Archive - Nov 15, 2009

Tsunami unearths early Islamic evidence in Indonesia

Experts have long held that the Islamic religion did not reach into southeast Asia until the 13th century, but new evidence found near Ache, Indonesia, may dispute that claim.

Hadrian's Wall: cultural melting pot

Research shows that the Roman guards who occupied Hadrian's Wall came from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds, from northern to eastern European. Recently, evidence has shown that a fair number came from the Middle East.

Pictures from Griffins Needle Challenge

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Northshield Chronicler, shares photos from her visit to the Griffins Needle Challenge event, where participants created magnificent garments in a mere 20 hours.

Maighstir Thegn Bran na torcdubh mac Brude winner of Lochac Crown Tournament

Lord Benedict of Askerigg reports, by way of Katherina Weyssin on the Lochac email list, that Maighstir Thegn Bran na torcdubh mac Brude, fighting for Shayka Lilya bint Hizir, was the winner of the November 14, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac.