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Pictland was a nation of islands and the homeland of the Picts, located west of Atlantis during the Thurian Age.[1] It is also referred to as Pictdom[2] and the Pictish Islands (or Pictish Isles in popular usage).[3] The seat of power in Pictland was the island of Tathel where King Nial lived.[4] During the Cataclysm, the islands were heaved up to form the mountain peaks of a new continent.[3]

Other names[]

  • Islands Beyond the West [1]
  • Isles of the Sunset (Sunset Isles) [2]
  • Isles of the Western Men [2]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Robert E. Howard, Kull - Exile of Atlantis ("The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune"), Del Rey (2006).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Robert E. Howard, Kull - Exile of Atlantis ("The Shadow Kingdom"), Del Rey (2006).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Robert E. Howard, The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian ("The Hyborian Age" essay), Del Rey (2003).
  4. Robert E. Howard, Kull - Exile of Atlantis ("Untitled Fragment", previously published as "Wizard and Warrior"), Del Rey (2006).
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