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The Society publishes highly illustrated, peer-reviewed books on major subjects surrounding Scotland's historical and archaeological past.

We promote Open Access for both new and backlist titles to ensure the research and information published in our books reaches as wide an audience as possible. We aim to make our out-of-print titles freely accessible online to ensure long-term access to the material they contain.

New Releases

Cover for Portmahomack on Tarbat Ness: Changing Ideologies in North-East Scotland, Sixth to Sixteenth Century AD Portmahomack on Tarbat Ness: Changing Ideologies in North-East Scotland, Sixth to Sixteenth Century AD
Martin Carver, Justin Garner-Lahire, Cecily Spall

Portmahomack on the Tarbat peninsula overlooking the Dornoch Firth is a fishing village with a 1,500-year-old history. In the sixth and seventh century it was a high-ranking centre with monumental cist burials and links to the equestrian class in England. In the eighth century it was a monastery, creating manuscripts and making church vessels...

June 30, 2016
Cover for The Scottish Antiquarian Tradition: Essays to mark the bicentenary of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 1780-1980 The Scottish Antiquarian Tradition: Essays to mark the bicentenary of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 1780-1980
A.S. Bell

For two hundred years the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland has remained a major guardian of the heritage of the nation in its museum and through the long series of publications by its members that record many of the major discoveries about the early history of Scotland. In 1980 the Society celebrated the bicentenary of its foundation by...

November 30, 1981