Re: [sig] Fw: this made me think of you
- In a message dated 11/7/2001 9:24:55 PM Central Standard Time,
> Maybe they did do things likeNo, not in period, and especially not in any SCA-recognizable form (not I
didn't even say registerable). There were heraldic-like things going, but not
actual formal heraldry that we could use.
> Can anyone who has been to Russia shed some light? ISo did Poland in period. But not Russia. And a 16-C. portrait of Ivan IV with
> found that 16th century and on in Slovakia defiantely
a heraldic-looking image of St George does not qualify as heraldry. Just a
heraldic-like thingie on a portrait.
No, unfortunately for our game, there is no period Russian heraldry in
recognizable or usable form.
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- --- MHoll@... wrote:
In a message dated 11/7/2001 9:31:16 AM Central
Standard Time, <BR>
> There is/was Russian heraldry.� <BR><BR>
Just completely OOP.<BR>
I guess it depends on how strictly you define Russian.
Since this book is about Russian principalities, it
would seem to include most of what is now Russia, plus
to see European style heraldry on a seal from 1407 and
two others from 16th century chronicles.
JEFFREY C. SMITH
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