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Summer 2008

[ Summer 2008 ]

Contents:

  • Early Medieval baby bottles - good news for re-enacting mothers
  • Off my Chest: Wasted Resources
  • King's Manor in Greenland
  • Show Reports: Ribe, Archeon, Eindhoven, Jork, Vlaardingen, Nieuweschans, Rahden)
  • Showing up for Events
  • Leicestershire Mounds
  • Seminar on Reconstructed Viking Single Combat
  • Lombard Warrior
  • Choo Choo Archaelogy
  • The Viking Chef: Noodles, Mustard and a Paste of Hazelnuts
  • Dig in Turkish: Archaeologists' Dictionary Online
  • New Releases from ArkeoDok (Viking Silver Hoard, Viking Bone and Antler Craft, Viking Heritage Magazine as PDF)
  • Pictish Stone
  • Havhingsten Update

Spring 2008

[ Spring 2008 ]

Contents:

  • Movie Flash: Last Battle Dreamer
  • Book Review: Sword Song
  • Show Reports (2007): Uelsen, Syke
  • Wrongly Dressed Damsels: The Annika Larsson theories
  • Drenched in Ale: Viking ship rediscovered in Meols/UK
  • Rewriting Viking History in Borre
  • Revisited: the Harrogate Hoard
  • Rich Royal Grave in Yorkshire
  • The Viking Chef: Herb and Mustard Sauces for Eggs and Fish, Fried Elderblossoms
  • Queen DNA / Vikings Acquitted: First results of DNA study of Osebergship Women
  • Sea Stallion from Glendalough, Part III
  • Wool and Wet Weather

Summer 2007

[ Summer 2007 ]

Contents:

  • The Sea Stallion from Glendalough
  • Interview with a young re-enactor
  • Shows: Eindhoven (NL), Jork (D), Historia Mundi (B)
  • Books: Women in the Viking Age, Segeltuch und Emballage, Wooden Finds from Haithabu
  • CSI Vlaardingen
  • Hunt for Hammaborg continues
  • Offa's dyke completed ?
  • Viking Navigation
  • Vickey Mouse
  • Spectacular new hoard in UK
  • Halvdan was here (Hagia Sofia)

Spring 2007

[ Spring 2007 ]

Contents:

  • Scalping in the early Middle Ages
  • Movies: Pathfinder
  • Shows: Archeon Winter Banquet 2007
  • Havhingsten: The Sea Stallion sails to Dublin
  • Off my Chest: Rain á la Sulingen, New Myth from Novgorod
  • Viking Chef: Traditional Icelandic Delicacies
  • Fadden More Psalter Conservation
  • Move the (Oslo) Ships - or not!
  • Rich Grave found in Norway
  • German Needlebinding meeting (cancelled)
  • Books: Sister Fidelma Series, Foxmask, The Thrall's Tale

Winter 2006

[ Winter 2006 ]

Contents:

  • Third Jellinge Stone ?
  • Seidhr
  • Stop the Press(es) - Rectify or Deliver
  • Hot in Bed
  • Wiskiauten found ?
  • Early Christians in London
  • Digging in Dutch Dunes
  • Show Reports: Franken- & Sachsentage Oerlinghausen, re-opening Widukindmuseum Enger, Rynia, Wolin
  • The Female Burial from Buj
  • Motte Montferland
  • Fighting Rumours and Panic
  • Viking Chef: lentil and parsnip camp recipes

Autumn 2006

[ Autumn 2006 ]

Contents:

  • Sneak Preview: Pathfinder
  • Domesday Book now online
  • Show Reports: Archeon (Whitsun), Eindhoven, Camping Rotterdam, Zonhoven
  • Trawling the Dried Cod Trade
  • Fire Pit for Dummies
  • Book Reviews: The Last Light of the Sun, The Lords of the North
  • Vlaardingen: Looking for Grandad
  • Ireland: Bog Book found
  • Fight over Fulford Battlesite Continues
  • Viking Chef: Water Atrocity - a Dutch delicacy
  • Needlebinding: Socks

Summer 2006

[ Summer 2006 ]

