Pictland - Scotland's Predecessor

Pictland - Scotland's Predecessor Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Geography Legends and Legendary People Famous People

Scotland was once known as "Pictland," and its people were known as "Picts."  It is said that Picts wore many  tattoos, and Romans referred to them as "Picti" (the "Painted Ones").

This map image shows us the location of Northern and Southern Pictland.

Note that Angles settled in the southeastern area of Pictland and in the northeastern area of Britannia (Britain).  Also note that Rome referred to the area north of Britannia - today's Scotland - as "Caledonia."

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Image online, courtesy the Mystical Scotland website.


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