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Emily Guendelsberger, reporting from Pennsic 43

Wed, 2014-09-03 07:40

"I am surprised to find that my iPhone is able to give me directions to Cariadoc’s Path and Fletcher Road, an intersection that only exists two weeks out of the year. It’s like finding Brigadoon on GPS," writes Emily Guendelsberger in an article for the Philadelphia CityPaper. Guendelsberger attended her first Pennsic in 2014 as a guest of the Barony of Bhakail.

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Sackler Gallery presents Persian Calligraphy exhibit

Tue, 2014-09-02 18:40

The Sackler Gallery in Washington D.C. will present Nasta'liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy beginning September 13, 2014. The exhibit will showcase Persian calligraphy from the 14th-16th centuries.

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Proposed Corpora Language Change

Tue, 2014-09-02 07:15

The SCA Board of Directors seeks commentary on a proposed Corpora language change recommended by the Laurel Sovereign at Arms.

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Protecting Ashby St Ledgers

Mon, 2014-09-01 17:55

Tiny, deserted, medieval villages across the English landscape have been disappearing, moving English Heritage to recommend historical designation to preserve what is left. Now the government of Northamptonshire is taking action by proclaiming such villages "scheduled monuments."

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Practice in the Park Photos

Mon, 2014-09-01 13:31

Master Caelin on Andrede reports that he has posted an album of photos from the Barony of Elfsea's June 5, 2014 Practice in the Park. The photos are available to view on Flickr.

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Roman and Iron Age coins found together in Derbyshire cave

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:05

1st century Roman coins and coins from Iron Age tribes should not be found together, but that is excatly what happened recently when a local found the treasure buried in a Derbyshire, England cave. (photo)

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Newcastle renovation reveals medieval secrets

Sun, 2014-08-31 16:20

The development of a new commercial district in Newcastle, England has sparked interest in the medieval quayside life of the city, an area reclaimed from the River Tyne by the year 1400. Excavations have already uncovered a substantial sandstone wall and green-glazed pottery.

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US$8M needed to restore Timbuktu

Sun, 2014-08-31 12:49

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) reports that US eight million dollars will be needed to reconstruct the damaged monuments and mausoleums of Timbuktu, Mali, and to return of over 300,000 collections of ancient manuscripts.

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Mar of Grimfells offered Knighthood in Calontir

Sun, 2014-08-31 09:16

The Falcon Banner reports that at Their Coronation Their Majesties Agamemnon and Gwen of the Kingdom of Calontir offered elevation to the Order of the Chivalry to Mar of Grimfells.

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Stefan's Florilegium updates for August 2014

Sun, 2014-08-31 08:29

THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for August 2014.

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