Archive - May 2004
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-23 15:21
A new radio series on England's BBC Four looks at life in Ango-Saxon England at the time of the Norman Conquest.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2004-05-23 13:50
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Submitted by Webmaster on Sat, 2004-05-22 13:15
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Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-05-22 10:54
Librarians rejoice! The site of the ancient Library of Alexandria has been found!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-05-21 15:44
Plain Dealer: Cindy Bank, an SCA member from Painesville, Ohio, will be one of the participants in the medieval games portion of HorseFest 2004 to be held at the Lake Metroparks in Kirtland, Ohio.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-05-21 04:07
La Voz: We all assume that the practice of kissing among humans is perfectly natural, but is kissing simply human or does it have a history?
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-05-21 04:05
Hexham Courant: A major archaeological dig is planned, to excavate a Roman Bridge in the village of Corbridge, England near Hadrian's Wall.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-05-20 12:41
The Deputy Society Marshal for Combat Archery, Tessa the Huntress, is looking for comments and suggestions from fighters and marshals on the new draft of the "Missile Combat Handbook."
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-05-20 12:40
Isle of Wight County Press: An inquest has declared that a small oval silver brooch, dating from the 13th or 14th century, is treasure.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-20 03:42
Lord Alaxandair O'Conchobhair has posted video of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-05-19 21:57
A new study claims that rats were not the culprits in spreading the Black Plague throughout 14th century Europe.
Submitted by eirik on Wed, 2004-05-19 13:47
TwoRavens.org: Photos from the recent Ealdormere Crown Tourney are now available online courtesy of TwoRavens.org.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-05-19 13:39
Managing Information News: A grant of
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-18 20:56
Volunteers to act as docents are needed for a "Lord of the Rings" exhibit at the Museum of Science, Boston.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-18 18:51
Hampton Chronicle: "Hampton Chronicle" reporter Ray Baltes spent time recently interviewing Antonia Stefani and Duncan MacTawisch of the Shire of Harold's Hill in Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-18 13:55
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell has petitioned the Heraldry Society of Scotland for a coat of arms.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-05-18 13:54
Baroness Khalja, An Tir Kingdom Events Deputy, reports on the An Tir Autocrats website, an invaluable resource, housing a collection of articles, announcements, class handouts, guides, and forms useful to anyone involved with event organization.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-05-17 21:40
Viscountess Deirdre D'Argenteui provides another photo album of the recent Atenveldt Coronation event.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-17 21:39
Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, is showing signs of age and may need preservation.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-05-17 13:55
Ever wonder how many other people make use of the "Stefan's Florilegium" website? Quite a few, according to a recent report.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-05-17 13:48
The Sun: SCA members add realism to Poulsbo, Washington's annual Viking Fest. Read a newspaper article by reporter Susie L. Oh.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-16 19:21
A cooking competition has been planned for the upcoming Lilies War, which will take place June 11-20, 2004, at Smithville Lake, MO. The theme centers around cooking during the medieval siege of a manor.
Submitted by nicolaa on Sun, 2004-05-16 13:39
The new Prince and Princess of Ealdormere are Malik and Genevieve
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-16 08:45
A 1539 map by Swedish cartographer Olaus Magnus surprises scholars with its depiction of the North Atlantic Ocean.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-05-15 16:49
''Caliphs and Kings: The Art and Influence of Islamic Spain'' will be on display at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC, through October 17.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2004-05-15 16:48
An unassuming Dutch garden may be the final resting place of seven musketeers according to the town of Maastricht police, who have handed the investigation over to the experts.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-05-14 22:15
Clan Blue Feather, an informal organization of SCAdians interested in gay and lesbian life in the Middle Ages, welcomes others interested in this topic to join their e-mail discussion list.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2004-05-14 22:14
Deforestration is threatening not only rare animals, but also bamboo plants, the source of the world's rattan, according to a report by the United Nations Environment Program.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-05-14 17:31
WCBS-TV: Cheryl Fiandaca, a reporter for WCBS-TV in New York, has uncovered the "secret" of blacksmith Steven Licata of Garfield, N.J.: he makes weapons!