Archive - Sep 17, 2003

Medieval Clothing and Textile Journal to be Released

Robin Netherton, a frequent lecturer on medieval clothing and textiles, has announced that a new scholarly journal on medieval clothing will soon be available.

Lost Imperial Purple Formula Rediscovered

The secret formula for creating Roman imperial purple dye has been rediscovered.

Swords, and the People Who Love Them

NetSword is a discussion group for "swordsmen, sword smiths, armorers, weapons makers, collectors of swords, re-enactors, historians, and enthusiasts" who wish to discuss various topics concerning weapons and warfare during the Middle Ages through the Renaissance.

Living in Style at Pennsic

Want something a little more substantial than a dome tent for Pennsic? Consider a Moorish cottage complete with timbered ceiling and loft.