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Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

Index Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is the senior antiquarian body of Scotland, with its headquarters in the National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh. [1]

39 relations: Academic journal, Alexander Rhind, Antiquarian, Archaeology Scotland, Arts and Humanities Research Council, Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, David Breeze, David Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan, Edinburgh, Election, Fellow, Fellows, George Street, Edinburgh, Honorary title (academic), James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, John Abercromby, 5th Baron Abercromby, John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, Kenneth Steer, Leslie Alcock, List of antiquarian societies, Michael Lynch (historian), Monograph, National Museum of Scotland, Peer review, Post-nominal letters, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rhind Lectures, Royal charter, Royal Scottish Academy Building, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Saint Andrew's Day, Schomberg Kerr, 9th Marquess of Lothian, Scotland, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Sir Herbert Maxwell, 7th Baronet, Society of Antiquaries of London, Stuart Piggott, The Mound, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin.

Academic journal

An academic or scholarly journal is a periodical publication in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published.

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Alexander Rhind

Alexander Colden Rhind (October 31, 1821 – November 8, 1897) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy, who served during the Mexican–American War and American Civil War.

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Antiquarian

An antiquarian or antiquary (from the Latin: antiquarius, meaning pertaining to ancient times) is an aficionado or student of antiquities or things of the past.

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Archaeology Scotland

Archaeology Scotland, formerly known as the Council for Scottish Archaeology (CSA) is a membership organisation which seeks to promote the understanding of archaeology in Scotland.

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Arts and Humanities Research Council

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) was established in April 2005 as successor to the Arts and Humanities Research Board and is a British Research Council; non-departmental public body that provides approximately £102 million from the government to support research and postgraduate study in the arts and humanities, from languages and law, archaeology and English literature to design and creative and performing arts.

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Chartered Institute for Archaeologists

The Chartered Institute for Archaeologists is a professional organisation for archaeologists working in the United Kingdom.

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David Breeze

David John Breeze, OBE, FSA, FRSE, Hon FSA Scot, Hon MIFA (born 25 July 1944) is a British archaeologist, teacher and scholar of Hadrian's Wall, the Antonine Wall and the Roman army.

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David Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan

David Steuart Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan (12 June 1742 – 19 April 1829), styled Lord Cardross between 1747 and 1767, was a Scottish antiquarian and patron of the arts and sciences.

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.

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Election

An election is a formal group decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office.

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Fellow

A fellow is a member of a group (or fellowship) that work together in pursuing mutual knowledge or practice.

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Fellows

Fellows or Fellowes is a surname.

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George Street, Edinburgh

George Street in Edinburgh is the central street in James Craig's plan of the New Town.

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Honorary title (academic)

Honorary titles in academia may be conferred on persons in recognition of contributions by a non-employee or by an employee beyond regular duties.

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James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin

James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin and 12th Earl of Kincardine, (20 July 1811 – 20 November 1863) was a British colonial administrator and diplomat. He served as Governor of Jamaica (1842–1846), Governor General of the Province of Canada (1847–1854), and Viceroy of India (1862–1863). In 1857, he was appointed High Commissioner and Plenipotentiary in China and the Far East to assist in the process of opening up China and Japan to Western trade. In 1860, during the Second Opium War in China, in the retaliation of the torture and execution of almost twenty European and Indian prisoners, he ordered the destruction of the Old Summer Palace in Beijing, an architectural wonder with immeasurable collections of artworks and historic antiques, inflicting invaluable loss of cultural heritage. Subsequently, he submitted the Qing Dynasty to the unequal treaty of the Convention of Peking, adding Kowloon Peninsula to the British crown colony of Hong Kong.

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John Abercromby, 5th Baron Abercromby

John Abercromby, 5th Baron Abercromby (15 January 1841 – 7 October 1924) was a Scottish soldier and archaeologist.

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John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, (25 May 1713 – 10 March 1792) was a Scottish nobleman who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain (1762–1763) under George III.

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Kenneth Steer

Kenneth Arthur Steer, CBE (12 November 191320 February 2007) was a British archaeologist and British Army officer.

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Leslie Alcock

Leslie Alcock OBE FRSE (24 April 1925 – 6 June 2006) was Professor of Archaeology at the University of Glasgow, and one of the leading archaeologists of Early Mediaeval Britain.

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List of antiquarian societies

A list of Antiquarian Societies.

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Michael Lynch (historian)

Michael Lynch, FRHistS, FRSE, FSA Scot (born 15 June 1946) is a retired Scottish historian and a leading expert in the history of the Scottish Reformation and pre-modern urbanisation in the Scottish kingdom.

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Monograph

A monograph is a specialist work of writing (in contrast to reference works) on a single subject or an aspect of a subject, often by a single author, and usually on a scholarly subject.

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National Museum of Scotland

The National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, was formed in 2006 with the merger of the new Museum of Scotland, with collections relating to Scottish antiquities, culture and history, and the adjacent Royal Museum (so renamed in 1995), with collections covering science and technology, natural history, and world cultures.

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Peer review

Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers).

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Post-nominal letters

Post-nominal letters, also called post-nominal initials, post-nominal titles or designatory letters, are letters placed after a person's name to indicate that that individual holds a position, academic degree, accreditation, office, military decoration, or honour, or is a member of a religious institute or fraternity.

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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.

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Rhind Lectures

Rhind Lectures are a series of lectures on archaeological topics.

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Royal charter

A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.

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Royal Scottish Academy Building

The Royal Scottish Academy building, the home of the Royal Scottish Academy, is situated on The Mound in the centre of Edinburgh, was built by William Henry Playfair in 1822-6 and extended in 1831-6 for the Board of Manufactures and Fisheries.

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Royal Society of Edinburgh

The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland's national academy of science and letters.

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Saint Andrew's Day

Saint Andrew's Day is the feast day of Saint Andrew.

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Schomberg Kerr, 9th Marquess of Lothian

Schomberg Henry Kerr, 9th Marquess of Lothian (2 December 1833 – 17 January 1900), styled Lord Schomberg Kerr until 1870, was a British diplomat and Conservative politician.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scottish National Portrait Gallery

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is an art museum on Queen Street, Edinburgh.

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Sir Herbert Maxwell, 7th Baronet

The Rt.

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Society of Antiquaries of London

The Society of Antiquaries of London (SAL) is a learned society "charged by its Royal Charter of 1751 with 'the encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study and knowledge of the antiquities and history of this and other countries'." It is based at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London (a building owned by the UK government), and is a registered charity.

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Stuart Piggott

Stuart Ernest Piggott,, FRSE FSA Scot (28 May 1910 – 23 September 1996) was a British archaeologist, best known for his work on prehistoric Wessex.

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The Mound

The Mound is an artificial hill in central Edinburgh, Scotland, which connects Edinburgh's New and Old Towns.

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Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin

Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin and 11th Earl of Kincardine (20 July 1766 – 14 November 1841) was a Scottish nobleman, soldier, politician and diplomat, known primarily for the removal of marble sculptures (also known as the Elgin Marbles) from the Parthenon in Athens.

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Arcaeologica Scotica, Archaeologia Scotica, Archaeologia Scotica: Transactions of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Edinburgh Society of Antiquaries, F.S.A. (Scot), F.S.A. Scot., FSA (Scot), FSA Scot, FSA(Scot), FSAScot, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquities of Scotland, Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports, Scottish Society of Antiquaries, Society of Scottish Antiquaries, The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Transactions of Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Transactions of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_of_Antiquaries_of_Scotland

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