Archive - Mar 7, 2008
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-03-07 18:14
Jeff Morton reports that the Pennsic War has been captured by the cartographers of Google Satellite Maps.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-03-07 15:50
The recent release of the animated film Beowulf has rekindled interest in the epic poem. Harper's Magazine provides a stanza from the poem, read in Old English, as well as a great photo of a jeweled brooch.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-03-07 15:16
Ansteorran Heraldic and Scribal Symposium will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church (near Rice U.) in Houston TX, June 28th, hosted by the Canton of Westgate.
With 10 classrooms and an outside patio and grassy area, please begin considering teaching a class in the Heraldic or Scribal Arts, and MORE... Classes wanted include:
**Heraldic classes**: Armory (devices), Onomastics (names), Heraldic office procedures, Voice, Court and Field Heraldry and more...
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-03-07 15:04
We would like to cordially invite you to a Culinary Symposium for those with any interest in historical food. There will be everything from hands on cooking over fire, feast planning and preparation, to research presentations. This event will be held in AnTir, in the Barony of Dragon's Laire (Belfair, Washington) the weekend of November 14-16, 2008.
We are currently recruiting additional teachers and taking requests for
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-03-07 14:36
Members of the Archaeological Leather Group are frequently contacted by archaeologists who think they have uncovered a tannery site. Very often, the only evidence is a hole in the ground containing some pieces of leather. In order to increase knowledge and understanding of leather manufacturing techniques, the ALG is organising conference entitled Archaeological Leather Group Weekend Conference HAVE WE GOT A TANNERY? Location:
Archaeological Leather Group (Walsall, England)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-03-07 11:26
Lady Racaire from Vienna, Austria, recently visited the Wien Museum with her camera. She shares her large album of research photos on her Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-03-07 08:21
Experts are speculating on whether the illustrations in a newly-discovered manuscript on chess were drawn by Leonardo da Vinci. De ludo scacchorum was discovered last year in a private collection.