Archive - Aug 28, 2003

SCAdians can Shop Online with iGive.com and Support the SCA!

Tracey Stoever, Corporate Development Officer for the SCA, Inc. reports on new opportunities for those wishing to donate to the SCA - online shopping with hundreds of vendors through iGive.com.

The Met Hosts Exhibit on 17th Century Chinese Landscape Paintings

"Dreams of Yellow Mountain: Landscapes of Survival in Seventeenth-Century China" will be open at the Galleries for Chinese Painting and Calligraphy at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City from September 13, 2003, through January 25, 2004.

Experiencing the Times [Pennsic]

Youngstown Vindicator: The Youngstown (Ohio) Vindicator has published an article about the Pennsic War.

Descendants of Last Aztec Emperor Seek Pensions Promised in 16th century

AFP: The descendants of Moctezuma II, the last Aztec emperor of Mexico, are trying to recover the pensions granted them in 1550 and suspended in 1934.

More Photos from Pennsic 32

Raven of Drachenwald shares photos from Pennsic 32.

Lengthy Breastfeeding May have Contributed to the Health of Medieval Babies

News Telegraph: A study of the bones from an abandoned medieval village may prove that English babies thrived due to lengthy breast-feeding.

Public Bathing Returns to Bath

Telegraph.co.uk: The city of Bath, known throughout British history for its public baths, will again offer bathing to its hoards of tourists.