Archive - Aug 2007
Submitted by Isabeau dAquitaine on Tue, 2007-08-14 20:50
Henri le Juif and Arabella Gotokirke have posted photos of the recent Leodamus of Thebes tourney in Calafia.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-14 17:59
According to Julie, a reporter for the Pennsic independent, the A&S Exhibition for Pennsic XXXVI was a resounding success.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-14 11:07
Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that the SCA is seeking candidates for the position of Deputy Society Marshal for Rapier.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-08-13 13:38
Couldn't make Pennsic but wonder how the battles shook out? The online edition of the Pennsic Independent has the answers with reports from DonalBane of Blakmers
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-08-13 08:24
DK Eyewitness publishers allows visitors to "join the Roman Army" and create a Roman centurian to do their fighting for them.
Submitted by Racaire on Mon, 2007-08-13 07:25
The photos of the event 'Hunting Season', held July 13-15, are online now. The event took place at Reichenau an der Rax in the beautiful mountains of Austria (Europe) and was hosted by the Shire Ad Flumen Caerulum.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-08-12 22:36
vvestfirzka has posted a video of the finals of the recent Coronet in the Principality of Oertha (Alaska) in the Kingdom of the West on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-08-12 21:00
In an update on the Sea Stallion, a replica Viking ship heading from Norway to Ireland, the BBC reports that the ship was becalmed and needed to be towed.
Submitted by spearweasel on Sun, 2007-08-12 10:14
Kamaitachi no Kansuke requests help with a survey of SCAdians with Asian personas.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-08-11 19:31
In an article for the Chronicle for Higher Education Evan R. Goldstein reviews On Farting: Laughter and Language in the Middle Ages by Valerie Allen, a new work that looks at the use of low humor in literature of the period.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-08-11 11:02
A retired civil engineer has written a report on a 6th and 7th century irrigation system in the in Osaka Prefecture. Kazuo Takatsu spent 15 years on the report, which chronicles a system to collect rain water.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-10 15:01
Lady Brenna MacDonald has posted an album of photos from the recent Queen's Tournament which was held in the Shire of Gate's Edge in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-10 13:20
London's building boom has also produced a boom for archaeologists by uncovering the city's Roman past. Recent finds include a 2nd century dining room decorated with plaster murals.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-08-09 16:10
The fragment of a fresco painted during the time of the Borgia's is causing some consternation in the Vatican with its depiction of Pope Alexander VI kneeling at the feet of his mistress Giulia Farnese.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-08-09 13:22
On Friday July 27, 2007, John Patten sat vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican by Their Majesties of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-08-09 12:58
Archaeologists in Eindhoven, Netherlands have discovered the remains of a 15th century gate, one of three that guarded the medieval city. The Woensel Gate stood in the middle of a wooden bridge which spanned a moat.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-08 16:55
In an article for Renaissance Quarterly, "Living Dolls: François Ier Dresses His Women," Yassana C. Croizat of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University looks at the practice of wealthy patrons during the Renaissance to use fashion dolls to study costumes.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-08 10:39
Ianuk has posted photos from the recent A&S event in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-07 17:09
A class of teenagers on a class dig have discovered the remains of a woman believed to have been Saxon in Chediston, England. The woman was buried in classic Christian style in a churchyard.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-07 12:44
Thorpe has posted an album of photos from the recent Court at Baronial Champions Tournament in the Barony of Rhydderich Hael (Aethelmearc).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-08-06 12:26
Is there a connection believe literacy and medieval underwear? Historians believe so, since discarded rags were used to make paper needed to print books. Before the ready availability of discarded cloth, only the rich could afford to own books.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-08-06 07:03
Master Hogge de Watlynge reports that Gode Cookery has once again taped a program for the Food Network's The Secret Life Of This time the recipe was for gingerbread.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-08-05 12:24
Archaeologists are studying what they believe are the remnants of conquistador Hernando de Soto's camp in Tallahasse, Florida abandoned in 1540. The site is near the modern state capitol.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-08-05 07:54
Love jousting but can't afford a horse? Maybe the answer is Think Geek's R/C Jousting Knights, a pair of little guys on wheels whose goal is to knock each other off their horses.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-08-04 16:21
Bartholomew, Co-Steward for the Kingdom of Lochac's Midwinter Coronation 2007, has posted an album of photos taken by Lady Yngvildr.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-08-04 12:19
Due to the climate, it's common to find ancient documents in boxes or caves, or even hidden beneath the sand of Timbuktu, but now a push is on to save many of these precious manuscripts.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-03 09:42
Bulgarian archaeologists are working on the remains of the St. 40 Martyrs Church, "one of the oldest and most historically important places of worship in Bulgaria."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-03 06:51
Baroness Kaithlen Hamilton has posted a large album of photos from the Coronation of Ulsted the Unsteady and Ebergardis von Zell in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-08-02 11:14
Wendell has posted a small album of photos from the Ring of Fire Tourney at the recent Great Northern War IX in the kingdom of Lochac. The event was hosted by the Barony of River Haven.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-08-02 07:02
The global vote sponsored by World Heritage to list the "new" Seven Wonders of the World has concluded.