Archive - Nov 14, 2011

Israeli bus station site of Byzantine houses

More than 70 workers are busy excavating an area beneath the Central Bus Station in Be'er Sheva, Israel. Thus far, the experts have identified the remains of several houses dating to the Byzantine area.

Drachenwald campfire cookbook online

Giano reports that Plain Fare, Drachenwald's Camp Cookery Book, is now available to download on the Kingdom's A&S website. The book is in Adobe Acrobat™ (PDF) format.

Stefan's Florilegium updates for November 2011

THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for November 2011.

Searching for the Holy Grail at the Penn Museum

Any lecture which begins with a clip from Monty Python and the Holy Grail can't be bad. In a YouTube video, Dr. Richard Hodges, the Williams Director of the Penn Museum discusses "the legend of King Arthur, Camelot and the quest for the Holy Grail."

Duke Siridean winner of Spring 2011 Crown Tournament in Lochac

Caitalin reports that Duke Siridean was the victor in the November 4, 2011 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac. His Highness was inspired by Princess Margie.

Sing to the Hand!

Students of music in the Middle Ages would have learned their notes in a different manner than their modern counterparts. They would have learned the Guidonian Hand, a mthod in which "a map of notes  was arranged on the hand."