Archive - 2004
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-02-18 18:30
Curious as to how the meanings of words have changed over the centuries? Check out Lori's website, which offers her comparisons between medieval and modern.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-02-18 13:38
Mistress Aine, Deputy to the Pennsic War Chirurgeon, is seeking input from non-chirurgeons to improve service at Chirurgeon's Point.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-02-18 02:28
Washington Post: A new article discusses the so-called Vinland Map, which may date to the 15th century, and the debate over its authenticity.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-02-17 18:01
The Kingdom of Acre, "a group dedicated to the education, understanding and appreciation of the Middle Ages," invites members and guests to attend "Viking Wars" on February 28, 2004.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-02-17 17:55
Baroness Katharine of Kate Hall reports highlights from this year's Estrella War in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-02-17 02:36
The "One Kingdom - One Book" project taking place in the East Kingdom has chosen "Beowulf" for its first book.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-02-17 02:35
According to William Congreve, "Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast," so readers will want to calm themselves by checking out Dame Aoife's music links.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-02-16 05:30
Roaring Wastes: Iasmin de Cordoba, Baroness Roaring Wastes of the Middle Kingdom, announced that volunteers from the barony would help prepare meals at a homeless shelter.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-15 15:10
Guntram, Albion Herald for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has announced that the Kingdom's Heraldic Submissions Database is now fully operational.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-15 12:35
Vikings beware! Photos from the Valhalla-fire and Ragnaroc party at the recent Canterbury Faire in Christchurch, NZ, may send you screaming for your longships!
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-15 10:20
Discovery News: Alessandro Vezzosi recently discovered a recipe for natural plastic in the drawings and notes of Renaissance genius Leonard da Vinci.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-02-14 14:45
National Geographic: Serafina Cuomo, of Imperial College London's Centre for the History of Science, has written an article for the February 6, 2004 issue of "Science" claiming that catapult-makers were the "rock stars" of antiquity.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-02-14 09:30
Monticello, the historic home of Thomas Jefferson, and the University of Virginia will again be co-sponsoring a workshop on historic landscaping.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2004-02-14 06:15
Press Release: Eight contestants, competing for (UK)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-02-13 13:13
Cardiff University: Scientists at Cardiff University have new theories about a 6th century comet which may have collided with the Earth.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-02-13 13:11
Archaeological discoveries in Austria give merit to claims that Austrians invented tartan kilts.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-02-13 02:34
"The Domestic Scene: Views of Culture from the Toledo Museum of Art" will be on display in the Graphic Arts Galleries at the Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, Ohio, until May 9, 2004.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-02-13 02:32
Isle of Wight County Press: A medieval silver ring found on the Isle of Wight has been officially declared a "treasure trove," which allows the Isle of Wight Council to purchase it for display on the island.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-02-12 17:58
Dame Aoife's weekly links list presents seventeen selected web sites with information about spying, strategy, and tactics in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-02-12 01:12
Photos from the Brigid's Feast event held February 7, 2004 in the Shire of Ravensfjord are now available online.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-02-11 16:29
Shropshire Star: Fifteenth-century Welsh leader Owain Glyndwr is gaining a majority of the votes in an online poll for the greatest Welsh heroes of all time.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-02-11 16:27
Twice a year, re-enactors are invited to attend or take part in England's National Living History Fair. The next one is February 20-22, 2004 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2004-02-11 03:29
The Barony of Hidden Mountain in the Kingdom of Atlantia will celebrate its Twentieth Year Birthday and the Investiture of a new Baron and Baroness on April 23-25.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-02-10 16:23
The rise of the Medici Family and its "creation" of the Renaissance is the subject of a four-hour series to begin airing on PBS February 11, 2004.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-02-10 16:22
Pravda: Marcello Simonetti has published the text of a 15th century coded letter in The Italian Historical Archives which solves the mystery of the murder of Juliano de Medici in 1478.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-02-10 15:09
The SCA's Chairman, Linda Moore, has publicly released the results of the recent membership survey poll.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-02-09 17:30
THL Stefan li Rous announces new additions to "Stefan's Florilegium" for February.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-02-09 15:44
In 1391, Geoffrey Chaucer wrote a treatise on how to use an astrolabe. A transcription of the work is now available online, which sparked a discussion of navigational instruments on the Lochac list.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-02-09 13:31
Guardian Unlimited: "The medieval world wasn't a time of stagnation or ignorance," says Jones. "A lot of what we assume to be medieval ignorance is, in fact, our own ignorance about the medieval world."
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-02-08 17:25
Ealdormere's newest Pelican is Baroness Tabitha Dearval.