Archive - Nov 2003
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2003-11-30 16:30
Guardian Unlimited: If archaeologists have their way, a tomb containing remains, which may or may not be those of King Harold, the last Anglo Saxon ruler of England, will soon be opened.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-11-30 12:05
On the Calontir list, Thyri announced that Dirk MacMartin has been made a knight.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-11-30 07:50
Members of Smoking Rocks in southeast Massachusetts will be teaming up with members of the Living History Association for a Twelfth Night celebration January 10, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-29 14:05
East Kingdom List: Matthew Catling, a British television producer for Darlow Smithson Productions Ltd, is looking for a select group of people to design, build test ancient "super weapons."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-29 09:20
Autocrat THL Mauvrneen MacKellar has announced that Ealdormere's first ever Golden Seamstress Competition will be held March 19-20, 2004 in Burford, Ontario. There have been changes to both site and date for the event.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-11-28 14:50
telegraph.co.uk: Researchers working on the remains of a Roman "ghost fleet" found buried in the mud near the Italian city of Pisa, now believe that the city may have been built on a lagoon, much like early Venice.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-11-28 11:40
Travel in China: A large and well-preserved cultural center dating to the Tang Dynasty has been discovered in the Three Gorges area of China.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-11-28 08:15
Discovery Channel: A new study will use computers to analyze stylistics in the works of William Shakespeare in order to determine authorship.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-11-27 11:55
Daily News: A 14th-century kabbalistic manuscript, stolen by the Nazis during World War II, has been recovered and presented to the Jewish Community Organization of Vienna.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-11-27 08:15
Washington Post: Some Russians are now putting pressure on the Russian Orthodox Church to canonize Ivan the Terrible.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2003-11-26 21:08
AP: Scholars continue to debate the authenticity of a map said to have been made fifty years before Columbus set sail. The map, if authentic, could be one of the first to show the New World.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-11-26 17:38
SomethingAwful.com: It's just....wrong. A news parody site has collected some truly warped creations from the do-it-yourself Bayeux Tapestry web site.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-11-26 14:47
Historians believe that a tomb at Holy Trinity Church in Bosham, West Sussex, may be the final resting place of King Harold II, who was killed at the Battle of Hastings.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-11-26 12:08
Researchers from the University of Oslo believe that an oval shape which has come up on radar studies of a burial mound near Toensberg may be a Viking longship.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-11-25 23:05
Morning Call: The local newspaper that broke the story about the Ben Schragger child abuse allegations has followed that series of articles with a feature story on the SCA itself.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-11-25 19:18
Information vital to any member of the SCA is now available online: Calculating the velocity of an unladen swallow!
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2003-11-25 13:25
Dame Aoife shares links for medieval lampworking and glass bead lampworking on the web.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-11-25 03:18
The Dark Ages Re-creation Company (DARC) will be visiting the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Detroit, Michigan (USA) November 29-30, 2003 to promote "Full Circle, First Contact," a traveling exhibit showing Viking influence on the new world.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-11-24 19:42
Shard Laughlin, merchant and member of the SCA, died November 9, 2003 at the age of 35 in the Chicago area after a fall from a ladder.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-11-24 19:41
The Prism Coffeehouse in Charlottesville, VA, will play host to a Welsh Music featuring harpist Robin Huw Bowen, November 26, 2003.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2003-11-23 12:25
In the Kingdom of Atlantia, law section 10.1.4 banning armor of overtly modern appearance at Kingdom events, will be in effect as of December 1, 2003.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-11-23 09:50
Echo Press: The famous Kensington Runestone will be on display at the Museum of National Antiquities in Stockholm, Sweden until the end of January, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-22 15:05
NASPL: The North American Association of State and Provincial Libraries has created a short timeline on the history of lotteries.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-22 11:40
Ashburton Guardian: Cedric Bell, a British amateur archaeologist, believes that the Chinese may have discovered New Zealand over two thousand years ago.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-22 08:15
Gentles attending Gulf Wars XIII may now register online.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2003-11-21 19:44
"Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past" will be on display at the British Museum from November 21, 2003, through March 14, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-11-21 15:40
A medieval church in Skien, Norway was damaged recently when fire broke out, destroying the church's organ.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-11-21 14:05
Photos from the 2003 Rowany Festival in the Kingdom of Lochac are now available online.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-11-20 17:59
The Royal University of the Midrealm (RUM) event, held on Saturday, November 22, offers a variety of classes in the arts martial. Legio Draconis has an updated list.
Submitted by badsquire on Thu, 2003-11-20 14:46
Lady Dub Essa O'Fidhne of Artemisia, with sponsorship of the National Transplant Assistance Fund, is asking fellow SCAdians for help in paying for a bone marrow transplant for leukemia.