Archive - Jun 28, 2007

Pennsic XXXVI Deliveries and Off-site Vendor Registration

The Vendor Coordinator for Pennsic XXXVI has announced that procedures for deliveries and off-site vendor registration are available on the Pennsic website.

Laser technology may unlock the secrets of the Book of Kells

21st century laser technology will be used over the next two years to analyze Ireland's famous Book of Kells, a 9th century gospel housed at Trinity College in Dublin. Experts hope that analysis of the pigments may shed new light on medieval Irish trade routes.

Celts for kids

MrDonn.org has a website to teach kids about Celtic history and life, from who they were to how they celebrated, the structures they built, and their religion.

Battle of Mauvilla site found

Archaeologist Andrew Holmes believes he has discovered the site of the Indian town of Mauvilla where Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto engaged local Indians in a massive battle. The town is near the forks of the Alabama and Tombigbee rivers in southern Clarke County, Alabama.