Archive - Sep 9, 2008

Steppes Artisan pictures online

Dietrich von Greyssen has posted an album of photos from the recent Steppes Artisan event in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

[GLE] Kingdom Arts and Sciences and RUGA

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Works of the Arts & Sciences of the Mighty and Magnificent Kingdom of Gleann Abhann will be on display at this event you will not want to miss! Artisans come and show your projects and receive valuable feedback. Maybe you can teach the judges something new and interesting! Laurels would love to see the wonderful creations made by our own Gleann Abhann citizens.

Once again we have the artisans of Gleann Abhann issuing CHALLENGES in various categories. Location:
Shire of Rook's Haven (Utica Mississippi)

[EAS] Crestfallen

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Good greetings to those of the Martial Art of heavy combat who defend our glorious Kingdom! Bergental beckons you to a Tournament of Crests! We challenge you to adorn your helm with a crest of a most impressive and/or unusual nature. Opponents will then target your helm while defending their own.

(Full rules and suggestions of the Tournament can be found at http://bergental.org/History/Crestfallen.html ) Our Baron e Baronne will present awards to the winner of the tournament, the best crest, the best heraldic display (overall appearance) and, the best crest death. Location:
Barony of Bergental (Ashfield, Massachusetts)

Early medieval inscribed finger ring found in England

Antiquities specialist Brett Hammond was impressed with a medieval finger ring discovered by a metal detector from Hinckley, England. "It was clearly an important item of treasure. It is a gold ring possibly containing a rare black diamond," he said. (photo)

[MID] Saxon Summer VIII

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Come and participate in heavy fighting, archery, thrown weapons, fencing, classes, games and feasting.

There is plenty of space to relax and enjoy a quiet day with friends! Date: September 12 through 14, 2008, with main events on Saturday Location: Chestnut Ridge Campground, 6486 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard, Ohio 44425, (330) 534-2352

Gate opens: Friday, Sept 12 at 4:00 PM
Gate closes: Sunday, Sept 14 at Noon Location:
Shire of Rivenvale (Hubbard, Ohio)

British metal detector finds 5th century pendant

Metal detector enthusiast Andy Sales, from Deal, England, was fortunate recently to uncover a 5th century "gold tremissis bearing the image of the Byzantine emperor, Anastasius the First." (photo)