Archive - Dec 2002
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2002-12-31 20:51
The Herald: Archaeologists have found artifacts in the Scottish Highlands nearly identical to those in Norway.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2002-12-31 20:48
SCA members in Pennsylvania will offer a demo at the Cold Wars Convention of the Historical Miniatures Gaming Society-East March 7-9, 2003 in Lancaster, PA.
Submitted by Katharina on Tue, 2002-12-31 17:19
I am most pleased to announce to you that the Middle Kingdom's Order of the Rose and Viscounty site went live today! Happy 12th Night!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2002-12-30 19:51
The University of New Paris will be held January 17-19, 2003 in Tallinn, Estonia.
Submitted by Katarina on Mon, 2002-12-30 16:15
The Art Newspaper: Riccio's extraordinarily rare and tender terracotta of the Virgin and Child sold for a staggering
Submitted by Katarina on Mon, 2002-12-30 16:14
Magna Graecia, the groundbreaking exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art is in its last few days. If you can, go there in person. If not, be sure to visit the on-line exhibition. The show features Western Greek art from eight different museums, and most pieces have never been seen in the US.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2002-12-30 14:17
If you are a true worshipper of the Bean, you will want to visit the Coffee Science Information Centre for a scientific explanation of why coffee is the nectar of the gods.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2002-12-30 14:16
Bored? Looking for an exciting new/old game? Try Knattleikr, a cross between rugby and hurley, a Viking sport that will be demoed at the 2003 Medieval Conference.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2002-12-30 03:58
The Webmaster provides some reminders for those contributing articles on this site.
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2002-12-29 21:09
Here is a Christmas present for armorers: an extensive annotated list of armoring links and related websites posted by Lis on the AEthelmearc listserve.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2002-12-29 15:14
An online version of the six-volume narrative history of the Crusades is now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2002-12-29 15:13
EN World: Find yourself switching into gaming mode during The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers? So have others....
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2002-12-29 15:12
Their Majesties Tarrach and Fina of the Middle Kingdom have a new subject, Veronica Irene Lilly.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2002-12-28 14:33
On December 20, Alina Foxwood gave birth to a firstborn son, Marcus Benjamin, in the Middle Kingdom.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2002-12-25 00:00
From the staff of SCAtoday.net, warm wishes to all Ladies and Lords of these Current Middle Ages for a safe, happy, and peaceful holiday season.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2002-12-24 18:10
There will be a combination lecture and concert of Medieval and Renaissance Music Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at 7:00 pm at Tiffin University in Tiffin, Ohio, in Chisolm Auditorium, Franks Hall. The program is co-sponsored by the university and the local SCA shire, Gateway to the Emerald Moors.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2002-12-24 00:00
Amaze your friends by counting to ten in Old Icelandic or any of dozens of ancient languages!
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2002-12-23 00:00
news.com.au: Just a short distance from the Leaning Tower of Pisa, archaeologists are cautiously retrieving not one but several well-preserved ships built by the Romans.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2002-12-21 10:00
The Environmental Archaeology Unit (EAU) and the Archaeology Data Service (ADS) have announced that the archives for some of the research done at the Coppergate Anglo-Scandinavian site in York, England will be available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2002-12-21 00:00
On Saturday, April 5, 2003, the Costume Society of America, Region I will hold a symposium entitled "Understructures: Shaping the Body, Fashioning the Person" at Old Sturbridge Village.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2002-12-20 17:56
Interested in Medieval/Renaissance Embroidery? Take a look at Aoife's list of embroidery links.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2002-12-20 17:53
Have a crush on a hobbit? Can't get enough of Gimli's barrel-chest, or finding yourself lost in Legolas' baby blues? USA Today analyzes your crush in an article about the sexy men of the film.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2002-12-20 16:00
Genealogy Web: What was the Magna Carta all about? What does it say, and in what context was it written? This article takes a look at the political climate in which the important document was written.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2002-12-20 00:19
ArtsCanada: The opening of the exhibit "The Mysterious Bog People" at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Ottawa, Canada has sparked controversy.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2002-12-19 15:13
Archaeologists excavating a 15th century ship in Newport, Wales have unearthed human remains.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2002-12-19 10:47
Sir Craven and Sir Ismenia of the Kingdom of Atenveldt have posted photos from the recent Southern Crusades 2002 event.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2002-12-18 22:11
Archaeology: Archaeologists working in Imari Bay have discovered remnants of a ship or ships which may well be part of Kublai Khan's invasion force from 1281.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2002-12-18 13:00
Autocrats in An Tir have a new resource for questions and discussion. An e-mail list has been created to allow discussion of topics relating to autocrating events.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2002-12-18 12:41
Their Majesties Gerhart and Una of Caid have issued a statement that a new poll will be conducted regarding the future of the Southern Reaches (New Zealand).
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2002-12-17 16:44
Salon: A noted science fiction author traces humanity's fascination with Romantic heroes, from the Norse and Greek epics through the Middle Ages, Reformation, and Enlightenment, and into one of the 20th Century's modern myths.