Archive - Jul 2005
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-31 15:55
Lady Catherine MacUrsus has announced that the Barony of Blackstone Mountain will host the Seven Pearls Interbaronial Bardic Championship at this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-31 12:12
But can you dance to it? NPR's All Things Considered covered efforts to teach kids literature, including the works of Chaucer, by using rap music.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-31 09:06
Tower Beach, the foreshore of the Tower of London, has been opened for a series of walks and talks by World Heritage experts. The series will discuss artifacts found on the shore of the River Thames.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-07-30 15:33
Hadrian's Wall is scheduled to be the first historic site in a trans-national Heritage Site Network known as "Frontiers of the Roman Empire."
Submitted by LiamStLiam on Sat, 2005-07-30 11:32
Countess Svava Thorgeirsdottir invites all Ladies of the Rose of the Known World to attend a Pennsic Rose Tourney to be held Monday August 15, 2005 at 4:00 p.m.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-07-30 08:27
Don't snicker! This week's Aoife's Links takes a serious, scholarly look at the sexuality of women and the profession of prostitution through the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-29 18:26
For only $10,000, YOU can own Kirk Douglas' gladiator armor from the movie Spartacus!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-29 12:56
Historic costumer Maria Pienknepwootno (Linda Learn) was the subject of a 2005 report by Grace Dove of the Wyoming County (PA) Press Examiner. Dove discusses Maria's talent for creating costumes and her connection with the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-29 08:57
Lord Liam Mac anTsaoir has posted photos from the recent Neptunalia event held in the Barony March of the Debatable Lands.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-28 19:50
Dr Karen E Overbey of the Department of Fine Arts, Seattle University is calling for papers for the 41st International Congress on Medieval Studies which will be held in Kalamazoo, Michigan in May, 2005. The session title is: "Afterlives and Receptions in Anglo-Norman Ireland"
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-28 17:55
A group of scientists has recommended that a new, comprehensive research project be launched to study Stonehenge. In Stonehenge: an Archaeological Research Framework, edited by Timothy Darvill of Bournemouth University, a plan is suggested to study the structure and its burial sites.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-07-28 17:29
PBS has obtained the rights to air six new Monty Python specials, each showcasing a member of the British comedy troupe.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-28 12:21
The Shire of Mynydd Gwyn is proud to invite one and all to a grand fair at Raglan Castle. There will be much merriment to be had and such trials as to test your aim and skill at arms. With specific endeavours towards fun, there will be many games and light hearted amusement of a period manner. For those who best all others in skill there will be prizes! There shall also be a grand Pas D'Armes for the pleasure of the Viceroy of Insulae Draconis. Weather permitting, there shall be classes and display of the finer and nobler arts and sciences. So come one and all in high spirits, to the Shire of Mynydd Gwyn!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-28 11:58
Mordenvale once again invites the citizens of the Kingdom of Lochac and the Known World to participate in the annual fighting, feasting and general good fun that is Spring War.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-28 06:44
Lady Erlandr Nordskald, Co-ordinator of the Known World Choir, reports that the Choir performance at Pennsic 34 will honor the 555th birthday of composer Josquin Des Prez.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-27 19:10
"Arlecchino, Servant of Two Masters," a Piccolo Teatro di Milano production, will be touring the country this summer and fall, bringing laughs and mayhem to audiences unused to the theatrical form.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-27 18:04
THL Ce'tach Fitzgibbon has announced that there will be a "100 Shaft Endurance Challenge" at Pennsic 34 to benefit research to find a cure for Breast Cancer.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-27 12:56
The Bard of Avon is calling you to Mid-Summer Knight's Dream XIII : Around the Globe this Labor Day weekend in Smythkepe.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-27 12:49
NASMA is an event dedicated to teaching and learning in all the martial arts except armored and rapier - so it's all about archery, thrown weapons, equestrian, and seige weapons.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-07-27 12:21
The Standard-Journal reports from an SCA demo held at Herr Memorial Library.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-27 11:17
As the leaves turn each season, so too must the leadership of our Barony. The populace of Highland Foorde invites you to the Investiture of our new Baronage. The day will be filled with pomp and circumstance, so bring out your finest dayshades, your brightest garb, and your merriest music!
Submitted by Racaire on Wed, 2005-07-27 08:17
The Shire of Ad Flumen Caerulum invites all the people of our fair kingdom and of all other regions of the known world to come to the "Ad Flumen Caerulum - Arts & Science Expedition I".
Submitted by Heirusalem on Wed, 2005-07-27 07:50
Baron Bardicci once again sponsors "A Grand Subtlety Competition and Exhibition" at this year’s Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-26 17:18
Lady Constance MagFhionnain has announced the birth of her son July 19, 2005.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Tue, 2005-07-26 14:24
In response to years of requests, The Pennsic Indpendent is publishing a premier issue on the first Saturday of War Week this year.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-07-26 10:48
Viscountess Gwyneth Felton, mka Linda Moore, the new President of the SCA, has released her report from the Board of Directors meeting held July 16, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-07-26 08:02
In Louisville, Ohio, the Marche of Alderford entertained and educated the public with a demo for the public library's Medieval Faire, and two photo albums are now online with highlights.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Mon, 2005-07-25 19:54
Archaeologists in Bulgaria have unearthed the treasure-filled tomb of what is thought to be a Thracian king.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Mon, 2005-07-25 18:46
Come join your fellow foolish friends and parade through the streets of Pennsic on Tuesday, August 16th, in a celebration of your joyous spirit! Read more at The Pennsic Independent.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-07-25 12:05
Robina M'Baine, who will be playing Hecate, has announced that this year's performance of the Known World Players at Pennsic War will be...the Scottish Play!