Archive - Mar 2005
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-13 15:26
A new campaign to have Scotland's Antonine Wall declared a World Heritage Site is being spearheaded by the country's schoolchildren. The campaign includes an educational pack that teaches about the country's Roman history.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-13 09:12
Baron Tibor of Rock Valley recently attended the latest film version of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice and wrote a review.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-13 09:03
Byzantium, Contantinople, Istanbul, New Rome...whatever historical name it has gone by, the city on the Bosporus has always been the gateway between Europe and Asia. This article gives a short history of the city.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-03-12 18:14
SCAtoday.net (including the web site plus all email lists in this domain) has just moved to a new web server, which should be quite a bit faster than our old server. Please excuse any bumps along the way.
Submitted by Aoife on Sat, 2005-03-12 16:56
Nature surprised Dame Aoife with a blast of late-season winter, and her response is a bevy of links about knitting and naalbinding warm winter clothes.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-12 14:01
An Austrian archaeologist was killed when the pit he was excavating collapsed.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-12 13:47
The College of St. Giles in the Barony of Seagirt invites those gentles with an interest in things heraldic to attend the An Tir Heraldic Symposium on June 25th to 26th of this year 2005 in our good barony.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-12 13:26
The Shire of Korsvag invites you to the Kingdom of Northshield's First Tournament of Chivalry.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-12 13:17
A SCOTTISH CLAN GATHERING IS CALLED! Let all come to enjoy the hospitality, intrigues, and the spirit of Scotland and the Highland Clans.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-12 10:20
The Duchess of Northumberland has a black thumb, at least when it comes to her celebrated poison garden.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-03-11 17:36
A permanent display of documents dating to the Middle Ages is being hosted by England's Arundel Castle.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-03-11 11:38
THLord Stefan li Rous offers additions to the Florilegium for March 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-03-11 08:14
Eirik Andersen has announced that photos taken by Iago of Ben Dunfrith at Ealdormere's Winter War are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-10 19:38
The Canton of Falcon Cree welcomes you, one and all, to this year's wonderful Feast. The prevailing theme for this year's endeavor is an age old piece of advice; "Speed Kills." The day will be filled with numerous competitions to determine how well you perform under the pressure of time. The annual Palio races of Siena, Italy will provide the backdrop for this year's competitions and Feast.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-10 16:47
A day of serious training in the art of battle. Nothing but directed, intense helm-time. Detailed explanation and philosophy will be published for after-event consumption, but will not take up the day's field time. Come learn and take the lessons home.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-10 16:39
In the Middle Ages, Damascus was a center for cultural interchange and learning as pilgrims traveled from all over to one of the oldest cities in the world. Come join the Shire of Roxbury Mill for our second annual Library Demo: Passage to Damascus (Maryland. Help promote a love of history and reading among children of all ages.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2005-03-10 14:00
The Los Angeles Times discusses Italian renaissance cooking with Luigi Ballerini, the former chair of UCLA's Italian department and author of an introduction to The Art of Cooking: The First Modern Cookbook.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-10 10:59
A new controversy involving the love letters of Abelard and Heloise has members of the literary and academic communities buzzing.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2005-03-10 09:01
Leprosy was eradicated from Britain in the 17th century, but "lepers" (aided by costume and makeup) will return in a torchlight procession through the town of Torrington.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-09 16:41
Descendents of the major parties involved in England's Gunpowder Plot of 1605 have shaken hands, a reconciliation marking the 400th anniversary of the event.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-09 12:03
Archaeologists working on a Roman cemetery in the Mount area of York are baffled at the discovery of 36 decapitated bodies.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-03-09 08:13
"Cameo Appearances" will be on display at the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Special Exhibitions Gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through October 30, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-08 19:10
Sections of an 800-year-old archaeological site in the city of Acre have been scheduled to open to the public in June of 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-03-08 15:32
Baron Ed Wilver, a member of the staff of Cooper's Lake Campground where Pennsic is held each year, died on March 4 at the age of 72.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-03-08 13:01
Underachiever Films has just released Estrella XX (A Beautiful War), a feature-length documentary about the SCA. The documentary was filmed on location at Estrella XX, held in Atenveldt in February 2004.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-03-08 10:28
Bill Gates, the multibillionaire founder of Microsoft Corporation, has been named a Knight Commander of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-08 10:00
In his blog, teacher and Asianist Jonathan Dresner discusses the myth of Marco Polo, whether or not he really made it to China, and where to go to get the facts.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-03-07 17:27
A team of archaeologists are working to preserve a medieval burial site uncovered recently by winter storms in the Orkneys.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-03-07 11:36
Colonel Jenna of the Kingdom of Calontir writes to non-SCA friends around the world about her experiences at the recent Estrella War.
Submitted by eirik on Mon, 2005-03-07 09:21
Eirik Andersen's photos from Snowed Inn are now available on Tworavens.org.