Archive - Sep 2011
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2011-09-22 22:13
The first tournament that led to the founding of the Society for Creative Anachronism was organized by Diana L. Paxson, known in the Society as Diana Listmaker, in her backyard in Berkeley. From the perspective of one who was there at the start, and remembers the original goals of the organization, she has written an opinion letter and has kindly allowed SCAtoday.net to share it with our readers.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 21:33
Rhythm & Brews 2012 will be held on the weekend of Friday 10th - Sunday 12th, February. The event will be held at Camp Kariong. (Formerly Kariong Scout Camp) Woy Woy Rd, Kariong. NSW.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 21:21
Their Highnesses Achilles and Esmeralda welcome all to Their Coronet Tournament to witness the selection of Their heirs at the lovely Yolo County Fairgrounds in Woodland.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 21:16
The ANNUAL ALTDORFER TOURNEY is on again in Mordenvale. YES, Its the weekend after Springwar. WHY? Because the namesake Viscount Sir Boris Altdorfer will be here in Newcastle.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 19:56
Lord Marek the Jew, Estrella War Emergency Deputy Promotion Coordinator welcomes weddings at the 2012 Estrella War, and the Pre-Registration Staff reports that pre-regisistration is now available.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 19:38
The annual undergraduate conference of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will convene February 16-19, 2012 in Tempe Arizona. The topic of this year's conference is: Erotica and the Erotic in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 18:45
Join us as the Protector of Namron and the Rapier Champion are chosen to carry on the noble tradition of honor and chivalry on the field!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 18:36
Ahoy me hearties! A call goes out to pirates, buccaneers, privateers, sailors of the Royal navy and wenches. All are to gather at the Salty Dog Tavern to engage in pirate amusements, bawdy and bold and take a break from the rigors of the sea.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 18:30
Please mark your calendars for Saturday, October 29, 2011. The March of Wealhhnutu will hold our Masked Revel at the Elgin Community Club in Elgin, AZ.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 18:18
Hawks Haven is putting on the All Hallows Eve Medieval fair and Tourney at Gavilan College. We will be having a Mad-Dog tourney for both Heavy Fighters and Rapier Fighters where you will be fighting for a turkey.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 17:29
Come witness history made as the next Scholar and Skald of Tir Righ are chosen -OR- if you've got a mind to stand a champion of your Principality, come and contend for the honour of being Tir Righ's new Champion of the Arts & Sciences or the Bardic Arts. Either way, come and cheer on those who put their knowledge and skill to the test.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 17:07
I would like to invite one and all to Lyndhaven's Harvest Feast! This year it will be held at the Lindsay Valley Lodge, at CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick, on Saturday, September 24, 2011.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 16:42
The Canton of Bryniau Tywynnog proudly invites you to Crown Tournament October 22, 2011
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 16:18
The Barony of Tir-y-don is honored to host the Kingdom of Atlantia's 2011 Fall Crown Tournament on the weekend of November 4 - 6, 2011.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 16:16
The Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Bavarian State Library) has digitized, and made available online, the Artilleriebuch by Walther Litzelmann, originally published in 1582.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 16:02
The Shire of Angels Keep is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the Fall Session of the AEthelmearc Academy and War College on November 12, 2011 at the Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South Street, Auburn, NY.
Submitted by Ariel de Courtenay on Thu, 2011-09-22 11:58
The Inspirational Equality Advocacy group answers frequently asked questions about the implications and implementation of allowing same-gender couples in Royal Lists (part II of II).
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 11:23
With high hopes of attracting the Kingdom of Atenveldt's Brewers and Bards, on October 8th of 2011, the Shire of Granholme will be hosting an event where Bards and Brewers get together to strut their stuff and entertain us.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-09-22 10:18
Dan Carlsson of the Fröjel Discovery Programme has posted an album of Viking artifacts from the harbor and lands around Fröjel, Sweden including explantion of the objects and how they were made.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-09-21 19:19
Archaeologists at King's Knot in Stirling, Scotland have discovered a "circular feature" that some believe might be the fabled round table of King Arthur.
Submitted by Trinkle on Wed, 2011-09-21 11:41
William "Cookie" Barfoot would like to share is album of pictures from the recent Atlantia 30 Year Anniversary.
Submitted by Ariel de Courtenay on Wed, 2011-09-21 08:40
The Inspirational Equality advocacy group provides answers to some of the most common questions it has received about the proposed amendment to corpora to allow same-gender couples in Royal lists.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2011-09-20 17:21
A number of events in the modern world mark the anniversary of the invasion and sacking of Canterbury, England by Viking raiders in September 1011.
Submitted by Praksedys on Tue, 2011-09-20 14:07
The Realm of Venus' 4 month long Italian Renaissance Costuming Challenge is over, with 14 finalists from around the world completing the challenge to make an Italian Renaissance outfit from the skin out.
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Tue, 2011-09-20 10:45
The type of bacteria which caused the European "Black Death" plague in the mid-1300s has been identified as Yersina pestis, according to a news report on CNN.com. That particular strain of bacteria no longer seems to exist, although a different form still affects people in a number of countries.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Tue, 2011-09-20 08:28
Trinity College of Dublin, Ireland has removed a web page in its professor profiles section belonging to one “Dr. Conan T. Barbarian, B.A. (Cimmeria) Ph.D. (UCD). F.T.C.D. (Long Room Hub Associate Professor in Hyborian Studies and Tyrant Slaying).”
Submitted by Etienne_of_Burgundy on Mon, 2011-09-19 17:34
How did the shipping of huge amounts of gold and silver from the New World contribute to the collapse of the Spanish Empire? Learn about that and how the Medicis evolved from a criminal gang into international bankers and the richest family in Italy in the PBS series "Ascent of Money" presented by Professor Niall Ferguson.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Mon, 2011-09-19 15:20
Excavation of one of Henry VIII's palaces has revealed that the site was an affluent home long before Henry VIII moved in. Elsyng Palace is located in Enfield, England.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-09-19 05:04
The British Museum acts as a backdrop for a new manga publication by Hoshino Yukinobu. Professor Munakata's British Museum Adventure stars "a portly ethnographer-cum-archaeologist who solves crimes and explains civilisations."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2011-09-18 22:56
What can be more exciting than gallant knights fighting for a coronet in a medieval castle? To SCA members, not much. Duchess Nerissa reports that she has uploaded video of tourney action by victor Robert de Canterbury at the recent Insulae Draconis Coronet Tournament.