Re: Slavic bowing?
- Baroness Anastasia wrote:
> I read that the hand over the heart was Persian. TheNot Alex, but also a native -- I've only seen/heard what Liudmila
> Russian way is from the waist with arms and hands to
> the side.
> Alex, what do you say???
> Baroness Anstasia>
described. Unless there's been a cultural revolution I am not aware of
during the last couple of years..
From personal experience, one better have a strong lower back if
performing this in a hat-heavy region :).
I don't think the heel-clicking is appropriate for most of the period
due to, well, lack of heels. This hurts when done in leather
A lot of folks seem to be doing 16th century here, though, it might be
ok for that time -- not my period of interest, so I can't give you any
- In a message dated 4/4/2003 1:32:50 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> Before you get yourself all worked up, I would remindYour Excellency,
> you that no ones OPINION should be treated as Gospel.
> Not yours, not mine, not anyones. We have on this page
> my opinion, and your opinion, I only thought to get
> Alex's opinion because he is there.
I might be wrong, but I assumed you wanted Alex's opinion because he is
Russian. Therefore, I chose to remind you that my opinion is based on being a
native of that land as well. I never said it was "Gospel" -- in fact, I said
it was an extrapolation. That's why I would also like to know what Alex
thinks (once we straightened out polite bowing from archery equipment), since
he might have access to some info I can no longer obtain.
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