Archive - 2005
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-01-22 12:05
When Roman Emperor Nero was deposed, his contemporaries went to great lengths to obliterate his legacy, burying his Domus Aurea (Golden House) with debris. Officials in Rome have revealed a mosaic the size of a large door that suggests that Nero's palace ruins may be remarkably well-preserved under the hill that covers them.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-22 09:01
The popularity of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code could lead to the literal downfall of Rosslyn Chapel.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-21 13:01
A new study of the writings of William Shakespeare leads researchers to believe the bard may have had syphilis.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-21 12:29
The Norwegian Textile Guild's 3rd Conference on Norwegian Woven Textiles will take place October 21-23, 2005 in Decorah, Iowa.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-21 07:57
Alexander Gladstone has posted photos from the recent 12th Night celebration in the Barony of Rising Waters (Ealdormere).
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-20 20:37
Philip, by right and title Duke of Burgundy, Count of Holland and Hainaut, overlord of Brabant, Limberg and the lands of Flanders, sends greetings and bids all to whom these letters come to present themselves at His Court for a feast of the winter hunt, to take place on the 29th day of January, being 2005 in the Common Era at his manor in Lochmere.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-20 15:54
The latest twist in TLC's reality show, Trading Spaces has couples trading Scottish castles.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-20 13:28
The snows melt, clearing the path once more for war. The trumpets resound, Your King the Great Warrior Skeggi calls you, the warriors of An Tir, to arms for the Kingdom's first war of the year, as well as to the tavern for a well-deserved drink and warm food after a hard day upon the battle field.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-20 13:16
The Barony of Dragon's Laire invites all gentles to join them in our celebration of Candlemas. The events will include the A & S Championship, an Ithra, musical entertainment, and a fabulous feast.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-20 12:45
Join us for a day of Heraldic Hijinks and Scribal Skill Building!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-20 09:56
Her Excellency Baroness Alycie of Innilgard has announced that the next Baron and Baroness of Innilgard will be Baron Drake Morgan, OL & Lady Blodeuwedd y Gath.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-20 04:25
A collection of photos from the early days of Drachenwald is available online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-19 16:40
The remains of a Roman chariot track have been discovered under an army barracks in Colchester, England.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-19 13:54
The Atlantian Performer's Guild, the Atlantian Dance Academy, and the Barony of Ponte Alto present the third Performer's and Dance Symposium.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-19 11:51
The Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies at the University of Maryland will present "The Impact of Islamic Culture on the Arts of the Renaissance," a day-long workshop, on February 4, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-19 06:10
Genevieve Schwarzdrachen announced that Their Majesties John and Honor of Drachenwald have created Master Johan Magnusson Kivisuo Herald Extraordinary for his longtime service to the Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-01-18 12:54
Good Gentles One and All, are you Tired of the Dreary Winter? Do you Long for some Excitement to Relieve your Boredom? Come forth from the Cold Winter's Chill and Join us for a Day of Companionship and Merriment.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-01-18 12:33
The Barony of Windmasters Hill is hosting its 30th annual Tourney of Ymir on the weekend of 11-13 February, 2005 at Camp Kanata in Wake Forest, NC.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-01-18 11:30
Come and join the Barony of Storvik on a Joyous occasion. As Baroness Johanna has been called to assist her aged Parents and Grandparents in their waning years. To this end a new Baron and Baroness, Lord Sean and Lady Elizabeth, will be invested with all pomp and circumstances on the 26th of March, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-01-18 11:13
Good gentles, you are new to to the SCA and do not know where to start, or you have been a member of the Society for years and now want to learn something new, or you just want to be remembered to the exciting times when you were a Newbie yourself?
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-01-18 11:04
Knight School is being held this year at Stowe Faire (4-6 February). Here is an excellent opportunity for you to brush up on some skills or learn something new (plus a bit of biffo thrown in for kicks).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-01-18 10:58
Barony Of Windhaven Presents Fighter School XII March 12, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-01-18 10:32
Fenton Art Glass, located in West Virginia (USA), is celebrating its centennial by offering a series of half-day glass-making seminars in which participants will actually create glass artworks.
Submitted by ianuk on Tue, 2005-01-18 08:31
HL Mikhail Andreyevich Putnikov called Misha has been making history. In the modern world, Misha is Mike Bushroe, an engineer working through the University of Arizona on the Huygens Probe that landed on the moon, Titan.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-01-18 05:10
Mistress Jaelle reports that three new peers have been created in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-01-17 16:47
New York Times reporter Cori Ellison looks at the influence of the "Kalevala," Finland's national epic, on modern culture.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-01-17 09:00
Sir Daniel of the Kingdom of AnTir reports that the recent 12th Knight charity auction, held to benefit the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, was a great success.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-01-17 06:39
Sovany Barcsi Janos, Chatelain and New Groups Coordinator for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has announced that the Incipient Shire of Baerenau has been recommended for advancement to full status.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-16 15:27
The 15th century east window of England's renowned York Minster is being painstakingly repaired.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-16 12:26
Researchers believe they have found the true mausoleum of Genghis Khan, but not necessarily his actual burial site.