Contents:

  • Textile: What Silk to Wear
  • Exhibitions & Catalogues: '25 Years of Archaeology in Lower Saxony', 'Early Gold from Northern Germany'
  • Book Reviews: 'Frost', 'Wolfskin', 'Viking Aros'
  • Viking Chef: The Quest for the Onion; Recipes: Pig in the Pit, Chicken on the Spit, and a Summer Salad
  • Show Reports: Groß-Raden, Ribe, Archeon (Easter)
  • Dyeing with Plants: Tansy
  • Dublin: Historical iWalks
  • Haithabu Museum: Building Continues

Spring 2006

[ Spring 2006 ]

Contents:

  • Groovy Smileys
  • Cuts and Thrusts - on sword performance and the correct use of a blade
  • Book Review: 'The Pale Horseman'
  • Show Report: Winter Banquet 2006 in Archeon
  • The Viking Chef: Cabbage(s), Food from the First Millenium, and assorted recipes
  • Glossary: Cabbages and assorted herbs & spices
  • Anyone fancy leftovers ?
  • Viking Dress: The Loincloth
  • Needlebinding: First Steps
  • Over the top down under
  • Songs: 'Summer Holiday' - the Viking Way

Winter 2005

[ Winter 2005 ]

Contents:

  • How Much is that Sword?
  • Shoes: Down at Heel (The most trotted article)
  • Book Reviews: The Osprey Series for the early Middle Ages
  • Latest Info about Woodstown Settlement
  • Shows: Oerlinghausen, Brederode, LPLG-weekend
  • The new Carolingian Settlement in Archeon
  • Re-enactment, Living History Events and Everything
  • Viking Dress: The Pinafore Revisited
  • Summer Jobs on Lofoten
  • Agenda 2006

Autumn 2005

[ Autumn 2005 ]

Contents:

  • Making fire with steel, stone and tinder
  • Show Reports: Archeon (Midsummer), Bork Vikingehavn, Eu, Earthshaker Festival, Moesgard, Wolin
  • Waterford victory... or just minor good news?
  • The Viking Chef: lentils and parsnips
  • Poet's grave discovered?
  • Book reports: 'Mother of Kings'
  • Edible Bull's Horns
  • Viking Dress: The Pinafore
  • The 'Horst' - a New 'Viking' Time Measurement
  • Agenda 2005/2006

Summer 2005

[ Summer 2005 ]

Contents:

  • Sharing Knowledge
  • Selling Off Yet Another Historical Site (Stamford Bridge)
  • Book Reviews: 'The Year 1000', 'Viking - Odinn's Child', 'Swords of the Viking Age', 'Dress in Anglo-Saxon England'
  • Intensive Sea Fishing Started Around England in AD 1000
  • The Viking Chef: Fish, Camp Breads and Summer Fruit
  • Fish Glossary
  • All Murderers After all ?
  • The Dancing Dame
  • Needlebinding: Keep Your Legs Warmer
  • Show Reports: Groß Raden, Ribe; Whitsun: Archeon, Eindhoven, Hjemsted; Jork, Werla

Spring 2005

[ Spring 2005 ]

Contents:

  • Book Reviews: 'Woven into the Earth - Textiles from Norse Greenland', 'Fröjel excavation CD-Roms', 'De Diversis Artibus', 'The Last Kingdom'
  • Gullgubber
  • Tablet Weaving: 8th/9th Century Band from Maaseik
  • Exhibitions: Vikings on the Rhine (Utrecht)
  • Bloody Battle at Brunanburh
  • Crafts: De Limis - On Files
  • Are You a True Re-enactor?
  • 'No Nay Never' - the Viking Way

Winter 2004

[ Winter 2004 ]

Contents:

  • Vikings in Vlaardingen
  • Latvian bridle
  • Stitches and Patterns
  • Pottery
  • Book reviews: 'Children of the Vikings'
  • Viking graves found in UK and Ireland
  • Rare gold Viking arm ring find
  • Early Medieval men were walking tall
  • Early Medieval medicine
  • Lex Frisionum
  • Show reports: Oerlinghausen, Velzeke

