Archive - Nov 5, 2011

"Penn in Hand" database online

The Rare Book and Manuscript Library of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the conclusion of a two-year project, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, to digitize and make available on the World Wide Web its medieval and Renaissance manuscripts.

Restoration planned for Greece's Bourtzi Castle

In the late 15th century, the Bourtzi fortress castle was constructed to protect the Byzantine city of Nafplio from invasion from the sea. Now the castle is to be restored as a tourist attraction. (photo)

River Wars photos online

Cateline la Broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from River Wars which took place recently in the East Kingdom. The photos are available on PacasaWeb.