Archive - Aug 2, 2012

Controversy continues over role of Hagia Sophia

Devout Muslims in Istanbul are calling for the re-opening of the historic 6th century Hagia Sofia as a mosque. The move would break a Turkish law prohibiting worship in the monument.

Harvard sponsors Roman and Medieval cartography site

Harvard University has announced the Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilization (DARMC), a website that "offers a series of maps and geodatabases bearing on multiple aspects of Roman and medieval civilization in the broadest terms."

Music tent at Pennsic's Artisans' Row August 6

Juliane Bechaumpe, Cordinator, Artisans' Row Music Tent for Pennsic 41, reports that there will again be music to delight the ears of those visiting the Row.