Mystery Monday: Tlukza

Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources on 2019-12-9
Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn’t yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If you have any thoughts about the name’s origin, other variants it might be related to, other examples read more

Römische Eier, ein Fund und ein Rezept

Anna Syveken on 2019-12-7
Ich versuche mal das ganze Infozeug von Facebook hier zu teilen statt dort, das heißt, es wird hoffentlich mehr content geben hier, aber wahrscheinlich kürzeren. Los geht’s. In Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire wurden, neben anderem, Überreste eines Korbs read more

AoA for John Yarrowe

Scriptura et Pictura on 2019-12-5
Given the recipient's name, it was so obvious what I needed to do -- find a medieval MS with yarrow in it and make a page that looked like it could've come from a medicinal. I found a variety of MSs, but liked the best this De Materia Medica image read more

Mystery Monday: Stethyans

Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources on 2019-12-2
Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn’t yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If you have any thoughts about the name’s origin, other variants it might be related to, other examples read more

Buttons for my schaublein

Marlein - a 16th century wardrobe on 2019-11-30
A year ago I struggled with my schaublein and when it was done I didnt want to see it for a while! But now it got its buttons! This is the look I was after when I made it. Plate 21 from Hans Weigels Trachenbuch. Its a Nurnberg woman wearing a short read more

three weekends in a row

Kareina's observations on 2019-11-28
Back when I lived in An Tir, and when I lived in the central part of the West Kingdom it was pretty normal for me to attend an SCA event every weekend for much of the year. Here in the far northern reaches of Drachenwald there normally aren't that read more

An empire era tea party

Eva's historical costuming blog on 2019-11-27
It doesn't have be more complicated than this: My friend Anna invited us over for tea, with mostly period cakes and biscuits provided by us all. We had lots of tea and a good chat, as well as an attempt to read "The Mysteries of Udolpho" aloud. I read more

Research and rabbit holes

Magdalena's kitchen on 2019-11-21
As I begin to embark further into the text that is the Neapolitan Cookbook, which until now I had only given a glance to in the context of reading it through and picking at it, making no notes other than mental and a few marked pages of immediate read more

At it again

Magdalena's kitchen on 2019-11-20
An opportunity has arisen to cook for an event closer to home this time. I will be cooking for an event that I have long missed. A return to a Fortuna's Champion type event. I have no name for the event yet but I look forward to cooking near Munich read more

Tackling a Facebook question

Magdalena's kitchen on 2019-11-19
Excerpt from Facebook:This is one of those things that I don't think has a right or wrong answer, I'm just curious about other people's thoughts on the topic ...Most (but not all) of the historical culinary manuscripts we use were written by or for read more

A ca 1500 hanbok for Valeria

Eva's historical costuming blog on 2019-11-19
At Kingdom University I finally had the opportunity to take photos of Valeria wearing her hanbok, traditional Korean dress.Then it took quite a long time to write the description of the sources, patterns and mateirals that I used. But now it is read more

Mystery Monday: Robasona

Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources on 2019-11-18
Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn’t yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If you have any thoughts about the name’s origin, other variants it might be related to, other examples read more

Kingdom University 2019

Anna Syveken on 2019-11-16
Es begab sich aber am letzten Wochenende, dass die Kingdom University in der Nähe von Göteborg stattfand. Ich bin kein großer Schreiber, man verzeihe mir also schlechte Prosa. Los ging es um 4 Uhr morgens, denn der Zug nach Hamburg, dann Kopenhagen, read more

The successes of 'that Saturday'

Magdalena's kitchen on 2019-11-14
Due to the screen on my laptop turning pink I was unable to make updates and so I am doing it now.One saturday in October Brindis came up to help me with my project. To check my redactions and see where things can be improved in order to put them read more

Surprising, overwhelming, and welcome

Eva's historical costuming blog on 2019-11-13
Last weekend I together with four friends organized Drachenwald's Kingdom University. I think we did a very good job and the c. 130 people who were there seemed to agree. We had a good programme (if you're curious you can find it on the web site I read more

Nya medlemssystemet är nu live!

Aros on 2019-11-13
Det hårda arbete som skett i SKA Nordmarks styrelse för att ordna med vår nya medlemsportal är nu klart så pass att det är dags att börja registrera sig! Det gamla systemet (Census) kommer att läggas ner, och ingen information kommer flyttas, så för read more

Home from Kingdom University

Magdalena's kitchen on 2019-11-12
Some people think I am crazy but I describe myself as passionate!I was asked to come be a helper for the feast cooking at Kingdom University in Sweden, and that is exactly what I did. The trip there was an adventure of cancelled flights and screw read more

Drachenwald Kingdom University 2019

Marlein - a 16th century wardrobe on 2019-11-11
This weekend I went to Drachenwald Kingdom University in Gotvik, Nordmark. Such a joyful event! 31 classes during four hours and I wanted to join in on all of them! Such a nice problem to have... A big thank you to the autocrats and to all the read more

Mystery Monday: Qustremiri

Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources on 2019-11-11
Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn’t yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If you have any thoughts about the name’s origin, other variants it might be related to, other examples read more

Leben in Bildern

Anna Syveken on 2019-11-8
Nähen im Zug. #mySCA #lebendigegeschichte #raggedybaroness #kingdomuniversity #roman via Instagram https://ift.tt/33poBUq read more

 

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