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27 April 2012

Carved stone inscription presented to St Andrews’ University to mark 600th anniversary

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A stone inscribed with the Scots translation of Greek Poet Simonides work has been presented to the University of St Andrews by Historic Scotland to hang in its Main Library. It was created as part of a BBC Radio programme linked to Professor Robert Crawford’s translations of the ancient epitaphs for western soldiers killed in conflicts 2500 years ago in the territories of modern Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=35958

27 April 2012

Youngsters invited to take part in Glenrothes photo competition

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Young people in Glenrothes are being asked to celebrate their town’s public art in a photo competition that will culminate in an exhibition in Rothes Halls this summer. Historic Scotland has recently recognised the importance of Glenrothes public art by listing several sculptures, and the agency has also produced a free downloadable booklet offering maps and trails.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=35974

25 April 2012

European Cluniac Delegation honour Crossraguel Abbey

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Crossraguel Abbey has been presented with a plaque marking its association with the Cluniac Order. The abbey of Cluny in Burgundy was founded in 910 by Duke William of Aquitaine. Cluny soon became well-known for its reformed way of life and thus the Cluniac order was established.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=35933

25 April 2012

Edinburgh Castle unveils new hospitality and tourism offerings for 2012

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Edinburgh Castle, Scotland’s number one paid for visitor attraction has unveiled a host of new hospitality and tourism offerings for 2012. During August, Historic Scotland and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo have joined together to offer a selection of unique hospitality options as the Tattoo hosts a celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=35951

25 April 2012

Historic Scotland launches themed tours

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Historic Scotland is launching themed tours at a number of properties across its estate. The tours will run until September and participating sites include Arbroath Abbey, Dallas Dhu Distillery, Dirleton Castle, Huntingtower Castle and Skara Brae. The tours are designed to tie into key aspects of history from the sites’ past.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=35952

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