Archive - Jul 2008
Submitted by ErsebetJ on Tue, 2008-07-15 15:33
Join us in the country. Camp on soft grass under trees, observe the ducks on the lake, watch banners flutter in the breeze, and hear the sound of arrows coursing through the air as we turn our attentions to the honorable and celebrated discipline of archery -- the sport of monarchs and tool of war and recreation.
This teaching event has classes for the Archer, Bowyer and Fletcher. There are also Ithra Core and other unique classes. Participate in activities such as archery novelty shoots and royal rounds.
Trojan Park: Rainier, Oregon
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-07-15 13:51
Egyptian archaeologists have discovered two wine presses dating to the 6th century which are believed to be from a factory which produced holy wine for export to Christians. The presses were found near the 6th century St. Catherine's Monastery on the Sinai Peninsula.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-07-15 10:32
Archaeologists working at the Delhi surface mine in Northumberland, England have unearthed the remains of at least 50 Iron Age houses, making the project one of the largest in northeast England's archaeological history.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-07-15 07:49
Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted an album of photos from the recent Beltane event in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-07-14 17:52
Researchers Paul Calamia and Jonas Braasch of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered something interesting about stone pillars from Hindu temples dating to the 7th century: they can be played.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-07-14 14:39
Chad White shares photos taken during Court at his day-long visit to Border Raids on his Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-07-14 11:20
Fridrikr, Sylvan Bard of the Kingdom of Aethelmearc, reports that Her Majesty, Queen Branwyn is a lover of the bardic arts and invites "Bards, jongleurs, story-tellers, skalds, and others of the Bardic persuasion, to visit Aethelmearc Royal Encampment in the evenings at Pennsic to ply their trade!'
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-07-14 08:05
Master Lorcan Dracontius of Bhakail reports that Masquerade Medieval will hold auditions for a production of A Man for All Seasons to be presented at Pennsic 38.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-07-13 18:53
New research on the bones of monks interred in six Danish cemeteries shows that the brothers may have been exposed to toxic mercury while copying Biblical texts. Mercury was used in the preparation of red ink.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-07-13 15:35
Police in Leicester, England report that vandals broke into and desecrated a 13th century church in the city's center, overturning lecterns, breaking windows and defecating through a floor panel into the church's medieval foundation.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-07-13 11:48
Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted an album of photos from the recent La Prova Dura event in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-07-13 07:47
Officials in Florence, Italy have granted Dante Alighieri, Italy's most famous poet, a stay of execution. The poet was exiled in 1302 with a mandate that he "would be executed if he stepped foot in the city again."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-07-12 19:06
After 30 years of research, experts in England now believe that they have determined the route of the "lost" Roman road, which stretched between Castleshaw fort near Oldham and Slack fort Outlane, through the Pennines.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-07-12 15:42
Marius reports that a video of fighting at Ragnaroc, an event hosted by the Empire of Medieval Pursuits, has been posted on YouTube. The video includes the Ring of Fire Tourney.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-07-12 11:27
Modern spiritual seekers are finding value in a medieval pilgrimage. Spain's 500-mile-long El Camino de Santiago gives participants plenty of time to meditate. Jillian Mueller of the Christian Science Monitor chronicles her journey.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-07-12 08:38
Dame Anita de Challis, SCA Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXV, reports that merchant registration for the War is now open.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 17:39
AnTirKP has posted an extremely cool video from the Gulf Wars 2008 Ravine Battle 1 - taken from a combat archer's point of view. The camera was mounted inside the archer's helmet.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 16:25
I ask for a moment of your time to share with you all the wonderful things happening two weeks from now. At that time, we will be celebrating the University's yearly event — Universitas Meridies, held this year on July 18-20 at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, TN.
I am especially excited because we have so many things to offer to
make this a truly enjoyable event. We have 66 (!) amazing classes,
Shire of Glaedenfeld (Pulaski, Tennessee)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 16:19
The seneschal and the populous of the Shire of Phoenix Glade invite
one and all to Daggers and Hemlock II: Medici Murder to be held over
Labor Day weekend.
