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Community Excavation: Clachtoll Broch [Assynt] ...

26 September 2018

Starts: 09:00
Ends: 17:00

This season's excavation at Clachtoll Broch will take place

Mon 24 Sept 2 - 5 pm
Tues 25 Sept - Sat Oct (except Sunday 30 Sept) 9am - 5pm daily

Volunteers and visitors welcome.

Please could volunteers contact Gordon Sleight on gsassynt@gmail.com about date availability.

Details of last year's excavation and the project can be found at http://clachtoll.aocarchaeology.com/

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Talk: The Cult of Saints in Medieval Scotland [Dornoch] ...

26 September 2018

Starts: 17:30

The Cult of Saints in Medieval Scotland

Talk by Dr Victoria Hodgson, Lecturer at the Centre for History and Research Fellow at the University of Stirling

Burghfield House, Dornoch. Organised by UHI Centre for History.

For information or to join by Vdeoconferencing, please email: historyevents@uhi.ac.uk

Saints and their cults were a crucial part of medieval religion. For the houses of transnational monastic orders like the Cistercians, they represented a key point of cultural interaction with surrounding lay populations. This talk will examine the surviving liturgical evidence for Cistercian abbeys in medieval Scotland to explore how saints commemorated at particular houses reflected local culture.

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Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), The Goods Shed, The Old Station, Strathpeffer, Ross-Shire, Scotland IV14 9DH
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