Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-05-11 08:29
They were much more than travelling fortune tellers and performers. This week, Dame Aoife explores the culture of the various people commonly called Gypsies.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2005-05-04 10:41
Turning away from the gentle arts for a moment, Dame Aoife this week offers links dedicated to the ladies in the SCA and in historical times who meet men as equals on the field of honorable combat.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2005-04-25 09:10
Archaeological examinations of naturally-preserved bodies retrieved from bogs provide valuable insights into the daily lives and cultural values of ancient civilizations. Dame Aoife takes us on a tour in this week's installment of Aoife's Links.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-04-15 08:48
Whether you are new to the SCA, or have new friends who've just joined the living history community, you are sure to find something of interest in this week's installment of Aoife's Links.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-04-08 15:52
Dame Aoife brings us a bounteous net-full of links that are all about fishing in the Middle Ages. (Sorry about the pun...we couldn't resist the bait! —ed.)
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2005-04-07 10:54
We all know about the Chatelain(e) as an SCA officer who helps newcomers, but the medieval root of this name has more to do with accessorizing than acclimating. Aoife's Links this week explores the "jewelry-and-keychain variety" of chatelaine.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-03-20 13:55
Aoife is just in time this week, with an Aoife's Links edition devoted to Spring Equinox rituals and customs and other celebrations of the season.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-03-18 11:23
Are you a "poet and don't know-et?" This week, Dame Aoife takes us on a poetic journey through this fine art that has been the choice of lovers, leaders, and lechers since time immemorial.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2005-03-17 08:58
The hound dog may not be a fancy breed, but they've been lovable and faithful friends of Mankind for centuries. This week, Dame Aoife takes a look at the humble but helpful hounds.
Submitted by Aoife on Sat, 2005-03-12 15:56
Nature surprised Dame Aoife with a blast of late-season winter, and her response is a bevy of links about knitting and naalbinding warm winter clothes.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-02-27 16:01
Dame Aoife takes a walk on the medieval wild side this week, with links about the lighter side of scribal arts proving that people in the Middle Ages did have a sense of humor.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2005-02-23 18:34
Sumptuary laws, that is, laws regulating the use of special clothing, jewelry, or other symbols of rank or station, is the subject of Aoife's Links this week.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-02-11 09:35
This week, Dame Aoife provides a plethora of pointers to pages on pens, pencils, and other paraphenalia of period publication.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2005-02-03 07:45
From ancient times, people have found themselves forced to labor for others. The links this week examine how slavery — and other institutions just a step above it — were practiced in the Middle Ages, by various cultures and nations.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-28 17:10
Dame Aoife discusses Medieval Psalters in this week's edition of Aoife's Links.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2005-01-27 06:55
This week's Aoife's Links is all about kids and the SCA — how to dress them, how to have fun while parenting them in the SCA, what there is for them to do at events, how they can participate in your SCA life, and how to contact the children's officer nearest you.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-01-07 11:56
Having recovered from last week's mishap, Dame Aoife returns to the wonderful world of weblinks. This week, she brings us a plethora of resources for the culinary arts of the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-01-03 12:41
"If you don't mind I'll have a stiff scotch and a good scrub, rather than take several hours to do web research," quoth Dame Aoife, explaining why a (fortunately minor) car fire prevented an installment of Aoife's Links this week.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2004-12-27 07:41
Aoife's Links this week are all about holiday celebrations from the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-12-21 15:00
Aoife's Links for Thanksgiving week were inadvertently overlooked because most of the SCAtoday.net staff were out of town for the holiday. We apologize for the delay in posting the above, and thank the kind person who alterted us to the omission.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2004-12-20 15:15
This week's edition of Aoife's Links focuses on jewelry — especially finger rings — of the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-12-07 12:50
Dame Aoife presents her guide to historical holiday gifts and their modern counterparts for the medievalists on your list.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-12-07 10:18
Aoife brings us links about medieval India as she celebrates her new modern-world job at a yoga magazine publishing company.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-12-07 09:01
Dame Aoife starts the holiday season with thoughts of charity, both in the Middle Ages and in the modern world (but with an historical twist).
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-11-18 12:21
This week's Aoife's Links List is on the subject of Medieval Handgonnes, Cannon, Arquebus and Matchlokkes.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-11-04 19:24
This week, Dame Aoife discusses medieval illnesses, especially the flu.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-10-20 08:46
Aoife's Links this week focus on a very appropriate seasonal topic: the history of the Halloween holiday, which dates back to the ancient Celtic and Roman civilizations.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-10-14 18:08
This week, Dame Aoife looks at medieval and historical libraries.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-10-13 21:00
This week, Dame Aoife walks on the wild side with annotated links relating to medieval bestiaries.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-10-07 17:28
Dame Aoife, publisher of the weekly "Aoife's Links" collection of interesting web resources for the Current Middle Ages, will be publishing the links on a list server provided by SCAtoday.net.