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An introduction to the first people of Scotland written about in history. They were recorded in writings by a Roman historian called Tacitus, who wrote a description of Mons Graupius, a battle between the Caledonians (Picts) and the invading Roman Army.
A History of Scotland
This clip is from:
A History of Scotland, The Last of the Free
First broadcast:
9 November 2008

Classroom Ideas

Students could use the clip initially to examine the history of the pre-Roman tribes. They could also use it to examine the uses of a history created by the Romans, and not by the tribes themselves.