As the Scottish vote goes through today.  We look at our Favorite Famous Scottish People.

Great Scot! Our Favorite Famous Scottish People

As the Scottish vote goes through today. We look at our Favorite Famous Scottish People.

For a long time the myth of Irish history has been that the Irish are Celts. The latest research into Irish DNA has confirmed that the early inhabitants of Ireland were not directly descended from the Celts/Keltoi of central Europe. In fact the closest genetic relatives of the Irish in Europe are to be found in the north of Spain in the region known as the Basque Country. These same ancestors are shared to an extent with the people of Britain - especially the Scottish.

Blood of the Irish: What DNA Tells Us About the Ancestry of People in Ireland

Examining what it means to have Irish blood, outlining where Irish DNA comes from and who are the closest genetic relatives of the Irish in Europe. Of interest to anyone with Irish ancestry who wants to understand their genealogy.

Examples of Pictish symbols found in Scotland (Image: Patrick Dieudonne/Robert Harding/Rex Features)

Statistical analysis has shown that signs carved by an ancient Scottish people were a long-forgotten language – it may help decode animal language too

26 Times Scottish People Were A Gift The Internet Didn't Deserve

26 Times Scottish People Were A Gift The Internet Didn't Deserve

The luckenbooth brooch is a traditional Scottish love token:[1] often given as a betrothal or wedding brooch

The luckenbooth brooch is a traditional Scottish love token: often given as a betrothal or wedding brooch. It might be worn by a nursing mother as a charm to help her milk flow, and/or be pinned to a baby's clothing to protect it from harm.

This video of Scottish people dancing in the street is guaranteed to cheer you up

This video of Scottish people dancing in the street is guaranteed to cheer you up

When this guy hit the nail on the head: | 26 Times Scottish People Were A Goddamn Gift To The Internet

When this guy hit the nail on the head:

When this guy hit the nail on the head: | 26 Times Scottish People Were A Goddamn Gift To The Internet

Magic and Witchcraft in Scotland

Scottish Witchcraft: Background and Practices

"When yer helping the wains cross the road at 3 but flying to the moon at 4."

21 Scottish Tweets That Are So Funny They'll Cure Your Hangover

Pictish stones are monumental stelae found in Scotland, mostly north of the Clyde-Forth line.   The ancestors of modern Scottish people left behind mysterious, carved stones that new research has just determined contain the written language of the Picts, an Iron Age society that existed in Scotland from 300 to 843.

Pictish stones with 35 symbols, Replica of the Class II Hilton of Cadboll Stone at the original location - The Eassie Stone depicts ancient ceremonies and rituals.

Pinterest
Search