Medieval Celebrations. Your Guide to Planning and Hosting Spectacular Feasts, Parties, Weddings, and Renaissance Fairs


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CODICE: ISBN 081170761X EAN 9780811707619
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Medieval Celebrations. Your Guide to Planning and Hosting Spectacular Feasts, Parties, Weddings, and Renaissance Fairs

PREZZO : EUR 29,00€

CODICE :
ISBN 081170761X
EAN 9780811707619

AUTORE/CURATORE/ARTISTA :
Author: ,

EDITORE/PRODUTTORE:


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ANNO:
2011

DISPONIBILITA':
Disponibile

CARATTERISTICHE TECNICHE:
224 pages
175 color photos and illustrations
Paperback
cm 21 x 27,5 x 1,2
gr 860

NOTE:
Second edition
First edition: 2001 (EAN 9780811728669)

DESCRIZIONE:

Publisher's description:
Full-color, revised edition
Plans for weddings, holiday parties, and Renaissance fairs
Ideas for properly decorating the dining hall
Lyrics and music for songs and dances
Recipes for food and drink
Patterns for period costumes
Games and plays

From the back cover:
Recreate the days of brave knights, fair maidens, and merry friars with this revised and expanded guide to planning and hosting your very own medieval celebration.
- Calendar of medeival holidays
- Medieval manners for hosts and guests
- Menus and recipes for a sumptuos feast
- Decorating the dining hall
- Patterns for creating authentic medieval costumes
- Rules for medieval games
- Music and dances
- Mummer's plays
- Renaissance fairs
- Weddings
- Holiday celebrations.

Contents:
VII Preface to the Second Edition
VIII Acknowledgments
1 CHAPTER 1. Why Host a Medieval Celebration?
5 CHAPTER 2. A Brief History of Medieval Celebrations
11 CHAPTER 3. A Calendar of Medieval Holidays
19 CHAPTER 4. Medeival Christmas Celebrations
27 CHAPTER 5. Medieval New Year Celebrations
30 CHAPTER 6. Medeival May Day Celebrations
38 CHAPTER 7. Medeival Wedding Celebrations
54 CHAPTER 8. Decorating in the Medeival Style
68 CHAPTER 9. Medieval Table Manners
75 CHAPTER 10. Planning the Medieval Feast
79 CHAPTER 11. Recipes
92 CHAPTER 12. Drinks anf Thirst Slakers
98 CHAPTER 13. Games, Sports, and Pastimes
117 CHAPTER 14. Mummers' Plays
123 CHAPTER 15. Songs, Ballads, and Carols
152 CHAPTER 16. Dances
162 CHAPTER 17. Costumes and Clothing
185 CHAPTER 18. Organizing Your Medeival Celebration
193 CHAPTER 19. A Medieval Celebration Checklist
199 Medeival Sources and Resources
203 Filmography
205 Bibliography
207 Metric Conversions.


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