Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-03 10:08
In his new book, author James Fraser claims that the battle of Mons Graupius, which allowed Rome dominance over all of Britain, occured not in the north of Scotland, but in the south.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-01 07:16
Members of the Scottish Parliament are seeking to clear the reputation of the historical Macbeth for the 1,000th anniversary of his birth.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-27 15:17
A new study by Richard Oram of the University of Stirling in Scotland depicts Scotland's King David as a great state-builder who had a major impact on British history.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2005-02-19 10:48
A stone carving, found 20 years ago in a back garden, has been identified as a 2000 year old Celtic carving from the Iron Age.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2005-02-09 18:39
Experts say the abbey at Strata Florida was once a city of light to rival Westminster Cathedral, and Oxford and was once much bigger than the current ruins of today would suggest.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-07 14:52
The producers of the Da Vinci Code movie may choose to build their own version of Rosslyn Chapel rather than deal with restrictions imposed by the building's trustees.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2005-02-06 10:16
Archaeologists believe they have discovered a 10th Century Viking market in Cumbria, orginally thought to have been a burial ground.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2005-02-05 15:30
Archaeologists believe they may have found the home of St Baldred of the Bass, one of the best known monks of 8th century Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-22 16:10
A new book and television series claim that 20% of Scots have blood ties to Iraq stemming from a migration in 4000 BCE.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-22 10:01
The popularity of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code could lead to the literal downfall of Rosslyn Chapel.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-06 16:53
The Scottish Urban Archaeological Trust has evidence that noisy toys may date back to the Bronze Age.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-02 14:37
A major new archaeological excavation is taking place in North Berwick, Scotland, where last year researchers found a medieval cemetery. The new dig may reveal even earlier roots.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-21 15:55
Scottish First Minister Jack McConnell hopes to crack down on the country's "knife culture" by restricting the sale and possession of blades.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-03 17:40
UK£2.5 million is needed to save Scotland's historic Castle Tioram in Moidart, which has been closed due to safety concerns.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-21 11:31
Rabbits are threatening Roman historical sites in Scotland by burrowing beneath their foundations.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-14 12:12
A township in Scotland celebrated Halloween by officially pardoning 81 people — and their cats — executed for witchcraft in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-13 11:13
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth was photographed recently sitting next to Colonel Simon West of the 1st Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who apparently was careless with the arrangement of his kilt.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-31 04:30
British TV historian David Starkey is being accused of "stupid English prejudice" after he claimed that Scotland was not as important as England.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-24 18:40
It wasn't barbarians who defeated the armies of Rome in Scotland, but the country's impenetrable forest, according to a new book by Chris Smout.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-23 09:23
Archaeologists working on a site near Loch Lomond have discovered evidence of settlements dating back 3500 years, including a 7th century Christian cemetery.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 12:10
A section of the "King's Wall" constructed in Edinburgh, Scotland by James II has been discovered during excavation for a building site.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-16 08:09
If it weren't for Somerled, Scotland's unsung hero, residents of the country might be speaking Norwegian.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-16 05:05
A new book by historian Alex Woolf claims that Scottish hero Kenneth MacAlpine was actually a Pict.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 20:20
Actor Pierce Brosnan is scheduled to portray Lord Lochinvar in an upcoming epic set in 12th century Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 15:57
Nearly one third of Scotland's 35,000 historic sites, including Skara Brae, are threatened with destruction due to coastal erosion.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 08:02
The "pestulant" Picts of legend may actually have been "a highly sophisticated people with an intimate knowledge of the Bible and Roman classical literature."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-08 09:21
Scotland's Antonine Wall, the most northernly reach of the Roman Empire in Britain, is the subject of a campaign to gain World Heritage status for the site.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-03 20:01
St. Leonard's, the oldest Cistercian nunnery in Scotland, is the site of a new excavation that has delivered on its promise of impressive artifacts.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 19:58
Workers excavating a quarry in Forfar, Scotland have discovered 17 graves dating back to the dawn of Christianity in the country.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2003-05-16 14:05
Timetravel with Aoife back to medieval Scotland for a look at castles, standing stones, cheesemaking and more.