Archive - May 2007

May 23rd

Highlands War XIII - CANCELLED

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Welcome! All ye gentlefolk of the great kingdoms from around the knowne world are hereby invited to attend Highlands War XIII, hosted by the Barony of Ered Sul in the Kingdom of Atenveldt!

This event is held in the cool pine forests of the high mountains surrounding Flagstaff, AZ, and will take place from Fri., Jul. 27 - Mon., Jul. 30, 2007.

Come cool your brow and enjoy festivities and events in the clean and cool air of our beautiful mountain barony! Location:
Barony of Ered Sul (Flagstaff, Arizona)

Atenveldt Arts & Sciences Competition

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The day draws nigh for Atenveldt’s Kingdom Arts and Sciences Competition. This year, the date has changed to Sat., Jul. 14. Please join us for a wonderful day full of the arts!

Location: The event will be held at the Fountain of Life Church (710 S. Kolb Road, Tucson). Please note that the site is dry. Smoking is in designated areas only, and pets are not allowed.

Schedule: The site will be open from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Please allow yourself time for setting up your arts display. Location:
Tucson, AZ

Calontir A&S Championships & Trilevels

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The Shire of Lost Forest invites you all to attend Calontir's Arts & Sciences Championships and Trilevels.

Saturday - July 14th, 2007
9:00am - 8:00pm

Hosted for FREE by the
Shire of Lost Forest
THIS EVENT IS FREE!

Site opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 8:00 p.m. Setup at 8:00 a.m.

The site is in the Shire of Lost Forest, Warrensburg, MO on Central Missouri State University's Campus in the Student Union Ballroom at the corner of Clark & Holden Streets. Location:
Shire of Lost Forest (Warrensburg, Missouri)

Sir Sagan's Workshop II

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SAGAN IS COMING! SAGAN IS COMING!! IT IS TRAINING TIME AGAIN!

Heavy and Rapier fighters:
Mark your Calendars for Friday July 27th , Saturday July 28th, and Sunday July 29th. This is a continuation of what we studied last year with Sir Sagan. I have posted the notes from his last visit to the Oerthan List under "Files". It is recommended that you access these notes as a refresher, and study up. That way we can take full advantage of his training in the limited time frame. Location:
Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska)

Cutty Sark Burns

For those who love sailing ships, the famous British ship and "world's last surviving tea clipper," Cutty Sark, has been burned in what police are calling a "suspicious" circumstance.

Calontir Coronation photos and Crown Tourney video

Sean of the Chipendales has posted video from Crown Tournament and a gallery of photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Calontir.

May 22nd

Atenveldt A&S Collegium

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The Autocrats for the Atenveldt Kingdom Arts & Sciences Collegium welcome all gentles of the glorious Kingdom of Atenveldt to join us on June 2 in the Barony of Sundragon for a beautiful day of education and fun. Location:
Glendale, AZ

SCA fighters stop traffic in Atenveldt

Rim Country (Pine, Arizona) rocked recently with the sound of sword striking armor when members of the SCA brought their game to the Pine-Strawberry Senior Center for a weekend tournament. Max Foster of the Payson Roundup covered the event.

Kingdom of Meridies Arts & Sciences Faire

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The Shire of Brantestone Proudly Presents The Kingdom of Meridies Arts &Sciences Faire

June 1-3,2007
Camp Woodmen of the World, North Alabama
414 WOW Road,
Blountsville AL 35031

The Shire of Brantestone sends a request for all of the Kingdoms Artisans and Skilled Gentles to come and display your excellence and prowess during a weekend of fun, competitions and classes! All kingdom arts and sciences rules and categories apply. Besides classes, there will be guild meetings, information tables and artists corners where you can work on your projects or learn something new from others. Location:
Shire of Brantestone (Blountsville, Alabama)

Warriors and Warlords XIV

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Basic Information: The Baronies of Nordskogen and Jaravellir present Warriors and Warlords XIV.

Warriors and Warlords XIV will be held at:
Chippewa Valley Music Festivals
24447 County Highway S
Cadott, WI 54727

Hosted by the Baronies of Nordskogen and Jararvellir.

