Archive - Jul 2, 2010

Sothebys to auction manuscripts and miniatures

Sothebys Auction House in London is auctioning a collection of manuscripts and miniatures July 10, 2010. A catalogue of the collection is available to view online. (photos)

Fabric War Melee immortalized in video

Godfrey von Rheinfels has posted a video of the climatic Fabric War Melee, which took place in the Barony of Sun Dragon, Kingdom of Atenveldt, on June 19th, 2010.

Geek accused of boffer terror at G20 in Toronto

Brian Barrett of the fantasy role-playing group Amtgard was on the way to an event bearing the tools of his trade - boffer swords, nerf arrows, and homemade armor - when he was waylaid by authorities enforcing security at the G20 conference. Police searched him at gunpoint and confiscated his armor, weapons, and shields.

A&S in the SCA: "a labor of love"

Those who strive to make beautiful and practical items in the SCA often refer to their projects as "labors of love." So said Lady Asha Vati at the recent A&S Collegium held in the Barony of Mons Tonitrus. Jacon Petersen of the Sierra Vista (AZ) Herald/Review has the story. (photos)

Medieval church carvings give hints about ancient animals

Turkish researchers have completed a survey of the animals depicted on the walls of the Armenian Cathedral of the Holy Cross.