Archive - Jun 8, 2006

Austrian National Library Exhibits History of Cooking

An exhibit on the history of cooking and dining is now on display at the Austrian National Library in Vienna. The Art of Cuisine and the Culture of Dining: Culinary Documents from the Austrian National Library runs until October 31, 2006.

Atlantia Celebrated Silver Anniversary with Tourneys

Sir Bryce de Byram of the Kingdom of Atlantia reports on tournament action at the Sapphire Joust event which took place May 27 in Amelia Court House, Virginia. The event celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Rajahs on the Red: A Journey to Medieval India

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Escape to a time of magic and mystery in the fabled lands of Hindustan. Join your fellow travellers at the Rajah's court and marvel at the wonders on display.

Highlights: Performance by the Manohar Indian Dancers Henna tattoos Mahabharata Tournament (heavy fighting) Indian Bazaar Astrological consultations Raffle Feast

Friday Evening: Pre-Event Archery Tourney

Sunday Post-Event Activities: Tour of the new Hindu Temple Tour of Sage Garden Herbs Location:
Barony of Castel Rouge (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Back to Basics

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This is an event that is designed to introduce people to the SCA. There will be a lot of beginner classes taught on what the Society is and how to play, basic tourneys for those who are just getting started in competition, and fun entertainment in the evening. But we encourage the "old timers" to come out as well - to help meet and teach newcomers, and to enjoy fun and feasting with old friends!

Location:
Shire of Glaedenfeld (Columbia Tennessee)

Barony Wars & Bazaar

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Long have The Barony of the Endless Hills and the Barony of Delftwood been peaceful allies, with minor offenses in protocol overlooked, and friendship blooming.  No hint of unease, no glimmer of unhappiness in their relationship...Until now.  Recently there have been rumors of growing hostility, tensions are beginning to run high.  All is not lost, These two mighty Baronies have agreed to meet in Neutral Ground, within the Shire of Sterlynge Vayle's Borders on the weekend of June 9th to the 11th (Camp Sertoma, Johnson Road (no number listed), Windsor, NY).  Rest assured that peaceful negotiations will prevail, and that the rumors of martial recruitment are false. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Windsor, New York)

Today in the Middle Ages: June 8, 1504

Michelangelo's "David" was set in the Palazzo of Florence on June 8, 1504, although it would not be formally dedicated until September.

Ages of War Photos Online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal for the Kingdom of Northshield, has posted photos from Ages of War, an event that took place recently in Silfren Mere.