Event Ideals (fighting)

Elizabeth Shahan ecs at infinity.ccsi.com
Thu Jul 13 17:00:01 PDT 1995

On 13 Jul 1995, Mark Harris wrote:

> Cynric says:
> "Like it or not, the chief occupation throughout the middle ages was war."  
> Not quite. For the upper portion of medieval society, perhaps. But they
> were smaller in numbers than the other two estates. The majority of people
> were peasants. Their chief occupation was raising and harvesting food. 
> They were highly affected by war, but it was not their chief occupation.
> In both the SCA and period, the armed combatants get far more attention
> than their numbers would suggest.
> Stefan li Rous
So that means we are doing it authentically, right?


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