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Re: [Authentic_SCA] Swiss slightly silly history re-enactment

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  • Cynthia J Ley
    On Wed, 6 Sep 2006 11:49:17 -0500 E House ... Erm...why? Arlys
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 6, 2006
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      On Wed, 6 Sep 2006 11:49:17 -0500 "E House" <formfunc@...>
      writes:
      > A Swiss boating club has re-enacted a public relations triumph from
      > over 400 years ago � transporting a pot of steaming porridge from
      > Zurich to Strasbourg in France:
      > http://snipurl.com/w0g8
      >
      > -E House

      Erm...why?

      Arlys
    • Amy Heilveil
      Reading the article tells one why.... The Hirsebreifahrt, or millet porridge trip, is celebrated every ten years. It recalls Zurich s attempt in 1576 to
      Message 2 of 3 , Sep 6, 2006
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        Reading the article tells one why....

        "The Hirsebreifahrt, or millet porridge trip, is celebrated every ten years.
        It recalls Zurich's attempt in 1576 to cement its alliance with Strasbourg,
        which doubted that the distant Swiss city could ever bring speedy enough
        aid."

        Smiles,
        Despina de la why not


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