Archive - Jan 18, 2009

Researchers use church records to reconstruct weather patterns

A team of Spanish researchers are using records of agricultural rites kept by the Cathedral of Toledo to reconstruct a pattern of droughts that plagued the country between 1506 and 1900.

Life in Roman Britain through the eyes of garrison wives

One of the most important aspects of the excavations at England's Vindolana archaeological site is the insight given to everyday life at the fort, especially through the preserved letters of those stationed there. Australia's has a feature.

Simon the Wanderer Elevated to the Order of the Pelican in Meridies

On December 6th, 2008 at Magna Faire, it was announced that the THL Simon the Wanderer had been brought into the most esteemed Order of the Pelican.