March 30th, 2004
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-03-31 00:53
An anonymous Lochac source has posted the Top Ten Reasons to Join the SCA on the Lochac listserve.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-03-30 22:10
Raphe Cuthbert of the Shire of West Dragonshire has announced that photos from the recent Drachenwald Crown Tournament are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-03-30 22:09
Nature: Researchers have long wondered about deposits of fat or "Bog Butter" found in Scottish swamps. Now they believe they know what these are.
Submitted by nostrand on Tue, 2004-03-30 18:57
Solveig Throndardottir will be offering three week-long intensive workshops and three short classes at Pennsic this summer, focusing on Japanese culture, arts, and history.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-03-30 05:07
The Kingdom of An Tir has increased by one with the birth of Brieanna Alexis, born March 26, 2004 in Vancouver, WA.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-03-30 01:03
Marcus de la Forest from the Kingdom of Calontir puts thoughts to paper (or at least bits to ether) in a report on the recent Gulf Wars XIII.
Submitted by Ceinwen on Mon, 2004-03-29 20:07
Morning Call: The "Morning Call", a newspaper located in the area where the trial is taking place, has published a more detailed article on Friday's hearing.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-03-29 19:58
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, along with other area educational institutions, has announced the creation of the Consortium For Medevial and Renaissance Studies.
Submitted by Ceinwen on Mon, 2004-03-29 14:00
WPVI.com: ABC Action News coverage of the preliminary hearing for Benjamin Schragger, the SCA youth leader accused of molesting several teenagers.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2004-03-28 15:12
Roswell Record: A local newspaper chronicled the latest Outlands Crown Tournament, and the article is available on the paper's web archive.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-03-28 14:05
Courier: A runic inscription found in Dalgety Bay near Fife, Scotland has archaeologists speculating on Viking settlements in the area.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-03-28 11:40
Christian Science Monitor: J. Morgan Sweeney, professor of Irish History at Michigan State, reviews a new work on Ireland's most famous saint.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-03-28 08:30
Seattle Times: Romans meet Celts in William Dietrich's new novel, "Hadrian's Wall." Read a review by Skye K. Moody.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-03-27 15:20
Cornell Daily Sun: Who says academics have no sense of humor?! A recent event held (on the Ides of March!) at Cornell University was called "Night of the Living Dead Languages" and featured readings in several ancient and medieval languages.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-03-27 11:45
Glen Innis Examiner: Organizers of the Celtic Festival in Brisbane, Australia are looking for a few strapping young men to defend their homes from invading Romans.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-03-27 09:15
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: "Faith and Form: Selected Calligraphy and Painting from the Japanese Religious Traditions" will be exhibited at the Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery through July 18.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2004-03-27 04:45
Morning Call: Ben Schragger, known in the SCA as Lord Ben the Steward, will face "further court action," according to a published report following a preliminary hearing.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-03-26 21:00
"I took a few pictures," says Lady Bertana of Cissanbyrig, an Atenveldt citizen who has posted nearly 150 photos from the recent Aurora's Feast event.
Submitted by Ceinwen on Fri, 2004-03-26 17:40
A pair of sketches discovered in the stockroom of the Prado gallery in Spain have been officially identified as originals created by Renaissance artist Michelangelo.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-03-26 17:08
Visitors to the Haunch of Venison in Salisbury, England will no longer be greeted by an 18th century, mummifed hand, which was stolen recently from the pub.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-03-26 15:45
14 pieces of gold and bronze jewelry and other artifacts dating back 3000 years were discovered recently by metal detectors in Wrexham, Wales.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-03-25 23:55
Lord Rowen Cloteworthy announced that the new Bardic Champions for the East Kingdom are Lady Siobhan inghean ui Dhonnabhain and Master Arden of Icombe.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-03-25 23:53
Haaertz.com: The ruins of a villa dating to the 5-6th centuries C.E. have been discovered near Netanya, Israel by construction workers building a highway off-ramp.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-03-25 15:55
Newsday.com: Archaeologists in Norway have discovered the remains of a 1,000-year-old Viking harbor complex.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-03-25 01:57
"Seeking Illumination: Monastic Manuscripts, 800-1200" will be on display at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles through June 13, 2004.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-03-24 22:25
Several years ago, someone attending an SCA event in Kentucky did something amazingly stupid. A witness has recently nominated the man for an Honorable Mention in the "Darwin Awards".
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-03-24 17:08
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, has posted a correction to the recent RFC letter concerning membership numbers required for various group sizes.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-03-24 17:01
A new medieval thriller, starring Paul Bettany and Willem Dafoe, brings the 14th century alive through painstaking recreation which includes cold castles and the Black Plague.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-03-24 17:00
Archaeology Magazine: The remains of about seventy prisoners, some dating back to the 16th century, have been found in excavations of the moat at Oxford Castle.
Submitted by Gwynfor on Tue, 2004-03-23 16:47
The College of St. Monica, which is part of the Shire of Krae Glas (Monash University, Clayton campus, in south-east Melbourne, Australia), hosted the Newcomers' Faire on the 20th March, AS XXXVIII. SCAtoday.net's Lochac correspondent shares his event report and photo album.