Archive - 2007
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-12-05 08:48
Professor Edwin Duncan of Towson University has produced a nine-minute flash presentation on the reading and pronunciation of Old English.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-12-04 19:22
Robert Nydahl of the Kingdom of Drachenwald chronicled activities at September's Crossroads at Canterbury event in a photo album.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-12-04 14:08
Kat Blalock reports that a collection of videos from the Trimaris Fighters' Collegium is now available to view on YouTube. Each clip lasts about 9 minutes and demonstrates heavy fighting techniques.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-12-04 09:45
The Medievalist.net blog reports that after more than 60 years, the University of Melbourne has cancelled its Viking Studies program. The program included instruction in Viking history and the Old Norse language.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-12-03 21:00
Cassair has posted an album of photos from the Barony of Dun Carraig Baronial Birthday revel in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-12-03 17:55
The Event Coordinators for Estrella War XXIV (Feb 12-18, 2008) welcome families bringing young family members to Estrella War, and want everyone to know there's lots for the under-18 year olds to do!
Submitted by Racaire on Mon, 2007-12-03 11:42
Vrank, Falko von der Weser and Racaire report at the Drachenwald Mailing List that they posted their pictures from the recent Kingdom University event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (16-18 November 2007).
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-12-02 18:32
Dona Alessandra Bentivegna da Faenza, called Yasmina reports that Baron Steffan has posted an album of photos from the recent Rapier Academy in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-12-02 14:12
A huge (4 feet x 6 feet, or 122 x 183 cm) 16th century tapestry map has returned to Oxford's Bodleian Library where it will be placed on display. The map was one of four such maps and was long thought to be lost. The Bodleian now owns three with the fourth in the Warwickshire Museum.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-12-02 09:16
Lady Cassair has posted photos from the recent Dun Carraig Baronial Birthday event in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-12-01 17:26
The Honorable Lady Rixende de Rouen reports that Sir Kael Savage and Sir Ysfael Bryndu were knighted recently by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-12-01 12:02
The remains of four adults dating to the 1st century have been discovered in Staverton near Trowbridge, England. The area is known to locals as the Blacklands and is said to be haunted. (photo of Roman coin)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-12-01 07:20
A large album of photos from the recent Spring 2007 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Lochac has been posted by members of the Purple Empire.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-30 16:32
Archaeologists have discovered a Roman street dating to the 2nd-4th centuries in the Western Wall tunnels of the city of Jerusalem. The side street is believed to have connected two major roads near Temple Mount.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-30 10:53
Martin of Rivenstar reports that his album of photos from the recent Fall Investiture 2007 in the Principality of the Mists (West Kingdom) is now available to view on the SmugMug website.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Fri, 2007-11-30 07:57
Italian archaeologists believe they have found the cave where, according to legend, a she-wolf nursed Romulus and Remus, the twin founders of Rome.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-29 21:35
A 16th play entitled Cluijte van Plaijerwater was presented recently at the Holy Pail III event in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann. Lady Danielle captured the performance in a photo album.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-29 16:24
The Barony of The Lonely Tower Presents "A Spanish 12th Night" Saturday, January 5, 2008
Site Opens/Closes 9am - 9pm
Scottish Rite Cathedral
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-29 15:58
It is that time of year again for the Barony of Iron Bog's last big push for the Toys for Tots campaign.
This Saturday, Dec 1st., we will gather in Pemberton, NJ for your annual
Toys for Tots Tourney.
The entrance fee for the day is one new unwrapped toy.
There will be both a heavy tourney and our baronial fencing championship.
The heavy tourney will be a double elimination feat with the combatants able
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-29 15:53
Join us for a regional muster and a regional fight practice Sunday, December 2, noon for fighting, 1 PM for dance.
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn
Risley Hall, Cornell University
If coming from the north, take Route 13 (exit 11 on I-81 South):
Follow 13 S through the town of Dryden . After turning left to stay on
13 S past Dryden, look for Route 366 (it's at a traffic-lighted
intersection). Turn left onto route 366; at a 3-way stop 366 peels off
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-29 14:07
State seals, dating to the first Bulgarian Empire (681-1018), were discovered recently during excavation for public buildings. The seals are believed to have belonged to the rulers Simeon and Petar.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-29 11:16
Adriana has posted a series of videos on YouTube from the recent Queen's Champion/King's Champion event in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 17:53
Early music ensemble Hurly Burly will perform a concert of medieval and renaissance music on December 9, 2007 at the Guild Hall of St. John's Anglican Church in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 16:48
As the Yuletide holidays draw to an end, join us in celebrating the season's finale - Twelfth Night. Their Excellencies Jean-Claude and Alyna will be selecting their next Baronial Artisan, and all artisans are sure to enjoy the day's many activities. Enter a competition, perform a song, dance into the night - or simply enjoy a day to visit and exchange gifts with friends from near and far.
Site: Inter-baronial Twelfth Night will be held at Saint Martin's Episcopal Church, 1333 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA. The church is handicapped-accessible and handicapped parking is available near the front entrance. Site restrictions: no pets, no smoking indoors, no hard liquor (beer and wine are allowed, no
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 15:48
Oh Hanukkah, oh Hanukkah's, let's light the menorah! That's right. This year our Yule celebration will honor the ancient Festival of Lights. So put away the reds and greens and pull out your blues and whites. Bring your menorahs. Or candles and lanterns. And bring your inner child.
Activities include (but not limited to) a non-violent tournament for a
peaceful yule - a Dredel Tournament; dancing; a dredel pinata;
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 15:34
Please join the Incipient Shire of Okeborne Keep for a fantastic weekend of fun, fighting, and frolicking.
Visit Merry Old England during the War of the Roses. Fight in a William and Marshall Tourney for Lancaster or York. Take a side trip to Messina to enjoy The Bard; scenes from Much Ado About Nothing will be performed throughout the event – Laugh at Beatrice and Benedick’s verbal fencing as they steadfastly deny their love for each other and gasp at the perfidy of Don John! Learn new skills in many classes. Get stuffed at a sumptuous feast featuring dishes from Shakespeare’s comedies. Dance to your heart’s content at the revel. Much Ado is an authorized RUM Collegium for Practical Arts and the Military College.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 14:46
We would like to formally invite all of you to come and celebrate Twelfth Night with us! Included below are the details for the event. Also, if anyone would like to teach a class at this event, please email Ceindrech at email@example.com. We would love to have you share your talents and skills with us and the populace.
Site opens: Saturday January 5th, 2008 at 11:00 am
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 13:48
Share your passion and knowledge about a subject with others. We are taking sign up for anyone to volunteer to teach at this next Gulf Wars.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 09:21
THL Jerusha a Laon has posted an album of photos from the recent Southern Crusades 2007 in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-11-27 23:15
HL Ellisif Sleggja, of the Shire of Arrows' Flight in Artemisia, reports on the recent joint Toys for Tots events held simultaneously in the Shires of Arrows' Flight and Crystal Crags.