The event runs from Thursday, July 5 to Sunday, July 8, 2007.

Important! All attendees are required to familiarize themselves with the site rules! Please read the following carefully: Location:
Baronies of Nordskogen and Jararvellir (Cadott, Wisconsin)

Tiernan & Miranda Heirs of An Tir

Sir Tiernan mor dal Cais, inspired by HE Baroness Miranda Faoiltiarna, OP, was the victor in the An Tir Crown Tournament on May 19.

AEthelmearc Spring 2007 Crown Tourney videos online

Sir Tristen reports that videos from the Spring 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc have been added to the SCA Crown Tournament Video Collection.

Uther and Kenna Heirs in Gleann Abhann

HE Viscount Sir Uther von Ziemer and HE Viscountess Kenna nic Ahearne are the new Crown Prince and Princess of Gleann Abhann.

May 21st

Candlelight Camp photos online

Lord Gawin der Fuchs has posted an album of photos from the recent Candlelight Camp event in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.

John Lundemo makes swords the old-fashioned way

Goshen, Pennsylvania swordsmith John Lundemo has earned an international reputation as for collectors of steel blades, but 25 years ago, he was just a guy in the SCA learning to fight with wooden swords.

Ealdormere's Spring 2007 Coronation photos online

Eirik Andersen has posted a large album of photos from the Kingdom of Ealdormere's Spring 2007 Coronation on the Two Ravens website.

SCA shines at 12th annual Medieval Faire

Sixth graders at Dartmouth Middle School (Riverside County, California) learned all about the wonders of the Middle Ages when members of the local SCA group took them on a trip back in time.

The story of a flea

In a review for The Guardian, Ian Pindar discusses a new book about bubonic plague: Justinian's Flea by William Rosen, an "impressive study of the bubonic plague and its impact on history."

May 20th

Barony of the Far West championship video online

SCA members from the Barony of the Far West (Korea) have posted a video of the recent 2007 Baronial Coronet Heavy Weapons Championship on YouTube.

Fighting for fun in Calontir

Darrell Todd Maurina of the Waynesville (Missouri) Daily Guide visited and photographed members of the Shire of Calonais Nuadh as they camped on the Roubidoux Creek for Frog Fest.

"Procession of the Nobles" at Atlantia's Spring 2007 Crown Tourney

Lady Alexandria Wright of the Barony of Bright Hills has posted photos of the Procession of Atlantia's Spring Crown Tourney on Photobucket.

2,700-Year-Old Fabric Found in Greece

Archaeologists in Greece have discovered a rare 2,700-year-old piece of fabric inside a copper urn from a burial they speculated imitated the elaborate cremation of soldiers described in Homer's "Iliad."

Bloodtree Festival photos online

SCAtoday.net reporter Jane Stockton shares her photos of the recent Bloodtree Festival demo in the Barony of Mordenvale. She also recommends an album by Lady Taysias.

May 19th

Gleann Abhann Coronation photos

Lady Medb has posted an album of photos from the recent Spring 2007 Coronation in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.

Gode Cookery comes to YouTube

Master Hogge de Watlynge (aka Master Huen Damebrigge of Gode Cookery) has created a YouTube channel with videos relating to "Medieval & Renaissance food, cookery, feasts, and related subjects."

Known World Poetic Challenge at Pennsic XXXVI

Dunstan LeHeryngmongere, Poeta Atlantiae, has announced that this year's Pennsic War will again offer budding poets the chance to shine with the Knowne World Poetic Challenge, a competition to produce a poem with a heroic theme.

Darth Scotland

OK, you'll see anything on YouTube. This time it's "copinated" offering his rendition of "Star Wars"... on the bagpipe...

Tir Ysgithr Archery Championships Photos

Ianuk has posted a slideshow of photos from the Tir Ysgithr Archery Championships on the Kodak Easy Share website.

May 18th

Septentrian Investiture photos online

Eirik Andersen has posted an album of photos from the recent Septentrian Investiture on his Two Ravens website.

Celtic temple discovered near Tara

In an interview with Conor Newman, an archaeology professor at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Melissa Block of NPR's All Things Considered learns about the recent discovery of a celtic temple near Ireland's Tara.