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Re: Corn Drying Kiln

I thought the english word Corn was derived from Quern - i.e. anything that could be ground on a quern-stone.

It seems I'm wrong. It comes from the old German 'small seed'. http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=corn

john
by the_power
Mon Jun 16, 2008 11:09 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Corn Drying Kiln
Replies: 23
Views: 23161

Re: Ecclesiastical art in Early Medieval Ireland

... c) Danish Viking Age silver and gold appliqués. http://photofile.ru/photo/vlasta/479019/large/118498667.jpg d) descriptions of early-medieval English embroidery with pearls ( are mentioned here , pdf, 14MB) e)original garments with pearls http://photofile.ru/photo/vlasta/479019/large/118498665.jpg ...
by vlasta
Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:57 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Ecclesiastical art in Early Medieval Ireland
Replies: 23
Views: 25609

Re: Ecclesiastical art in Early Medieval Ireland

Icon of St. Antony and St. Paul, 6 - 7 century, coptic source
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6th C coptic
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by oleg
Sat Jun 07, 2008 7:35 am
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Ecclesiastical art in Early Medieval Ireland
Replies: 23
Views: 25609

The Irish Republican Brotherhood

... organised the abortive Fenian Rising of 1867 in Ireland. The United Irishmen of America, yet another faction, was behind a dynamite campaign in English cities in the 1880s, inspired by the British secret service, though the IRB was held responsible. The members of both wings of the movement ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:20 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Irish republican grouping 1916-1922
Replies: 10
Views: 20618

Cumann na mBan

... of the Irish Republic. In the Irish elections of May 1921, Markiewicz was joined by fellow Cumann na mBan members Mary MacSwiney, Dr. Ada English and Kathleen Clarke as Teachtaí Dála. The Treaty On 7 January 1922 the Anglo-Irish Treaty was approved by the Second Dáil by a close vote of ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:16 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Irish republican grouping 1916-1922
Replies: 10
Views: 20618

The Sheemore Ambush

... to any tracker dogs. After the ambush it remained for the locals to face the consequences; burnings, reprisals. It is impossible to say how many English were killed at Sheemore. The estimates are from fifteen to twenty and one officer killed. As is the case of so many ambushes, one will never ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:51 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 59391

Re: Ambushes of the War of Independence

... one". They didn't get their own back without a struggle. Unionists fought a rearguard action, holding back Home Rule, with the help of their English allies, for more than a generation, possibly to their own ultimate detriment. But the political precariousness - or the political absurdity ...
by Na Fianna Éireann
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:47 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Ambushes of the War of Independence
Replies: 26
Views: 59391

Re: A little book arrived in the mail yesterday.....

... the carbon 14 dating of a group of famous and/or disputed archaeological textiles. It’s only 120 pages long and honestly the last dozen pages of English summary and bibliography gives you everything that’s going to be useful to a reenactor anyway. The Skjoldehamn find has been pushed back to ...
by Andrea L Redden
Sun May 25, 2008 1:04 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: A little book arrived in the mail yesterday.....
Replies: 5
Views: 6790

Re: A little book arrived in the mail yesterday.....

Sigh. Maybe there'll be an english translation someday...

Do you speak Swedish, or did you buy it for the pictures ? I usually *read* the articles, see...

John
by the_power
Fri May 23, 2008 10:17 am
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: A little book arrived in the mail yesterday.....
Replies: 5
Views: 6790

A little book arrived in the mail yesterday.....

... it! Still.....it's called Att datera Textilier, it was written by Margareta Nockert and Goran Possnert and it's mainly in Swedish with an short English summary at the end. It's about the carbon-14 redating of a pile of Scandinavian textile finds. The one I'm excited about ,since my group does ...
by Andrea L Redden
Thu May 22, 2008 11:34 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: A little book arrived in the mail yesterday.....
Replies: 5
Views: 6790
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