Archive - Jul 2005
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-20 06:31
Apart from the face-off of mighty siege engines, this three-day encampment will include war scenarios, A&S, feasting, tourneying, reveling, a ball, and all manner of other enticements and phantasies to occupy the time, titillate the taste-buds and exercise the bodies of participants. Visitors to our Barony will of course experience our famous Southron Gaard hospitality, so by all means start making your travel plans now!
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-19 23:59
Experts are wondering if a newly-discovered mosaic depicting Bellerophon, mounted on Pegasus stabbing a chimera with a lance is might have been an inspiration for St. George and the dragon.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-19 23:56
Lady Aymee D'Ivry reports on her experiences on crossing the border between Canada and the United States with rapier equipment.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-19 14:05
"Early Modern Notes," a costuming website for re-enactors, discusses sources for information on late period garb.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-19 08:39
Shava has posted more photos taken at the recent Warriors and Warlords event in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-07-18 11:51
Not going to Pennsic 34? Commiserate with Lord Zachariah von Marksburgh and his Ode to Staying home from Pennsic War.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-07-18 11:40
Take a break from the Pre-Pennsic Project and Packing Pandemonium™ to visit a few of Aoife's links about — what else? — Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-07-18 11:34
Mistress Daedra McBeth a Gryphon, Coordinator of the AEthelmearc Scribal College at Pennsic, has announced that the College is open to all interested in the scribal arts. Registration is required.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-17 17:40
Editors of Heroic Age: A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe have announced the publication of Issue 8: Traders, Saints, and Pirates: The Sea in Early Medieval Northwestern Europe.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-17 12:45
A 14th century English home, owned by a lawyer, has a secret in its basement: It is the final resting place of some 10,000 of London's dead.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-17 09:38
Archaeologists working on a site near the village of Tatul in Bulgaria are hoping that the discovery of a rare bronze statue of Orpheus might lead to the hero's tomb.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-07-16 15:46
New evidence points to the English city of Norfolk as being a hub of Celtic resistance against Roman occupation. It may also have been the site of a "lost holocaust".
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-07-16 12:05
Rio Narcea Gold Mines Ltd., a mining company based in Toronto, Canada, is battling archaeologists for the rights to a gold mine which lies beneath a Roman town in Asturias, Spain.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-07-16 09:23
Britain's Channel Four Time Team has opened new trenches at Dinnington, England with hopes of discovering Roman gold.
Submitted by Alric the Messenger on Sat, 2005-07-16 02:52
Spain, 1469. After centuries of infighting between warring principalities-Spain was on the path to unification with the marriage of Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile. It would take another five years to for Ferdinand and Isabella to ascend to the throne, during which tensions remained high...
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-15 17:29
A 10th or 11th century Saxon rotunda, thought to be part of a monastery, has been unearthed in Leominster, England during a geophysical survey. The structure may be connected to Earl Leofric and his wife, the famed Lady Godiva.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-15 14:13
The joke is: "How many computers does it take to re-create the Middle Ages?" Blogger Uncle Horn Head shares the latest synergy of ancient craft combined with modern world necessity with a chain mail iPod cover created by his lady wife.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-15 11:57
Her Excellency Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, reports on a fine time had at the recent Warlords & Warriors event.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-15 08:10
Titus Flavius has posted photos from the Kingdom of Drachenwald's Niebelungen War. The event took place July 6-7, 2005 in the Shire of Drei Eichen (Kirchheim, Germany).
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-14 17:56
Master Quinn Phelan, OL, DSEM for Siege, wishes to clarify rules for use of siege engines at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-14 14:06
The 41st International Congress in Medieval Studies, to be held May 4-7, 2006 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is calling for papers to be presented. This year's theme is: The Pen and the Sword: Medieval Martial Arts in Cultural Context.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-07-14 10:58
On Saturday July 9th at the 12th annual Warlords and Warriors Day in the Court of Tarrach and Fina, King and Queen of Northshield, Cainnech ruadh MacGuairi and Cinniu ingen Cuthbaid were created Companions of the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-14 08:34
A hand-tooled, leather tribute created by Lord Mordane Garrett (Scot Wengland) is on display at the New York City Firefighters' Museum. Lord Mordane's work was commissioned by the Oklahoma City Fire Department as a tribute to a delegation of New York firefighters who helped with rescue in the Oklahoma City bombing and were subsequently killed in the September 11 bombing of the World Trade Center.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-13 18:54
Lord Hjalmar Brandenburg has announced that the Training Daze event, which was to be held July 16, 2005 in the Canton of Caer Draeth, (Cookstown, Ontario), has been cancelled.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-13 17:10
Lachlan Macdougal Autocrat for Armorgeddon 15 in the Kingdom of Northshield, has announced that the event has been postponed until September 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-13 16:25
Come one and all! Let us join together in saluting Their Majesties Malcolm & Tessa, as Their time on AEthelmearc's throne comes to a close. Do not be sad, for it is also a time to celebrate the continuation of our glorious Kingdom with the promise of a new reign under Their Royal Heirs Robin & Isabeau!
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2005-07-13 12:25
Dame Aoife, ever the eclectic, graces us this week with a list of links that didn't fit into any of her multitude of catalogs, but are intersting nonetheless. Here are the odds and ends, for your edification.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-13 12:16
Lady Miriam von Schwarzwald of the Barony of Forgotten Sea, reports on her visit to Calontir's recent Carousel event. In addition, Annalies Grossmund adds some thoughts on the same event.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-13 10:15
The Shire of Starleaf Gate invites you to join us for our Post War Party in the Pasture Camping Event. We hope that you can attend and look forward to seeing you.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-13 10:13
The Incipient Shire of Bastille du Lac's is once again proud to host "A Day Of Piracy" on October the 1st 2005, near Trenton Ontario.