Re: KNOWN WORLD COURTESANS - SOCIAL @ Pennsic War 2012
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Carla" <sweetceduxion@...> wrote:
>I'm fairly certain that oiran/tayuu really didn't have their heyday until after SCA-period with the establishment of pleasure quarters in major towns and cities under the Tokugawa shogunate.
> For anyone involved in the Society of Creative Anachronism, who attends Pennsic War we are hosting a Courtesan Salon/Symposium/Social this summer to educate and bring together Courtesans from around The Known World; Hetairai/Hetaera (Greece), Ganika (India), Kisaeng Korea), Orian (Japan), Cortigiana Onesta (Italy), any male counter parts Cicisbeo (Italy), Chevalier (France) or Cortejo (Spain)& of course other Courtiers, Court Entertainers & Patrons of the arts.
Two sen worth,
Saionji no Hana