Oh red shoes. Byzantines and red shoes. Wear ALL the red shoes, but...should we be wearing the red shoes? In the SCA, we're all playing nobility, but we still have a hierarchy. Granted, it's nothing like a true feudal system, but we still have ranks and titles that come with it certain privileges in dress. … Continue reading If the shoe fits, what color should they be ANYWAY?
Yesterday, their Majesties of the East sought to award me the title of Baroness of the Court. Not only am I greatly humbled by this, but it really couldn't come at a better time research-wise. Myself, as well as Ioannes Dalassenos from Ansteorra, and Konstantia Kaloethina, currently Gold Falcon Herald of Calontir, are in the … Continue reading How to Upgrade: Byzantine Style.
As always, I have posted my class materials on Google Drive. Don't forget to visit my Classes tab to access handouts and modules from previous classes. The Orient Express: Did the Byzantines wear Persian?: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4jf5ZhBMl5xY3phVU5FSFlyVlk/view?usp=sharing Deconstructing the Metropolitan Museum of Art's "Tunic Under the Stairs": https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B4jf5ZhBMl5xWGVQSVNoWDBSejg Color images: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4jf5ZhBMl5xazJuSHZDY0gwdUE/view?usp=sharing If you would like a … Continue reading Pennsic class materials posted.