Linking your favorite traveling artists across the globe
Just for fun, I have a collection of Dumb Patron Questions from all kinds of historical hobbiests. http://www.historicgames.com/dumbquest/DumbQindex.html
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Archaeologists believe they have uncovered the remains of the earliest stringed instrument to be found so far in western Europe.
While selling games from the past at Renaissance fairs and historial reenactment events I've often been asked why the traditional French suits of hearts, clubs, spades and diamonds have become the international standard. Recently I found a partial explanation...
During the 1400's Germany was a major producer of inexpensive playing cards. Although German printers experimented with a wide range of suit signs, cards using the primary traditional German suits of…