[Sca-cooks] Period description of "events"

Denise Wolff scadian at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 14 07:07:08 PDT 2006

Art,Culture, and Cuisine:Ancient and Medieval Gastronomy
-Phyllis Pray Bober ISBN 0226062546

The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.
Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC), De Amicitia

>From: Johnna Holloway <johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu>
>Reply-To: Cooks within the SCA <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
>To: Cooks within the SCA <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
>Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] Period description of "events"
>Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2006 21:49:32 -0400
>If you have academic access, then there's EEBO of course
>and all the accounts that can be found in there.
>Otherwise you might want to start with Roy Strong.
>Feast is entertaining. So is Charlemagne's Tablecloth by Fletcher.
>Eat, Drink, & Be Merry by Ivan Day is another. Also Apples of Gold in
>of Silver by Young. They all offer bibliographies. Take their sources
>and go from there.
>The Banquet: Dining in the Great Courts of Late Renaissance Europe
>by Ken Albala will be out in 2007.
>Patrick Levesque wrote:
> > All right, and now for something completely non-confrontational :-)
> >
> > I'm looking for sources period descriptions, narrations or tales of 
> > ceremonies, tourneys, banquets, balls, feasts, etc, etc, etc...snipped
> > They don't have to be only about food itself - I've recently been 
> > into events from a more holistic perspective.
> > Thanks! Petru
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