Since the decision to re-direct the Meridian 30th year event
happened after the July issue of Popular Chivalry went to press, the
ad placed therein innaccurately represents the weekend event as it now
While the anniversary festivities have been re-scheduled, the
Shire of Phoenix Glade (Fort Walton Beach, Florida)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 16:16
Northkeep will be hosting an all day war practice Saturday, July 19th at Haikey Creek Park in Tulsa OK off 121th and south Garnet. We will have a shelter reserved for all day from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. This gathering is open to all our friends and neighbors (at least those not attending Queen's Champion that weekend).
We can do a cook out/pot-luck lunch. People can bring meat to grill, side dishes, salads, and desserts to share.
Barony of Northkeep (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 15:59
Dragonsspine A&S Champion, Arts and Sciences Display, Baroness' Prize, Populace Choice, and Novice Competition September 27, 2008
Place: Black Forest Community Center, Black Forest, CO
Time: Doors open at 10am, close at 6pm
Directions: From the north or south, take I-25 to Interquest Parkway. Take the Interquest exit and stay on Interquest until you get to Shoup Rd. Turn right onto Shoup. Take Shoup to Black Forest Road, turn left onto Black Forest, and the Community center is the wood building on the left.
Barony of Dragonsspine (Black Forest, Colorado)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 15:44
The Shire of March of Saint Martin proudly presents: Coronation of Etain and Valfreya Saturday September 20, 2008.
Brooke-Alvinston-Inwood Community Centre Complex
3310 Walnut Street
Alvinston, Ont N0N 1A0
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Site is Wet - No B.Y.O.B. as per Ontario Law.
[EAL] Shire of March of Saint
Martin (Alvinston, Ontario)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 15:39
Anna de Witte and myself, Caterine de Vantier, of the bountiful Barony of
Ildhafn, wish to advertise to you that the annual celebration known as St
Catherine's Faire, will in this year (Anno Societas 43) be held over the
summer months, from the date of Friday the 5th of December to the date of
Sunday the 7th of December.
The event will be located at the fine venue of Motu Moana, in the coastal
Barony of Ildhafn (Auckland, New Zealand)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 15:28
You are cordially invited to join us once again for The Mountain Pas' and Highland Games II September 27, 2008 in the Shire of Drygestan
At the North Mesa picnic grounds (City of Los Alamos, NM)
Site opens at 9 am and closes at 5 pm
Site fee is $10.00 for members. $13.00 for non members
Autocrat: Lady Elanor O'Halloraine (aka Dreamweaver)
Lunch will be included
Fighters are requested to bring an item for the prize table (so no one
Shire of Drygestan (Los Alamos, New Mexico)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 14:18
Welcome! Come join the Barony of Castel Rouge for a relaxing weekend of Marshal Feats and Heroism, Archery, Arts and Sciences Classes, and of Feasting, Revelry and a Celebration of Friendships and a Baronial General Fundraising Raffle.
A Village Fair: A Celebration of Friendships
Hosted by: Barony of Castel Rouge
Start Date: 8/29/2008 Thru End Date: 9/1/2008 as XLIII (43)
Ukrainian Park Camp
Barony of Castel Rouge (Gimli, Manatoba)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 13:12
Godfrey von Rheinfels has announced that he has posted photos from the recent Kingdom Collegium in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 10:31
Mistress Jessa d'Avondale, Pennsicwar.org webmaster, reports that last year's Pennsylvania firewood quarantine is still in effect.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 06:47
1500 years ago, the Justinian Plague swept through the world killing as many as 100 million people. Recently the remains of hundreds of people, believed to have been victims of the plague, were discovered in Castro dei Volsci, Italy.
Submitted by julie melson on Thu, 2008-07-10 19:51
Need a break from the heat and busy tourney schedules? The Shire of Briaroak invites you to our return to Wolf Creek Park for our annual Bash event!
Enjoy an A&S Competition under the shaded pavilion, bring your bow and arrows to practice on the archery range, or simply soak away the heat in the nearby cool, shady Wolf Creek. You can also test your prowess in our Defender Tournament, and then compete for prizes in our Benefit Tourney!
Shire of Briaroak, Principality of Summits, Kingdom of AnTir
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-07-10 17:00
Berwyn has posted an album of photos from the Moorish Tavern event which took place recently in the Kingdom of Northshield.