Archive - Aug 18, 2012

Havhingsten challenges modern Viking seamen

Tom Donkin of the BBC reports on the sailing of the Havhingsten, a 30 metres long reconstruction of a Viking ship, which sailed recently from Denmark to Germany. (video)

Hoard of gold coins found in crusader castle

"This is the first hoard of gold coins that we have in Israel that we can date to the Crusader period," said Oren Tal, director of the excavation of the 13th century Crusader castle of Arsur, where a hoard of 108 gold coins was recently discovered.

Two offered elevation at Outlands A Day of Arts and Sciences

Adam Stedefast, Blue Iris Herald for the Kingdom of the Outlands, reports that Their Royal Majesties, Flanagan and Drahomira have offered elevation to Baroness Adrianna of Riverhold and Baroness Leona Roy Colquhoun to the Order of the Pelican.