Research into and experimentation with a thrown weapon that was designed to be used in combat situations: specifically a weapon that the Romans used in the 3rd – 5th centuries AD, called a plumbata.
Tools of the healer’s art, remedies, and bringing an herb garden to a Crown event.
by Mecia Raposa A TOOTHACHE REMEDY: ITALY 1514 Introduction Giovanni Da Vigo was an Italian physician who published a text…
An in-depth examination of a reconstruction of a Roman recipe.
As I begin the journey to a Kingdom A&S entry, I would value feedback on my most complex entry, focused on analyzing Opus Anglicanum images.
I am just beginning and seeking insights on my concept, feedback on my planned process and early research, and tips for moving forward.
A sharing of some of the woodworking projects I have undertaken in the past year. Covering online classes, furniture making, and a walk through of bentwood boxes from log to finished box..
An overview of the various arts and sciences I research including alchemy, indigo dyeing, shibori, and linguistics
An overview of beekeeping from antiquity through modern times. Looking at hive designs, tools, methods, myths and theories.
San Gong Chuangzi Nu appears in a Song Dynasty document. There is a good bit of talk about it but no consensus as to how it worked. This project seeks to remedy that.
An overview of research into the history and evolution of fairy tales; a brief study of frame story narratives; and an introduction to an original project, Quarantameron.
In 2013 I decided to do a year of Viking food for events to match my persona. A short time later, after digging into research I realized this was not going to be a short term project. There are very few primary sources, arguably there are none. Everything that we have is secondary or tertiary and undoubtedly wrong. This presentation is my evolving work at becoming steadily less wrong.
Disability in the Middle Ages research and other projects.