Stefan's Florilegium Additions for March 2005

THLord Stefan li Rous offers additions to the Florilegium for March 2005.

Greetings to the Gentles of the Known World,

Here is a copy of this months Florilegium article, detailing what is knew at the Florilegium site for the month of March.

If any of you are editors for local SCA newsletters and you would like to get a copy of this monthly article for publication a few weeks in advance, so you can meet your publication lead-times, please contact me to be put on my list.

I will be at the Gulf Wars event in the Kingdom of Meridies in a couple of weeks. If any of you are going to be there and would like to come by and discuss the Florilegium or anything else, please do. I will be camping with my home barony, the Barony of Bryn Gwlad, and we are usually camped opposite the Ansteorra gate. Just look for a large square pavilion with red trim and a banner with my device, which you can see on the Florilegium site.


A Blending of the Past and Present

Over the past fifteen years in an ongoing effort, I have been collecting bits of useful information from various newsgroups, mail lists and articles submitted to me by their authors. In order to make this information available to others, I have placed this information in a series of files I call Stefan's Florilegium.

I am always interested in new articles. If you have written an article that would be of interest to others in the SCA, please send it to me for possible inclusion in the Florilegium. Contact me for more details.

I am also interested in volunteers who might be interested in helping me maintain the Florilegium. Everything from collecting materials, editing and web work is needed. Again, please contact me for more details.

For those who would like to help support the Florilegium project in another way, I have added a PayPal donation button on the top page of the site. Any donations, while not tax deductible, do help pay the overhead costs of keeping the site running.

THLord Stefan li Rous

Here are the new files for this month:

In the CHILDREN section:
children-SCA-lnks - Links to info on children in the SCA by Dame Aoife Finn of Ynos Mon.

In the ENTERTAINMENT section:
Brf-Lok-Tennis-art - "A Brief Look at Tennis" by Baron Hrolf Herjolfssen.

In the FEASTS section:
bread-for-fsts-msg - Baking and buying bread for SCA feasts.
NP-Italisn-fst-art - An Italian feast done by Bear for Namron Protectorate XXVIII.

In the FOOD section:
medvl-cooking-lnks - Links on medieval cooking by Dame Aoife Finn of Ynos Mon.

In the FOOD-VEGETABLES section:
greens-msg - Period cooked, leafy vegetables.

In the UNCATALOGUED section:
Peer-Fear-art - Two articles on "Peer Fear" and on "Associate Training". (humor)

Here are just a some of the updated files, usually those with the largest amounts of new material:

  • artichokes-msg - Period artichokes. Recipes. Cardoons.
  • beets-msg - Period beet roots and beet greens. Recipes.
  • books-food-msg - Books about food. Not cookbooks.
  • cb-rv-Apicius-msg - Reviews of cookbooks having Apicius recipes.
  • celery-msg - Period celery. Recipes. References.
  • dairy-prod-msg - Dairy products. milk, butter, curds, cream.
  • gourds-msg - Gourds, pumpkins, squash. Recipes.
  • mushrooms-msg - Period mushrooms. Recipes.
  • olives-msg - Period olives. Processing fresh olives.
  • turnips-msg - Turnips in period. Recipes.

Copyright 2005, Mark S. Harris.
Permission to reprint in SCA-related publications is hereby granted if the contents are left unchanged and the author is notified of the publication. Notification may be by email and reformatting is allowed.


THLord Stefan li Rous
Barony of Bryn Gwlad
Kingdom of Ansteorra
Mark S. Harris
Austin, Texas