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#74 "Camping Ren-Style, Legendary Destrier, Medieval Castles in the Ozarks"

#74 "Camping Ren-Style, Legendary Destrier, Medieval Castles in the Ozarks"
Sub Category: RPG Magazines
Publish Year: 2010
Pages: 88
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2"
Restockable: No
Type: Magazine

Description

Packing for Your First SCA Camping Event

Planning and packing for your first SCA or re-enactment camping trip can seem like a daunting and stressful task. We give you the inside scoop on how to prepare to brave the elements, have fun, and look terrific.

London's Fascinating Customs, Ceremonies, Rituals, and Legends

Interwoven into London's living history and culture are myths and folklore that manifest themselves in a variety of strange, creative, and often hilarious rituals. We visit Londoners dressed up in medieval costumes, disguised as trees, looking for ghosts in church naves, paying homage to an old stone by the roadside, and reliving witchcraft and sorcery from London's bygone era.

Shoes

Alluring, Ritualistic, Symbolic. Shoes are not just foot coverings but objects of fascination. We look at the footwear that once protected against the elements, assisted laborers at work, anchored warriors to their horses in battle, and became emblematic of power, prestige, class distinction, and profession.

The Destrier: A Knight's Trusted Partner

The knight's place in history as the most powerful, feared warrior of the Middle Ages was secured due to the development of his most prized, expensive, and labor-intensive weapon of war: the warhorse.

Medieval Castles in the Ozarks

Renaissance Magazine takes you to the site of America's only authentic reproduction of a medieval fortress being built from the ground up using historically accurate methods. Amateur archaeologist and entrepreneur Michel Guyot, best known for creating Guedelon Castle in France, is building a thirteenth-century French medieval castle near Lead Hill, Arkansas.

Villers-La-Ville Abbey: Belgium's Most Haunting Monastery Ruins

With her atmospheric medieval squares and castles, and magnificent renaissance palaces, Belgium is Western Europe's most underrated tourist destination. Foremost amongst Belgium's extraordinary historic sites is the beautiful and haunting Villers-La-Ville Abbey.