Archive - May 2003
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-05-31 00:00
About: Plans to build a highway bypass over the site of Nara Japan's Mountain Plum Palace have been delayed for two years to allow further excavation.
Submitted by Aoife on Sat, 2003-05-31 00:00
Dame Aoife offers annoted links on the topic of Saxon England.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-05-30 14:38
Lawrence Journal-World: The sound of sword on armor in the Shire of Carlsby in Lawrence, KS (Calontir) attracted coverage from the local newspaper recently. Reporter Mike Belt has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-05-29 19:44
Lady Angelique d'Herisson has announced that this year's Pennsic War will include a blood drive.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-05-29 15:37
The new membership.sca.org web site offers online purchase or renewal of memberships, with payment by credit card and an immediate printable proof-of-membership letter.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-05-29 12:26
Novinite.com: Archaeologists working at the site of a 4th century B.C.E. temple at Halka Bunar in Bulgaria have discovered that wine was an important part of the ceremony.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2003-05-29 12:19
Ms. Robin Netherton, an internationally known lecturer specializing the costume of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, will present a one-day lecture series on Western European women's clothing in the 14th and 15th centuries in the Seattle, Washington area on August 9th.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2003-05-28 20:37
Announcing an SCA email list on yahoogroups.com to facilitate the matching of employers and employees at events, based on the historic barter system.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-05-28 15:21
The Quarter: We thought they had been exiled to some place cold and lonely. Actually, they were. But somehow those hooligans at The Quarter managed to get online again, using Trimaris' Spring Coronation as an excuse to wreak their humorous havoc.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-05-28 14:35
Planning an authentic English garden? ASPNS, a research project at the Institute for the Historical Study of Language in Glasgow, Scotland has undertaken a survey of Anglo-Saxon plant names which it has made available online.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-05-27 20:29
The Battle and RUSH Schedules for Lilies War, which takes place June 14-21, 2003 in Calontir, are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-05-27 16:09
Calontir List: Lord Mighel has provided an online photo album for Calontir's May 24 Crown Tournament, which was won by Earl Joe Angus Wilson.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2003-05-26 04:35
SCAtoday.net's webmaster, Iustinos Tekton called Justin, presents a photo album of the ending rounds of Crown Tourney, and the Investiture of TRH Alasdair and Guenievre.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2003-05-26 04:35
The Middle Kingdom's Crown Tournament was held May 25, 2003, in the Barony of Fenix (Fort Mitchell, Kentucky). Sir Alasdair MacFhearghius won the Tournament for the honor of his Consort, Guenievre du Dragon Vert.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-05-25 17:00
Herr Alexius von Reuenthal has created a website with information on Drachenwald residents who plan to attend the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-05-25 12:00
Christian Tobler will offer a seminar on German Medieval Swordsmanship July 19-20, 2003 in Arvada, CO.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-05-25 00:00
Dame Arwen Lioncourt has announced the formation of a group to discuss the possible formation of a Crown Principality in the current Rivers Region.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-05-24 23:10
Archaeologists have unearthed the bodies of four adults and two children, believed to have lived over 4000 years ago, near Stonehenge.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2003-05-24 15:44
Kirsti and Garret, two SCAdians from Ealdormere, have proudly announced the birth of their son, Richard.
Submitted by Aoife on Sat, 2003-05-24 00:00
Aoife offers annotated links on Medieval Ireland for this week's Links List.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-05-24 00:00
A few good groups are needed to help with meal preparation for Drachenwald's Ten Year Celebration.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-05-23 14:33
Lord Alastair Aeyalweard has recently created a discussion group for Medieval trivia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-05-23 14:32
Master Huen reported that May 17's Artists' Forum at AEthelmearc War Practice was a success.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-05-22 18:28
Latin lovers in Vatican City have issued a new dictionary which features contemporary words.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-05-22 15:28
City planners hope that underwater barriers will hold back the Adriatic Sea from pounding the historic city of Venice, Italy.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2003-05-22 15:27
Lord Alaxandair O'Conchobhair has made available expanded video to include the quarter finals of the AEthelmearc Spring Crown Tourney in addition to the finals that were already online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-05-21 18:42
Haaretz: Digital photography has been used to try to determine the exact technique used to print the Gutenberg Bible from the Scheide Collection.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-05-21 18:39
A non-destrustive laser has been used to date the pigments of the Lindisfarne Gospels, helping researchers to move the date back to 720 CE.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-05-21 18:38
Daily Telegraph: A 200-yard stretch of Roman village life has been unearthed by archaeologists in Northamptonshire.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-05-20 20:53
"Boxgrove Man," a forerunner of Neanderthal and the oldest hominid found in Britain, will receive further study, according to British archaeologists.