The history of Scotland ... to the middle of the ninth century


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Pàgina iv - Essay on the Ancient History of the Kingdom of the Gaelic Scots — the extent of the Country — its Laws — Population — Poetry — and Learning.
Pàgina 76 - Towards the end of the first or the beginning of the second century after Christ, these lands were incorporated in the Roman empire.
Pàgina 301 - Bass, where he led a life, without all question, contemplative and strict, in which for many years he held up to remembrance the most blessed Kentigern, his instructor, in the constant contemplation of the sanctity of his conduct...
Pàgina 263 - High German' alone, that is, the dialects of south and central Germany, and the principal specimens of the oldest High German literature date only from the end of the eighth or the beginning of the ninth century.
Pàgina 409 - Hibernians," says that writer, " who were called Scots in this [the eighth] century, were lovers of learning, and distinguished themselves in these times of ignorance by the culture of the sciences beyond all the other European nations, travelling through the most distant lands, both with a view to improve and to communicate their knowledge...
Pàgina 387 - Iconoclast sovereigns lived at the end of the eighth and the beginning of the ninth century: the Patriarch Nicephorus and the monk Theophanes.
Pàgina 202 - Neoplatonists, who lived at the end of the fifth and the beginning of the sixth century, wrote on the same subject.
Pàgina 57 - Giidaa et a dismal condition they were in ; " that the barbarians pushed them to the sea, and the sea drove them back upon the barbarians ; so that they had only the choice left them of the two ways of dying, either to be drowned, or have their throats cut.
Pàgina 411 - ... in France, Germany, and Italy, both during this and the following century. But that these Hibernians were the first teachers of the scholastic theology in Europe, and so early as the eighth century illustrated the doctrines of religion by the principles of philosophy) I learned but lately...
Pàgina 271 - Pliny says they began their months and years, " not from the change, but from the sixth day of the moon.

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