Archive - Sep 4, 2009

[ANT] Arts & Sciences and Bardic Championships

Their Excellencies Ragnarr and Bergdis bid you to join Them as the Canton of Porte de l’Eau hosts the event, and new A&S and Bardic Champions are chosen among the revelry of Dance and a Potluck Feast.

[ATL] Chalice of the Sun God VI: Leda's Twins

Once again, the cry goes forth for all heroes to vie for glory and honor in the Chalice Championships. And for those who choose to attempt it, there is the legendary "Chalice of the Sun God," the cup of Helios given to Hercules in the course of his labors. This year the theme is Leda and her twins. Read about the myth on Wikipedia. Please join us for this unique challenge!

[ATL] Midnight at the Oasis

Sandy winds are blowing from the west, the palm trees are swaying, and the midday sun is beating down on our heads. The smell of falafel is wafting from the fires. That seems to be all they feed us, falafel day after day falafel, falafel, falafel ... sheeez.

[ATL] War of the Wings IV

Once again there is cause for the Baronies of Sacred Stone and Black Diamond to meet on the fields of Elchenburg Castle to seek resolution to conflict. With the help of their friends they will strive to settle their differences throug artistic, scientific, heraldic and martial competitions.

Video of Oertha's Summer 2009 Coronet on YouTube

Baron Khevron has posted video from the recent Summer 2009 Coronet in the Principality of Oertha (Kingdom of the West) on YouTube. Georg of Glacier's Edge was the victor of the tournament.

[AET] Bards and Bows

The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle welcomes all back to the new Damp Dragon Inn for Bards and Bows on September 12, 2009. This event will be held at Camp Amahami, 434 Page Pond Road, in Sanford NY.

A chainmail labor of love

David Austin has created a chess set, including board, entirely from chainmail using .035" wire. His results are posted on the Craft Blog website. (photos)

Know your medieval phraseology?

Test your knowledge of medieval terms in an online quiz by Melissa Snell, and posted on About.com. The terms were taken from Melissa's Medieval History Blog "Medieval History Glossary."