Archive - 2003 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-17 15:11
The secret formula for creating Roman imperial purple dye has been rediscovered.
Submitted by Catriona on Wed, 2003-09-17 15:09
NetSword is a discussion group for "swordsmen, sword smiths, armorers, weapons makers, collectors of swords, re-enactors, historians, and enthusiasts" who wish to discuss various topics concerning weapons and warfare during the Middle Ages through the Renaissance.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-17 00:00
Want something a little more substantial than a dome tent for Pennsic? Consider a Moorish cottage complete with timbered ceiling and loft.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-16 23:59
MSN: An article by Alan Goldsher for MSN finds that women still believe chivalrous behavior an asset.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-09-16 17:47
Doune Castle, built in the 14th century by Robert Stuart, the first Duke of Albany, has in more recent times been a shrine for those devotees wanting to visit the site where much of "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" was filmed.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-16 17:46
Weekly Telegraph: English Heritage has turned Sutton Hoo, one of Britain's prime historical sites, into a tourist trap lacking imagination, according to "Weekly Telegraph" writer Giles Worsley
Submitted by Catriona on Mon, 2003-09-15 19:36
The Medieval Science Page provides links to Internet resources with respect to medieval science of both Western and other cultures.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-09-15 15:14
Sir Ulf Bloodfoot was the winner of the September 13 Coronet Tournament in Tir Righ.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-09-15 15:13
A gunpowder made from mixture of charcoal, saltpeter and sulfur -- like the gunpowder used in the 14th century -- equals the explosive force of the 20th century version, according to a report presented at the British Association for the Advancement of Science.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-09-15 13:19
A team of scientists from the University of Central Lancashire is working to save more than 100 graves, dating from the 6th century, from washing into the ocean on an island in North Wales.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2003-09-14 15:38
In honourable combat on Saturday, Sir Kerold Hoegaarden has won the honor of crowning Baroness Chiara della Luna as the Princess of Outlands.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-09-13 14:51
Restoration work is underway on damaged 15th and 16th century Byzantine frescoes at the monasteries of Bucovina.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-09-13 14:33
The Hampshire & Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology at the Southampton Oceanography Centre will be working to raise an oak canoe, thought to date from around 500 CE, from Langstone Harbour.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2003-09-13 00:52
Jonathon von Trotha and Deille of Farnham have been crowned as Prince and Princess of Atenveldt after Jonathon defeated Sir Phaelin and Sir Craven in the final rounds of the Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-09-12 19:41
Scientists working on artifacts from a site in Hertfordshire, England have identified a statue of Senua, a Roman-British goddess previosly unknown to scholars, discovered along with a treasure of gold and silver offerings.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-09-12 15:22
THLord Stefan li Rous, keeper of Stefan's Florilegium, has added new information to the website.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2003-09-12 13:45
National Geographic News: At Whittington Castle in Shropshire, in England, archaeologists are studying the buried remains of an elaborate garden, originally built in the first half of the 14th century.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-09-12 12:55
The "Bog People" Exhibit, which led to controversary when it opened last December in Ottawa, has moved to Calgary, Alberta, and will open October 18, 2003.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-09-12 12:15
Always long to have a pirate name? This quiz can help!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-09-11 13:38
Lady Sahsinna von der Sibetsburg, Webmistress of the Shire of Two Seas, has posted photos from the Recent Horseradish War in the Kingdom of Drachenwald
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-10 22:49
Archaeologists believe a stone circle measuring 30m and dating from 3,000 years ago may be second in importance only to Stonehenge.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-10 20:27
Harvest Raid, to be held in the Shire of Heronter (Bemus Point, NY) October 3-5,2003, will feature a demo by 15th century Swiss Handgonner Max Schilling.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-10 17:20
Pravda: A "biofield" surrounding an icon housed in the Hermitage Museum caused weakness, headaches and high blood pressure, leading to the artwork's removal from public display.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-10 12:14
Hundreds of birchbark drawings dating from the 11th through 15th centuries have given a new insight into life in medieval Russia. Among the documents are a number of children's drawings.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-10 02:52
As part of Project Guttenberg, the "London and Country Brewer" is now available in digital format.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-09 16:59
Lady Robina M'Baine of Willow Wood is looking for a few good jugglers, poets, singers, etc. to take part in a concert to be held on Saturday of Armorgeddon. Armorgeddon is September 11-14, 2003 in the Shire of Borderdown.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-09 15:39
A free university course on Viking Society will be starting on October, 2003. The course runs in conjunction with excavations now being undertaken in Gotland, Sweden and with research being conducted on a Viking harbor.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-09 15:38
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-09 14:48
Subscribers to DIRECTV will want to set their VCRs to "record" when HD.Net's "Across America" airs a segment filmed at Pennsic 32.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2003-09-08 21:25
Dame Aoife's project for this week was finding links dealing with medieval Africa. While the list is relatively short, there are some very interesting sites.