An inquiry into the origin of the name of the Scottish nation

presented to the Society of Antiquaries, at Edinburgh, December 1780

John Foulis of Colinton (Author)


Keyword(s):
toponymy, onomastics, Caledonia
Location(s):
Scotland, UK

Abstract


To a Society, the purpose of whole institution is to investigate the antiquities of their nation, any reasonable attempt to account for the name of that nation, cannot be unacceptable; and this subject seems naturally to present itself, as a proper introduction to their future inquiries.

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Published
30-11-1792
How to Cite
Foulis of Colinton, J. (1792). An inquiry into the origin of the name of the Scottish nation. Archaeologia Scotica, 1, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.9750/arch.scot.1.1-12