Research into the art, culture, and social history of the Middle Ages.
A collection of the resources I use for my research. This will be updated periodically.
It's so easy to be infected by the excitement of your friends when they're geeking about their arts!
European Arts and Food
Explore recipes from the Middle Ages, adapted to modern kitchens.
Explore the material good and clothing of people in Cairo and Fustat in the year 1066.Middle Eastern Food and Food Culture
Tunic pattern development for European or Middle Eastern in 1066. Opens a .pdf.
Sewing directions for the pattern you develop. Opens a .pdf.Bibliography
Several resources that I have found related to the Medieval Middle East.
Image (upper left): Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris. Ms. Arabe 5847, fol. 58v, detail.
Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.Photo: Chris Poor. The setting is the historical Oakeshott Institute http://www.oakeshott.org/