Archive - Feb 2, 2011

Atenveldt turns 40

On January 16, 1971, the Kingdom of Atenveldt held its first Crown Tournament, marking the creation of a new SCA Kingdom.

Celtic beer: more taste, less modern

“These additives gave Celtic beer a completely different taste than what we’re used to today,” said Hans-Peter Stika of the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart about the use of mugwort, carrot seeds or henbane to flavor Iron Age beer.

Byzantine-era burials found in Syria

Archaeologists working at Jabal al-Sin, Syria on the Euphrates River have found cemeteries dating to the era of the Byzantine Empire.