This is a very short disorganized blurb, and I apologize, but I wanted to get some notes down from what I'm exploring as far as my thesis goes. As I've mentioned previously, my master's thesis is exploring the last will and testament of Kale Pakouriane from 1098. I'm going into her inventory and trying to … Continue reading The Importance of Mantles in Middle Byzantine Fashion
I thought I would do something more fantastical for my 100th blog post, but no. I'm sorry, I'm going a little thesis stir-crazy after a long day of frustrating research in three languages, and I need to let my brain leak out of my ears a bit. So here's a self-portrait: Fantastic updates will be … Continue reading Tonight’s post is being brought to you by the world “subtle,” and viewers like you.
I managed to get back to the Met last month, and spend a whopping six hours there, never getting off the first floor. Again. Well, except for the Roman study rooms, but I digress. They have a really neat exhibit right now under the stairs in the Jaharis vault (where my favorite tunic was) that … Continue reading Painted linen wall hangings
My paper has been published on the East Kingdom Gazette page. For some reason the reblogging feature isn't working right, but that's okay. Here's the link! Source: Arts & Sciences Research Paper #6: The Perception of Greek Women through Archaic and Classical Literature
So I totally lied about doing updates over winter break. I am working on some sewing, but for the most part, I wanted to give my poor burned out brain some time to unwind after a particularly difficult semester. Here's a few important and interesting updates: In June I will be relocating from the East … Continue reading And for my next trick…