University of Atlantia

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Corsairium 101 - An Introduction to the Nautical Guild of Atlantia

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Instructor:
Brendan Caiside


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA79 June 11, 2011
Crs #:
101
Time:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
8/25
Room:
207
Course Category:
SCA Culture
Description
This class will identify the membership, purpose, and activities of The Corsairium, the Nautical Guild of Atlantia. We will review the conditions of membership, rank structure and organization, a well as going over examples of the types of Nautical Research, A&S Activities, and Martial Activities that the guild participates in. We will also discuss the recent reorganization of the guild structure, as well as the plans forward for the current guild structure. We will discuss examples of period letters of marque, with examples of letters held by current ships within the guild. The class will also include an open discussion of the popular "Pirate vs Corsair" debate.
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