Archive - Oct 2005
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-25 09:56
The Baronies of Westermark and Darkwood proudly present "A Late Season War" to settle a dispute about the repute of which Barony has the best tushies, til the point is moot. Our respective Baroness' Chiara and Liesl disagree on this matter. Among other things. Therefore, all are called to help clarify matters most obscured. (Please, all jokes PG-13 or better, there will be children present.)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-25 08:59
Come take a class, teach a class or just spend the day with your friends. Join us in The Canton of Crois Brigte for a day of sharing knowledge at The Barony of Sacred Stone's Runestone Collegium.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-25 08:54
We had such a great time, we're gonna do it again! Feel free to contact the Stewards with any ideas for collegia - what you can run and what you would like to see run and if you can merchant on the weekend.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-25 07:41
On Sunday October 30, 2005, the National Geographic Channel will present Hannibal v Rome a two-hour epic story of "an African warrior who would dare to challenge the impossible and shape the course of human history."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-24 18:59
In an article for the November/December 2005 issue of Archaeology, Nick Holdsworth looks at recent excavations in downtown Prague that have revealed a previously unknown suburban area of the city that was built in the second half of the 12th century.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-24 16:46
Archaeologist Kevin Trott is excited about recent excavations at Brading Roman Villa on England's Isle of Wight. His 400-page report dispells long-held myths and may "take the archaeological world by storm."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-24 10:52
Knights of Arador Swordplay Academy will present a workshop on the English Backsword "a la George Silver" in Moses Lake, Washington November 12-13 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-24 07:11
News Observer photographer Scott Sharpe's latest "Postcard from the Road" focuses on the Carolina Renaissance Fair in Huntersville, North Carolina.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-23 17:35
The treaty and appendices from the Estrella War XXII have been posted on the website for Estrella War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-23 11:11
Aleksei Khetagurov, chief of icon restoration for the State Historical Museum in Moscow, hopes to reveal the face of history - literally - as he cleans dark patina from the surfaces of centuries-old icons.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-23 08:38
Archaeologists just won't give up. New plans are afoot to "scour" Roanoke Sound in search of clues to the fate of the Lost Colony.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Sat, 2005-10-22 21:15
Count Sir Felix the Just of Ram'sey defeated Sir Lutr Ulfskjald in an extended final round of the Middle Kingdom Crown Tournament today.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-22 15:55
A team of experts is working to restore the brilliant colors to Chartres Cathedral's famous stained glass windows. 16 of the 175 windows have already been restored with stunning results.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-22 12:24
A pair of previously unseen paintings by Leonardo da Vinci are on display at Ancona's Mole Vanvitelliana Museum. The works were once believed to have been painted by one of the master's pupils.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-22 08:31
After being buried for 1500 years, the Roman town of Claterna, bear Bologna, Italy, has begun to emerge from the soil. Excavations have already revealed patrician houses, metalworking sites and mosaic paving, as well as pottery and coins.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-10-21 18:41
Alida Becker of the New York Times Book Review looks at Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England, a book by Alison Weir.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-10-21 14:28
What did the Romans do for Scotland? Allan Burnett looks at the Roman legacy in the country from the Battle of Mons Graupius to the 3rd century, including an observation that the idea for the kilt may have come from the Roman toga.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-10-21 11:11
The SCA is home to some of the finest calligraphers and illuminators around, but there are still plenty of us who know little of this very important and useful medieval art. Dame Aoife wants to help, and offers this edition of Aoife's Links devoted to scribal arts for beginners.
Submitted by Esmeralda of th... on Fri, 2005-10-21 07:25
Lady Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted photos from the recent Great Western War.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-10-20 18:17
Duke Brion, fighting for Duchess Anna Ophelia Holloway Tarragon, was the winner of the October 15, 2005 Fall Crown Tournament in the East Kingdom.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-10-20 14:08
Run for your lives! Yet another issue of Trimaris' "Perfectly Period Parody Publication", The Quarter, has apparently gnawed through its restraining straps and escaped into the wild.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2005-10-20 10:02
Eleanor of Aquitaine, a woman who was in many ways ahead of her time and who was one of the most important figures in the Middle Ages, is the subject of Aoife's Links this week.
Submitted by nicolaa on Thu, 2005-10-20 09:21
The Blackfox Award Winners for AS 39 have been added to the Chronicler's web page on the SCA web site. The Blackfox Awards, given yearly, recognize excellence in newsletters at the principality, baronial, and local levels.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-10-19 16:57
The Middle Kingdom's Crown Tournament, to be held October 22, will feature a demonstration of jousting combat, a newly-sanctioned activity in the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-10-19 16:21
The Southern Baronies are once again under attack. Please join our defenses at Southern Crusades VII, Templars and Turks.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-10-19 16:21
The Canton of Mystic Straits and the Barony of Roaring Wastes bid sorrowful farewell to Lady Sirona, who died October 18, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-10-19 16:06
The Canton of Caldrithig Presents: Something Red at Feast of the Hare.
Submitted by Lukas Mesmer on Wed, 2005-10-19 14:43
Additional items have been contributed to Calontir's online auction for the benefit of SCAdian hurricane victims.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-10-19 13:34
The Barony of Andelcrag invites you to the Crown Tournament to select the heirs of Their Royal Majesties Edmund and Kateryn.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-10-19 13:30
Their Majesties Edmund and Kateryn of the Middle Kingdom have announced the list of combatants for the upcoming Crown Tournament.