Archive - 2009
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-09-24 16:40
Ianuk reports that she has created several albums of photos from recent events in the Kingdom of Atenveldt including Fall 2009 Crown Tournament. The photos are on her KodakGallery website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-09-24 14:56
The Medievalists' Network website has posted an interview with Dr. Ian Mortimer, author of The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-09-23 14:55
Duke Gaston, of the Res Ducis, challenges other Dukes of the SCA to post training videos on YouTube. To take part in the challenge, Dukes must "post at least one video per month for 12 consecutive months starting in August."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-09-23 10:21
Experts at England's Bristol University are excited by the discovery of a "long-lost" letter written by King Henry VII which references the voyage of merchant William Weston to the new World in 1499. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-09-23 06:51
Mistress Helewyse de Birkestad, Baroness of Red Spears, reports that at Harvest Days in the Canton of Winged Hills, Middle Kingdom, Their Majesties Eikbrandr and Runa elevated three members of Their populace to Peerages. Several members of the populace took photos of the two courts.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-09-22 19:04
Many of the treasures of historic Istanbul, Turkey find their origins in their Greek past. Kristian Kamp of Today's Zaman looks at the Greek and Byzantine heritage of the city on the Bosporus, from its earliest days as the town of Chalcedon to its heyday as the Byzantine center of the Christian church.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-09-22 16:58
Scholars are actively studying a mid-16th century map painted on amate paper made from tree bark which "tells sacred stories and speaks of pilgrimages, wars, medicine, plants, marriages, rituals and heroes of the Cuauhtinchan community," the Mexican people of modern Southwest U.S.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-09-22 14:42
Roses were the theme of the day at the recent Atenveldt Crown Tournament as fighters from around the Kingdom met to determine the next Heirs to the Throne. Bill Hess of the Herald/Review visited the event in Fort Huachica, Arizona to learn what the SCA is all about. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-09-21 15:31
A group of over 300 international specialists on Roman archaeology met recently at Newcastle University to discuss Roman frontier heritage sites and how they are presented to the public.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-09-21 11:18
Aldyth reports that Their Majesties of the Outlands placed two of Their subjects on vigil to contemplate elevation to peerage at Their recent Fall 2009 Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-09-21 06:33
It was a day for horses, auctions and scavenger hunts - but mostly horses - when the Conejo Creek Equestrian Park hosted a benefit event for Ride On Therapeutic Horsemanship and California Coastal Horse Rescue, two non-profits who help horses and the disabled. The local SCA group was on hand with their equestrian unit. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-09-20 19:12
Matthew Saunders, honorary director of The Friends of Friendless Churches in Mundon, England, reports that the organization has received a UK£138,000 grant from English Heritage to preserve St Mary's Church, the medieval chapel of a manor house. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-09-20 09:45
Stagscon is the premiere service event of the Outlands! It is a chance for our kingdom officers to spend time talking to local officers, and spend time teaching people more about their offices, and the many different ways we can all work to make the Outlands more interesting and fun for everyone involved.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-09-20 09:29
Lady Janet of Renaissance Magazine reports that the magazine's special SCA member offer of six issues for US$24 has been extended to November 15, 2009.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-09-19 21:27
The Shire of Riviere Constelle cordially invites you to join in the fun and festivities at our 20th annual Rendezvous at the Bridge event.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-09-19 21:17
Come play in the falling leaves! The golden leaves of the rolling hills of the Shire of Hartstone are falling and we are stirring up some fun before the snow flies.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-09-19 21:09
Seawinds invites our neighbors to a war practice on Saturday, Sept 26., 2009 We've got several acres to play in & we would REALLY enjoy more archers!! After we're done fighting, we'll cook up some animals on the grill. The bay is just a few minutes away.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-09-19 20:59
Their Serpentine Excellencies, William & Katya, Lord & Lady Loch Soilleir, invite everyone to a day of melees and artistry at Loch-tober Fest!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-09-19 20:36
Bring the entire family to this one-day medieval faire with activities and fun for all ages!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-09-19 20:30
Golden Rivers is having another demo! We would like to exhibit arts & sciences, fighting, heraldry, games, marshalling, dancing, etc. Bring whatever you like to do!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-09-19 20:19
Join with us in the northern woods of Rusted Woodlands for a day of frolic, fencing and fighting
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-09-19 20:07
Come join us as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Shire of Caer Anterth becoming the Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr. There will be armored combat, archery, and rapier tournaments to determine Their Excellencies new champions, as well as martial fun for everyone. The 1st annual 3 Stars A&S Tournament will be held, see the website for tournament details. Youth activities are also planned.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-09-19 17:19
Bantiarna Sáerlaith inghean Robeaird, Outlands Minister of the Lists, reports that Bela Kos was the undefeated victor of the recent Fall 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-09-19 12:06
When he decided to walk the 84 miles of Hadrian's Wall across northern England, reporter Len Barcousky of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wasn't sure what he was letting himself in for, but the experience left him feeling like a "king of the world."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-09-18 17:27
A new study shows that some Lebanese men carry genes traceable to Western Europe, a heritage, say researchers, from Crusaders who established settlements and castles in the country in the 11th through 13th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-09-18 14:51
Lady Sabi Constance, Falcon Signet for the Kingdom of Calontir, has posted an album of photos from the A&S Competition at the recent Catle Raids event.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-09-18 10:50
A large "ondol," under floor heating system, dating to the 10th century, was discovered recently at an excavation in the Russian town of Kraskino. The discovery confirms that the Russian maritime province was settled by Koreans.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-09-17 17:07
According to Mark Piesing of The Guardian, volunteering on the late Roman archaeological site in Clunia, Spain leaves one feeling more like Gil Grissom than Indiana Jones, yet volunteering for digs is more popular than ever. Piesing set off to find out why.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-09-17 13:26
More than 100 volunteers recently made an amazing find at Woking Palace, near Old Woking, England: rare tiles, crafted in Valencia, Spain in the late 15th century.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-09-17 10:00
The organizers of Great Western War, October 6-12, 2009 at the Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area in Taft, California, have announcements regarding the upcoming War.