Archive - May 2007
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-05-18 12:28
The designers at Dragonwing have created a website entitled Adventures in Tent Design: How I Turned a Market Umbrella into a Medieval Arming Tent which chronicles the steps needed to create a small arming pavilion. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-05-18 09:15
Master Hogge from the Kingdom of AEthelmearc shares an excerpt from the Pennsic IX site booklet. The excerpt includes rules for having a safe and fun War. Enjoy!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-05-18 06:54
Comte Fernando of the Kingdom of Calontir reports on some out-of-kingdom falcon action in the city of San Jose, California where a falcon cam is focussed on the nest of Jose Fernando and Clara.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Thu, 2007-05-17 20:07
Writings by the Greek philosopher Aristotle have been discovered on the Euchologion (or Archimedes Palimpsest) beneath the 10th-12th century prayers written upon the parchment.
Submitted by Mistress Alison Gray on Thu, 2007-05-17 17:18
Mistress Alison Gray and Countess Aricia Jehanne Deveraux are pleased to announce the elevation of Ximon Martillo de Cordoba, formerly of Ansteorra, to the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2007-05-17 14:04
"Fabulous Journeys and Faraway Places: Travels on Paper, 1450-1700" will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through September 16.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-05-17 10:51
Lady Zinaida Or'Shinaia has posted a nice album of photos from equestrian activities at Equestrium in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-05-17 07:14
From the last Muppet show: 30 Muppet Vikings sing the Village People classic In the Navy. It just had to happen!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-05-16 19:31
Among the mementos of the West Kingdom's SCA history collection is the very first event flyer for an "International Tournament" in celebration of spring in Berkeley, California.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-05-16 16:40
Antonio Felluci has posted an album of photos from the recent Hawkwood Baronial Birthday event in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-05-16 13:06
Lord Larian of the Stronghold of Warriors' Gate in the Palantine Barony of the Far West (South Korea) reports on the group's recent Spring Coronet.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2007-05-16 10:24
A Nepalese shepherd led researchers to a cave where he had found cave-paintings of Buddha, including a 55-panel mural depicting the life of Buddha, dating back to at least the 12th century.
Submitted by nicolaa on Wed, 2007-05-16 07:10
King Edouard and Queen Domhnail have announced the list of combattants and consorts for Ealdormere's Crown Tourney, to be held May 26. In no particular order, here is the list:
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-05-15 18:57
Dietrich Uhl has posted photos and several short videos of the youth castle siege from this year's Gulf Wars.
Submitted by Genevieve la fl... on Tue, 2007-05-15 15:16
It's official! The 2008 Known World Heraldic Symposium will be in Thamesreach, in Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-05-15 12:00
Roibeard O'Connor, Northshield Minister of the List, reports on the Crown Tourney held May 12, 2007, in which Sir Cecil Hagen emerged victorious. Sir Hagen was inspired by Lady Eilis mac Maurice.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-05-15 09:03
Lady Margrethe reports that Lady Gellis has posted two albums of photos from the recent Beltane Coronation in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-05-14 18:29
Children were the real winners at the recent Ocean Springs (Mississippi) Renaissance Faire, which featured many kid-friendly activities. Brad Crocker of the Mississippi Press has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-05-14 15:41
On Legio Draconis, Duke Brannos reports that Duke Sir Maximilian claimed victory in the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Meridies.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-05-14 12:12
Viscount Richard de Camville has announced that a vigil will be held June 22, 2007 for Sir Bjorn Jorsalfar of Bearhaven, OL and Mistress Hilarie the Puppeteer, OL who will be elevated into the Order of the Pelican by Their Majesties Jade and Kaaren of the West Kingdom at Their Crown Tourney the following day.
Submitted by SveinnGrimsson on Mon, 2007-05-14 09:36
Lochac welcomes their newest Crown Prince and Princess, Sir Hugh the Little, and Baroness Therasa Comins.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-05-13 19:14
Tom Holland, author of Rubicon and Persian Fire defends classical education in an article for Britain's The Guardian. Holland feels the study of the Greeks and Romans is necessary to understand modern democracy.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-05-13 16:40
THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for May 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-05-13 13:31
Antonio Felluci reports that he has posted an album of photos from the recent Tournament of Chivalry in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Baron Donal on Sun, 2007-05-13 09:27
On a cloudy May day in the beautiful rolling hills of western Atlantia, Duke Logan Ebonwoulfe prevailed over a small but valiant field of contenders to become Crown Prince of Atlantia, with Rowan Berran McDowell as his Princess.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-05-12 20:38
The Vatican Library, home to "more than one million printed volumes and 75,000 priceless manuscripts" is scheduled to close for three years in order to renovate several buildings to make them more suitable for the preservation of the collections.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-05-12 17:30
Thanks to a donation of more than UK£1 million from the Ioannou family, Greek Cypriots, Oxford University in England will open a new center for Classical and Byzantine research and study.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2007-05-12 14:19
For 20,000 years, humans have manipulated fibers to construct objects that aid in food gathering, commemorating the dead, and protecting and beautifying the body and home. In "Why Knot?," the Spurlock Museum celebrates these artifacts and the skilled craftspeople who create them.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-05-12 11:23
After a special ceremony on April 19, 2007 to anoint the remains, relics from Bulgaria's legendary 12th century Tzar Kaloyan were re-buried in Veliko Tarnovo 800 years following his death.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-05-11 20:17
Roman remains and artifacts were discovered recently in Vinkovci during excavations to construct a new sports hall including a fibula, a Roman ornamental clip, dating to the 4th century C.E.