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Marco Viviani

Name: Marco Viviani, JD (Giurista) Location: Mantua, Italy Bio: Marco Viviani is a reenactor in the Lombardy province of Italy. He holds a degree in law and is an independent scholar and researcher of 15th-century material culture, historical fencing, clothing, baratteria (gaming houses), military history, leather working, and socio-cultural norms. Marco reconstructs and reenacts theContinue reading “Marco Viviani”

Masina Da Ferrara

SCA Name: Masina Da Ferrara SCA Location: Canton of Glaslyn Bio: Masina has learned to braid fingerloop braiding since 2016.Currently, she is doing research and write a book about fingerloop braiding. Class title: The 15th and 16th century Fingerloop Braiding Class description: This class focuses on articulating and disseminating a study and practice in fingerloop braiding. Class length: 110 minutes

Domina Aelia Fortunata

SCA Name: Domina Aelia Fortunata SCA Location: Barony of Carolingia, East Kingdom Bio: Fortunata hails from the Barony of Carolingia in the East Kingdom, where she serves as dancemistress. Primarily, her interests lie in the daily life and language of first century BCE and CE Rome, and her Latin studies are almost old enough to buy alcohol. ClassContinue reading “Domina Aelia Fortunata”


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This yearly symposium was founded in the year of the pandemic, 2020. It is a virtual event offering classes, demos, and even a ball with an historical focus on the area we now call Italy.

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