Archaeological evidence about the Picts

What archaeologists can learn from the discovery of Pictish relics.

Differences between the Picts and Scotti

Cultural differences are explained in terms of the geographical separation of the groups.

Dunadd Fort - Stronghold of Dalriada

The kings of Dalriada were defended and crowned at Dunadd.

History of the Picts

A brief history of the Picts, beginning with their discovery by a Greek explorer.

King Kenneth MacAlpin unites Dalriada and Pictland

How Kenneth MacAlpin became king of both Dalriada and Pictland.

Pictish stones and symbols

The highly decorative carved stones left behind by the Picts.

Picts and the Christian churches

The Christianity of the Columban church and the church of Northumbria are compared.

Scotti way of life and religion

The change from Pagan to Christian worship in Dal Riada.

The kingdom of Dalriada

An introduction to the Scotti people, the kingdom of Dalriada and how it was ruled.

The Picts and the Northumbrians

The conflict between the Picts and the Northumbrians and the areas they ruled.