Archive - 2004
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 22:09
A new genetic study places the origins of Romany gypsies as India rather than Egypt as previously believed.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-09-26 20:18
The Savannah Morning News visits the Medieval Festival and Beastly Feast, an event held jointly with the Oatland Island Education Center and the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 18:36
A new study by geneticists at Dublin’s Trinity College proves that the Irish and Scots are more closely related to Spaniards than to the Celts of central Europe.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 13:56
For those with lots of time on their hands, here's your chance to get involved in a new artform: Marshmallow Sculpting.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 11:35
Archaeologists working along the M3 in Ireland have discovered 28 new sites including prehistoric burial sites and a medieval house and field system.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 10:35
Visitors to England near the Forest of Dean may get the chance to live in an Iron Age village, wearing costumes, foraging for food, and learning the arts of residents of the time period.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 06:23
Nazir of the Kingdom of Calontir and her Excellency Sigen Northkeep report on the recent Mooneschadowe Guardian event that took place in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. THL Chiara, Ansteorra's Webminister, shares photos.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Fri, 2004-09-24 13:27
Were Vikings really the vicious fighters in "fur skirts" we've been led to believe, or were they really just quiche-eating pussycats?
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-24 10:38
A chalk horse, discovered in a farmer's field near Whittlesford, England, has sent researchers scurrying for answers.
Submitted by Rixende on Thu, 2004-09-23 11:27
Lady Sabine le Curter has once again provided an incredible collection of photographs from the Ansteorran Queen's Champion Tournament hosted by the Barony of Northkeep.
Submitted by Khevron on Thu, 2004-09-23 08:45
The Palo Alto Weekly news magazine, published in of Central California (West Kingdom), has a magnificent four-page article on the SCA in its September 22 issue. (Updated)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-22 14:04
To One and All, Greetings!
The Canton of Stowe in the Wowld cordially invite you all to the inaugural Stowe Faire - a weekend of stuff!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-22 13:37
The Barony of Stierbach will present Holiday Faire, an event whose main activity is shopping!
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2004-09-22 13:31
An anonymous contributor sent us this link to photos of the coronation of Their Majesties Rurik Longsword and Angelik Chastellain de Beauvais of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-22 13:21
Join the Barony of Selveirgard in the celebration of Samhein. That time of year when the veil that separates this world from the otherworld thins and sometimes allows creatures to pass to our side!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-22 13:20
The Barony of Blackstone Mountain proudly presents the Wickerman Festival: Episode 1 - The Phantom Fire (October 23rd. 2004)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-22 08:21
Britain's Channel 4 has produced another time-period-based reality television series, this time dealing with Regency England.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-09-22 08:20
An article in the Storm Lake Pilot Tribune describes the SCA and activities held over Labor Day weekend.
Submitted by chipt3 on Tue, 2004-09-21 13:51
Photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Meridies are now available to view online.
Submitted by nicolaa on Tue, 2004-09-21 12:13
Noted medievalist Norman Cantor is dead at 74, according to an article in the New York Times' obituary section.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-21 09:38
BBC Radio 4 broadcast an article on Agincourt recently including commentary by Anne Curry, Professor of Medieval History at Southampton University and Michael Jones, medieval historian and writer. Listen online.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-09-20 15:30
In the past two weeks, the Marche of Alderford in northeastern Ohio has welcomed not one but two new babies, from two different families, into the Midrealm.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-20 13:54
Fiona nic Shearlais reports on the Middle Kingdom Rose Tournament held September 18, 2004 in the Barony of Brendoken.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-20 11:48
Adam Gopnik, Critic at Large for the New Yorker, offers his opinion on why Shakepeare remains "the necessary poet".
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-20 11:46
Yehudah of Nuremberg, High Sheriff of Atenveldt and Gunnar von Jomsborg, War Security for Estrella War, are seeking a few good gentles to help with security at the War.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-20 10:47
The Barony of Nottinghill Coill will be participating with the Union County Horsemen's Association at their Renaissance Horse Faire as a demo for the Barony.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-20 07:38
Ruairidh Maccormac has announced that photos from the recent Les Jeux equestrian event in the East Kingdom are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-20 07:35
The Medieval Dress & Textile Society in England is offering Clothes and Tailoring in Medieval Europe: Reconstructing Medieval Tailoring, a workshop to be held in London October 23, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-19 12:11
David Rapp of Haaretz International takes a look at the Vienna Genesis, a 6th century illuminated biblical codex held by the Austrian National Library in Vienna.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-19 06:12
Cave Troll, a new member from the Principality of Oertha, shares 150 photos of the recent Rapier War.