Archive - May 2004
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2004-05-14 02:52
This week Dame Aoife shares links pertaining to medieval jugs and pitchers.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-05-13 23:35
The New York Times: Scientists in Florence are planning to exhume the remains of 49 Medici bodies in May for a wide-ranging forensic study. One branch of the family was invited to take part; a second branch was not, but its ancestors are among those being exhumed.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-05-13 19:33
Alaxandair O'Conchobhair has posted video of the semi-finals, and finals of AEthelmearc Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-13 16:23
Genevieve la flechiere, Royal Herald, has provided many more details on the recent Viceroy Tourney in Insula Draconis.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-13 16:22
Lady Margaret, Chatelaine of Shadowdale and Coordinator for the Newbies' Tournament at the Lilies War, is looking for volunteers for the Tournament. Lilies will be held June 11-20, 2004 at Smithville Lake located North of Kansas City, Missouri.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-05-12 20:20
Even one would be great, but there are TWO wonderful photo albums from the soon-to-be Kingdom of Northshield's first Crown Tourney.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-05-12 14:44
Mistress Ghita (mka Susan Earley), the Society Exchequer, has published a detailed explanation of the current testing status and policy on use of credit cards, PayPal(tm), and other electronic payments for local event preregistration.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2004-05-12 14:35
THL Johnnae llyn Lewis of the Middle Kingdom would like to acquaint cooks throughout the Known World with plans and activities of the Middle Kingdom Cooks' Guild.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-05-12 13:21
Salem Statesman Journal: The sponsors of the Traditional Only Archery Festival at the Black Forest Archery Range near Silverton, Oregon, invite longbow and recurve competitors to attend in historical costume.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-05-12 13:17
Wired News: Astronomy buffs in New Zealand are planning to construct their own version of Stonehenge near Wellington.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-05-11 21:37
Kentucky.com: Dragonsmark Castle, a beloved landmark to SCAdians in Kentucky, was destroyed by fire on the night of May 10. (UPDATED 2004-05-18)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-11 17:21
Alessandro di Firenze was the winner of the Single Rapier category of the recent Lochac May Crown Rapier Tourney.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-11 17:20
The 3M Company has announced a new transparent tape considered to be as strong as duct tape.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-11 16:05
Hrefna in Heppna has announced that there will be a gathering of glassworkers at the upcoming AEthelmearc War Practice.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-11 16:05
Haaretz.com: Two books: "Jewish Marriage in Antiquity," and "Man and Woman He Created Them," which look at Jewish marriage customs, are reviewed on Haaretz.com.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-11 04:33
Master Mellitus of Rouncivale, WaterBearing Coordinator for the Lilies War, is still in need of volunteers for the upcoming War which will be held June 11-20, 2004 at Smithville Lake, MO in the Barony of Forgotten Sea.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-10 17:31
Draco of Jorvik, fighting for Serena of Black Ness, was victorious in Lochac's Fall Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-10 17:30
Aurelia reports that Viscount Michael, fighting for Lady Moira, was the winner of the recent Tournament in Insula Draconis.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-10 17:28
THL Stefan li Rous has posted this month's additions to the Florilegium.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2004-05-09 22:09
Siegfried von Kulmbach, inspired by Briedei nic Gillechattan, claimed victory in the first-ever Crown Tournament for the soon-to-be Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-09 21:19
Alessandra d'Avignon reports that Rurik Longsword has won the Kingdom of AEthelmearc's Spring 2004 Crown Tournament. For details and to view photos, read on.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-09 13:12
Surrey Online: Archaeologists working on a dig near the town of Reigate in Surrey, England, have uncovered a 2nd or 3rd century Roman tileworks.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-05-09 06:43
Bored students and office workers subjected to endless meetings may want to invest in a catapult watch.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-05-08 22:39
''The Arts of Fire: Islamic Influences on the Italian Renaissance'' will be on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California, through September 5, 2004.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-05-08 16:21
The Arizona Republic: Dobson High School will host a medieval fair on May 8, in honor of a Dobson student who became the youngest person in the world to receive a total artificial heart; the local SCA will be doing a demo at the festival.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2004-05-08 12:54
Lord Godfrey von Rheinfels has posted photos of the Coronation of King Craven and Queen Ismenia of Atenveldt on his news and photos website.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-05-08 02:45
A rare 6th century B.C.E. mouse helmet, incribed with the name of its owner, was to be auctioned last week at Christie's in London with hopes of a record bid.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-05-07 18:44
Photos from the recent Calontir Crown Tournament are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-05-07 14:42
Berwyn has posted photos from the recent Spring 2004 Crown Tournament in Atlantia.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-05-07 14:41
National Geographic News: Many of the artifacts in the ''Buried Treasure'' exhibit touring the UK, including pewter toys and other artifacts, come from finds from the amateur archeologists and treasure-hunters of the Society of Thames Mudlarks.