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  • Tim Nalley
    My Lady is Italian, Florentine, or is she Venetian? I ll get on it! ... === message truncated === __________________________________________________ Do You
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      My Lady is Italian, Florentine, or is she Venetian?
      I'll get on it!

      --- Dimitrii Borodinskii <borodinskii@...>
      wrote:

      > I'm using windows xp(home). Word etc.
      > Anything you hve would be great. Male or female as
      > my wife wishes to have a few pieces to match me (she
      > usually is french)
      >
      > Thanks
      > Dimitrii
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Tim Nalley
      > To: sig@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Monday, October 16, 2006 11:16 PM
      > Subject: Re: Re[2]: [sig] Russian armor
      >
      >
      > I've been needing to scan this stuff for a while
      > and
      > stop sending paper copies! What OS does your
      > computer
      > use?
      > 'dok
      >
      > --- Colum mac Fheradaigh <colum@...>
      > wrote:
      >
      > > .... sure I'd love to come. The drive from
      > Lochac
      > > (australia) might kill me through. Any chance of
      > > getting handouts?
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: Tim Nalley
      > > To: sig@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Friday, October 13, 2006 12:10 AM
      > > Subject: Re: Re[2]: [sig] Russian armor
      > >
      > >
      > > I've been resting my late period Russian
      > Costuming
      > > class for the last 2-3 years but I'll be
      > teaching
      > > it
      > > again at Pennsic this year, and some other
      > events
      > > around the Midrealm, if you're interested.
      > > 'dok
      > >
      > > --- Colum mac Fheradaigh <colum@...>
      > > wrote:
      > >
      > > > Oh... I indeed lie the caftans and tall furry
      > > hats.
      > > > I've picked later period, although it was a
      > hard
      > > > decision. I also like the viking-ish period,
      > but
      > > > ended up deciding on the later period because
      > in
      > > my
      > > > area, there are a LOT of vikings. And
      > basically,
      > > > the final decision came down to the fact that
      > I
      > > > would look like a viking... but with a littl
      > > emore
      > > > flair! I do have some early style russian,
      > > > specially made for those viking events so I
      > can
      > > > still wear russian.
      > > >
      > > > Oh... don't mention the middle period... I
      > > really
      > > > dislike the byzentine (sorry for the spelling)
      > > type
      > > > of garb.
      > > >
      > > > Dimitrii
      > > >
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > From: Tim Nalley
      > > > To: sig@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2006 1:53 AM
      > > > Subject: Re: Re[2]: [sig] Russian armor
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > So, no one has asked you whether you have
      > > decided
      > > > upon a period of Russian History for your
      > > persona?
      > > > There are three very distinctive one within
      > the
      > > > SCA
      > > > paradim, and some would argue that four is
      > more
      > > > accurate. This is a hot button issue that I do
      > > not
      > > > subscribe to or participate in, so here is my
      > > > private
      > > > interpretation of the four periods.
      > > > I like caftans and tall furry hats so I picked
      > > > late period. My period had a lot of foriegn
      > > > artisans
      > > > and expertise hired in but ended in strongly
      > > > autocratic rule almost ruining the realm
      > through
      > > > Ivan
      > > > the Terrible and his embicle son, Feodor.
      > > > Others like Slavic/ Khazar/ quasi-Viking so
      > they
      > > > picked early, still other like Sofya and
      > Alexey
      > > > (?)
      > > > seem to like Kievian, which roughly
      > correspondes
      > > > to
      > > > middle to high middle ages in Europe, and
      > still
      > > > others
      > > > prefer the mis-named "Tatar Yoke" period,
      > which
      > > > still
      > > > has very westernized weaponary but is
      > beginning
      > > to
      > > > become increasingly more Eastern as power
      > > > consolidates
      > > > and the Grand Princes steadily nudge their
      > > Golden
      > > > Horde "masters" out of de facto control.
      > > > So, if you haven't already then now is when
      > you
      > > > start finding the right "feel" to fit your
      > > > interests!
      > > > 'dok
      > > >
      > > > --- Colum mac Fheradaigh
      > <colum@...>
      > > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > Wow... thanks everyone for your help.
      > > Definately
      > > > > given me something to
      > > > > ponder over.
      > > > > Next step... (actually first step) is garb.
      > > Any
      > > > > favourite sites?
      > > > > Dimitrii
      > > > > (It's official, my renewal fo rmembership
      > has
      > > > > Dimitrii on it, and the
      > > > > paperwork is soon to be in for registration)
      > > > >
      > > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > > From: "Alexey Kiyaikin aka Posadnik"
      > > > > <Posadnik@...>
      > > > > To: <sig@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > Sent: Wednesday, October 11, 2006 5:04 PM
      > > > > Subject: Re[2]: [sig] Russian armor
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Yep, it works, thank you.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Weeeellll...
      > > > > >
      > > > > > The pics belong to St. Petersburg
      > > > re-constructors
      > > > > team known in Russia as
      > > > > > "Knyazheskaya Druzhina".
      > > > > > The principal terms list leaves much to be
      > > > > desired.
      > > > > > Simply mistakes:
      > > > > > Bronya (in fact, the all-European word for
      > > > > chainmail before circa 12-14
      > > > > > century, related to Frankish term brunia)
      > > > > > Chekan - a small horseman battle axe with
      > a
      > > > hammer
      > > > > at the head, SOMETIMES
      > > > > > by mistake meaning a dagger axe.
      > > > > > Kinzhal - dagger, no more. Not in use
      > until
      > > 12
      > > > > century.
      > > > > > Klevets - this IS a dagger axe
      > > > > > Konchar - horseman thrusting sword, usu.
      > > > > chainmail-piercing
      > > > > > PrilbitsA - a narrow scull cap, be it a
      > kind
      > > > of a
      > > > > helmet or a cap worn
      > > > > > under it.
      > > > > > SablYA. "Sabel" is a German word or a
      > > > misprint.
      > > > > > SekirA
      > > > > > Shashka - a "long knife", a saber-like
      > > weapon
      > > > with
      > > > > a knife-type hilt.
      > > > > > Sovna - a glaive.
      >
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