- ... Depending on the culture in question, forks are definitely period. They were used in the Middle East from at least the 7th C on, and brought to ByzantiumMessage 1 of 32 , Jan 16, 2009View SourceQuoth tenzicut _:
> <a rot iron look to it and is like $2 a fork or knife.Depending on the culture in question, forks are definitely
> <Anita=A0=A0**** Fork?!?!?!?!?! They are OOP (out of period) hehe=A0YIS,Mer=
period. They were used in the Middle East from at least
the 7th C on, and brought to Byzantium by the 10th C.
Forks were introduced into Italy in the 11th C when the
Doge of Venice married a Byzantine wife, but they didn't
come into common usage in Italy until the 16th C, and
weren't introduced into England until 1608.
There's a lovely little article on the history of the
Some other interesting sites include:
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- As far as I know nothing designates it as Yul . This lady simply had her feast gear at the Yul is what I heard her to say. For my T W O pence worthMessage 32 of 32 , Jan 18, 2009View SourceAs far as I know nothing designates it as 'Yul'. This lady simply had her feast gear at the 'Yul' is what I heard her to say. For my T W O pence worth or were they ducats:(I promise you I know nothing of Irish money) I believe the Irish like the peoples in the Norse lands were slow to adopt the fork. The Irish seem despite their proximity to have been fairly cut off from the goings on in Europe and were slow in adopting anything European preferring to continue their Gaelic traditions in stead.