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Alan Weir

Alan Weir was born in Lanarkshire in 1941 and educated at Airdrie Academy and University of Glasgow, earning a BSc in Electrical Engineering with first-class honours in 1963. His working life was in Test and Quality Engineering in the manufacture of computer peripherals. After retiring, he studied the Synoptic Gospels and was awarded postgraduate diploma in Theology from University of Chichester. He subsequently became interested in the class I Pictish stones and this book is the result of it. Now widowed, he lives in Hampshire close to his two daughters and five grandchildren. His son is a Church of England vicar in Somerset.

Author's Books
The Arrangement of the Class I Pictish Stones North of the River Tay

The 50 or so mysterious Pictish symbols and the stones displaying them have become central to all discussion of the Picts. Generations of scholars have sought to interpret the symbols with little agreement. This book takes an indirect approach to the situation. The present layout of Class I stones h...

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