Archive - 2004
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-16 18:27
Signora Sofia Matriani della Tempesta, a doctoral student at Oregon State University, is researching knights' oaths and seeks help from SCA sources.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-16 14:40
Caoimheall Dubheasa DerAlcan has posted photos from the Principality of Oertha's Pirates' Revel.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-16 14:18
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-16 13:19
One of the highlights of Calontir's Kris Kinder event is a choral concert organized by THL Brice Le Raton.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-16 12:39
Two new books on the Crusades have hit the shelves. New Yorker writer Joan Acocella does the review.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-15 16:03
DNA tests have shown the remains of a 2,000-year-old warrior in an Iranian tomb are those of a woman.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2004-12-15 15:01
A rare medical condition has suddenly left Sam Tynker, a performer in the SCAdian band Clan Tynker, paralyzed from the waist down. Friends and family are seeking donations to help defray mounting medical expenses.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-12-15 14:49
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-15 12:45
Jehan l'Utile de Bretagne, Seneschal, Shire of Drachentor in the Kingdom of Atlantia, recently tabulated an unofficial breakdown of SCA groups in the Known World.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-12-15 11:29
According to forensic research conducted for a BBC2 documentary, "The Real Face of Santa," Saint Nicholas was short, olive-skinned and had a broken nose.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-15 09:33
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-14 21:20
The Cumbria County Council has transferred management of the Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall to English Heritage.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-14 13:39
Sheik Omar Mohammud Mirzazadeh, Editor of Tournaments Illuminated, is currently accepting articles for a special 40th anniversary issue of the magazine.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-14 11:42
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-14 09:20
Kirstin has posted photos from the recent Eskalya Yule: Christmas in New Spain event.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-12-14 07:49
"Flemish Fantasia: Invention and Imagination in Sixteenth Century Flemish Engravings" is on display at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts through February 27, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-13 20:20
A metal detector enthusiast has discovered a hoard of Viking-era jewelry near Huxley, England.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-13 18:00
Iranian archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old backgammon set, thought to be the world's oldest, making the country the "cradle of board games."
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-12-13 17:23
The Chicago Tribune ran a feature article about the SCA in the December 12 edition.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-12-13 14:16
Duke Arthur of Lockehaven was featured in a History Channel program about the Battle of Hastings. His Grace has provided SCAtoday.net with a behind-the-scenes peek at the filming of "Command Decisions".
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 20:04
An intensive summer school seminar co-sponsored by University of Washington, Seattle and Harvard University will offer a number of classes designed to aid scholars in Turkish and Ottoman studies.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 16:02
Want to know all about Iceland, but don't have time to read a history book? Check out the cartoon version.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 13:40
Right-handed fighters beware. According to a new study by the University of Montpellier, left-handers are "better in fights."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 10:14
An exhibition, funded by the European Union, of arts and artifacts from the Crusades has opened at the Municipal Arts Centre of Nicosia in Cyprus.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 09:32
The Seattle Art Museum is currently running several exhibits of interest to medieval and renaissance researchers including Spain in the Age of Exploration 1492-1819.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 14:57
Archaeologists working on a site near Neuss, Germany have discovered the remains of a Roman rest stop, including a service station, restaurant and a hotel.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 11:11
A Greek farmer recently discovered a stone monument marking the 1st century B.C.E. battle between Mithridates VI and Roman forces.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 06:52
Lady Gwenlian from the Kingdom of Caid is now publishing Libellus, the Known World Youth Newsletter, filled with advice and information on youth activities in the different kingdoms.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-10 15:39
As part of its Almanac series, the History Channel will present "The Master: Konrad Seusenhofer--Master Armourer."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-10 14:08
An article on the Straight Dope website discusses the use of horns on Viking helmets and why they are depicted as such.