Knights of the Pain Table

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The Betrothal of a Woman in Medieval Times – Historical Documents 101

| April 29, 2011

The Betrothal of a Woman in Medieval Times – Historical Documents 101 The Betrothal of a Woman 975-1030 How a Man Shall Betroth a Maiden, and What Agreement There Ought to Be. 1. If a man wishes to betroth a maiden or a widow, and it so pleases her and her kinsmen, then it is […]

Medieval Lesson 105 – Jurat – Origin and Meaning of Word in Middle Ages

| November 27, 2009

Medieval Lesson 105 – Jurat Thy herte wilcumes thee back to the University of Camelot (U of C ).   My precious students come sit down upon thy wooden seat,  to satisfy thy thirst for this mead called knowledge. The more we do understand, the less we fear.   Let us now seek out the origin of […]

Medieval Life 102 – Judaism and Jewish Life in the Middle Ages – Part I

| December 5, 2007

Judaism Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are all Abrahamic faiths,   as they all trace their tradition back to Abraham.    Abraham’s life is described in the Hebrew Bible.  Abraham lived around 1900 B.C.E.   ( Before Christian Era  – this term is used instead of the traditional B.C. to avoid centering around a Christian historical reference)   and is […]

Medieval Lesson 101 – Duellum

| November 1, 2007

A Lesson for Thee I wilcume thee to University of Camelot ( U of C) dear Knights of the Pain Table and all ye visitors to Camelot.    Take a seat and I will dispense instructions gradually,  in a manner commensurate with your power of assimilation.    On this day of Thursday, our journey will begin.    We […]