Archive - Sep 27, 2005

BBC Presents "This Sceptred Isle"

BBC 4 Radio will present a narrative history of the British empire from the 12th century through the 20th. The program began September 26 and will run each day for six weeks.

"Walking the Walk": Hurricane Katrina Relief

Baron Pavel, from Grimfells in the Kingdom of Calontir, relates how he spent a day helping with hurricane relief by volunteering at a distribution warehouse.

A merry band in search of Robin Hood

The News Journal describes "Images of Robin Hood," the fifth biennial meeting of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies, taking place this week at the University of Delaware.

New York lecture series showcases historical medicine

The New York Academy of Medicine hosts a four-part lecture series, beginning September 27, on the subject of medicine in ancient and medieval times.