Irish Playography Irish Writers Online Study Ireland: Poetry - BBC Irish Women Writers - M. Ockerbloom The Irish and Literature Lyra Celtica Ireland Literature Guide 2002 Irish Author Roundtable Poetry Ireland / Éigse Éireann Early Irish Lyric Poetry - Kuno Meyer Sonnets from Ireland - E. Blomquist Colum's Anthology of Irish Verse - Bartleby.com Medieval Celtic Manuscripts The Book of Kells Carmina Gadelica CELT Irish Electronic Texts
"QUANTUM SHOT" #534 Link - article by M. Christian and A. Abrams
Life in a Christian Monastery, ca. 585 "When he was dead his body was not placed with the bodies of the brethren, but a grave was dug in the dung pit, and his body was flung down into it. . . " Crime and punishment in a medieval monastery: the monastery's Abbott provides insight into the monastic life. The Vikings Discover America, ca. 1000 "There was no want of salmon either in the river or in the lake." Five hundred years before Columbus, the Vikings discover a New World. Invasion of England, 1066 The Norman conquest of Anglo-Saxon England described through the images of the 900 year-old Bayeux Tapestry. Anarchy in 12th Century England The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle paints a sobering picture of life in 12th century England that contrasts strikingly with Hollywood's image of the Middle Ages.
This is a collection of articles and documentation on some of my SCA projects, many of which were put together for the Artemisia Arts and Science Competition AS 36 & AS 37 (2001 & 2002). You will notice that there a number of articles here dealing with Medieval paint pigments - so now I must make the usual sort of disclaimer, that regardless of what I write and post on the web, what you do at home with your own choice of pigments and poisons is your own responsibility. Unless you have sufficient means to prevent skin absorption, fume inhalation and dust ingestion, and have had the training to keep yourself safe, please don't play with medieval chemicals at home. Unfamiliar with the SCA? The Society for Creative Anachronism is an organization which investigates the culture of chivalry in the Middle Ages by holding armoured combat tournaments, creating Medieval feasts, making Medieval crafts and otherwise investigating Medieval and Renaissance culture through hands-on participation.
Hello: The first few pieces are up...more will be coming as I am having to re-take all the photos of the pieces thanks to the idiot hackers. These should be all up by this evening sooooo take a look. I will also be placing updates on what has been added as I go along within this update so keep an eye.
A cloak is one of the simplest items of clothing to make, because it is usually made of a single piece of fabric. The most basic requires no sewing at all, being just a large rectangle of fabric, draped around the shoulders. By cutting off the corners and making other variations, this basic cloak can be transformed into any number of other styles.