Archive - Aug 2003
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2003-08-22 02:55
For the past decade, a team of archaeologists has been working to reveal the wonders of the city of Pozzuoli, once the port of ancient Rome, now encased by the foundations of a Spanish city built in the 16th century on Naples.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-08-21 23:21
Master Delbert von Strassburg, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Lochac, is asking for discussion of a response to the Victorian Department of Justice in regard to weapons policy in Australia.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-08-21 21:23
Divers have excavated a piece of wood which they believe is the front stem of the keel of the Mary Rose.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-08-21 17:43
Alexander the Lost maintains a website dealing with past Pennsic Wars, including the most recent. Don't miss the photo albums.
Submitted by Caitriona on Thu, 2003-08-21 12:27
Not all Kingdoms use standardized Oaths of Fealty. Read about one Midrealmer's first experience in an Out-Kingdom Court.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-08-21 12:27
"Secret Signs: Egyptian Writing" will be at The Walters Museum of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, from August 16 through December 14.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-08-20 23:33
The Age: The State Government of Victoria, Australia, has announced a ban on crossbows and "samurai swords."
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-08-20 23:31
"Against the Grain: Woodcuts from the Collection" will run at the Cleveland Museum of Art from August 17 through November 9.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-08-20 19:33
Detroit Free Press: In an article about a Sunday fighter practice in Warren, Michigan (USA), Detroit Free Press staff writer Melissa Sanchez takes a look at SCA life.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-08-20 12:58
A freak gust of upper-level wind drove embers from the Pennsic fireworks display eastward into a camping area, damaging several tents.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-08-19 14:09
Sir Kirk FitzDavid of the Kingdom of Calontir shares a Knight's-eye view of the Pennsic 32 battles.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-08-19 13:59
On Saturday August 16, Talan, an SCA merchant in the Memphis, Tennessee area, was robbed. Thieves stole tools and SCA armor.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-08-19 13:55
A new exhibit on "Fakes, Forgeries and Facsimiles" will be at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, from August 20, 2003, through January 3, 2004.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2003-08-18 03:52
Pennsic 32, held as usual at Cooper's Lake Campground near Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania (USA), featured a display of mostly-period pyrotechnics. Iustinos Tekton has posted a photo album of the performance.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2003-08-17 21:05
The Barony of Caerthe, which will be hosting the Knowne Worlde Academy of the Rapier and the Knowne Worlde Costuming Symposium as a joint event, seeks cover artwork for the event booklet.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2003-08-17 21:03
The Guardian: An archeaological dig in Rome backs ancient writers' portrait of Caligula as a megalomaniac.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-08-12 17:24
Myriad artisans displayed their fine workmanship at the Coopers' barn on Monday.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-08-12 17:19
The Pennsic Woods Battle, held Monday, was a victory for the East Kingdom.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-08-12 17:02
The Pennsic Blood Drive collected 90 pints of blood for the Red Cross, slightly short of quota but enough that they will return next year.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2003-08-12 16:55
Sca_Maids_and_Valets, an e-mail employment exchange group, is attempting its first on-site posting board at Pennsic War.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-08-12 16:52
AP: Officials have announced fines to curtail loitering and littering at churches and other historical sites in Venice and Florence.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-08-12 16:51
A new exhibit, "Tools and Models of Ancient Egyptian Artists," is running at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD, from August 9, 2003, through March 28, 2004.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-08-09 09:45
AP: Italy's churches draw millions of visitors each year, and anger is mounting over how some mistreat the nation's religious heritage.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2003-08-08 21:53
His Majesty Pieter van Doorn led a parade of blood donors to the first day of the blood drive today.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2003-08-08 21:31
AP: The Shanghai Museum has paid $4.5 million for a 1,000-year-old set of Chinese calligraphy books, the "Chunhuage Tie," which include the only known works by several master calligraphers.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-08-08 05:40
Giles, the Lochac Provost of Scribes, has announced a new website for the College of Scribes.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-08-07 23:15
Liadan inghean Ghlasain, Stormhold Chirurgeon, and Web Mistress for the Lochac Chirurgeonate website, has announced a major update.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-08-07 23:00
The Board of Directors seeks commentary from the populace on proposed amendments to the Electronic Communication Policy.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-08-07 10:00
SCA photographer Keradwc an Cai has an extensive collection of his work on the Web, including several events from as far back as A.S. XII.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-08-07 09:25
"Arturius - A Quest for Camelot," an online publication by D.F. Carroll that claims to have solved the mystery of the historic Arthur, is available for free download online.