Justina di Silvestri

La Onesta Signora Justina di Silvestri

Reeve of South Downs
Apprentice to Alessandra Giovanna Fioravanti
Also known as Signore Ambrosius di Silvestri

Last updated: 2020

Justina’s Facebook profile
Justina’s pre-17th c/SCA macabre Facebook group
Justina’s blog
Known World Courtesans podcast
Courtesans of Meridies Guild

Argent semy of forget-me-nots azure, on a lozenge purpure a skull argent, a bordure purpure.

Pronouns: she/her (Justina)
He/Him, She/Her (Ambrosius)

Red Raven (South Downs) (Midwinter A&S, 2/1/2020)
Grant of Arms (Red Tower, 10/5/2019)
Sovereign’s Pleasure (Known World Costuming and Fiber Arts, 6/22/2019)
Velvet Owl (Coronation of Sebastianos and Morgan, 4/6/2019)
Falcon’s Faith (South Downs) (Red Tower, 10/6/2018)
Guiding Hand (Royal University of Meridies, 7/21/2018)
Phoenix’s Spark (South Downs) (Red Tower, 10/7/2017)
Meridian Cross (Castle Wars, 11/21/2015)
Award of Arms (2/2/2013)
Tower Argent

15th & 16th c Italian
Courtesans, cosmetics, historic hygiene, personal lives, home economics, hair dressing, poisons, and the macabre of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

Classes taught
Hair styling (Roman- late period Europe)
Medieval poisons
Taking a Bite Out of History: Your Ancestors Were Cannibals!

Current projects
Courtesan research

Medieval Recreation in Atlanta, GA