Archive

July 14th, 2004

A message from Siubhan: Contribute to Pennsic blood drive

Siubhan inghean Alasdair, of the Barony of Stierbach in the Kingdom of Atlantia, shares a personal experience of how donated blood saved her life.

July 13th

Secret Medici crypt discovered

A newly-discovered secret crypt belonging to the once-powerful Medici family of Italy is expected to unravel many historical mysteries surrouding the family.

Fallen SCAdian Soldier Remembered in McKinney, Texas

Over five hundred mourners packed the First United Methodist Church in McKinney, Texas, to say farewell to Second Lieutenant Brian Smith, known in the SCA as Friedrich von Konigsburg.

Medieval Kitchens

This episode of the Links List is about Medieval Kitchens--not the food itself, but the place where it was prepared.

Lochac Chooses New A&S Champions

Lady Katerina da Brescia, Lochac Arts & Sciences Minister, has announced the results of the recent Kingdom A&S Competition.

SCA Board of Directors Meeting

On Saturday, July 17th, the SCA Board of Directors is holding its quarterly meeting in the Embassy Suites hotel by the Philadelphia Airport, 9000 Bartram Avenue in Philadelphia, PA.

Royal University of Scir Hafoc (R.U.S.H.)

Activities will include classes and demonstrations of medieval fighting, costuming, weaving, dying, woodworking, the bardic arts, and other diverse arts and sciences.

Great Northern War VI

Come and enjoy a weekend of fighting, arts and sciences and merriment with an English and Scottish theme.

Spring War X

The information for Spring War X is now available.

Benevolence Crusade

After some delays we have finally got confirmed dates and prices for this year's Benevolence Crusade!

July 12th

Independent: London to Essex Roman Road Discovered

Archaeologists have made an important discovery in Essex, England: a large Roman road connecting Essex and London and a whole new Roman town.

Photo Album Features "The Shearin' of Sir Evander & Sir Siegfried"

Eirik Andersen's photos from Ealdormere War Practice VI are available on the TwoRavens.org web site.

Who's Afraid of Beowulf?

The days of summer dawn clear and warm, and the dreaded monster Grendel has dragged himself from the murky depths intent on laying waste to our fair shire once again!

Niebelungenkrieg 2004 Photos Online

Owen en Deredere has posted photos from Nibelungenkrieg VIII which took place July 2-6, 2004 in Euskirchen, Germany.

Equestrian and Medieval Skills Ithra

The Barony of Stromgaard is hosting an Equestrian and Medieval Skills Ithra http://www.ithra.antir.sca.org/idisplay.php?topic=classes&it=5330&

14 things you didn't know about King Arthur

The article in The Tennesseean suggests that these fourteen "things you didn't know about King Arthur" will be surprises, but they may not have planned for SCAdian readers.

July 11th

Professor hunts Roman pirates

Be very quiet! Florida State professor of anthropology Cheryl Ward is hunting pirates! Roman pirates!

1421: The Year China Discovered America?

A documentary, airing on Wednesday, July 21, on PBS, examines Zheng He, a legendary Chinese admiral, and the spectacular Ming fleet of treasure junks he commanded in the early 15th century

Shipwrecked Ming china recovered

A huge haul of Ming porcelain has been recovered from a shipwrecked Portuguese ship in waters off the coast of Malaysia.

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Announces Toll Increase

Pennsic-bound travelers using the turnpike will want to budget for an increase in tolls.

July 10th

News from War Practice: Peerage Vigils and Fundraising

His Highness, Prince Malik was placed on vigil for the Order of the Chivalry by TRM Berus and Marion at Ealdormere War Practice. Baroness Adrielle Kerrec was also placed on vigil for the Order of the Laurel for excellence in 14th century costume.

Atenveldt Welcomes Newest Citizen

M'lord Sean Christopher Lyon was born July 7 to Mistress Magdelen Venturosa and His Lordship Simon MacFee.

Donations May Help Save the Woodchester Pavement

The Woodchester Pavement, a replica of the Great Orpheus Roman Pavement found at Woodchester Church, is on temporary display at Prinknash Abbey, near Painswick, England. Donation are being solicited to help purchase the pavement for its permanent home.

Stolen Byzantine Icons Returned to Cyprus

Several hundred early Christian Byzantine artifacts which were stolen 30 years ago have been returned to the Republic of Cyprus.

Pennsic Independent Changes Location

The Pennsic Independent will be in at a new location this year.

July 9th

Atlantians Enjoy Tournament of Chivalry

Lord Berwyn has posted photos from the recent Atlantia Tournament of Chivalry.

Peer Fear: A public service announcement

Mistress Eleanor, President of the Hug-a-Peer Foundation, has offered a few words of advice on the gentle art of caring for SCA Peers.

Da Vinci doodles brought to life: Leonardo's genius on display in hometown museum

The main attraction of the Leonardiano Museum, in Vinci, Italy, is a model of a self-propelled vehicle based on a drawing that Leonardo da Vinci created in 1478.

New Award in Ansteorra

From the BlackStar comes a proclamation from Their Majesties: The Charter for the Award of the Sable Shield of Ansteorra

Medieval St. George Discovered in Llangattock Lingoed

A life-size painting of St. George dating from the Middle Ages has been discovered in St Cadoc's Church in Llangattock Lingoed, South Wales.