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6435Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] Re: Five hundred years of camping out

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  • Joseph Ebbecke
    May 7 12:49 PM
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      Thanks! If I ever run it down myself I'll let you
      know.

      --- Tara Maginnis <thecostumersmanifesto@...>
      wrote:
      > Alas, I don't know myself, although I've tried to
      > find out. It was a
      > quote (by whom I've long since forgotten) that my
      > college Late
      > Antique/ Early Medieval History teacher cited to sum
      > up the society of
      > Western Europe from about 500 CE to 1000 CE when we
      > began a class on
      > that era.
      >
      > --- In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com,
      > "joetexx" <joetexx@y...>
      > wrote:
      > > Does anyone know the source of this description of
      > the Dark Ages ? If
      > > you possibly supply me with the name of the 'pithy
      > scholar' mentioned
      > > by Dr Maginnis I'd be very grateful!
      > >
      > >
      > > *Contemporary with the first part of the Eastern
      > Empire's rule in the
      > > western Mediterranean, Western Europe was going
      > through the period
      > > known as the "Dark Ages". One rather pithy scholar
      > pretty well summed
      > > up the era (400-900ce) as "five hundred years of
      > camping out".*
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      http://www.costumes.org/classes/fashiondress/byzantium.htm
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      >
      >
      >

      Thanks Very Much,

      Joseph Ebbecke



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