Archive - Nov 2007
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-30 16:32
Archaeologists have discovered a Roman street dating to the 2nd-4th centuries in the Western Wall tunnels of the city of Jerusalem. The side street is believed to have connected two major roads near Temple Mount.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-30 10:53
Martin of Rivenstar reports that his album of photos from the recent Fall Investiture 2007 in the Principality of the Mists (West Kingdom) is now available to view on the SmugMug website.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Fri, 2007-11-30 07:57
Italian archaeologists believe they have found the cave where, according to legend, a she-wolf nursed Romulus and Remus, the twin founders of Rome.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-29 21:35
A 16th play entitled Cluijte van Plaijerwater was presented recently at the Holy Pail III event in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann. Lady Danielle captured the performance in a photo album.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-29 16:24
The Barony of The Lonely Tower Presents "A Spanish 12th Night" Saturday, January 5, 2008
Site Opens/Closes 9am - 9pm
Scottish Rite Cathedral
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-29 15:58
It is that time of year again for the Barony of Iron Bog's last big push for the Toys for Tots campaign.
This Saturday, Dec 1st., we will gather in Pemberton, NJ for your annual
Toys for Tots Tourney.
The entrance fee for the day is one new unwrapped toy.
There will be both a heavy tourney and our baronial fencing championship.
The heavy tourney will be a double elimination feat with the combatants able
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-29 15:53
Join us for a regional muster and a regional fight practice Sunday, December 2, noon for fighting, 1 PM for dance.
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn
Risley Hall, Cornell University
If coming from the north, take Route 13 (exit 11 on I-81 South):
Follow 13 S through the town of Dryden . After turning left to stay on
13 S past Dryden, look for Route 366 (it's at a traffic-lighted
intersection). Turn left onto route 366; at a 3-way stop 366 peels off
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-29 14:07
State seals, dating to the first Bulgarian Empire (681-1018), were discovered recently during excavation for public buildings. The seals are believed to have belonged to the rulers Simeon and Petar.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-29 11:16
Adriana has posted a series of videos on YouTube from the recent Queen's Champion/King's Champion event in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 17:53
Early music ensemble Hurly Burly will perform a concert of medieval and renaissance music on December 9, 2007 at the Guild Hall of St. John's Anglican Church in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 16:48
As the Yuletide holidays draw to an end, join us in celebrating the season's finale - Twelfth Night. Their Excellencies Jean-Claude and Alyna will be selecting their next Baronial Artisan, and all artisans are sure to enjoy the day's many activities. Enter a competition, perform a song, dance into the night - or simply enjoy a day to visit and exchange gifts with friends from near and far.
Site: Inter-baronial Twelfth Night will be held at Saint Martin's Episcopal Church, 1333 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA. The church is handicapped-accessible and handicapped parking is available near the front entrance. Site restrictions: no pets, no smoking indoors, no hard liquor (beer and wine are allowed, no
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 15:48
Oh Hanukkah, oh Hanukkah's, let's light the menorah! That's right. This year our Yule celebration will honor the ancient Festival of Lights. So put away the reds and greens and pull out your blues and whites. Bring your menorahs. Or candles and lanterns. And bring your inner child.
Activities include (but not limited to) a non-violent tournament for a
peaceful yule - a Dredel Tournament; dancing; a dredel pinata;
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 15:34
Please join the Incipient Shire of Okeborne Keep for a fantastic weekend of fun, fighting, and frolicking.
Visit Merry Old England during the War of the Roses. Fight in a William and Marshall Tourney for Lancaster or York. Take a side trip to Messina to enjoy The Bard; scenes from Much Ado About Nothing will be performed throughout the event – Laugh at Beatrice and Benedick’s verbal fencing as they steadfastly deny their love for each other and gasp at the perfidy of Don John! Learn new skills in many classes. Get stuffed at a sumptuous feast featuring dishes from Shakespeare’s comedies. Dance to your heart’s content at the revel. Much Ado is an authorized RUM Collegium for Practical Arts and the Military College.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 14:46
We would like to formally invite all of you to come and celebrate Twelfth Night with us! Included below are the details for the event. Also, if anyone would like to teach a class at this event, please email Ceindrech at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to have you share your talents and skills with us and the populace.
Site opens: Saturday January 5th, 2008 at 11:00 am
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 13:48
Share your passion and knowledge about a subject with others. We are taking sign up for anyone to volunteer to teach at this next Gulf Wars.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 09:21
THL Jerusha a Laon has posted an album of photos from the recent Southern Crusades 2007 in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-11-27 23:15
HL Ellisif Sleggja, of the Shire of Arrows' Flight in Artemisia, reports on the recent joint Toys for Tots events held simultaneously in the Shires of Arrows' Flight and Crystal Crags.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-11-27 13:30
It's a dark time in the fantasy world of Darkon. Follow the adventures of a group of live-action role-players from Baltimore, Maryland as documented in the new film Darkon
Submitted by Racaire on Tue, 2007-11-27 08:57
Her Highness Jovi Torstensdottir, Crown Princess of Drachenwald, reports that Sir Cormac Lawless O´Toole was the winner of the recent Coronet Tourney in the Principality of Nordmark (Sweden).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-26 19:41
The History Channel has created a website with interactive links covering the history of all the major holidays on the calendar.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-26 16:01
A recent survey taken in Great Britain determines the country's ten most obsolete - or downright stupid - laws. Included was the one that prohibits the eating of mince pies on Christmas Day, and several that date from the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2007-11-26 12:28
Society Chronicler is currently accepting applications for the position of Society Copyright Deputy. This is an unpaid position normally requiring less than 5 hours per week.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-26 08:12
Lady Geillis has posted a large album of photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Racaire on Sun, 2007-11-25 17:38
Soon a new exhibition will be on display at the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum in Munich (Bavaria/Germany).
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-25 14:55
Baroness Ianuk of Tir Ysgithr has posted a series of photo albums from the recent Coronation of Eduard and Asa in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-25 12:12
A trailer for the new Tudor romance, The Other Boleyn Girl is now available to view online. The film is scheduled to hit the theatres February 29, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-25 08:32
British archaeologists are digging through centuries of rubble to search for clues to a medieval disaster: the burning of Mansfield Woodhouse and its church in 1304.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-24 18:07
Does the Last Supper have a soundtrack? Musician and computer technician Giovanni Maria Pala believes it does and that it sounds like a requiem.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-24 15:42
The 2008 International Mead Festival will be held February 8-9, 2008 in Denver, Colorado, and volunteers are needed for jobs such as ticket-taking, judging etc. Pay? No formal pay, but you might get free mead!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-24 12:31
Mistress Bennet Murray reports that Ymanya Murray has been elevated to the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of the Outlands.