[Sca-cooks] Khlii

Ana Valdés agora158 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 05:10:39 PDT 2008

Is Medievales online?
Thanks and Glad Easter to all!
Ana, who will go to Mass today,

On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 4:07 AM, Lilinah <lilinah at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Whoo-hoo! I just found a reference to SCA-period khlii (spelled
>  khali' - but those North Africans are always misplacing their vowels)
>  in an article about Medieval Maghribi and Andalusi Sufis in the
>  journal "Medievales" (it's French).
>  The reference dates either to the Almoravid (1062-1150) or Almohad
>  (1150-1269) period. The Moroccan author of the article, written in
>  French, referred to it simply as dried meat preserved in melted fat
>  (viande sechee conservee dans de la graisse), although i don't know
>  if they based their description on period descriptions or on modern
>  khlii. The original source described this particular khlii as made of
>  mouflon (see note below).
>  My Source
>  (leaving out all the accent marks)
>  "Medievales", No 33 - Automne 1997
>  Cultures et nourritures de l'occident musulman
>  Essais dedies a Bernard Rosenberger
>  in the article
>  "Furgalite soufie et banquets de zaouyas : l'eclairage des sources
>  hagiographiques"
>  Halim Ferhat
>  pp. 69-79
>  The reference is on p. 77 (i haven't quite finished reading the
>  article) I'm going to double check after i finish the article - the
>  source isn't footnoted on p. 77, but since the same Sufi saint is
>  referred to earlier in the article, i may be able to find it.
>  I'm reading my way through the entire journal. I've finished 5
>  articles, i'm reading the 6th, and there are 4 more to go...
>  NOTE: Mouflon are a type of wild sheep (ovis musimon)
>  http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/sheep/mouflon/index.htm
>  [this is a terrific website for learning about domesticated animals]
>  Mouflon are in a group of Caprinae called "goat antelopes"
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mouflon
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