Archive - May 2004
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-05-07 00:39
Modern satellite imagery has shown that features from a sixteenth-century CE marine chart accurately reflect hazardous currents found off the Icelandic coast.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-06 18:45
Chirurgeons from the Kingdom of AnTir gathered recently at the home of Lady Laurin of Rosewood for the First Semi-Annual AnTir Chirurgeon Conference to discuss the topic "What to Do When A Fighter Goes Down."
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-05-06 18:45
''Marvels of Maiolica: Italian Renaissance Ceramics'' and ''The Transmission of Fame: Italian Renaissance Prints'' are on display through June 13 at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-06 14:12
Their Majesties of the East have a new fighter: Tylor Justus-Yamamoto Cribbs, born April 22, 2004.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-05-06 04:07
This week Dame Aoife shares links on a topic dear to the hearts of most re-enactors: costuming.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-05-05 13:54
The Evening Times: Glasgow University's Hunterian Museum will display the only surviving manuscript copy of Chaucer's "Romaunt of the Rose" as part of its "World of Chaucer" exhibit, through August 28 at the Hunter Room.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-05-05 13:52
Guardian Unlimited: Film maker Mel Gibson may follow up his "Passion of Christ" with an historical epic chronicling England's Queen Boudicca. Hollywood columnists have dubbed it "Braveheart with a Bra."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-04 21:39
Their Majesties Maynard and Christina, King and Queen of Aethelmearc, have announced the list of combatants for Their Crown Tournament to take place May 8, 2004 in Port Oasis (Huntington, WV)
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-05-04 21:37
Isn't it amazing how many computers are used to re-create the Middle Ages? The SCA-Geeks list is for general discussion about technical topics related to the SCA.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-05-04 20:53
A restoration project in the Czech Republic invites those interested in medieval history to participate, using exact replica tools and fully authentic construction techniques.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-04 15:42
Sir Thorson, inspired by Baroness Svava, was victorious in the Kingdom of the East's May 1, 2004 Crown Tourney.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-04 15:40
Caterine has posted photos from the recent Sacred Stone Novice Tourney held in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-05-03 21:57
Jarl Ailgheanan and Lady Ashildr have become Crown Prince and Princess of Meridies.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-05-03 20:15
Duke Sir Garick Von Kopke defeated His Lordship Michael Nymandus in the final bout for the right to raise Viscountess Yasamin Al-Hadiyya as His Princess of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-03 19:10
Janos, inspired by Rachel, was victorious in the May 1, 2004 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-03 19:09
Ft. Mifflin on the Delaware will present the School of the Musketeer, May 8-9, 2004 with the goal of enticing re-enactors to try musket and artillery firing and pike handling.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-05-03 13:43
Ansteorra's fifty-first Crown Tournament was fought on a rainy day, but that did not dampen the valor of the contendors for the Crown.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-03 13:41
Indolink: Archaeologists from Southampton University have discovered evidence of a Roman trade route to southwestern India and what may be the legendary city of Muziris.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-03 03:01
Washington Times: Audrey Shabbas, editor and author of the "Arab World Studies Notebook," has been forced to remove claims that Arab explorers were the first to discover the Americas.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-02 13:28
A new DNA study shows that genetic differences between Scots and the English may be greater than expected.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-02 13:27
On Saturday, May 29, 2004 in the Barony of Caer Mear in the Kingdom of Atlantia, Lord Dante di Pietro will test his skill in the rapier list to hold the title of Free Scholar.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2004-05-01 15:37
The Board of Directors is still seeking bids for the SCA's Fortieth Anniversary Event, and the deadline has been extended to October 1.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2004-05-01 15:33
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, has issued a Request for Comment concerning a proposed change to the Corporate Policies on international memberships.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-05-01 03:39
The 39th International Congress on Medieval Studies will take place May 6-9 at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.