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  Historical reenactment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, historical reenactment in pursuit of practical historical interest, beyond merely re-inventing history as an entertainment to suit contemporary convenience or sensibilities, seems to be an invention of the 20th century.
The primary distinction between reenactment and a period dramatic performance is the degree of immersion and the amount of improvisation.
This is a reenactment of the Roman legion XV Apollinaris, from Austria.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Historical_reenactment   (1095 words)

  
 Neopaganism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hutton states that the historical Pagans did not see "All Goddesses as one Goddess; all Gods as one God", but some modern Neopagans believe that there is but a single divinity or life force of the universe, which is immanent in the world.
Historical paganism, particularly in the Mediterranean, tended to regard beliefs as valid as long as they conformed to the traditions and customs, or cultural patrimony of the people.
The main distinction between the branches is between reconstructionism, the attempt to base a modern approach to paganism on a particular historical culture, and syncretic or eclectic approaches that may adopt various historical influences, but synthesize them into a personalized religion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Neopaganism   (4623 words)

  
 Historical reenactment: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The primary distinction between reenactment and a period dramatic performance is the degree of immersion and the amount of improvisation improvisation quick summary:
Colonial williamsburg is the historic district of the independent city of williamsburg, virginia....
A civil war reenactment is an effort to recreate a particular battle or similar event associated with the american civil war by hobbyists known as civil...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hi/historical_reenactment.htm   (1557 words)

  
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Historical accuracy is often prized in these LARPs, and there are similarities with Historical reenactment.
The SCA is related to historical reenactment and living history groups in sharing an interest in history.
While historical reenactments are by no means exclusive to the United States, the Renaissance Fair is, arguably, a uniquely American variation on the theme, having as much the flavor of an amusement park or mall as of a historical reenactment.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/H/Historical-reenactment.htm   (791 words)

  
 Historical reenactment: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The primary distinction between reenactment and a period dramatic performance is the degree of immersion and the amount of improvisation (improvisation: An unplanned expedient).
Most groups dedicated to reenactment are amateurs who pursue reenactment as a hobby (hobby: Small Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds).
Civil War reenactment (Civil War reenactment: a civil war reenactment is an effort to recreate a particular battle or similar event...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/historical_reenactment   (688 words)

  
 Jason's Historical Reenactment Ideas
After looking through dozens of historical reenactment sites on the web, particularly medieval sites, I decided to put down some of my thoughts on various sites to help others in their quest for good information.
All About Me Having been interested in medieval reenactment since I first heard about the SCA in junior high (more years ago than I care to admit), I was in seventh heaven when I got on the web and saw all the medieval reenactment sites.
The Huscarls are a dark ages reenactment group from Australia.
journals.aol.com /brithistorian/JasonsHistoricalReenactmentIdeas   (1622 words)

  
 Off My Rocker
One way is Historical Reenactment which makes it possible for us to go some when else for a short time.
Historical Reenactment groups have sprung up all over to re-create various periods of history, particularly the Civil War.
The unquiet town of Crozet, Virginia is preparing for the reenactment of the battle of Oak Ridge.
www.rodman.lib.oh.us /rpl/friends/rocker0905.htm   (425 words)

  
 The Middle Earth Historical Reenactment Society Vision Statement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It would largely be drama, in that it would reenact battles of Middle Earth both great and small, but it would also use a variety of media not limited to paint and music (though these would be a part as well).
Historical models would also be used, but not slavishly adhered to.
It is based on the fighting systems of a variety of European and American steel groups that have been reenacting historical battles for decades.
members.aol.com /gijchar/vsme.htm   (2452 words)

  
 Reenacting
Historic reenactors are people who portray the people of another time.
Reenactments are often thought of as mock battles, but in fact they as often or more often entail portrayals of camp life or, when an event takes place at a reconstructed or renovated historic site, we might be portraying garrison life, life in a town, or a household.
THE COALITION OF HISTORICAL TREKKERS (MINNESOTA CHAPTER) is a group reenacting the pre-1840 frontier of America.
www.celticfringe.net /history/reenact.htm   (1066 words)

  
 Historical Costuming FAQ
Its emphasis is on accurate historical reproduction of clothing, historical techniques for garment construction, and the application of those techniques in modern clothing design.
If one expects historical patterns to fit a panty-and-bra'd body, one is doomed to frustration, and if one redrafts them, they may fit, but the end result still won't look like those old photos/fashion plates/portraits.
However, this FAQ keeper has received a lot of feedback that Brooke's are not historically accurate, are poorly drawn and are often from secondary or tertiary sources.
www.faqs.org /faqs/crafts/historical-costuming   (7523 words)

