Archive - May 31, 2008

Beltane photos online

Gelis of Balwery shares her photos from the recent Beltane event in the Kingdom of the West on her SmugMug website.

Peers made in AEthelmearc

At Their recent Court at AEthelmearc War Practice, Their Majesties Khalek and Branwyn elevated Constance Waite to the Order of the Pelican, and placed Hrefna in heppna Thorgrimsdottir on vigil for the Order of the Laurel.

Macedonia's Skopje Stone Bridge restored

Originally built by the Romans over the Vardar River in Macedonia, the Skopje Stone Bridge has been rebuilt and restored over the centuries, and described by travels throughout the Middle Ages. Last year parts of the bridge fell into the river, forcing the most recent reconstruction.

Was Shakespeare really a Jewish woman?

Shakespeare expert John Hudson has a new theory about who authored the Bard's plays: a Jewish woman named Amelia Bassano Lanier, the first woman to publish a book of poetry.