Scotland's Merlin by Tim ClarksonScotland's Merlin by Tim Clarkson

Scotland's Merlin

byTim Clarkson

Paperback | November 1, 2016

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Who was Merlin? Is the famous wizard of Arthurian legend based on a real person? In this book, Merlin’s origins are traced back to the story of Lailoken, a mysterious ‘wild man’ who is said to have lived in the Scottish Lowlands in the sixth century AD. The book considers the question of whether Lailoken belongs to myth or reality. It looks at the historical background of his story and discusses key characters such as Saint Kentigern of Glasgow and King Rhydderch of Dumbarton, as well as important events such as the Battle of Arfderydd.
Tim Clarkson is an independent researcher and historian, who previously worked in academic librarianship. He gained an MPhil in Archaeology and a PhD in medieval history, both from the University of Manchester. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and a member of the editorial board of the Heroic Age online journal....
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Title:Scotland's MerlinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:190 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 0.7 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:Birlinn LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1906566992

ISBN - 13:9781906566999

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