Archive - Apr 9, 2008

Estrella XXIV video online

Geillis has posted her video of heavy combat at Estrella War XXIV on YouTube. Heavy combat with a rock beat!

Inquisition "wasn't so bad after all" according to Vatican

The Vatican has created an exhibit to convince the Faithful that the Inquisition "wasn't so bad after all." The temporary Rare and Precious exhibition at Rome's Vittoriano Museum is designed to "expose some myths about this dark chapter of its past."

[ANT] Summer Hunt IV ~the other Sport of Kings!

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Always wondered what nobleman did when they weren't at war? What was a favorite pastime of Royalty? What outdoor activity did women ride astride at and carry their own birds of prey with equal ability to the men? It was hunting! Several Kings wrote their own books on this sport, many illuminations showed women riding to the hunt, and falconry was enjoyed by everyone. This is an event not to be missed and it will be your chance to learn about period hunting techniques and game, hunting weapons, and animals used for hunting in period. Location:
Shire of Earnrokke, An Tir

Roman subway excavations produce wonderful archaeological finds

Archaeologists working at the site of a subway line near the Piazza Venezia in Rome have made some incredible finds including a 6th century copper factory and artifacts from a Renaissance palace kitchen.

Atenveldt Crown Tourney in the news

The Arizona Republic has produced a short video chronicling the recent final round of the Atenveldt Crown Tournament and the crowning of the Crown Prince and Princess. The clip has been posted on the azcentral.com website.

Golden Rivers Championship photos online

Aine DeLacey has posted photos from the recent Championship/Bardic Competition/Pot Luck in Golden Rivers online.