Dr Simon Taylor

  • Lecturer (Celtic and Gaelic)

Research interests

Research interests:

  • place-names as historical and linguistic evidence
  • early medieval insular history
  • the cult of saints

Additional information

I currently hold 2 posts in the University of Glasgow:

(1) 0.5 within Celtic & Gaelic, School of Humanities: Researcher on AHRC Project Scottish Toponymy in Transition (STIT): Progressing County Surveys of the Place-Names of Scotland (2010-13).

(2) 0.5 within Celtic & Gaelic, School of Humanities, and English Language, School of Critical Studies: Research and Teaching Associate in Scottish Onomastics.

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2000 | 1998 | 1997 | 1994
Number of items: 27.

2012

Taylor, S., and Markus, G. (2012) The Place-Names of Fife. Vol. 5, Discussions, Glossaries and Edited Texts. Shaun Tyas: Donington, UK. ISBN 9781907730085

2011

Taylor, S. (2011) Pictish place-names revisited. In: Driscoll, S.T., Geddes, J. and Hall, M.A. (eds.) Pictish Progress: New Studies on Northern Britain in the Early Middle Ages. Series: The Northern World (50). Brill: Leiden, The Netherlands, pp. 67-118. ISBN 9789004187597

2010

Taylor, S., and Markus, G. (2010) The Place-Names of Fife. Vol. 4, North Fife Between Eden and Tay. Shaun Tyas: Donington. ISBN 9781907730061

2009

Taylor, S. (2009) The trenches at Falkland, Fife: a legacy of royal deer-management? In: James, H. and Moore, P. (eds.) Carmarthenshire and Beyond: Studies in History and Archaeology in Memory of Terry James. Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society, pp. 235-244. ISBN 9780906972052

Taylor, S. (2009) Place-names of Lesmahagow. Journal of Scottish Name Studies, 3, pp. 65-106.

Taylor, S., and Márkus, G. (2009) The Place-Names of Fife. Vol. 3, St Andrews and the East Neuk. Shaun Tyas: Donington,. ISBN 9781900289979

2008

Taylor, S. (2008) The toponymic landscape of the Gaelic notes in the Book of Deer. In: Forsyth, K. (ed.) Studies on the Book of Deer. Four Courts Press: Dublin, Ireland, pp. 275-308. ISBN 9781851825691

Taylor, S., and Márkus, G. (2008) The Place-Names of Fife. Vol. 2, Central Fife Between the Rivers Leven and Eden. Shaun Tyas: Donington, UK. ISBN 9781900289931

2007

Taylor, S. (2007) Sliabh in Scottish place-names: its meaning and chronology. Journal of Scottish Name Studies, 1,

2006

Taylor, S., and Markus, G. (2006) The Place-Names of Fife. Vol. 1, West Fife between Leven and Forth. Shaun Tyas: Donington. ISBN 9781900289771

2005

Taylor, S. (2005) The Abernethy foundation account & its place-names. History Scotland, 5(4), pp. 14-16.

2004

Taylor, S. (2004) Celtic place-names of Clackmannanshire. History Scotland, 4(4), pp. 13-17.

2003

Taylor, S. (2003) Place-names and archaeology. History Scotland, 3(6), pp. 50-53.

Taylor, S. (2003) Place-names: Lickerstane: meanings & myths. History Scotland, 3(2), pp. 49-52.

Taylor, S., and Crawford, B.E. (2003) The southern frontier of Norse settlement in north Scotland: place-names and history. Northern Scotland, 23, pp. 1-76.

2002

Taylor, S. (2002) Place-names and the changing landscape: the Howe of Fife, a case study. History Scotland, 2(3), pp. 49-51.

Taylor, S. (2002) Reading the map: understanding Scottish place-names. History Scotland, 2(1),

Taylor, S. (2002) Stormont, the name and the place. History Scotland, 2(5), pp. 44-47.

Taylor, S. (2002) What's in a name? Norse in the islands. History Scotland, 2(2), pp. 42-45.

Taylor, S. (2002) The element 'sliabh' and the rhinns of Galloway or place-names and history: a case study. History Scotland, 2(6), pp. 49-52.

2000

Taylor, S. (2000) Columba east of Drumalban: some aspects of the cult of Columba in eastern Scotland. Innes Review, 51(2), pp. 109-130.

1998

Hall, D., Henderson, I., and Taylor, S. (1998) A sculptured fragment from Pittensorn Farm, Gellyburn, Perthshire. Tayside and Fife Archaeological Journal, 4, pp. 129-144.

Taylor, S. (1998) Place-names and the early church in Scotland. Records of the Scottish Church History Society, 28, pp. 1-22.

Taylor, S., and Henderson, M. (1998) The medieval marches of Wester Kinnear, Kilmany Parish, Fife. Tayside and Fife Archaeological Journal, 4, pp. 232-247.

1997

Taylor, S. (1997) Generic element variation, with special reference to eastern Scottish place-names. Nomina: Journal of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland, 20, pp. 5-22.

