Archive - Dec 2003
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2003-12-12 18:21
PR: Contessa Luciana Di Carlo, an SCA illuminator and modern-world professional artist, has sent a press release announcing formation of a new company, The Gylded Page.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-12-12 18:12
Experts are now suggesting that Europe's mini age age which began in the 14th century may have affected trees from which the world's most famous violins were made.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-12-12 15:30
Residents of the Kingdom of Calontir who live in the state of Missouri may design their personalized "Kingdom of Calontir" license plates online.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2003-12-12 15:27
Dame Aoife shares resources for Medieval Scandinavia, including some tasty Norse and Viking sites.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-12-11 23:52
A newly-released autobiography of the famous British comedy troupe chronicles their rise from obscurity to comedy classic and SCA favorite.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-12-11 16:51
"Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson now says that he would like to follow his successful trilogy by filming "The Hobbit," Tolkien's prequel, with some of the same cast.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-12-11 16:01
An arc of megaliths that were once part of the Avebury stone circle in Wiltshire, England, have been rediscovered.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-12-10 22:55
As many as 200 previously unknown verses attributed to the Greek playwright Menander have been re-discovered in a manuscript in the Vatican Library.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-12-10 17:54
Dame Arwen Lioncourt and Baroness Anderwyn na Sionan have announced that THL Volodar Ivanovic will be elevated to the Order of the Pelican at AnTir's upcoming Twelfth Night celebration.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-12-10 16:37
Robin Netherton, expert on medieval clothing, will lecture at Bryn Mawr College in Philadelphia, PA February 28, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-12-10 16:36
A Renaissance prayer book, valued at
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2003-12-09 22:38
DNA analysis positively proves that a heart long believed to be that of Louis XVII is genetically compatible with DNA taken from the tombs of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-12-09 20:48
Evening Times: The medieval ruins of the Francisan Friary have been discovered near the site of Science Project, a project planned to bring jobs into the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-12-09 16:06
Some of the most impressive mosaics ever unearthed in Rome will soon be covered up by a parking lot.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-12-08 23:30
THL Stefan li Rous has announced additions to Stefan's Florilegium for December.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-12-08 21:36
Sir Gregory of Loch Swan has announced that this year's Rowany Festival will take place April 8-13, 2004 in the Kingdom of Lochac.
Submitted by Catriona on Mon, 2003-12-08 15:56
SUN Online: A 2,500 year old chariot, with the driver's skeleton still onboard, was discovered by workmen as they dug up a field in England while working on a new roadway.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-12-08 15:55
New scholarly research on a burial box, purported to be that of James, brother of Jesus, says it is too early to call the box a fake.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-12-07 16:32
The Atlantia Siege Guild is looking for a few good, SMALL, siege engines for a Tabletop Siege Challenge to be held February 28, 2004 at the Ponte Alto Investiture.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-12-07 09:15
Nature: A new study finds evidence that farmers in Turkey were key to the spread of Indo-European languages 9,000 years ago.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-12-06 23:15
A Copper or Bronze Age sun disc, considered to be the earliest artifact of its kind to be discovered in Wales, has been declared a treasure.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-12-06 18:42
Asszony Bessenyei Rozsa, Seneschal, Barony of the Sacred Stone, has announced that Runestone Collegium/Winter Solstice, to be held December 13, 2003 in Ashville, NC, has been cancelled.
Submitted by Catriona on Sat, 2003-12-06 18:42
The history and evolution of eating utensils can be researched by accessing the online Rietz Food Technology Collection.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-12-05 22:04
A new King Arthur film, with a post Roman Britain slant, is scheduled to open in theaters in July 2004.
Submitted by Catriona on Fri, 2003-12-05 15:25
Discovery News: Leonardo da Vinci's flying machine really does fly!
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2003-12-05 15:24
Onion A.V. Club: In an interview for the Onion A.V. Club, popular public radio personality Ira Glass admitted that jousting just might be more popular than public radio.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-12-05 02:52
En route to an exhibit at the Middle Eastern Studies Association of North America conference in Anchorage, the world famous Palestine Costume Archive travelling exhibit was lost. Now a worldwide plea has gone out to help locate and return the exhibit to its rightful owners.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-12-04 20:54
The fourth annual Midddle Kingdom Cooks Symposium will be held February 7, 2004 in Jackson, MI.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-12-04 19:30
THL Gwydion ap Llewyllen of the Kingdom of Outlands has an extensive online photo album from the Kingdom's fall Coronation event.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2003-12-04 13:18
Looking for unique ways to celebrate the holidays? Try Dame Aoife's medieval holiday links for inspiration.