Archive - 2009
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-11-24 07:41
Experts on Old Norse mythology met recently at the University of Aberdeen's Centre for Scandinavian Studies to take a look a fresh look at the religion.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-11-23 18:21
Sorcha reports that she has created an album of photos from the knighting of Mari Alexander in the Kingdom of the West. The ceremony took place in Court at the Fall 2009 Cynaguan Coronet Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-11-23 13:48
Metal detector enthusiast David Booth was "stunned" to learn that four Iron Age gold torcs, dating to late Roman times, could bring him over UK£1m. The torcs were discovered in September 2009 in Stirlingshire, Scotland. (photo & video)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-11-23 10:54
Hrothgar reports that he has created an album of photos from Midwifery Mayhem which took place recently in the Kingdom of Calontir. The photos are available on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-11-22 18:18
Baroness Bella Caterina Malatesta reports that Rolf the Relentless was the victor of the recent Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Cynagua, Kingdom of the West. Rolf was inspired by Lady Aurora. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-11-22 15:40
Sara de la Val has created an album of photos from the recent Bryn Gwlad 30th Year celebration in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos have been posted on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-11-22 12:16
In New Moon, the popular vampire film based on the book by Stephanie Meyer, the young couple journeys to city of Volterra, Italy for a meeting with an ancient vampire clan. Now devotees of the books and films are flocking to the medieval Tuscan town's square.
Submitted by media_office_fo... on Sun, 2009-11-22 08:10
As we prepare for Estrella War XXVI, there is lots of things we’d like you to know about, but we don’t want to clog up your e-mail or overburden the lists, so we are bundling many messages in each Estrella War News You Can Use release.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-11-21 18:03
Master Huon reports that a video of activities at the October 24, 2009 Agincourt event is now available to view on YouTube. The event took place in the Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands (Kingdom of AEthelmearc).
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-11-21 14:45
Want to know about agriculture in medieval Scandinavia? Ask the Viking Answer Lady. Have a question about Norse astronomy? The Viking Answer Lady knows.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-11-21 11:51
Fighting heroically, while looking good and living well, seems to be the theme of an exhibit at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of the Samurai: Japanese Arms and Armor, 1156-1868 runs through January 10 , 2009. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-11-21 08:40
Bannthegn Lisabetta shares an album of photos taken by herself and Lady Arianna at the recent Great Western War in the Kingdom of Caid. The album has been posted on the Picasaweb website.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-11-20 17:37
"Almost everything that has happened [in the United States] over the last year has happened in some deviation before in the period that I study, which is essentially the equivalent of 2008 for the Roman Empire," said said Kim Bowes, Cornell assistant professor of classical archaeology at a recent lecture.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-11-20 14:58
Years after its discovery, the Mary Rose, the famous Tudor warship, continues to excite researchers. The latest items to be displayed show that the 16th century sailor was very conscious of his appearance.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-11-20 11:49
Lord Wulf cu Battell of the Kingdom of Meridies has created a set of playing cards based on a 15th century deck.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-11-20 08:15
Adam Ingram has posted an album of photos from the Son of Hawkwood Howl which took place October 24, 2009 in the Barony of Hawkwood, Kingdom of Atlantia, on his Psaltery Dreams website. An additional set of photos by Baroness Adeliza is also available.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-11-19 17:59
New to the SCA? Want to know information about the Society and what activities are available? Check out the SCA Online Demo, a collection of articles and photos relating to activities in the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-11-19 17:30
The Holiday Season approaches, and as we all prepare for the long winter months we need to lay in supplies for the festivities to come. We need to SHOP!!!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-11-19 15:31
Hrothgar has created an album of photos from Quills & Swords an event which took place recently in the kingdom of Calontir. The photos have been posted on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-11-19 15:14
Upon the weekend of January 8th, 9th, and 10th in the year 2010, by Gregorian reckoning, in the small village of McKenzie, Alabama there will be a 12th Century Norman celebration of 12th Night. Hosted by the Shire of Arenal.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-11-19 12:44
Bran reports on Legio Draconis that Duke Thorstenn the WrongHand was the victor in the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Trimaris. Thorsten was inspired by Duchess Zephyrine.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-11-19 12:03
Ahoy mateys and harken to our tale – of pirates and ships; grog and grub; fun and frivolity; and, of course, lots of booty! Be ye a nautical novice or hardened seadog, we welcome you to join us as Delftwood becomes a safe harbor for Piratas Solemnitas – a celebration of marine adventurers! Come explore some of the rich history of maritime adventures, from the Vikings to the Likedeelers, the Corsairs to the Renegados. For as long as there have been boats there has been piracy.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-11-19 11:47
In recognition of the commencement of the Carnival season, all and sundry are welcome at St. Mark?s Square where the Doge's Palace shall be thrown open in celebration of Twelfth Night!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-11-19 11:18
The Fête des Remparts is a medieval festival held every other year in the picturesque town of Dinan. The next Fête de Remparts will be held on 24th and 25th July 2010.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-11-19 09:14
Glynyhavr reports that Their Majesties Gabriel and Constanzia, King and Queen of Lochac, have elevated William Castille to the order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-11-18 11:30
Meisha has created an album of photos from Ravensfaire, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the Outlands. The album is posted on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-11-18 08:03
A rectangular stone and marble temple, built using the opus testaceum technique, has been discovered near Marina di Alberese in central Italy. The existence of the 4th century temple may suggest a larger settlement in the area.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-11-17 18:27
Sir Brian Vickers, an authority on Shakespeare at the Institute of English Studies at the University of London, is a believer in the theory that the Bard did not write all of his plays alone. Now a software program called Pl@giarism may help his case.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-11-17 10:43
Eirik Andersen reports that he has posted an album of photos from the Icelandic Althing event which took place recently in Eoforwic, Kingdom of Ealdormere. The photos are available on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-11-17 07:54
In an article for Remembrance of Meals Past, Corky White remembers the time she was asked to prepare a Roman feast for a Harvard professor.