Papers

A collection of my finished articles – often updated! 🙂

Intro To Roman Clothing – Updated 3/22/17 – Includes practical construction notes on hair, jewelry, clothes, and undergarments for men, women, and children. 28 pgs

TLDR Bath – For SCAdians panicking the night before a Roman Bath: 2 pages, pics only.

The Roman Stola – An exploration of the construction and social context of the matrona’s overdress, written for the 2017 Kingdom Arts & Sciences Championship, single entry. 54 pages, but don’t panic – there are lots of pictures and appendices!

Roman Jewelry Paper – A survey of the more basic styles of jewelry from 100BCE-300CE, with instructions on making your own. 3/15/17, 28pgs

Roman toilets “Biffy History” – Pages 1-4 posted individually in portajohns at September Crown, 2016. Page 5 contains sources and bibliography info.

Roman Sexual Imagery – Graphic representations of anatomy (mostly male, but also female) were popular for both apotropaic (protective / good luck) and erotic uses. Ask to see a copy of my paper next time we’re at an event. I bring it with me for this reason. Single entry at the An Tir Kingdom Arts & Sciences Championship in 2015. 31 pages.

Saturnalia & the History of Christmas written as the first half of a class for Yule, exploring the Roman origins of many contemporary Christmas traditions.  Updated 12/23/15, 7 pgs. Bonus video (Not by me): The VII Days of Saturnalia! (Dec 17-23)

Gap Sleeve Fasteners 2.1 – Closures for the ionic chiton. Updated 1/8/15 and displayed at 12th Night, Jan 2015. 16 pgs.

Handout for Daily Life in Ancient Rome class

Handout for Beginning (Non-Competitive) Research class

Pinterest:  Note that in addition to classic examples I also like to pin weird deviations. 🙂

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