June 2011

Some awesome renaissance costume photos:

Scarborough Renaissance Festival 2011 – Residing Chess Match
renaissance costume

Image by Firebird Images
Opening day of the 2011 Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, TX – April 9, 2011

Scarborough Renaissance Festival 2011 – Fool Hearty
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Image by Firebird Photographs
Opening day of the 2011 Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, TX – April nine, 2011

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Cool Medieval Helmet photos

by admin on June 25, 2011

Check out these medieval helmet photographs:

Pair of helmets
medieval helmet

Picture by dogwatcher
Witnessed in Hermannsburg (Germany), on the medieval festival there (May possibly 2009).

Samson and the Lion Sculpture
medieval helmet

Picture by Cross Duck
This minor representation of Samson killing a lion is tucked away by itself among a higher frieze of abstract filigree function in Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, England.
An example of the 12th century Herefordshire College of Romanesque Sculpture, which made a odd mixture of pagan and Christian images. Right here Samson is putting on a conical medieval helmet.

Likely Medieval
medieval helmet

Picture by snaphappydan
The gang difficulty in Seattle is truly getting out of hand.

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Behold! The awful price of treason!

by admin on June 24, 2011

Some cool medieval pike pictures:

Behold! The terrible value of treason!
medieval pike

Image by A single fortunate man
No saracens have been harmed in the generating of this photo. Ha!

That fake severed head was simply the most entertaining prop I actually took to a renaissance faire. Lots of jaws dropped and children wondered, &quotIs it genuine?&quot

My stage in taking it was just to display a grim reality of the old globe. Heads on pikes were commonly utilised as reminders of the law until finally the not too distant prior. London Bridge was littered with heads on spikes, William Wallace’s head currently being between them. Vlad Dracula’s head was shown above one particular of the gates of Constantinople after his dying.

Any individual shocked by this picture must understand that I invested most of my adolesence reading &quotThe Savage Sword of Conan&quot. There was an image like this in darn around each situation of that magazine. I couldn’t resist.

I failed to explain to my mild spouse I was taking a head to this faire. When she saw the pics she explained, &quotOh my God. Do not you consider that is a bit over-the-top?&quot to which I answered, &quotYes expensive… Precisely!&quot

I desire the picture top quality was much better. It can be bloody difficult to get a very good shot in the rain!

piked collar – dungeon – Medieval Occasions – 03162007
medieval pike

Picture by boliyou (I heart Rhody)

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A couple of good renaissance costume photos I discovered:

Scarborough Renaissance Festival 2011 – The Joust
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Picture by Firebird Pictures
Opening day of the 2011 Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, TX – April 9, 2011

Scarborough Renaissance Festival 2011 – The Joust
renaissance costume

Picture by Firebird Pictures
Opening day of the 2011 Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, TX – April 9, 2011

Scarborough Renaissance Festival 2011 – The Joust
renaissance costume

Picture by Firebird Photographs
Opening day of the 2011 Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, TX – April 9, 2011

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Question by Anni: What are some primitive/medieval weapons that do not demand a good deal of power to wield?
For illustration, if a female in historic periods had not been creating up power, what would she be able to wield? Axes and swords ended up very major, and bows truly took an extraordinary amount of strength to pull correctly. Some thing that calls for a lot more skill as opposed to raw strength.

Very best answer:

Reply by Skyward
A rock

What do you feel? Solution under!

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