How Two Medieval Episode 33 – The Anthropology Perspective with Madeleine Smith

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Join Matt and me as we talk to special guest Madeleine Smith of the Actually Interesting History podcast about the insights anthropology can lend to the study of the past and by extension living history impressions. 

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How Two Medieval Episode 32 – H2M Reacts to The Green Knight and Last Duel Trailers

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Not only do Matt and I share our initial thoughts on these two films based only on their trailers, but we spend sometime discussing the complicated relationship between the medieval living history community and medieval themed movies produced by Hollywood. 

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How Two Medieval Episode 31 – Event Cooking

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Join Matt and I as we provide an overview of cooking at events or when camping, which generally involves cooking over an open flame.

Also a shout out to Mike Baker and his new podcast Deconstructing History.

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How Two Medieval Episode 30 – Reenactorisms

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Join Matt and me as we tackle the touchy subject of reenactorisms and how they proliferate through the community. 

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How Two Medieval Episode 29 – Pilgrim Progress Challenge 2021 Aftershow

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Join Matt and me as we discuss our favorite event of the year: The Pilgrim Progress Challenge! We go into some of the work behind the scenes, as well as contrasting the evolution of the event from last year to this year, what went right, what can be improved upon, and a couple characteristic, charmingly roguish rabbit trails along the way.

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How Two Medieval Episode 28 – Medieval Urban Impressions Feat. Andrew of Popula Urbanum

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Join Matt and me as we talk to a special guest: Andrew of Popula Urbanum and the Modern Medieval Man about his research into the urban culture of the high medieval. We discuss special considerations and terminology of the city, the realities of city life, and what one can really expect from the merchant class. 

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How Two Medieval Episode Twenty Seven

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Join Ari and Matt as they discuss the difficult realities and circumstances involved when introducing elements of an impression which are supported by only a few source materials, pitfalls to avoid, and strategies for success. 

How Two Medieval Episode 26 – Archer vs. Man At Arms Impressions

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Join Matt and me as we discuss the equipment and status differences between the archers and the men at arms in English service during the high medieval period. We touch on some prevailing misconceptions, provide guidance, and tarry into thoroughly interesting, if only tangentially related topics as they meander through the subject.

Et ils révèlent même pourquoi cette phrase particulière est écrite en français!

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How Two Medieval Episode Twenty Five

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Join Ari and Matt as they talk about their ideas of what constitutes a mini event, how they differ from meetings or large events, and some considerations involved in any event big or small.