Archive - Feb 2008
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-21 10:32
Scientists at England's Diamond synchrotron are using intense light beams to help understand sulphur compounds in the timbers of the British warship Mary Rose.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Wed, 2008-02-20 16:17
Turkish archaeologists found a 2,000 year old lighthouse at the ancient Roman port of Patara. Built in the time of the Emperor Nero, it may be the oldest such structure that remains intact.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-20 12:33
Lady Aine DeLacey reports that photos from the recent Investiture in the Principality of Cynagua (Kingdom of the West) are now available to view online.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Wed, 2008-02-20 08:51
Archaeologists excavating a series of 1st century graves in Colchester, England think one of them may belong to a Druid.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-19 19:56
Renaissance Footnotes will hold a weekend-long, Italian Renaissance dance workshop November 29-30, 2008 at Hurst Village Hall near Reading, England.
Submitted by Racaire on Tue, 2008-02-19 17:40
Soon a new exhibition will be on display at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna: Treasures from the national Palace Museum, Taiwan begins at February 26, 2008 and runs until May 13, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-19 14:08
Eowyth Eorwine has posted an album of photos from the Mongol Invasion event in the Kingdom of Calontir on the Lionskin Photo Galleries website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-19 10:30
The Magna Carta will be the focus of this year's Medieval Conference at Pennsylvania State University March 28-29, 2008. The conference will "examine various groups and institutions of that society, in attempt to fill in the background of the Great Charter: the world of King John, and additional sessions will deal with teaching about Magna Carta and its time period.
Submitted by margaretc on Mon, 2008-02-18 19:12
The University of St Andrews in Scotland is opening a new interdisciplinary center for Medieval Studies that is one of the largest such centers.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-18 15:13
Geillis ui Siridein shares photos from two recent events in the Kingdom of the Outlands: Citadel's 12th Night and St Golias War Practice.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-18 10:46
A plan to regulate antique firearms in New York City may have repercussions for re-enactors and museums who use black powder weapons. If passed, owners of these weapons would be required to submit to the same licensing rules as for other firearms.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-18 08:36
An album of photos of the recent Heralds & Scribes event taken by Lord Eoghan Rurikson has been posted on the Flickr website. The event took place January 26, 2008 in the Shire of Sterlynge Vayle.
Submitted by Eibhlin on Mon, 2008-02-18 08:11
The Shire of Starhaven once again presents Cattleraids, at Camp Winona, "Featuring the cattle raids, a five man melee team tourney. This year it will be a weekend event with camping facilities. More info to follow.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-17 18:54
Lord Sebastian ffraser, Seneschal the Shire of Wyewood, reports that reports that Their Majesties Cedric and Elizabeth, of the Kingdom of An Tir have elevated Tvorimir Danilov to the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-17 16:09
The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre presents Alfred the Great: Warfare, Wealth + Wisdom 2 February - 27 April 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-17 12:33
Geillis reports that she has uploaded videos from two events in the Kingdom of the Outlands on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-17 09:51
On Tuesday April 1, 2008 from 6:00-7:00 pm, the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, Ontario will present Forbidden Shoes: Fear and Footwear in Renaissance Italy, a lecture by Professor Maria Giuseppina Muzzarelli of the University of Bologna, Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-16 19:43
Lady Svanna Thorsteinsdottir has announced the birth of Kjell Rex to Lady Astrid and Lord Þórbjörn hausakljúfr Hálfdanarson of the Shire of Midwinde in Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-16 16:29
Several Viking Age sites around the Baltic Sea have been proposed as UNESCO Heritage Sites. The locations include Haithabu, a village in Germany, and the Dannevirke, a series of earthen walls.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-16 16:18
That's right, Septentria is going to be 30 this year! To kick off the year long celebration, come and join us at Spring Tune Up V-Septentria's 30th Birthday! This will be a 3 day GREAT HALL event. This means that our guests will be invited to spend the night in Caer Draeth's spacious great hall. Bring your blankets, sleeping bags, or maybe a cot to sleep on. Sleeping areas will be communal but what the heck, that's what they did in the real Middle Ages. Location:
Caer Draeth (Cookstown, Ontario)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-16 16:14
Mark Morley, Paul Byers, Elaine Conway, Todd Lewis, and Betty Graham of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism posed for the camera of Tony Macklin of the Fayetteville (Arkansas) Free Weekly during Mardi Gras festivities.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-16 09:48
Carres has posted photos from the Kingdom of Calontir's recent Blank Scroll Competition.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-15 18:43
Archaeologists working on the excavation of a Roman fort near Calstock in Cornwall credit references to silver smelting in medieval documents for helping to locate the site.
Submitted by renratpiz on Fri, 2008-02-15 18:41
The Banana Factory - Bethlehem, PA
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-15 15:22
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares photos from Hromnice Day in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by maudeleyn on Fri, 2008-02-15 12:09
Once again the Kingdoms of Gleann Abhann and Meridies are pleased to host the Gulf Wars Open Arts and Science Faire. This event is opened to artisans of all skill levels from the Knowne World. That's right - artisans from any Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-15 09:41
Fit TV has a new fitness program featuring bellydance as a way to trim and tone. The program is hosted by Kim Pechet, "a belly dance instructor and fitness professional."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-14 20:53
THLord Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for February 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-14 20:39
DAY of BLOOD, March 29th, 2008 Now that the Shire of Hrafnafjordr has awoken from its winter rest, we would like invite all to take part in our annual Day of Blood tournament. This event will again feature a heavy prize tourney, A&S contest of best roman footwear, a Roman Chariot Race, and we will again call for a champion of the shire. Yes that means two heavy tourneys (Blood, Blood, Blood)! Location:
Shire of Hrafnafjordr (Soldotna, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-14 20:23
The Barony of Calafia wishes to cordially extend an invitation to the entirety of the Knowne World to join us once again for a weekend of fighting, frolicking, and revelry in the shade of the beautiful oak trees of Potrero.
This year we have added an extra day to the Potrero War experience. Gates will open at 10am Thursday for those who choose to spend an extra day with us and at 8am Friday for all other attendees. Attending Thursday will cost an additional $5 for adults and children over the age of 13, but only an additional $2 for children between the ages of 6-12. Children under the age of 5 continue to be guests of the Barony. There will be combat scenarios or tournaments on Friday.