Archive - Sep 2003
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-10 16:20
Pravda: A "biofield" surrounding an icon housed in the Hermitage Museum caused weakness, headaches and high blood pressure, leading to the artwork's removal from public display.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-10 11:14
Hundreds of birchbark drawings dating from the 11th through 15th centuries have given a new insight into life in medieval Russia. Among the documents are a number of children's drawings.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-10 01:52
As part of Project Guttenberg, the "London and Country Brewer" is now available in digital format.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-09 15:59
Lady Robina M'Baine of Willow Wood is looking for a few good jugglers, poets, singers, etc. to take part in a concert to be held on Saturday of Armorgeddon. Armorgeddon is September 11-14, 2003 in the Shire of Borderdown.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-09 14:39
A free university course on Viking Society will be starting on October, 2003. The course runs in conjunction with excavations now being undertaken in Gotland, Sweden and with research being conducted on a Viking harbor.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-09 14:38
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-09 13:48
Subscribers to DIRECTV will want to set their VCRs to "record" when HD.Net's "Across America" airs a segment filmed at Pennsic 32.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2003-09-08 20:25
Dame Aoife's project for this week was finding links dealing with medieval Africa. While the list is relatively short, there are some very interesting sites.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-09-08 20:24
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-09-08 16:50
The recent wildfire situation in Western Canada has caused the closure of Scouting facilities in that part of the country and made necessary a site change for the upcoming Tir Righ Coronet.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2003-09-08 14:32
CBC: Canadian Broadcast Corporation reporter Mike Smith, from Ottawa (Canada), spent four days at Pennsic 32.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-09-08 13:11
"Love and Yearning: Mystical and Moral Themes in Persian Poetry and Painting," featuring 26 of the finest illustrated manuscripts relating to Persian lyrical poetry, will be on display at the Sackler Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2003-09-08 01:52
Dame Aoife shares her collection of links dealing with calligraphy and illumination.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Sat, 2003-09-06 12:24
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-09-06 12:24
AP: The city of Rome is building a replica of the Globe Theatre at the Villa Borghese, to open on October 15 with a performance of "Romeo and Juliet."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-09-06 12:23
The 40th anniversary of the SCA is approaching, and the SCA Board of Directors is now accepting bids for the celebration.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2003-09-05 17:51
Jonas McMillen, a new fighter, collapsed at a fighter practice during an authorization bout last Sunday. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital shortly thereafter.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2003-09-05 17:50
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, offers clarification on policy for insurance certificates for equestrian events.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-09-05 16:09
SCA members journeying to and from the Tournament of Valor in the Barony of Vataviaon found themselves in jeopardy Saturday as torrential rains flooded the Kansas Turnpike.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2003-09-05 16:08
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, has published a clarification of policy on waivers and medical release forms for minors, including those attending events without a parent or guardian present on site.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2003-09-05 15:39
A manor house in Somerset, thought to date to before 1150, has been named the longest continuously occupied home in Britain.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-09-04 18:46
A foot from a Roman-era statue was found in London -- wearing a sock under a sandal.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-09-04 16:17
The Quarter: The repeat offenders at The Quarter have once again failed in their attempt to prevent the escape of a new issue.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-09-03 14:00
Hampton Roads Daily Press: Archaeologists working on the site of the James Fort, in Jamestown, VA, have announced that they have for the first time been able to map the exact location, shape, and size of the 1607 structure, the first permanent English settlement in America.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-03 13:59
The Portland Vase, a key piece in the British Museum's collection of Roman treasures may actually be a clever Renaissance fake.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-02 20:28
Duke Sir Skapti Thorinson, inspired by Greifyna Asa Starradottir, was the victor of An Tir's Crown Tournament Saturday.
Submitted by Catriona on Tue, 2003-09-02 20:04
Presenting the life and times of the Elizabethan age has been made easier through the "Life in Elizabethan England- A Compendium of Common Knowledge" written by Maggie Pierce Secara, known Mistress M
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-02 12:38
History News Network: A new book by Terry Jones and Dr. Alan Fletcher implies the author may have been murdered for his religious and political beliefs.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-09-02 12:37
"The Madonna with the Yarnwinder" was stolen from Drumlanrig Castle, in southern Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-02 01:11
IC Wales: The mystery surrounding the identity of a 15th century ship discovered last year in Newport, Wales may have been solved.