Archive - May 23, 2009

Debate continues over Michelangelo crucifix

A EU3.3 million wooden crucifix, bought recently at auction by the Italian government, may or may not have been created by Michelangelo. The newly-purchased piece made its debut in December at the Italian Embassy to the Holy See, and was visited by the Pope.

"Lost" 12th century church found in Swyddffynnon, Wales

A team of archaeologists using a geophysical survey have discovered what is believed to be Capel y Groes, a grange chapel built in 1165 and connected to nearby Strata Florida Abbey. The church was last recorded on maps in the mid 19th century and considered "lost" since that time.

[EAS] Warren County 4H Ren Fair

GET READY FOR IT! Sept 12 & 13th 09 The First Ever, INVITATIONAL JOUST TOURNAMENT & MEDEVAL FESTIVAL RENAISSANCE FAIR in NJ. More Entertainment and Vendors than Camalot!

[MER] Glasgow Highland Games

You are invited to join the Shire of Loch an Fhraoich for a weekend-long fun filled demo at the Glasgow Highland Games. Thursday May 28th through Sunday May 31st, 2009

[OUT] St. Sebastian's Archery & Caerthen Archery Warden and Crossbowman Competition

All archers are called upon to come and show their prowess with the handbow and crossbow. St Sebastians is alive and well with yet another change of location.

Pope commemorates bravery of Swiss Guard during Regime of Terror

Pope Benedict XVI recently commemorated the bravery of the Swiss Guard, who helped save the city of Rome from an army of mercenaries in 1527, by swearing in the latest batch of recruits.

Justine wows Ice Dragon fashion show

Justin Lymner of the Barony of Delftwood in AEthelmearc has posted a video clip taken at recent Ice Dragon event featuring the fashion stylings of his "sister" Justine.