Archive - Oct 1, 2006

Brits are All Celts Under the Skin

According to a recent study of the genetic makeup of Britain's population, nearly all residents are descended from the Celts. "If one thinks that the English are genetically different from the Scots, Irish and Welsh, that's entirely wrong," said Professor Bryan Sykes, a human geneticist at Oxford University.

Northshield Fall 2006 Coronation Photos

Northshield Kingdom Seneschal, Elashava bas Riva, has posted an album of photos from the Kingdom's recent Fall Coronation.

Today in the Middle Ages: October 1, 1478

On October 1, 1478, plague returned to the city of Florence.

Roman Villa Discovered in Turkey

A 3rd century Roman villa has been discovered in the ancient city of Laodiceia near Denizli, Turkey. Archaeologists believe the home, which contains mosaic floors, may have belonged to a rich farmer.