Archive - Jun 2003
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2003-06-30 16:04
Middlebridge: Northwestern College, in Orange City, Iowa (USA) is auctioning off a large medieval book collection formerly owned by Emerson Brown.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-06-30 16:03
Seattle Times: Philanthropist and businessman Paul Allen has loaned a 1623 copy of Shakespeare's First Folio to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-06-30 16:03
Mario Moiraghi, an Italian scholar, now claims that the legend of Arthur's sword Excalibur originated in Italy rather than Celtic Britain.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-06-30 14:32
Pravda: An unusual silver amulet was found at a construction site in the Moscow region.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-06-30 14:31
On a class trip to Borre National Park, a Norwegian sixth grader found a 1,000 year old Viking ring.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-06-29 13:30
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has issued new laws regarding safe driving practices in Work Zones in their state. These laws may affect those traveling to the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-06-29 09:30
The Adrian Empire strives to recreate the "rich history, culture, and tradition(s)" of Western European culture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2003-06-29 05:00
What sets us apart from the animals is our ability to accessorize. This week, Dame Aoife has researched an extensive list of links relating to medieval accessories.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-06-28 14:00
Dryhope Tower, near Selkirk, will benefit from funding for conservation and restoration.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-06-28 08:00
Evening Post: Plans to expand the A46 in Nottinghamshire are on hold after the discovery of the remains of a Roman villa.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-06-28 06:30
Nancy Spies, known in the SCA as Mistress Ingvild Josefsdatter, has published a new book, "Anna Neuper's Modelbuch: Early Sixteenth-Century Patterns for Gold Bands."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-06-28 03:30
The popular musical trio Wolgemut will again be attending this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-06-27 21:32
Thomas Flamanc of Kelsale has added his photos of the recent Drachenwald 10 Year Celebration to the web, and Lord Robert of Ravenshield has added a video of the Pas melee.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-06-27 21:28
Professor Stephen Knight, a British academic, believes that Robin Hood never existed.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-06-27 21:27
History News Network: Plans to restore Michaelangelo's statue of David have come to a halt as experts argue over techniques.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-06-26 22:50
Cooper's Lake Campground, the host site for the Pennsic War for many years, have made good on a promise to build a pole building for the use of the Chirurgeons. This year's War Chirurgeon shares the details, with photos.
Submitted by Catriona on Thu, 2003-06-26 22:39
"Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe" is one of two exhibitions on illuminated manuscripts now on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California (USA).
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-06-26 20:08
The autocrats of Border Raids, to be held June 27-29, 2003 at Camp Carlson in Vulpine Reach (Ft. Knox, Kentucky, USA), have announced that since the event will be held on a military base, all weapons should be listed upon entering the site.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-06-26 14:45
Trustees at the Holy Trinity in Stratford-upon-Avon, which is in need of urgent repairs, have turned to the Internet to raise money for the building's restoration.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-06-26 14:43
Tour the Sistine Chapel on the Vatican's new website.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-06-26 03:37
An exhibition titled "Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu" has opened at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-06-26 03:22
Their Royal Highnesses Balfar & Luna have announced that a number of Order meetings will be held at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-06-26 03:21
Newsweek: Want to test your knowledge of the Harry Potter books? Take the quiz!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-06-25 22:09
A review on the Faire Playe Renaissance Faire website praised BHFI's first Celtic Medieval Festival held June 7-8, 2003 in Roswell, Ohio (USA).
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-06-25 18:30
Baron Koppel, a long-time SCA member having serious modern-world health and legal problems, was the subject of a recent article on SCAtoday.net. We have now received an update from Baron Koppel's protege'.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-06-25 13:34
Members of Haus von Halstern, based in the East Kingdom, were honored at the recent Vinland Raids II in the Shire of Smoking Rocks.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-06-25 13:33
Guardian Unlimited: University of Texas Health Science Centre believes he may have an explanation for the Shroud of Turin: bacteria.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-06-25 13:31
Katriana op den Dijk of the Kingdom of Calontir will be elevated to the Order of the Laurel at the Kingdom Arts and Sciences event in July.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-06-24 19:10
Aelius Flavius Britannicus has posted close to 100 photos from Drachenwald's recent 10 Ten Celebration, and SKA UMA also has a collection.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-06-24 19:09
Discovery Channel: The next episode of the Discovery Channel's "Monster House" series will turn a home into a castle.