Archive - 2003
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-04-01 19:50
Dateline: April 1, 2003. A thieving band of scoundrels calling themselves "The Quarter" have blatantly appropriated, for their own nefarious purposes, the title of a certain well-respected SCA news publication and the page layout of a certain national newspaper.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-04-01 19:50
Outlands: Perhaps we are being picky, but there seems to be something ... odd ... about the Outlands web site this April 1st.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-04-01 00:23
Fragments of parchment found in the Zwettl monastery in Austria are reported to be the oldest version yet discovered of the epic Nibelungen myth.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-03-31 18:24
At Saturday's Champions of the Isles event in Bramhope, England, competitions were held to decide the new Insulae Draconis Champions for Rapier, Heavy Weapons, Archery, and Arts & Sciences.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2003-03-31 18:22
This week Aoife shares her annotated list of links dealing with Medieval Tournaments.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2003-03-30 01:00
Sterlynge Vayle, located near Sanford, NY (USA), invites the populace of the Known World to join them for the fifth incarnation of this event, which features thrown weapons competition and brewing.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-03-29 11:00
The "Cockatrice," an Arts and Sciences publication edited by Lady Rainfreda der Einsamen Hugel, is currently seeking articles for its next issue.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-03-29 01:00
The Barony of Dragon's Laire in An Tir invites entertainers and bards to take part in their annual June Faire/Medieval Festival, which is open to the public.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-03-28 23:47
A trailer belonging to Brian Thornbird has been stolen from Union City, CA. The trailer contained a great deal of SCA-related equipment.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-03-28 20:00
Their Majesties of Atlantia have a new subject: Jessica Mary Elizabeth Bright.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2003-03-28 17:56
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Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-03-28 17:00
Historians at the University of Durham in England are seeking letters of support for a project to create a website for research of medieval seals.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2003-03-28 16:14
In her weekly column, Aoife shares her annotated research links on the ultimate Renaissance man: Leonardo da Vinci.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2003-03-28 03:44
Members HavenHolde Alliance project team say the project has been unfairly maligned by comments posted by readers of their press release, and a corporate official offers this response to the criticism.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-03-28 03:24
A website hosted by Baron Modar Neznanich explains the rules to many Medieval and Renaissance games.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-03-28 03:23
Discovery News: A cache of swords, reported to be the oldest yet discovered, has been found in southeast Anatolia, Turkey.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-03-27 18:43
The Baron and Baroness of Sun Dragon, in Atenveldt, have requested that people avoid wearing overtly Middle Eastern head dress to the upcoming Mixed Weapons event.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-03-27 14:56
Eastman's: According to the March 24, 2003 issue of "Eastman's Genealogy Newsletter Online," Prince Madoc ap Meurig not only arrived in North America during the 6th century, but also set up colonies.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-03-26 16:43
The organizers of a food drive at this year's Pennsic War are holding a contest to come up with a "snappy name" for the drive.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-03-26 16:34
Their Excellencies Baroness Mairi ni Raghaillaigh and Baron Mord Hrutsson the Green have announced the first winners of the Barhus Prize for Documentation Excellence.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-03-25 22:35
Navy Lieutenant Thomas Mullen Adams, killed in action in a helicopter crash in the Persian Gulf conflict, was the nephew of two Midrealm subjects. By the family's kind permission, we share their story with you.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-03-25 22:27
A "Best Looking Banners and Flags Campsite Competition" will take place at the Rowany Festival in Lochac with the goal of improving the medieval look of the festival.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-03-25 18:00
EDP24: The Sutton Hoo Visitor Center, opened last March, will present "Far Fetched Treasures" though May 31, 2003.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-03-25 15:25
about.com: Throughout history, women have helped to shape the worlds of politics, literature, medicine, and even military conquest. Take this quiz to see how much you know about some of history's most influential ladies.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2003-03-25 02:47
Aiofe's links list this week covers blacksmithing and metalworking, including one for a Lego blacksmith shop.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-03-22 13:56
The Botany Section of the History of Science Society has called for papers to be submitted for the Society's Annual Meeting to be held in Cambridge, MA November 20-23, 2003. The topic is: "New Plants and Botany Before Linnaeus."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-03-21 16:17
Now through May 18, 2003, the Science Museum of Minnesota in Minneapolis will be hosting the Smithsonian exhibit "Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-03-21 04:39
Richard Cullinan, Guildmaster of the Lochac Guild of Defence, has announced that the Proposed Charter and Ordinances for the Guild are available online.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-03-21 04:38
Metro station signs in Newcastle, England are being translated into Latin in a bid to boost tourism.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2003-03-21 00:31
A new web site, "Down to the Day", offers help to those who wish to research their Middle Ages persona in great detail.