Roman and Mediaeval History, Illlustrated Travel Journals, Mediaeval Literature, Geology


12.8.08
  The First Book Printed In Scotland

I ganked this from Brian Ruckley's blog. It's a facsimile and transcription of the first book printed in Scotland 500 years ago, a collection of various texts, and total geek fun for lovers of language and obscure stories.
 
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Interesting. At least it's not in Latin - as far as I can see, anyway!

Arrggh - what's up with Blogger this morning - it keeps giving me word verifications that are almost impossible to read!
 
I think there's a Latin text further down, but most of it is English. Sort of. After the Scots got their hands on it and added a bunch of Scandinavian and Gaelic words, plus some funny pronounciation. :)

But after I made my way through some Burns poems, nothing can scare me any more.
 
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Miscellaneous musings of an aspiring Historical Fiction and Fantasy author. Illustrated essays on Roman, Dark Age and Mediaeval history, Mediaeval literature, and Geology. Some poetry translations and writing stuff. And lots of photos of old castles, cathedrals, Roman remains, and beautiful landscapes from Germany, the UK, Scandinavia, and the Baltic States.

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I'm a writer of Historical Fiction and Fantasy living in Germany. I got a MA in Literature, Scandinavian Studies, Linguistics and History, I'm interested in Archaeology and everything Roman and Mediaeval, an avid reader, opera enthusiast, traveller with a liking for foreign languages and odd rocks, and photographer.


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