Archive - Jul 2003
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2003-07-10 19:17
Territorial leaders Baronesa Iasmin de Cordoba and Shugo-daimyo Kamiizumi Munenori wish to formally announce and heartily welcome the newest child born in the Barony of Roaring Wastes and the Middle Kingdom.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-07-10 16:45
The Atenveldt Kingdom Financial Committee has issued a document with guidelines for estimating feast attendance and costs for Kingdom-level event bids.
Submitted by Catriona on Thu, 2003-07-10 16:45
Boston Review: "For eight centuries the Magna Carta has been venerated. "It was born with a grey Beard," Samuel Johnson said." However, an new application has been found for this dusty old document.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-09 18:46
Colin MacWilliams has called to arms the good subjects of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc for the purpose of guarding the Royal Encampment at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-09 18:45
Sydney Morning Herald: Was the Pied Piper real or a myth created to explain the outbreak of the plague? A Sydney University professor has a theory.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-09 18:44
This is Hampshire: Residents of the city of Winchester are up in arms about plans to strike King Alfred from the city's logo.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-07-09 15:17
At the Court of TRM Irel and Rosalind, several gentles were elevated to Peerage orders or offered elevation at future events.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-07-09 15:02
The Treasure of Nimrud, a spectacular collection of jewelry dating back to the 8th century B.C., was put on display at the Iraqi National Museum by U.S.-led authorities.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-07-09 13:18
The Grand Council, an advisory group to the SCA Board of Directors, is currently seeking nominations for new members. The Grand Council recommends changes to SCA Governing Documents, administrative policies, and other modern-world aspects of the organization.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-07-09 13:17
The SCA's Children's Officer Coordinator has created a new discussion list on YahooGroups for those holding youth-related offices in the SCA.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-07-09 13:17
"This is the tomb of Zachariah, martyr, very pious priest, father of John," says the Greek inscription on a funerary monument at the foot of the Mount of Olives. The inscription likely dates to several centuries after Zachariah's death, and was probably put there by Byzantine Christians.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-09 03:28
Edinburgh News: A Roman fort, the British headquarters of Emperor Septimius Severus, will draw thousands of tourists to the Edinburgh area.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 20:57
Lord Duncan of Skeene, Huscarl of Calontir, invites his fellow SCA members to attend the Topeka Civic Theatre's production of Camelot July 11-August 9, 2003 and play "How Many SCA Artifacts Can You Find in the Show?"
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 20:56
Svetlana Zhulnickova, who works for the Russian open air museum Karelia, has spent many years researching traditional Russian practices and how they affect folklore. In 1999, she gave a lecture on the use of the spindle in world folklore.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 20:55
Their Majesties of the East Kingdom have a new subject today: an 8 lbs, 14 oz baby boy.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-07-08 02:18
A Reuters article reports that geneticist Peter Forster of the University of Cambridge has produced a study indicating that farmers carried the Celtic language through the British Isles, Ireland, and France over 6,000 ago.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 02:17
The Journal: The Mildenhall Treasure will return to East Anglia as part of a touring exhibition highlighting treasures found by British amateur archaeologists.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 02:16
Washington Post: The controversial Iraqi National Museum will re-open its doors Thursday July 10, 2003 with a glittering exhibit of the Treasures of Nimrud.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 02:14
Daily Yomiuri: Kobe Eiko Church, damaged in an earthquake in 1995, will have to wait a little longer for repairs as researchers excavate archaeological sites from three separate periods, including the ruins of Hanakuma Castle.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-07-07 02:41
Volunteers with no medical or first aid training will be in great demand at the upcoming Pennsic War's Chirurgeons' Point and at the battles.
Submitted by Catriona on Mon, 2003-07-07 02:41
Find selected artifacts from the collections of the national libraries of Europe by using the virtual exhibition called "Treasures from Europe's National Libraries".
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-07-07 02:40
A bronze cup, dating from the time of the construction of Stonehenge, has been acquired by the British Museum and will soon be on display.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-07-06 15:41
Suite 101 will offer an online course on medieval food to be taught by SCA member Gillian Pollack.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-07-06 15:00
Duchess Dorinda shares a wonderful, detailed report on the Rose Royal Invitational Tourney, which took place June 28, 2003 in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-07-06 13:00
Professor Martin McGann has Penn State University has designed a medieval garden to help faculty and students learn about agriculture in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-05 18:00
Baroness Olivia d'Anjou, Autocrat, has announced that an event featuring hound coursing will take place in the Barony of Delftwood on July 12, 2003.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-05 14:00
British rocker Nic Potter is sellinga Bronze Age Cornish burial mound for only 150,000 pounds ($249,700).
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-05 11:00
The latest in the fad of online quizzes, this one determines which lady of Arthurian legend you most resemble.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-05 08:00
Radio Australia: Scientists are excited by the discovery of a jar of 2,000-year-old wine in northern China.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2003-07-04 14:00
Dame Aoife has done extensive research on sources for Slavs and Rus during the medieval time period. Her annoted links are now available.