Archive - May 27, 2007

The gauntlet is thrown: Save the sea lions!

Fadi al-Qahara ibn Aziz of the Stronghold of Warriors Gate reports on the "dispute" between Warriors Gate and the Stronghold of Shielded Harbor over the island of Dok-Do. The challenge has been placed by way of a video "flyer" on YouTube.

Lochac May 2007 Crown Tourney photos online

Katje has posted photos from the recent May Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac.

Tomb of King Herod found

For several decades, Israeli archaeologist Ehud Netzer has been looking for the tomb of King Herod. Now he believes he has found it at Herodium, a flattened hilltop in the Judean Desert.

"Venice and the Islamic World" at the Met

What inspired Renaissance artists? According to a new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, it was the Islamic world. Venice and the Islamic World, 828-1797 showcases works that borrowed from the eastern traditions. Blake Gopnik of the Washington Post has the story.

Pictures from Northshield's 7th Crown Tournament

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Northshield.