Autumn 2004

[ Autumn 2004 ]

Contents:

  • The Year of the Grave
  • Still no final verdict on Kennewick Man
  • Excavations at Novgorod
  • The costume of Rus (Kievan) women
  • Surviving the 'Mad Max' scenario
  • Viking Tattoos
  • The sovereigns of the Early Middle Ages
  • Viking Pompeii - Waterford excavation
  • Show reports: Eindhoven, Multiperiod Market near Cologne

Summer 2004

[ Summer 2004 ]

Contents:

  • The German Thor
  • Mysterious runic inscription found in Scotland
  • Book reviews: 'The Last Kingdom'
  • Internet publications - sense and nonsense
  • Seidhr in archeology
  • In the wake of the Vikings
  • Emporia and towns in the Viking Age
  • Show reports: Archeon (Easter and Whitsun)

Spring 2004

[ Spring 2004 ]

Contents:

  • Werwolf, the Wild Viking
  • The Belgian Thor
  • Worshipping Thor and other Norse gods to be legalized in Denmark
  • The Kensington Stone
  • Sutton Hoo's successor
  • Middle Ages' largest iron producer
  • Viking settlement discovery in Cork
  • Vinland Map revisited
  • Viking names, part 2
  • Show reports: Mainz

Winter 2003

[ Winter 2003 ]

Contents:

  • Burial customs and cultural differences, part 4
  • Pouches and bags from Birka - the missing page
  • International trade in N. & W. Europe and the Baltic area in the 9th and 10th centuries, part 4
  • Viking blood
  • Unthreading and discarding - plaiting on a circular card is modern handicraft
  • Deventer defence rampart
  • Isle of Man silver hoard
  • Dyeing linen - revisited
  • Famine, insanity, barbarism or crime?
  • A Latvian saddle
  • Making a drinking horn
  • Show reports: Archeon (September, October), Lütjenburg (Motte Opening), Oerlinghausen, Eu, Castrop-Rauxel

Autumn 2003

[ Autumn 2003 ]

Contents:

  • Pouches and bags from Birka
  • Burial customs and cultural differences, part 3
  • International trade in N. & W. Europe and the Baltic area in the 9th and 10th centuries, part 3
  • Viking names, Part 1
  • Huscarl and alternative battle rules - a discussion
  • Second arson strikes Eindhoven
  • The missing part of the Bayeux Tapestry
  • Military logistics
  • The motte reconstruction in Lütjenburg
  • Ironing stones
  • Show reports: Eindhoven

Summer 2003

[ Summer 2003 ]

Contents:

  • The Inn of the Puking Buzzard
  • Burial customs and cultural differences, part 2
  • The Stormgod
  • Book reviews: 'Die Männer vom Meer', 'Bjorn van Laerdal; The Kalevala'
  • International trade in N. & W. Europe and the Baltic area in the 9th and 10th centuries, part 2
  • Viking spool knitting (lucet)
  • Loki's deceit of Nanna
  • Show reports: Archeon (Easter), Ribe, Mainz, Oostende

Spring 2003

[ Spring 2003 ]

Contents:

  • Burial customs and cultural differences, part 1
  • International trade in N. & W. Europe and the Baltic area in the 9th and 10th centuries, part 1
  • Homosexuality in the Viking Age
  • Widfaran
  • The role of ships in Viking warfare
  • Dyeing linen
  • Lighting a Fire
  • Book reviews: 'At the crossroads of time and space', 'Absolutt Viking'
  • An introduction to skaldic poetry
  • Women's clothing during the wandering of the nations
  • Volcanic activities on Iceland: a bane to the Vikings, a boon to us
  • Show reports: Oostende

Winter 2002

[ Winter 2002 ]

Contents:

  • Museums: Yorvik Viking Centre
  • Birch bark containers
  • Dyeing linen - who knows the answer?
  • Sports and games
  • Fighting and safety
  • Book reviews: 'Prinses van de Wind'
  • Spontaneity vs. staging
  • The battle of Vlaardingen 1018
  • Making your own bow
  • Kennings, part 4: Compound kennings
  • Pronunciation of Old Norse
  • Show reports: Mainz-Kastel, Oerlinghausen, Mechelen, Velzeke, Archeon

