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The issues of the HEMA community: Communication and implications

The declaimer for the article is not about the techniques or fighting of HEMA itself but rather how it’s become communicated through individuals (especially on the internet). 1,523 more words


London, British Library, Harley MS 941

A miscellany containing texts relating to history, astrology, magic, astronomy, geography, rhetoric, and medicine.

Date: s.xvex

Scribes: “Johannes plenus amoris” (colophon, fol. 21r)

Medieval owners: Johannes Edwards? 85 more words


The Crying Optimist

Earlier today, I noticed that someone had smeared water on the bathroom mirror. In the shape of a smiley face.

The one aspect of the smiley face that didn’t fit was that the smiley face was crying. 292 more words


Oxford, Bodleian Library, Digby MS 228

Largely astrological, but shows some interest in image magic.

Date: s. xiv-xv


Medieval owners:

Original location or linguistic profile:

Magic Category: image magic

secrets… 38 more words


Sancta: the final part of the Philosophy

For some time now, the Sandum Philosophy has recognised a third, final member of its national philosophy; for some time now, that final part of our tripartite national philosophy has been left misunderstood. 1,508 more words


The Purpose of Exams

It’s 5:24 PM as I type this, and I’ve just arrived home from doing three standards for my Accounting exam. I began at 2:00 PM and finished at 5:00 PM, taking the full allocation of time allowed for these exams. 576 more words