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by Comyn
Wed Jun 22, 2022 11:02 am
Forum: Library
Topic: Saxons - Asser's The Life of King Alfred
Replies: 2
Views: 15

Re: Saxons - Asser's The Life of King Alfred

It is also spelled Gothrun in some sources. He is called the "king of the pagans" by Alfred, but he actually was in England because his bid for the Danish throne had failed, so instead he led a sizable army of Danes in the 870s across England choosing a new locale (about 100 miles away) ea...
by Comyn
Wed Jun 22, 2022 9:09 am
Forum: Library
Topic: Saxons - Asser's The Life of King Alfred
Replies: 2
Views: 15

Saxons - Asser's The Life of King Alfred

Alfred, alone of Anglo-Saxon kings, inspired a full-length biography, written in 893, by the Welsh scholar Asser. This work contains much valuable information, and it reveals that Alfred laboured throughout under the burden of recurrent, painful illness; and beneath Asser’s rhetoric can be seen a m...
by Comyn
Sun Jun 12, 2022 6:50 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Revisiting Guedelon castle
Replies: 0
Views: 26

Revisiting Guedelon castle

It's been many years since the BBC special about this project so it's awesome to see how far they have come since then.

https://youtu.be/Ajqort8ldXA

Comyn
by Comyn
Tue Feb 01, 2022 6:46 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Virtual Winter University - Midrealm (via zoom)
Replies: 0
Views: 215

Virtual Winter University - Midrealm (via zoom)

Midrealm's winter RUM event in Fairborn Ohio is scheduled for Feb 12, 2022
Of interest to others is that their A&S will have a virtual component.
Zoom links to be published on Feb 9 on their schedule page:
The schedule lists several classes which might be of interest.
by Comyn
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Library
Topic: FTP Site
Replies: 1
Views: 3097

Re: FTP Site

This area was retired sometime last year. All PDFs and scans were downloaded at that time and archived.
by Comyn
Fri May 29, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Castell Henllys
Replies: 1
Views: 2382

Castell Henllys

I've been following this guy for a long time. He usually covers tiny houses but he started doing a series on ancient houses and did a nice tour of Castell Henllys in Wales (link to the official park website). This first episode takes us to Castell Henllys, An Iron Age Fort in Pembrokeshire, Wales. B...
by Comyn
Sun May 10, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Geological Map of Ireland
Replies: 1
Views: 1718

Geological Map of Ireland

Just thought I'd leave this here.
from https://twitter.com/geo_spatialist/stat ... 9706447872

Geological map of Ireland founded on the maps of the Geological Survey of Sir Richard Griffith and of Profr. J. Beete Jukes / by Edward Hull,M.A. F.R.S - 1878
GeologicalMap_Ireland.jpg
by Comyn
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Spring Schola today
Replies: 0
Views: 3130

Spring Schola today

An Dubh is having their Spring Schola today at the Riverhead campus of Suffolk Community college. No feast, and entrance is FREE. They are doing A&S and Bardic presentations, no live steel permitted, site is Dry (obviously), no feast.

Details
https://eastkingdom.org/EventDetails.php?eid=3456
by Comyn
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: I got published in EXARC!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 2992

Re: I got published in EXARC!!!

This is amazingly cool. I moved this working link to the public forums.
Congratulations!
by Comyn
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Townsend video about distractions
Replies: 0
Views: 3425

Townsend video about distractions

Not our period of course, but a great video by John Townsend and Sons entitled "Is our quest for history ruined by present day distractions?" a question that Cariadoc has asked (and answered) before in his various publications. Short and worth watching if only to introduce you to this chan...