  
 Historical Reenactment, Civil War, SCA, Medieval, Renaissance Faires
Directory of Historic House Museums - Comprehensive lists of historic houses and living history museums throughout the U.S. via a clickable map of all 50 states.
One of America's most talked about reenactment events with info on ticket purchasing, reenactor participation and registration, photo gallery and related links.
The SCA is the world's largest organization of Renaissance and medieval reenactment companies, with info on associated groups or 'kingdom's' around the globe, rules and regulations, membership info and related links.
www.chiff.com /recreation/living_history.htm   (258 words)

  
 Interactive Dig Mt. Vernon - Historical Reenactment
The historical reenactment of a routine whiskey and rum delivery celebrates renewed attention to the first president's least known business venture.
Recent excavations at the site by Esther White, director of archaeology at Historic Mount Vernon, indicate that the distillery was carefully dismantled sometime in the early nineteenth century, probably to provide building materials for neighboring houses.
Using archaeological evidence, Mount Vernon Estates and Gardens, the nonprofit foundation that runs the historic plantation, plans to rebuild the stillhouse as a museum to educate visitors about the role of liquor in early America.
www.archaeology.org /interactive/mtvernon/forum.html   (747 words)

  
 Historical Reenactment
Reenactment is a sophisticated hobby for anyone interested in a particular period of military history.
The participants study their selected period of history in great detail, make parts of their uniform and equipment by hand, and practise the military life and drill of the period.
In order to share the experience of the hobby with others, these students of military history join other enthusiasts in historical reenactment units, and these units gather to recreate battles and military camps throughout Germany and Europe.
www.miniatures.de /html/int/reenactment.html   (161 words)

  
 MGPL Webrary® - Historical Reenactment Fiction
A mystery involving a historical pageant in upstate N.Y. (I think) and a reenactment of 17th-century witch trials which goes too far.
A mystery involving a medieval feast society of historical gastronomes.
A mystery set at a highland games (not exactly historical reenactment per se, but close).
www.webrary.org /rs/flbklists/Historical.html   (469 words)

  
 German Reenactment Unit Roster
The LAH was one of the founding units of the original WW II Historical Reenactment Society.
Reenactment unit portraying this force which fought in the West and the East, including the Battle of the Bulge and Kursk.
The 5.SS "Wiking" reenactment group is a non-profit, non-political organization dedicated to the preservation of history of WW II and the lifestyle of the German soldier (specifically Waffen-SS foreign volunteers).
www.wiking.org /topics/roster.htm   (1092 words)

  
 The Middle Earth Historical Reenactment Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The proposed name for this society is "The Middle Earth Historical Reenactment Society".
The equipment and clothing would be based on historical models, but individual artistic creativity would have a free hand.
One of the ultimate goals of the Middle Earth Historical Reenactment Society would be to recreate some of the huge battles of Middle Earth involving thousands of combatants.
members.aol.com /gijchar/mehr.htm   (456 words)

  
 Historical Figure Reenactment - Butterfield Youth Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
On April 30, 2004 the BYS Social Studies class sponsored a school-wide Historical Wax Museum event in the school gymnaseum.
For about two weeks leading to the activity, interested student each selected an historic personality to represent in dress and posture.
On the day of the event, the entrees presented themselves dressed and posing as if they were statues, come to life, of their chosen historical figures.
www.bys-kids.org /services/educationalservices/schoolnews/historicalfigurereenactmen.htm   (125 words)

  
 MILITARY HISTORY: REENACTMENT
These links are mostly about reenactment of WW II, but there are a few for WW I and periods after WW II as well.
The reenactment group has a permanent site in the Colorado Rocky Mountains which is depicted here along with their many other activities.
The Victory in Europe Re-enactment Association is a well established World War Two Historical Group which carries out static displays,battle re-enactments and 'living history' displays at public shows and private events all over the U.K. Battle For Europe, UK based re-enactment team specialising in the forces involved in the World War II conflict.
www.olive-drab.com /od_history_reenact.php3   (700 words)

  
 Histrenact Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
We have recently added a new part to all "Reenactment Society" sections of the site which links to a series of books and other literature that are available for purchase from Amazon and these have been selected to match specifically the period of interest.
There is a very healthy historical global re-enactment movement comprising of many Societies and Organisations dedicated to research and performance of varied periods in English History.
It is the intention of the site to get as detailed a list of historical and reenactment groups as possible, so why not submit your Society or Trading contact details?.
www.histrenact.co.uk   (176 words)

  
 LavaCUBED \Recreation\Living_History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Contains links to reenactment societies, trader details and other information for the global reenactment community.
Reenactor's Webring Index - An index of Webrings specifically of interest to historical reenactors, renaissance fair participants, "living history" museums, SCA members, or other historical hobbyists and professionals.
Teen Reenactors and Historians - Resource for teenagers who enjoy history, or are involved in the hobbies of reenacting or living history.
www.lavacubed.com /new.cats.php?path=/Recreation/Living_History   (210 words)

