Archive - Jul 23, 2004

Roman Villa Had All the Amenities

Archaeologists are celebrating the discovery of a huge Roman villa near Swindon, England as "one of the most important Roman sites in England."

Challenge to Honor HE Friedrich von Konigsberg

Sir Pendaran & Mistress Jehanne of Ansteorra have challenged the local barony, Bjornsborg, to join fourteen other Ansteorran groups in sending "CARE packages" to US troops serving in Iraq, in memory of Second Lieutenant Brian Smith.

East Lothian Pub Boasts "Grotesque" Ceiling

The earliest example of a Renaissance painted ceiling in Scotland, originally painted at Prestongrange House in 1581, but later removed for preservation, has been reproduced at a nearby East Lothian pub.

Hunting Season Photos Online

Racaire, from the Shire Ad Flumen Caerulum (Austria), has announced that photographs from the recent Hunting Season event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald are now available online.

Mentioning unmentionables: Medieval underwear

This week, Dame Aoife mentions unmentionables in the form of underpinnings, codpieces, corsets and all manner of medieval underwear.

Cologne Cathedral at risk

UNESCO has placed Germany's historic Cologne Cathedral on the list of World Heritage sites in danger.