University of Atlantia

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Medieval Cordage and Knot Tying

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Instructors:
Alric the Mad
Nicolo Santorio

University Session UA103 February 1, 2020 Course # 123
Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Fee
Length 1 hr Credits 1
Attendees FULL Room Goodpaster103
Course Category Medieval Technology

Description
This course presents a brief history of ropes and knots in the medieval world, including the types of materials available and their relative strengths and weaknesses. Then we teach a selection of the most practical knots for SCAdians. This is a hands-on class and students will be provided with short lengths of cord to use for practice.