Archive - Apr 22, 2009

Da Vinci to be subject of cultural theme park

Was Leonardo da Vinci, "poet, musician, philosopher, engineer, architect, scientist, mathematician, anatomist, inventor, architect and botanist," the true Renaissance man, or was he just a "frustrating dilettante?" Curators of the Château du Clos Lucé in Amboise, France, da Vinci's last home, are betting on the former and hope for the success of their "world's first "intellectual and cultural theme park."

Tir Ysgithr Investiture photos online

Master Godfrey von Rheinfels has posted an album of photos from the recent Investiture of Tighearnain and Sabiha as the new Baron and Baroness of Tir Ysgithr in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.

Today in the Middle Ages: April 22, 1370

On April 22, 1370, the first stones of the Bastille were laid in Paris. Initial construction of the fortress was completed in 1382.