Archive - May 2005
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-05-31 16:14
Visitors to Roman Carlisle received royal treatment, according to new archaeological finds which included the remains of a bathhouse.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2005-05-31 12:05
The schedule of activities that will take place on the Pennsic 34 Battlefield has been posted on the PennsicWar.org website.
Submitted by ColyneStewart on Tue, 2005-05-31 09:44
SCAtoday's Ealdormean correspondant relates his ring-side experience at Ealdormere's recent Crown Tournament, where Viscount Sir Edward the Red went undefeated.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-05-31 07:30
Darter the Chronicler has posted photos taken at the recent AEthelmearc War Practice.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-05-30 14:03
An article in British Archaeology Magazine reports that medieval cereal crops have been discovered in thatched roofs in southern England.
Submitted by nicolaa on Mon, 2005-05-30 11:18
Viscount Sir Edward the Red, inspired by his lady wife Viscountess Mistress Rylyn Buchanan, was victorious in the Crown Lists of the Kingdom of Ealdormere held in the Canton of Caer Draeth on Saturday, May 28.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Mon, 2005-05-30 11:12
Duchess Kateryn of Gloucester made Middle Kingdom History this weekend, sweeping the Kingdom Arts and Sciences Pentathlon to become the Middle Kingdom Arts and Sciences Champion on Saturday and then Crown Princess, for the fourth time, on Sunday.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-05-30 10:01
Teffan has posted photos from the recent Quest for Camelot VII event held May 21, 2005 in the Shire Shattentor (Rapid City, South Dakota).
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-05-30 08:05
In the Kingdom of Caid, the Shire of Darach celebrated their 30th anniversary with a tournament. THL Eilidh Swann Stralachlan has posted photos from the tourney.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-29 17:18
A recent archaeological dig near Loch Lomond, Scotland, has produced rare artifacts from periods spanning 4,000 years.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-29 13:02
Archaeologists in Southend, England are thrilled with the discovery of a 1400-year-old Anglo-Saxon royal burial chamber. The grave was discovered when surveyers spotted "a small bit of bronze sticking up out of the mud."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-29 11:13
A 17th century "bathing room," possibly influenced by Sir William Cavendish, has been discovered in an abandoned outbuilding at Bolsover in Derbyshire, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-29 07:51
Did the Vikings drive natives from the isles? New evidence suggests that Viking settlers to Scotland's islands may have waged a genocidal campaign against the native people.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-05-28 17:13
Archaeologists have reported that at least four statues have been stolen from a recently-discovered 13th century temple to Shiva near Bogra, Bangladesh.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-05-28 14:10
The Brooklyn Museum will present an exhibition of 21 Roman mosaics from an ancient synagogue when it hosts Tree of Paradise: Jewish Mosaics from the Roman Empire.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-05-28 11:04
A 13th century document discussing a land dispute in Scotland, which was taken to England by Edward I in 1296, has been returned to Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-05-28 08:09
The National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, Ontario will host "Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and the Renaissance in Florence," 29 May-5 September, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-05-27 19:21
David Bario of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes about "culinary historians" in an article in the May 18, 2005 issue of the paper. In the article, he mentions Duke Cariadoc of the Bow (David Friedman) and the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-05-27 17:03
Their Majesties Edouard and Genevieve of the Kingdom of Ealdormere have announced the list of combatants for Their upcoming Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-05-27 13:46
Not just for dorks anymore! New evidence shows that Romans made the wearing of socks with sandals ultra chic!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-05-27 09:58
Master Huen has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament and Feast in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-05-27 09:09
The Shire of Loch Cairn is hosting a Central Cohort War Practice on June 10-12, 2005 at the Woodmen of the World Camp in Royal, Alabama. This event is not just for the fighters of the central cohort. Come one, come all and prepare yourself to fight the Mid-Realm pig-dogs.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Fri, 2005-05-27 06:57
Last weekend Western History was made at the Palatine Barony of the Far West’s Coronet Tourney held in the Stronghold of Eternal Winds (Misawa, Japan). Lady Ysabelle d'Angiers, fighting for Lord Sporran the Piper, won the Coronet by right of her Strong Mind, Excellent Documentation, and Outstanding Arts.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-05-26 14:35
A new study of the bones of 4th century Nubian people from the Sudan in North Africa leads experts to speculate that their beer may have had antibiotic properties.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-05-26 11:05
The National Herb Garden in Washington, D.C. kicked off a six-month long celebration of its 25th anniversary May 21, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-05-26 09:11
A team of archaeologists have identified artifacts and wall fragments, discovered during a road construction project, as belonging to a previously unknown section of Hadrian's Wall.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-05-26 07:57
Lady Fantasia Elena di Tommaso, of House Staghold, has posted nearly sixty photos from the "Infernal Atenox" event held in the Barony of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-05-25 16:36
Mistress Anastasia Gutane, Classes Coordinator, Great Northeastern War XIX, has announced that instructors are needed to teach classes at the War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-05-25 13:12
And in the summer of the year A.S. XXXX, as Colum and Brianna made their yearly progress through their Stierbach lands, stories came to them of bandits hiding in the forests to the south. No traveler had escaped rough treatment at the hands of these rogues, and no cattle were safe. His Excellency called forth his landholders to gather to flush these vermin from his lands. And he sent messages to his neighboring cousins, that they might know of this menace and help him keep the King's highway clear of miscreants.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-05-25 12:09
Lady Elisabeth Henley reports that tryouts for the Maryland Renaissance Festival are rapidly approaching. One of the positions available will be the cook for the popular "Cooking with the Kytsons" demonstration.