1994

Taylor, S. (1994) Babbet and bridin pudding or polyglot Fife in the Middle Ages. Nomina: Journal of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland, 17, pp. 99-118.

Taylor, S. (1994) Some early Scottish place-names and Queen Margaret. Scottish Language, 13, pp. 1-17.

This list was generated on Tue Jun 28 11:26:49 2016 BST.
Number of items: 27.

Articles

Taylor, S. (2009) Place-names of Lesmahagow. Journal of Scottish Name Studies, 3, pp. 65-106.

Taylor, S. (2007) Sliabh in Scottish place-names: its meaning and chronology. Journal of Scottish Name Studies, 1,

Taylor, S. (2005) The Abernethy foundation account & its place-names. History Scotland, 5(4), pp. 14-16.

Taylor, S. (2004) Celtic place-names of Clackmannanshire. History Scotland, 4(4), pp. 13-17.

Taylor, S. (2003) Place-names and archaeology. History Scotland, 3(6), pp. 50-53.

Taylor, S. (2003) Place-names: Lickerstane: meanings & myths. History Scotland, 3(2), pp. 49-52.

Taylor, S., and Crawford, B.E. (2003) The southern frontier of Norse settlement in north Scotland: place-names and history. Northern Scotland, 23, pp. 1-76.

Taylor, S. (2002) Place-names and the changing landscape: the Howe of Fife, a case study. History Scotland, 2(3), pp. 49-51.

Taylor, S. (2002) Reading the map: understanding Scottish place-names. History Scotland, 2(1),

Taylor, S. (2002) Stormont, the name and the place. History Scotland, 2(5), pp. 44-47.

Taylor, S. (2002) What's in a name? Norse in the islands. History Scotland, 2(2), pp. 42-45.

Taylor, S. (2002) The element 'sliabh' and the rhinns of Galloway or place-names and history: a case study. History Scotland, 2(6), pp. 49-52.

Taylor, S. (2000) Columba east of Drumalban: some aspects of the cult of Columba in eastern Scotland. Innes Review, 51(2), pp. 109-130.

Hall, D., Henderson, I., and Taylor, S. (1998) A sculptured fragment from Pittensorn Farm, Gellyburn, Perthshire. Tayside and Fife Archaeological Journal, 4, pp. 129-144.

Taylor, S. (1998) Place-names and the early church in Scotland. Records of the Scottish Church History Society, 28, pp. 1-22.

Taylor, S., and Henderson, M. (1998) The medieval marches of Wester Kinnear, Kilmany Parish, Fife. Tayside and Fife Archaeological Journal, 4, pp. 232-247.

Taylor, S. (1997) Generic element variation, with special reference to eastern Scottish place-names. Nomina: Journal of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland, 20, pp. 5-22.

Taylor, S. (1994) Babbet and bridin pudding or polyglot Fife in the Middle Ages. Nomina: Journal of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland, 17, pp. 99-118.

Taylor, S. (1994) Some early Scottish place-names and Queen Margaret. Scottish Language, 13, pp. 1-17.

Books

Taylor, S., and Markus, G. (2012) The Place-Names of Fife. Vol. 5, Discussions, Glossaries and Edited Texts. Shaun Tyas: Donington, UK. ISBN 9781907730085

Taylor, S., and Markus, G. (2010) The Place-Names of Fife. Vol. 4, North Fife Between Eden and Tay. Shaun Tyas: Donington. ISBN 9781907730061

Taylor, S., and Márkus, G. (2009) The Place-Names of Fife. Vol. 3, St Andrews and the East Neuk. Shaun Tyas: Donington,. ISBN 9781900289979

Taylor, S., and Márkus, G. (2008) The Place-Names of Fife. Vol. 2, Central Fife Between the Rivers Leven and Eden. Shaun Tyas: Donington, UK. ISBN 9781900289931

Taylor, S., and Markus, G. (2006) The Place-Names of Fife. Vol. 1, West Fife between Leven and Forth. Shaun Tyas: Donington. ISBN 9781900289771

Book Sections

Taylor, S. (2011) Pictish place-names revisited. In: Driscoll, S.T., Geddes, J. and Hall, M.A. (eds.) Pictish Progress: New Studies on Northern Britain in the Early Middle Ages. Series: The Northern World (50). Brill: Leiden, The Netherlands, pp. 67-118. ISBN 9789004187597

Taylor, S. (2009) The trenches at Falkland, Fife: a legacy of royal deer-management? In: James, H. and Moore, P. (eds.) Carmarthenshire and Beyond: Studies in History and Archaeology in Memory of Terry James. Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society, pp. 235-244. ISBN 9780906972052

Taylor, S. (2008) The toponymic landscape of the Gaelic notes in the Book of Deer. In: Forsyth, K. (ed.) Studies on the Book of Deer. Four Courts Press: Dublin, Ireland, pp. 275-308. ISBN 9781851825691

This list was generated on Tue Jun 28 11:26:49 2016 BST.