Archive - 2003
Submitted by Caitriona on Thu, 2003-08-21 13:27
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 13:27
"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 Thu, 2003-08-21 00:33
The Age: The State Government of Victoria, Australia, has announced a ban on crossbows and "samurai swords."
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-08-21 00:31
"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 20:33
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 13:58
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 15:09
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 14:59
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 14:55
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 04:52
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 22:05
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 22:03
The Guardian: An archeaological dig in Rome backs ancient writers' portrait of Caligula as a megalomaniac.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-08-12 18:24
Myriad artisans displayed their fine workmanship at the Coopers' barn on Monday.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-08-12 18:19
The Pennsic Woods Battle, held Monday, was a victory for the East Kingdom.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-08-12 18:02
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 17:55
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 17:52
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 17:51
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 10:45
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 22:53
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 22:31
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 06:40
Giles, the Lochac Provost of Scribes, has announced a new website for the College of Scribes.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-08-08 00:15
Liadan inghean Ghlasain, Stormhold Chirurgeon, and Web Mistress for the Lochac Chirurgeonate website, has announced a major update.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2003-08-08 00:00
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 11:00
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 10:25
"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.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-08-06 13:00
A memorial for Master Baron Sergeant Robbin Greybeard will be held August 9, 2003 in Spokane, WA.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-08-05 13:50
A team of BBC researchers, using satellite navigation technology and hundreds of sonar beams, has shown that there is no monster in Loch Ness.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-08-05 13:00
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, has announced that the Board of Directors now publishes approved meeting minutes on the SCA's web site, and that a project is underway to transcribe minutes of previous BoD meetings as well.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-08-05 04:45
Boston Globe: Antiquities dealer, Oded Golan, has been arrested for suspicion of forgery after experts declared the ossuary box, brought to light by Golan, was a fake.