Autumn 2002

[ Autumn 2002 ]

Contents:

  • Could Widukind and Charlemagne understand each other?
  • Archeaological misconception?
  • A mysterious Viking game
  • Fighting and safety: a discussion
  • Kennings, part 3: Some others
  • The 'Dixie' problem
  • Were the Vikings the first Europeans in America?
  • Show reports: Tilburg, Satzvey

Summer 2002

[ Summer 2002 ]

Contents:

  • Soon on a site near you... Viking Bog Bodies!
  • Book reviews: 'The Snow Walker's Son', 'The Summer of the Danes'
  • Dear friends and fellow fighters: on safety issues
  • Kennings, part 2: Animals and Gods
  • The sovereigns of the Early Middle Ages, part 7B: The Byzantine Empire
  • Temple rings and female headdress of the eastern Slavs in Rus, part 2
  • Reconstructing Viking beds
  • Women's hairstyles
  • Show reports: Castrop-Rauxel, Eindhoven (opening Medieval section, Whitsun), Groß-Raden

Spring 2002

[ Spring 2002 ]

Contents:

  • Thor Heyerdahl's vision of Great Vinland
  • The sovereigns of the Early Middle Ages, part 7A
  • The medieval town of 'Endehoven' opens its gates
  • To no a-veil: one way to knot a head-cloth
  • Widfaran, spring 2002
  • Knitted silver wire jewelry 'Vikingestrik', part 2
  • Kennings, Part 1: Battle kennings
  • Braiding
  • Temple rings, and female headdress of the eastern Slavs in Rus, part 1
  • Old Welsh names
  • Show reports: Yule party in Cologne

Winter 2001

[ Winter 2001 ]

Contents:

  • Viking bog bodies?
  • Breastfeeding and Viking women's clothes
  • Who's a relative? Kinship terminology in the Middle Ages, part 2
  • Tanning
  • Finnish dress, last but not least
  • Coloured glass balls
  • Charlemagne and the Saxon Wars, part 4
  • Sovereigns in the Early Middle Ages, part 6B
  • Laws: Capitulatio de partibus saxoniae 782
  • Book reviews: 'Islanders', 'Eiriksdottir', 'Die Männer vom Meer'
  • Widfaran expedition into Glaskogen
  • Show reports: Mechlin, Archeon, Oerlinghausen, Haithabu

Autumn 2001

[ Autumn 2001 ]

Contents:

  • Festivities in the Northern European tradition, part 2
  • Anglo-Saxon law
  • Who's a relative? Kinship terminology in the Middle Ages, part 1
  • Charlemagne and the Saxon Wars, part 3
  • Sovereigns in the Early Middle Ages, part 6A: the Carolingians
  • Knitted silver wire jewelry 'Vikingestrik', part 1
  • Show reports: Annoville, Ribe Longbow Championships, Eu, Wolin

Summer 2001

[ Summer 2001 ]

Contents:

  • Hardening leather for armour
  • Finnish clothing and jewellery, part II
  • Iconoclasm and its effect on Western European history
  • Domesticated animals of the Vikings
  • Sovereigns in the early Middle Ages, part 5b
  • Embroidery stitches in the Viking Age
  • Law: the Capitulary of Charlemagne of 802
  • Charlemagne and the Saxon Wars, part 2
  • Elements in Russian names
  • How to make fire?
  • The walking dead in Old Norse literature
  • Show reports: Ribe, Eindhoven, Ebern

Spring 2001

[ Spring 2001 ]

Contents:

  • The Salic Law
  • Hems and seams
  • Charlemagne and the Saxon Wars, part I
  • Old-Russian names
  • Festivities in the Northern European tradition, part I
  • The Oseberg cart
  • Sovereigns in the early Middle Ages, part 5A: Muslim Spain
  • Finnish female clothing and jewellery, part I
  • Viking pets




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