I just joined your group my sca name is Miklos Magdolna , and I do
research on the Roma or Gypsies. I have written papers on then
starting in India and I an now at :
( time line Barrowed from
as I am too lazy to
type out of Fraiser)
1290. Romani shoemakers are recorded in Greece residing on Mount
c.1300. The Romani Aresajipe; the arrival of Roma in Europe.
Romani groups begin to be enslaved in southeast Europe.
1322. Roma are recorded on the island of Crete.
1348. Roma are recorded in Prizren, Serbia.
1362. Roma are recorded in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
1373. Roma are recorded on the island of Corfu.
1378. Roma are recorded living in villages near Rila Monastery,
1384. Romani shoemakers are recorded in Modon, Greece.
1385. The first recorded transaction of Roma slaves in Romania.
1387. Mircea the Great of Wallachia indicates that Roma have been in
that country for over one hundred years.
1383. Roma are recorded in Hungary From there we see them being
recoded in Germany and thats the next stop in my paper that will
So basically what's every one got to work with for textiles, and what
did clothes look like at this point. I suspect we are still doing
Byzantine, t tunic things at the beginning. As time passes where to
start looking at the other regions for the same information. :) My
goal is to not draw you a portrait as much as show you what they had
to work with and make a educated guess. So anyone have any
suggestions for books ? Yes, this is a large time frame and will most
likely be broken into 3 papers.