Gordon Noble is Senior Lecturer in Archaeology and Honorary Curatorial Fellow to the University Museums at the University of Aberdeen. He has also been director of the Rhynie Environs Archaeological Project. He is author of a number of books, including Neolithic Scotland: Timber, Stone, Earth and Fire.
Nicholas Evans is a Research Fellow working on the University of Aberdeen Comparative Kingship: the Early Medieval Kingdoms of Northern Britain and Ireland project, led by Gordon Noble.
'A fascinating book and one which will have a lasting value. It fundamentally changes the background picture [of the Picts]'* Undiscovered Scotland *
'A fascinating leap forward in this field of study. A book that requires time and effort, but with all the detail and history mustered within, it is worth the effort'* Dundee Courier, Scottish Book of the Week *