  
 2004 Schedule of Historical Reenactments and Events
Reenactment of an 1800's Christmas featuring a different theme each year with vigenettes in 5 - 6 rooms.
Over 600 visitors attend ourChristmas reenactment each year.
Victorian Tea served on the "piazza' followed by a tour with guides in historical costume and lecture on a featured topic.
home.earthlink.net /~historicfnd/id4.html   (210 words)

  
 Glenn McDavid: Historical Reenactment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
I am a member of Clann Tartan, a group that reenacts aspects of life in seventeenth century Scotland.
You can also see some pictures of reenactment events in which I have participated.
Many of the techniques and tools are "period" for my reenactment activities.
home.comcast.net /~gmcdavid/reenact.html   (220 words)

  
 About Blackshire's Company of the Sword   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Our main focus in our historical reenactment is in the depiction of "Stoddard's Company of Foot", an English Military Unit of the 1590's called a "London Trained Band" (The English Renaissance equivalent of the U.S. National Guard).
Some of the characters we portray are historical figures (Such as Captain Nicholas Stoddard) and some are fictitious.
In the weeks when these men were not preparing for war, they returned to their homes and held down businesses as merchants and tradesmen.
www.blackshires.org /whowhat.html   (476 words)

  
 USTINET Open Diectory Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Everyday village life of 150 years ago is made avid by knowledgeable interpreters demonstrating life in the 19th Century.
An index of Webrings specifically of interest to historical reenactors, renaissance fair participants, "living history" museums, SCA members, or other historical hobbyists and professionals.
Resource for teenagers who enjoy history, or are involved in the hobbies of reenacting or living history.
news.usti.net /home/search/od/dir.cgi?d=/Recreation/Living_History   (191 words)

  
 Histrenact Policy Page
The information is only used to provide contact details for the global historical reenactment community and is not the policy of this site to provide this information to any third party sources.
The Historical Reenactment Web Site is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
Our site provides users the opportunity to remove any reference to themselves or any information held by us that they have requested that we hold and this request will be applied to the information held at the site as soon as is reasonably practicable.
www.histrenact.co.uk /policy.php   (453 words)

  
 Search the Internet - InternetDJ.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Museum Village - - Everyday village life of 150 years ago is made avid by knowledgeable interpreters demonstrating life in the 19th Century.
Reenactor's Webring Index - - An index of Webrings specifically of interest to historical reenactors, renaissance fair participants, "living history" museums, SCA members, or other historical hobbyists and professionals.
Teen Reenactors and Historians - - Resource for teenagers who enjoy history, or are involved in the hobbies of reenacting or living history.
www.internetdj.com /search/search.php?browse=/Recreation/Living_History   (285 words)

  
 Book catalog: middle ages, renaissance for historical reenactment, SCA
The historical setting for each is also described: the time of Julius Caesar for early medieval Roman Rustic; King Arthur for early Uncial; Charlemagne for Carolingian; and Robin Hood for late medieval Gothic Textura, also called flletter.
All the furnishings for your manor house in 13th to 16th style are here: bench, high table, curule and Glastonbury chairs, chests for garments and for foodstuffs, a cupboard and a wine cabinet, canopy bed, floor candlestick and other necessities for the luxurious medieval life.
The historic uses of heraldry, from seals to badges, architecture to liveries, are emphasized in this well researched and illustrated volume.
small-churl-books.com   (6544 words)

  
 Classical Fencing and Historical Swordsmanship Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
If you're not sure what the difference is between classical fencing and other types of fencing, or if you're not even sure what classical fencing or historical swordsmanship are to begin with, you can find several answers.
We're mainly interested, as a group, in building as large a collection of historically correct repros as possible, and lecture at schools, colleges, civil organization, march in parades, do First Night celebration, etc. I'm presently looking at fight books like Talhoffer, Liberi, Marrozzo, Vigianni, et al, along with the broadsword and buckler MS I.33.
Most, if not all, of the classical fencing and historical swordsmanship literature that exists online in text form was translated and retyped in the last few years.
www.kmoser.com /classicalfencing.htm   (5835 words)

  
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As the veterans and monuments of World War Two grow old and the nation rediscovers its heritage of that era, the World War Two Historical Re-enactment Society continues to move forward.
Since 1975, the WW-II HRS has brought history to life as an educational hobby and has provided its members and the public with an authentic, safe time machine to that period, using authentic uniforms, gear, and vehicles.
The WW II HRS is dedicated to keeping World War Two history alive and in the public eye, and to honor the veterans as well as preserving World War Two artifacts.
www.worldwartwohrs.org   (223 words)

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