur a Scot? Is the blood of Jesus in Scotland, and is Scotland really the lost city of Atlantis?

Theories discussed include:

  • King Arthur was a Scot
  • The Stone of Destiny, aka Jacob's Pillow, is Scottish
  • Scotland is the Lost City of Atlantis
  • Jerusalem is actually Edinburgh
  • Pontius Mac-Pilate
  • Jesus’s head, heart, blood, etc, are in Rosslyn Chapel
  • Jesus holidayed in the Hebrides
  • Jesus's children were born in Iona
  • Ancient Scots had Weapons of Mass Destruction