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  • Kseniia Smolnianina
    Jul 2 12:24 PM
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      Thanks very much for the clarification, Aldo! I admit I only skimmed
      the descriptions. :)

      --Kseniia

      2008/7/2 aldo <turanomar@...>:
      > My dear friends! These are really specific reasearches that do not apply to
      > the Rus' but only to Siberian uses and traditions and not in the Middle Ages
      > as it is conventionally fixed.
      > I would advise to refer to Dmbinsk's work mainly and Kostomarov Domosc'njaja
      > Zhizn' Russkogo Naroda. The historian refers to the home uses of his time
      > but compares (this is his main interest) them to the Chronicles and and to
      > the past of the three most important areas of the Russian Middle Ages: The
      > most ancient NOVGOROD-POLOTSK area, KIEV area, and finally VLADIMIR-SUZDAL
      > area.
      > This is really a valuiable work to make any research on food and way of
      > living in the old Russian Times.Not much has come to the light after
      > Kostomarov's epoch (XIX cent.). Even the Birch letters do not inform much
      > about food and cooking.
      >
      > Ciao
      >
      > Aldo
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Kseniia Smolnianina" <kseniia@...>
      > To: <sig@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 9:13 PM
      > Subject: Re: [sig] period games
      >
      >
      >> A reenactor from Latvia whose LiveJournal I read (in Russian) just
      >> posted two titles that may be of interest on this subject. I'm not
      >> sure if they're available in the US, and I doubt they've been
      >> translated, but here's the info anyway (one of the native speakers on
      >> this list can correct my rough translations if necessary!):
      >>
      >> - В.В. Шевцов. ПОВСЕДНЕВНОСТЬ ДОСУГА. ФОРМЫ ИГРОВОГО ДОСУГА В СРЕДЕ
      >> СЛУЖИЛОГО НАСЕЛЕНИЯ ТОМСКОГО ОСТРОГА. (V.V. Shevtsov. Everyday
      >> Leisure. Forms of Leisure Games among the Working Population of Tomsk
      >> Island.)
      >>
      >> This one apparently discusses a variety of leisure time activities
      >> including bones, checkers, chess and card games. I can't tell from
      >> the description if this includes period games or not, but it seems to
      >> go into the history of games, so I'm guessing there's something there.
      >>
      >> - В.В. Шевцов. КАРТОЧНАЯ ИГРА В ОБЩЕСТВЕННОМ БЫТУ РОССИИ (КОНЕЦ XVI -
      >> НАЧАЛО XIX ВВ.) // МАТЕРИАЛЫ НАУЧНЫХ КОНФЕРЕНЦИЙ СТУДЕНТОВ И
      >> АСПИРАНТОВ ИСТОРИЧЕСКОГО ФАКУЛЬТЕТА ТГУ. 1998-2001 ГГ. (V.V.
      >> Shevtsov. Card Games in the Common [or Society?] Life in Russia (End
      >> of 16th - Beginning of 19th Centuries). // Materials from the
      >> Scientific Conferences of Students and Graduate Students of the
      >> History Department of TGU. 1998-2001.)
      >>
      >> Here's a link to the LiveJournal, for those of you who read Russian:
      >>
      >> http://ms-reenactor.livejournal.com/
      >>
      >> --Kseniia
      >



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      Kseniia Smolnianina, JdL
      Barony of Three Mountains
      Kingdom of An Tir
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