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Mac Alpin - The gathering of the tribes
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The Vikings of the north can strike at any moment. They are bloodthirsty pagans and have no care for Christian beliefs – even the religious sanctity of Iona is under threat.

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Iron axehead
Evidence of Viking warfare in the Western Isles. Iron axehead, from a Viking grave at Ballinaby on Islay, Inner Hebrides.
Iona Abbey
Site of the early Gaelic Christian centre. Iona Abbey, Iona, restored in the 20th century.