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Gulf Wars 2020 SCA European dance
2nd Courtesan’s Ball at Gulf Wars 2020
All are here invited to join with the courtesans of the known world in fun and frolic! Break out your
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medieval birth control
The Trotula Collection
This collection of medical manuscripts is commonly referred to as ‘The Trotula’. These three texts: “On the Conditions of Women”,
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Recent Studies
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Historical Foundation, Trotula CCLXXVIII
An oil based face whitener that would modernly be described as a foundation. This cream is similar to the Roman
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How to Learn a New Dance
Everyone learns differently, and you’ll learn each dance best for actually dancing if you stick it in as many corners
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1st Courtesan’s Ball
content All are here invited to join with the courtesans of the known world in fun and frolic! Break out
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Step Vocabulary
The range of historical European dances recreated in the Society covers several centuries and countries of origin. While they share
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medieval dancing in England
Black Nag
This is a spritely little dance that practically dances itself once you get a feel for it. One of those
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SCA Resume
Gwlados Vachan Alternates: Lucretia Lepida mka Evan MeierPronouns: She/They Shire of Starhaven, Kingdom of TrimarisMember #241014, Exp: 4/30/2020 Apprenticed to
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european dance
Hole in the Wall
This stately dance is well into the grey period of the 1600’s and doesn’t fit the SCA criteria of pre-1600
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medieval dance steps
Bransle des Lavandieres
Hands-down my favorite of all the Arbeau bransles. Just complex enough to be truly satisfying, and still simple enough to
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Personae
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2nd c CE Roman
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12th c Renaissance
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Courtesans
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Domesticities
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Scribal
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Cosmetics
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french folk dance
Bransle de Bourgogne
Also called the Burgundian Bransle (pronounced ‘brawl’). This simple dance makes a great addition to the SCA repertoire. It’s perfect
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13 c Cosmetics for Everyone
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Friends
If you’re interested in reading and learning more about all things pre-1600 here is a list of the websites belonging
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Roman Foundation
Make & Take: 2c Roman Foundation Cream
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Middle Ages Cosmetics and Hygiene
European Hygiene Habits from the Middle Ages
The handout for my basic European hygiene class. This class covers hygiene practices for ALL GENDERS (male, female, everyone) who
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medieval dance steps
Bransle Pinagay
An easy dance that can be surprisingly aerobic. As with many (most, all?) dances originating in 16th c France called
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Administratio
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Handouts
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Documentation
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Domina Lucretia Lepida
Lucretia (family name: LOOcrayteeah) Lepida (personal name: LAYpeedah) A war widow living in the reign of Marcus Aurelius. Bored with
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Lady Gwlados Vachan
Welsh Name: Gwlados (gooLADos) Vachan Latin Name: Gwlados (gooLADos) uxor Turstin A noble patron of medicine, domestic arts, and the
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