Archive - Feb 2006
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-16 11:05
A gold ring, discovered by in 1998 by archaeologist David S. Phelps, may provide evidence of the contact between British explorers and Native Americans in the late 16th century.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-16 07:59
On May 27, 2006, at the Middle Kingdom Arts and Sciences Competition in the Barony of Flaming Gryphon, a Youth Craftsmen's Faire will be held. The Faire is designed to showcase the talents of the youth of the Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-15 18:33
A pair of allegorical paintings by Renaissance artist Paolo Veronese will be the centerpiece of Veronese's Allegories: Virtue, Love and Exploration in Renaissance Venice, a small exhibit at the Frick Gallery in New York City beginning April 11, 2006.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2006-02-15 14:27
Their Royal Majesties of Atlantia, Janos & Rachel, elevated Lady Ysolt la Bretonne to the Order of the Pelican at the 31st Tourney of YMIR held in the Barony of Windmasters' Hill.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-15 11:00
Lady Sara de Lindley, Aethelmearc Chief Silent Herald, is calling for signers to volunteer for the Silent Heralds program for Pennsic XXXV.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-15 07:40
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-02-14 19:46
Researchers from around the world are teaming up to explore what lies beneath Aberdeen, Scotland's famous Mither Kirk. In a six-month excavation undertaken to shore up the church's foundations, they hope to learn more about its medieval history.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-02-14 16:07
Bagpipe enthusiasts in the Atlanta, Georgia area will want to mark their calendars in anticipation of a concert by the Atlanta Pipe Band "a leading show and competition band in the south," according to their website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-02-14 11:37
A monumental staircase and marble statue of a sphinx have been discovered in the Gymnasium area of Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli, north of Rome. The statue is believed to have originated in Egypt.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-02-14 08:10
Bartholomew has announced that photos from Lochac's 2005 Canterbury Faire are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-02-13 19:23
Laurence B. Kanter, organizer for the Fra Angelico exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, was faced with the extremely delicate job of transporting and unpacking the priceless, and sometimes crumbling, works of art for "the exhibition of a lifetime."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-02-13 15:50
At a recent court in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, it was reported that the Canton of Angel's Keep has advanced to a full status chapter of the SCA.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2006-02-13 11:37
Using ground penetrating radar, archaeologists are searching Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile to try and locate the remains of the Tollbooth - a 15th century prison.
Submitted by ColyneStewart on Mon, 2006-02-13 08:25
The Vices and Vitrues took the field at the fifth annual Snowed Inn pas d'armes, held January 28, to decide who would become the fifth to wield the Sword of Prowess. Ealdormere correspondent Laird Colyne Stewart recounts the day's festivities.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-12 18:21
Viscountess Kenna of the Gulf Wars XV Children's Staff has announced that this year's War will feature "a wide assortment of fun and educational classes and activities" for young visitors.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-12 16:07
An exhibit of Roman floor mosaics at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York gives insight into Jewish life around the Mediterranean in the late Roman period. Depicting scenes and symbols from Judaism, some mosaics also included Latin inscriptions.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-12 12:19
Due to decreased attendance, organizers of the Canterbury Arts Festival in Kent, Washington, better known as Canterbury Faire, have decided to drop the Faire from their schedule.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-12 09:24
The schedule for the upcoming Gulf Wars in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann is now available in PDF format online.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-02-11 19:44
Baroness Aislynn Dennard of the Principality of Oertha in the West Kingdom has announced that Madison Chase Phipps was born February 7, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-02-11 17:20
THLord Stefan li Rous has posted addition to Stefan's Florilegium for February 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-02-11 14:09
Dirk V and Chamayn II, Basileos and Basilissa of Caid, have announced that this year's Estrella War will feature a Known World Olympics.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-02-11 11:58
The crumbling tower of the 15th century Newark Castle was the scene of one of the bloodiest incidents between the English and the Scots. Now the UK's biggest private landowner, the Duke of Buccleuch, has agreed to take on the task of preserving the monument.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2006-02-10 16:27
Dame Aoife was feeling foolish this week, and offers this week's Links as a resource for the medieval artistry of jesters and fools.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-02-10 15:50
Please join us as we present the Spring Edition of the R.U.M. There is space for plenty of classes (including fighting), availability of kitchen space for appropriate classes, and plenty of teachers and knowledge to share. Come for a day of fun and learning... Midrealm Style!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-02-10 14:49
Newcomers' Feast - an introduction to the Current Middle Ages. Feasting, dancing, good company, music, atmosphere, come and enjoy a feast hosted by the College of Blessed Herman. This year we will be honoured by the presence of the King and Queen.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-02-10 13:07
Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Estrella War XXII Internal Publicity Deputy, has announced three additional special events at the War: a Progressive Weapons Rapier Tourney, sponsored by the Kingdom of Caid, a siege engine competition, sponsored by Atenveldt, and Defenders of the White Scarf Tourney, sponsored by the Southern Academy of Rapier.
Submitted by Eibhlin on Fri, 2006-02-10 12:54
The Shire of Starhaven once again presents Cattleraids, at Camp Winona, "Featuring the cattle raids, a five man melee team tourney. This year it will be a weekend event with camping facilities. More info to follow.
Submitted by Eibhlin on Fri, 2006-02-10 12:42
Starhaven's annual aniversary event, where Champions fight for the honour of their Ladies, Artisan crafts are deemed worthy, and Fencers dance in a dizzying array of quickness and intelligence, will be held on April 15th, 2006. Come join us and see all of the grand heraldry, and vote for your favorite Artisan.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2006-02-10 09:24
The British Museum just paid UK£357,832, the largest sum ever for a gold Anglo-Saxon coin.
Submitted by agnarr on Thu, 2006-02-09 17:28
Here is a link to the Shire of Crossrode Keep online event announcement: