Archive - Jul 5, 2008

Fighter practice in Flint Marsh

Fighters from the Shire of Flint Marsh in Jackson County, Florida recently took some time out to practice their armored combat skills. Mark Skinner from the Jackson County Floridian captured the action with his camera.

Bursa: birthplace of the Ottoman Empire

Medieval Bursa, near Istanbul, Turkey, became a cultural and economic center of the Ottoman Empire. Today, with it's cobbled streets and bazaars, the city offers tourists a peak into the past. Erik Fearn looks at the city for the Star Online.

Hadrian's Wall Revisted slideshow on YouTube

Lady Bailey Rose Marsh, of the Barony of Seleone in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, has created a beautiful slideshow of the recent Hadrian's Wall Revisited event and posted it on YouTube.

Alabaster bust of Cleopatra Discovered in Egyptian Temple

It's a bit early for SCA, but still interesting: A bust of Cleopatra made from alabaster and a mask that may have belonged to Marc Antony are among the many items discovered in the Taposiris Magna temple, north of Alexandria, Egypt.