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When Scotland was Jewish : DNA evidence, archeology, analysis of migrations, and public and family records show twelfth century Semitic roots

Author: Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman; Donald N Yates
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007.
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"Much traditional history of Scotland rests on fundamental interpretive errors perpetuated to maintain an origin as Celtic, Christian. This equation of Scotland with Celtic culture in popular (and academic) imagination has buried a more accurate understanding of its history. Research includes census records, archaeological artifacts, cemetery inscriptions, religious seals, coinage, noble genealogies, portraiture,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Genealogy
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman; Donald N Yates
ISBN: 9780786428007 0786428007 9780786477098 0786477091
OCLC Number: 84838483
Description: vi, 258 p. : ill., maps, geneal. tables ; 27 cm.
Contents: The origins of Scotland --
DNA and population studies : "But why do you think they were Jewish?" --
Genealogies of the first wave of Jewish families, 1100-1350 C.E. --
Genealogies of the second wave of Jewish families, 1350-1700 C.E. --
The early Jews of France, 700-1200 C.E. --
When did Jews arrive in Scotland? --
To Scotland's Stirling, Ayr, and Glasgow --
The Knights Templar, Freemasons and Cabala in Scotland --
The Judaic Colony at Aberdeen --
The religions of Scotland : did Presbyterianism have crypto-Jewish origins? --
Jews in the national consciousness of Scotland : Scott's Ivanhoe.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman and Donald N. Yates.
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The popular image of Scotland is dominated by widely recognized elements of Celtic culture. But could it be that a significant non-Celtic influence on Scotland's history has been largely ignored or  Read more...

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