Archive - 2003
Submitted by Kottr on Thu, 2003-12-04 03:09
EarlyPeriod.com: EarlyPeriod.com is a new web site where SCA people can go to find information about things Early Period.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2003-12-03 17:25
The Guardian: "Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe", is at the Royal Academy of Arts from November 29, 2003 until February 22, 2004.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-12-03 16:25
"Draped in Dragons: Chinese Court Costumes" is on display at the Loring Gallery of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, through May 2, 2004.
Submitted by Catriona on Tue, 2003-12-02 16:04
An important manuscript on period games such as chess and backgammon is now partially available online as scanned images.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-12-02 15:51
Sir Michael de Brad was victorious at the recent Insulae Draconis Viceroy Tournament.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-12-02 15:50
A Roman dodecahedral (twenty-sided) gaming die is being auctioned by the famous Christies auction house.
Submitted by Catriona on Tue, 2003-12-02 15:49
In order to document the Mongolian garb usually worn at SCA activities, Linda Krecker-Schkred has published her findings online.
Submitted by Catriona on Tue, 2003-12-02 04:15
Novae Militiae is a living history group based in Georgia (USA) which portrays the years 1189-1216 CE in an English military setting.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-12-01 22:19
Shareef Musiqi al-Rashid al-Thaeib reports on the success of the recent al-Hafla held in An Tir.
Submitted by Catriona on Mon, 2003-12-01 19:50
An anonymously written cookbook from 16th Century Spain has been translated by Lady Karen Larsdatter of Atlantia and made available online.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-12-01 18:38
"Objects of Devotion: The Art of Medieval & Renaissance Europe" will be on display at the Hoopes Gallery of the Hyde Collection Art Museum in Glens Falls, New York, through March, 2004.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2003-11-30 17:30
Guardian Unlimited: If archaeologists have their way, a tomb containing remains, which may or may not be those of King Harold, the last Anglo Saxon ruler of England, will soon be opened.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-11-30 13:05
On the Calontir list, Thyri announced that Dirk MacMartin has been made a knight.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-11-30 08:50
Members of Smoking Rocks in southeast Massachusetts will be teaming up with members of the Living History Association for a Twelfth Night celebration January 10, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-29 15:05
East Kingdom List: Matthew Catling, a British television producer for Darlow Smithson Productions Ltd, is looking for a select group of people to design, build test ancient "super weapons."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-29 10:20
Autocrat THL Mauvrneen MacKellar has announced that Ealdormere's first ever Golden Seamstress Competition will be held March 19-20, 2004 in Burford, Ontario. There have been changes to both site and date for the event.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-11-28 15:50
telegraph.co.uk: Researchers working on the remains of a Roman "ghost fleet" found buried in the mud near the Italian city of Pisa, now believe that the city may have been built on a lagoon, much like early Venice.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-11-28 12:40
Travel in China: A large and well-preserved cultural center dating to the Tang Dynasty has been discovered in the Three Gorges area of China.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-11-28 09:15
Discovery Channel: A new study will use computers to analyze stylistics in the works of William Shakespeare in order to determine authorship.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-11-27 12:55
Daily News: A 14th-century kabbalistic manuscript, stolen by the Nazis during World War II, has been recovered and presented to the Jewish Community Organization of Vienna.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-11-27 09:15
Washington Post: Some Russians are now putting pressure on the Russian Orthodox Church to canonize Ivan the Terrible.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2003-11-26 22:08
AP: Scholars continue to debate the authenticity of a map said to have been made fifty years before Columbus set sail. The map, if authentic, could be one of the first to show the New World.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-11-26 18:38
SomethingAwful.com: It's just....wrong. A news parody site has collected some truly warped creations from the do-it-yourself Bayeux Tapestry web site.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-11-26 15:47
Historians believe that a tomb at Holy Trinity Church in Bosham, West Sussex, may be the final resting place of King Harold II, who was killed at the Battle of Hastings.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-11-26 13:08
Researchers from the University of Oslo believe that an oval shape which has come up on radar studies of a burial mound near Toensberg may be a Viking longship.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-11-26 00:05
Morning Call: The local newspaper that broke the story about the Ben Schragger child abuse allegations has followed that series of articles with a feature story on the SCA itself.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-11-25 20:18
Information vital to any member of the SCA is now available online: Calculating the velocity of an unladen swallow!
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2003-11-25 14:25
Dame Aoife shares links for medieval lampworking and glass bead lampworking on the web.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-11-25 04:18
The Dark Ages Re-creation Company (DARC) will be visiting the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Detroit, Michigan (USA) November 29-30, 2003 to promote "Full Circle, First Contact," a traveling exhibit showing Viking influence on the new world.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-11-24 20:42
Shard Laughlin, merchant and member of the SCA, died November 9, 2003 at the age of 35 in the Chicago area after a fall from a ladder.