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Cameron Kippen
toeslayer2000@yahoo.com.au
 In twelfth century the
influence of Islam
permeated into European
Court culture.
 Returning crusaders
adapted Islamic s...
“
E d`amor mou castitaz“
(From love comes chastity)
 The relationship was
always illicit i.e. the
woman was the wife of
a...
 Domnei - Gazing on a
partly or fully undressed
lady.
 Donnoi - A courting
couple shared a bed but
avoiding penetrative
...
The Chastity Belt
Long toed shoes
Long Toed Shoes
24 inches longer than the foot
Syphilis
 Historians accept bacterium
treponema palladium
existed in Europe prior to
the 15th century.
 During the 16th ...
Tabes Dorsalis General paresis of the
insane
Syphilitic myelopathy causes
muscle weakness and when combined
with lack of s...
When the King was a
Syphilitic, semi-imbecile,
the court jester served
as a useful distraction.
The presence of a Fool
dis...
In both occidental
and oriental
societies
masturbation with
feet and shoes may
have provided
protection from
sexually tran...
A Charcot foot
This describes a
progressive
deterioration of weight-
bearing joints, usually in
The foot or ankle.
In the 16th century
records, archives and dated
paintings confirm the fashion
for extremely broad shoes
(Bears Paw) became...
Sincere thanks
To all sources who made
this presentation not
only possible, but more
importantly, plausible.
Copyright Regulations 1969
WARNING
This material has been copied and communicated
to you by or on behalf of Cameron Kippen...
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Curious history of long toed shoes

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A short social and psycho-sexual history of long toed shoes

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Curious history of long toed shoes

  1. 1. Cameron Kippen toeslayer2000@yahoo.com.au
  2. 2.  In twelfth century the influence of Islam permeated into European Court culture.  Returning crusaders adapted Islamic stories and philosophies and the origins of chivalry and courtly love are thought to come from this time period.
  3. 3. “ E d`amor mou castitaz“ (From love comes chastity)  The relationship was always illicit i.e. the woman was the wife of another, often a lord or patron.  Consummation of courtly love was virtually impossible.
  4. 4.  Domnei - Gazing on a partly or fully undressed lady.  Donnoi - A courting couple shared a bed but avoiding penetrative intercourse. By these means the male lover proved his depth of his love.
  5. 5. The Chastity Belt Long toed shoes
  6. 6. Long Toed Shoes 24 inches longer than the foot
  7. 7. Syphilis  Historians accept bacterium treponema palladium existed in Europe prior to the 15th century.  During the 16th century a syphilis epidemic spread throughout the Old World.  The presence of the pox and the knowledge of its transmission gave good reason to influence sexual practice.
  8. 8. Tabes Dorsalis General paresis of the insane Syphilitic myelopathy causes muscle weakness and when combined with lack of sensations this creates coordination difficulties resulting in problems of wide based walking. The progressive locomotor ataxia causes people to stoop forward and walk with a wide based, "high- stepping“ gait. Brain damage causing impaired mental function with serious personality and delusional behaviours. This often leaves the person a semi imbecile
  9. 9. When the King was a Syphilitic, semi-imbecile, the court jester served as a useful distraction. The presence of a Fool disarmed criticism by making the King look More normal.
  10. 10. In both occidental and oriental societies masturbation with feet and shoes may have provided protection from sexually transmitted diseases.
  11. 11. A Charcot foot This describes a progressive deterioration of weight- bearing joints, usually in The foot or ankle.
  12. 12. In the 16th century records, archives and dated paintings confirm the fashion for extremely broad shoes (Bears Paw) became vogue across Europe in a very short space of time. The broad shoes boasted of individual compartments for each toe and would have been ideal to accommodate Charcot Foot.
  13. 13. Sincere thanks To all sources who made this presentation not only possible, but more importantly, plausible.
  14. 14. Copyright Regulations 1969 WARNING This material has been copied and communicated to you by or on behalf of Cameron Kippen pursuant to Part VB of the Copyright Act 1968 (the Act). The material in this communication may be subject to copyright under the Act. Any further copying or communication of this material by you may be the subject of copyright protection under the Act. Do not remove this notice

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