July 2nd, 2004
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-02 10:55
The New York Times reviews a new volume by Roy Strong called The Lost Art of Eating.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2004-07-02 10:25
In an article in Scientific American, Gordon Rugg discusses recent findings about the infamous Voynich Manuscript, a mysterious document filled with arcane symbols.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-02 10:01
This will be an exciting event with varied activities, including a catapult water balloon contest, open ranges for shooting Royal Rounds, Rapier Tourney, and more. Plus lots of classes. http://www.ithra.antir.sca.orgidisplay.php?topic=classes&it=5338&
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-07-01 16:45
Enequy Erensaurlezelasgarria, Menditarra Herald of Stierbach, reports on the Grant Target Archery Shoot held June 26, 2004 in the Incipient Canton of Sudentor in Atlantia and of the Stierbach baronial court that followed.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-01 13:56
Shire of Sylvan Glen - Defender's Tourney - July 9-11, 2004 Poorhouse Farm Park, Martinsburg WV
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-01 13:48
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-01 08:12
Freiman and Emma have posted photos from the recent Drachenwald Summer 2004 Coronation.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-07-01 08:04
Editorial commentary from CO2 Science Magazine, the journal of the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change, discussing the scientific evidence for "a major spike in surface air temperature that began sometime in the early 1400s."
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-06-30 17:29
''Fit for a King: Courtly Manuscripts, 1380-1450'' will be on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, through August 29.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-06-30 11:45
Hirsch von Henford reports on the memorial serivce for Viscount Sir Kylson held June 27, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-06-30 10:46
Lots of fighting and classes in the extended version of the Feast of St. Bruno event.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-06-30 10:25
Clan MacArthur and Clan Campbell are challenging Cornish claims - and each other's - to the right to claim King Arthur as their own.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-06-29 23:00
A flock of pigeons has led a group of art historians to a lost Renaissance fresco hidden in the ceiling of a Valencia cathedral.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-06-29 15:55
The British Library has recently acquired a 16-page pamphlet published by Wynkyn de Worde in 1497, the earliest known veterinary textbook printed in Britain.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-06-29 12:58
"What? Behind the rabbit?" "It is the rabbit! It's got nasty, sharp, pointy teeth!" A two-acre site in South Uist (Scotland) that once contained a Viking village is threatened by destructive rabbits.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-06-29 10:49
In these cold seasons, when the fruits have departed the trees, the leaves are falling and the weather is declining, the sunny days are longing in the back of our minds, and thus, the shire of Polderslot is proud to host the Polderslot Pentathlon. An event where we will entertain ourselves with byzantine games and sports, and pretend the weather is gorgeous, the sun is shining and warmth is radiating from the sky.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-06-29 10:25
Citizens of Atlantia, we have need of thee! We are being invaded by hordes of mundane and we need your fighters, performers, and your artisans to entertain them.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-06-29 10:17
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-06-29 08:56
A merchant, Autumn Tree Productions, seeks help in locating US$4000 in goods that were stolen last weekend.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-06-28 18:05
The Archdruid of Wales has called for Stonehenge to be returned to his country.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-06-28 11:38
Giudo di Niccolo has posted photos from the recent stormy Lilies War 2004.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-06-28 09:15
According to this report in Buxton Today, the common image of Vikings as marauding raiders overlooks their many contributions to the gentler arts and sciences.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-06-27 22:20
The Honorable Lady Kateryn de Develyn has written an extensive report on the Siege Cooking Competition at Lilies War.
Submitted by Aoife on Sat, 2004-06-26 14:00
In this week's column, Dame Aoife provides annotated links pertaining to rapier combat.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-06-26 10:14
The work of updating a revised version of the Anglo-Norman Dictionary -- which will probably take until 2019 to complete -- will go just a little faster, thanks to a grant of over three quarters of a million U.S. dollars.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-06-25 19:25
The demolition of a garage in Gloucester will enable the original cloister of the Blackfriars Priory to be restored.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-06-25 12:39
Sabrina de la Bere, Minister of Arts for the Kingdom of the West, has announced that there will be an A&S War Point at this year's West/An Tir War July 2-5, 2004 in Crescent City, CA.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-06-25 11:22
The ship's bell from Columbus' flagship, the Santa Maria, has been returned to Spain after a legal dispute with Portugal.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-06-25 10:11
You've heard of the tip of the iceberg? Well, this is the Tip of the Tente!
La Grande Tente will be holding a summer event the weekend of July 10, 2004. Please join us! There will be:
There will be NO feast this year, but there are grills available for your use and a firepit for post-revel.
We will be holding this event at Black Hawk Park, on Lone Tree Road, in Cedar Falls, IA.
Site opens 4 pm Friday and closes noon Sunday. Troll opens 4 pm Friday. The park closes at 10 pm and opens at 6 am each day. If you are arriving after 10 pm let the autocrat know!
Directions: Take your best route to Highway 218, North of Cedar Falls. Exit at the Lone Tree Road exit, and turn west (right if coming from the North, left if coming from the South) onto Lone Tree Road. Slow down for the tracks and proceed to the stop sign, somewhere around 3 miles. Go forward, and keep going forward. The road will veer to the right, but the entrance of the park is forward and slightly left. We are to the right, once you enter the park--just keep following the signs!
Fees: site is $5 (with an additional $3 for non-members), $3 for children 13 to 18, and ages 12 and under are free Make checks payable to: SCA, Inc., Shire of La Grande Tente Camping fees are to be paid to the park, and are $11.00 per tent.