There are many people who have been instrumental in providing key pieces of information on this site, inspiration to carry out this effort, and assistance in translation or research. I would like to mention them here, and forgive me if I forget anyone!
Geoffrey - For getting me started in cordwaining and providing the interest, skills, and techniques necessary for this endeavor.
Sarah - For her continual inspiration and drive towards perfection.
Lauren - For being so helpful and accommodating in taking pictures and providing key data on extant chopines.
Kathryn - For providing translation and research talents, of which mine are rudimentary.
Cin - For willing to have her chopines be the model for Lesson 1, and providing me with much useful research.
Donata - For willing to have her pantofles be the model for Lesson 2.
Mike - For willing to host my site temporarily on his server.
Greg - For willing to host my site on his servers.
Vittoria - For willing to accept the first pair of chopines I ever made and for providing the original spark of inspiration.