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Scottish National pageant of allegory, Myth and history

Scottish National pageant of allegory, Myth and history

to be held in the grounds of the Scottish National Exhibition onSaturday 13th June 1908 in the aid of the Scottish Children"s League of Pity.

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Published by Scottish Children"s League of Pity in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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ContributionsScottish Children"s League of Pity.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14078012M

brought history to life at the grand Scottish National Pageant of Allegory, Myth and History at Saughton Park. National history was also celebrated in epic tapestries woven by resettled Morris company weavers at the Dovecot Studio for the homes of the fourth Marquess of Bute. The s also saw the development of the Scottish Guild. Background. Scotland has a rich Celtic History going back over 2, years, at a time when superstition was rife and where unusual events were "explained" by stories and inventions which were then passed on by word of mouth. It is therefore not surprising that Scotland has an extensive heritage of myths and legends. There is an introduction to Celtic Mythology and Celtic Folklore.

Compton Mackenzie was one of the founders of the Scottish National Party in and a passionate Scotsman. On his death he was buried on the island of Barra. His story Whisky Galore revolves around the national drink of whisky, the word being derived from the Gaelic uisge beatha, or water of life. Mackenzie drew on the true story of the S.S Author: Matthew Keyte.   Bean-Nighe is the Scottish Gaelic for 'washer woman'. This is a Scottish fairy tale seen as an open of death. It is said she can be found by streams of pools washing the clothes of those who are about to die. Selkie. Selkies are shape-shifting creatures Author: Elizabeth Latham.

  Sally Gall, Interpretation Assistant: I love Isobel Grant’s Highland Folkways – it gives a fantastically in-depth view of Highland customs, crafts and culture, detailing everything from traditions, clothes and furniture, to agricultural techniques. I also constantly turn to Rosalind Marshall’s Scottish Queens, for a personal and engaging view of Scotland’s royal history.   Scotland's mythical history. Myth and History by Hugh Trevor-Roper. and that the myth of the tartan as a national (as opposed to a regional) dress .


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