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Re: Names...

... the present. So I suppose it's reasonable to assume that it took several centuries after the 'Scoti' arrived in Alba for the name to change. It's possible that terms varied depending on wheather you were reading Latin or Early English or Scadanavian references; and from which period.
by Leinsterman
Wed Aug 27, 2008 9:35 am
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Names...
Replies: 14
Views: 13101

Re: Board content

... to really be concerned about it. I think its important, that the threads that have been set up for a purpose, we try to keep as pure as is humanly possible, and chat kept in its proper place. But many of us have polluted threads with the odd trite comments. That is the nature of the beast. Of more ...
by knightofredemption
Tue Aug 26, 2008 11:17 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Board content
Replies: 25
Views: 24415

Re: Gallowglass Helm

... helm you see, with a suggestion of a nasal remnant. That said, the swirl effect was popular in italy/spain in the late 1400s, early 1500s, so it's possible you could consider it a spanish import, which certainly was popular with the Irish here. If you were going for a 'low-status late gallowglass, ...
by Swifty
Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:34 pm
 
Forum: Late Medieval
Topic: Gallowglass Helm
Replies: 12
Views: 28642

Book Review: The World of the Gallowglass

... it to Irish history. The presentation on "Having the Right kit" had so much potential, but the presentor/author did not explore all the possible resources. I do recomend this volume, with the caveat that it is certainly not the "end all, be all" of information on gallowglass.
by finnobreanan
Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:08 am
 
Forum: Late Medieval
Topic: Links to Medieval Ireland Articles
Replies: 5
Views: 10838

Re: Gallowglass Helm

... helm you see, with a suggestion of a nasal remnant. That said, the swirl effect was popular in italy/spain in the late 1400s, early 1500s, so it's possible you could consider it a spanish import, which certainly was popular with the Irish here. If you were going for a 'low-status late gallowglass, ...
by the_power
Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:57 am
 
Forum: Late Medieval
Topic: Gallowglass Helm
Replies: 12
Views: 28642

Re: Celts and Germans - A Roman's Definition

... by the mid 1st century AD in Europe and Asia, and by the end of the 1st century in Britannia. By the 2nd century it's all but gone, with the possible exception of Ireland. This idea my well be wrong, but aboriginal Celtic culture was certainly dead at this stage and replaced by a Romano Celt ...
by Nerva
Tue Aug 12, 2008 4:15 pm
 
Forum: Classical
Topic: Celts and Germans - A Roman's Definition
Replies: 28
Views: 39320

Re: Celts and Germans - A Roman's Definition

... certainly far more than books on the Celts like to portray. This can be evidenced from the variety of burial traditions, and the hundreds of possible deities uncovered in Gaulish and Romano-British evidence. Political systems vary wildly in both place and time, and 'Celtic' areas show differences, ...
by Billy
Tue Aug 12, 2008 2:25 pm
 
Forum: Classical
Topic: Celts and Germans - A Roman's Definition
Replies: 28
Views: 39320

Colouring Wood

... anyone tell me an authentic way to do this? I need it for Early Christian & later but would like the option to use it for earlier events if possible.
by Aislinn
Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:46 am
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Colouring Wood
Replies: 4
Views: 3170

The revival of Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA)‏

... work on Liechtenauer in 1985. The importance of these two works cannot be overstated for the reconstruction of the German fighting arts. (A possible fourth factor, which I'll only mention, is the possible influence of Dungeons & Dragons on the cultural mindset of the time.) The factors ...
by Sekhemet
Mon Jul 28, 2008 7:23 pm
 
Forum: Historic Martial Arts, Arms and Armour
Topic: The revival of Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA)‏
Replies: 1
Views: 4130

bronze age kit..

... Any opinions ? Not, there are no 'accessories'. Any ideas what I'm likely to need ? For the moment, I'm going for craftsman status, Irish if possible (as in, not greek). Alas, I've feck all idea what we know about people here 1000BC.. john
by the_power
Mon Jul 28, 2008 7:03 pm
 
Forum: Pre-History
Topic: bronze age kit..
Replies: 7
Views: 9419
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