Archive - 2010
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-01-25 19:41
Two experts from the University of Mainz in Germany are using the latest computer technology to try to decypher the "invisible" inscription on a 3th century Roman altar. The stone was discovered in the River Tyne in 1672, but has never been legible. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-01-25 16:08
A broken water main near the medieval burial site in York city centre washed human remains into the street on Christmas Day. The flooding occurred next to All Saints Church, where parisoners have been buried since the Nomrna Conquest.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-01-25 13:34
Brian O'hUilliam reports that, at the recent Steppes 12th Night event, Kainin Tepesa was offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican by Their Majesties Owen and Ginevria of the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-01-24 14:54
A recent study of pig and cattle bones found near Stonehenge has led researchers to believe that it was the site of huge winter solstice feasts. Experts believe animals were herded to the site and then slaughtered to feed celebrants.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-01-24 10:17
Romans may have brought more than forts and paved roads to England during their occupation. They may have brought a healthy diet. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-01-23 15:02
Master Andrixos of the Kingdom of Calontir reports that Their Majesties have elevated Baron Dolan Madoc of Harlech to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2010-01-23 10:40
Billing itself as the "world's largest book club", the LibraryThing web site offers a venue to share your latest bibliophilic discoveries. In the History section is a group devoted to SCA folk.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-01-22 18:59
Bjarn Eðwarðarson í Jórvík reports that Lord Kennric Maur, inspired by Mistress Rolynnda of the Azurestone, was the victor of the recent Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Broom on Fri, 2010-01-22 12:08
If tests support their suspicions, experts from Bristol University have identified the oldest remains of an English royal. She was Eadgyth (pronounced "Edith"), sister to Athelstan, effectively the first king of all of England, who won a decisive battle circa 937 against the Scots and Irish.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-01-22 00:10
Come join Rockhaven as we celebrate winter with indoor and outdoor fun and games for people of all ages!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 23:59
Ealdormere's CLOTH OF GOLD Costuming Competition April 16 -18, 2010
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 23:47
The Canton of Poukka is proud to invite each and every one to witness or participate in Drachenwald’s Spring Crown Tourney!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 23:37
Rampaging pygmy hordes from the Steppes raid neighboring bedrooms! Thousand Flee in Terror! The Youth of An Tir demand their own event! Parents across the Kingdom report the activities of restless children as cabin fever asserts itself.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 23:28
Come share your artistic endeavors with your fellow artisans and friends. Judging for the A&S Tournament and Faire will be using the new Kingdom A&S rules. The evening will feature a delicious feast and lively dancing.
Submitted by media_office_fo... on Thu, 2010-01-21 18:36
Dame Katharine of Cate Hall of the Estrella War XXVI Media Office, requests that those considering attendance at the upcoming War take heed of the words of Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 18:17
The Barony of Windhaven proudly presents Bardic Madness XX: Back Where it All Began Saturday, February 27, 2010
DePere Community Center, 600 Grant St., DePere, WI 54115
Site opens at 8am and closes at 9pm.
Site is handicapped accessible, discreetly damp. No smoking inside the building.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 18:05
The Shire of Glynn Rhe presents CONVIVIUM COLLEGIALIS XII-The "It's Time For War" Event
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 17:50
Shire Blackwood invites you to Mongol Plague January 22, 23, & 24, 2010
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 17:42
It's Only a Flesh Wound on January 23, 2010 and Hosted by the Barony of Jararvellir
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 17:12
Calling all Lords and Ladies ready to Revel! Please join us on January 23, 2010 from 6 pm to Midnight (after the Sable Knight Tourney) for an evening playing games of chance, court and country dancing, a bardic competition and a brewing competiton. The Boar's Den is a fine establishment where lords and ladies may relax and enjoy themselves in a tavern atmosphere; where music and merriment abound!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 17:08
Sir Sable is back! And he has kidnapped the Baron and Baroness! The college of St.Felix invites you once again to join us for Sable Knight on January 23, 2010!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 16:52
The Heraldic, Scribal, and Dance symposium is coming up soon, and the class schedule for the event is now available.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 15:58
Come help the brave Osprey loyalists turn back the hordes of the Magenta Marauder from Seleone as the pirates attempt to steal it back. Loyalists of Meridies trapped within Gleann Abhann's borders have informed us of a large scale invasion of Osprey on January 30th.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 15:47
Unto the populace of the Society for Creative Anachronism, it is our pleasure to announce to you the Masque of Courtly Love XIV: Let the Hunt Begin in conjuction with Spring 2010 Royal University of the Midrealm.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 15:41
How would our medieval counterparts have thought about the world and their place in it? What would an educated person living during SCA period know about the world?
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 10:17
A recent paper by Cornell paleontologist John Cisne on the repeating patterns in the Book of Kells so intrigued Duchess Nerissa de Saye, who commented on Drachenwald's Dragon Scribes blog, that she asked her father to help "translate" the article into layman's terms.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-01-20 16:15
Justin Cragin reports that he has posted an album of portraits taken at the recent 12th Night celebration in the Barony of Caerthe, Kingdom of the Outlands. The album has been posted on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-01-20 11:58
"It's like a brand new style of martial arts. It really is fun. It's great," said Kelly Jenkins of the Shire of Blackmoor Keep (Kingdom of Gleann Abhann) to Brandon Richards of KPLC Channel 7 (Lake Charles, Louisiana). Richards interviewed various shire members at a demo at a downtown park.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-01-19 14:19
A team of archaeologists have discovered a grave dating to the last period of Roman occupation in the northwest Hungarian province of Pannonia. The age of the grave was determined by a bone comb found in it.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-01-19 09:23
Looking for armor patterns? The Pattern Archive of the Armour Archive website offers a large selection of patterns created by SCA fighters. The site also include essays on how to use the patterns to make armor.