The Pictish monastery at Portmahomack
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The Pictish monastery at Portmahomack by M. O. H. Carver

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Published by St. Paul"s Church in [Jarrow .
Written in English


  • Monasteries -- Scotland -- Portmahomack,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Scotland -- Portmahomack,
  • Picts -- Religion,
  • Portmahomack (Scotland) -- Church history,
  • Portmahomack (Scotland) -- Antiquities, Celtic

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 24-26).

Statementby Martin Carver.
SeriesJarrow lecture -- 2008
LC ClassificationsDA880.R7 C368 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23645655M
LC Control Number2009358872

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