Archive - Jul 2004 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-31 18:22
Idaho Falls, Idaho artist William Lloyd gives Denver Post staff reporter Chi-Chi Zhang a glimpse of the world of Renaissance art at the Larkspur Renaissance Festival. Lloyd is an artisan who makes and sells intricately-carved ivory and bone knives and sword handles.
Submitted by Gracey on Sat, 2004-07-31 15:02
U.S. researchers have unearthed what they say may be the oldest known brewery in the Andes, a pre-Incan plant at least 1,000 years old that could produce drinks for hundreds of people at one sitting.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-07-31 07:22
A rare bronze roundel discovered under a stairway in Devon, England, has brought nearly UK£7 million in a recent auction, a record for a Renaissance piece.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-07-30 16:49
Aine nic Llyr, who is in charge of Logistics and Fundraising for the Pennsic Chirurgeonate, asks gentles, including non-medical volunteers such as scribes, who plan to volunteer at Chirurgeon's Point this year to contact her, so she can make personalized name tags.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-30 14:20
A heavy-fighting tournament by members of the Rochester, NY chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism was part of the city's first Camelot Faire, which took place recently in Washington Square Park.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-30 11:24
Ruslan Novgorodcev has announced the list of unbelted champions for the East Kingdom who will participate in this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-07-30 09:49
Who among our readers doesn't secretly dream of living in a medieval castle, except without all the draftiness and lack of plumbing? A company in An Tir combines modern features with medieval construction — and they offer a discount for SCAdians!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-30 09:16
No, please don't bring roadkill with you to Pennsic! "Dead Rabbits" is Edward Zifran of Gendy's nickname for the "Hiring Hall" which places Pennsic volunteers.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-30 08:52
Carla Roccapriore of the Reno Gazette Journal spoke with SCA member Scott Wills of Chino, CA at a recent Scottish festival.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-07-29 20:23
A new study shows that Viking men had the same performance concerns as their modern brothers.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-29 15:56
Librarins of the Known World unite! Or at least get together to meet each other at Pennsic War!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-29 11:21
Uther and Kaaren, King and Queen of the West, have placed Geoffrey Scott on vigil for knighthood and charged him to undertake 1500 fights at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-28 19:04
Kirstin inn Tasaldaaka has posted photos from the recent Coronet Tourney in the Principality of Oertha.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-07-28 17:40
The SCA Board of Directors has announced that applicants are being sought for the position of Society MOAS.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-28 17:24
Residents of the Bosnoan city of Mostar are celebrating the re-opening of an historic bridge across the Neretva River The original bridge was built in 1566 and then destroyed during the Bosnian War.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-07-28 15:10
Visitors to the Cleethorpes Showground got to experience Viking life up close and personal when Regia Anglorum presented a Viking re-enactment weekend.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-07-28 08:02
Isaac Xavier Duncan, who will be a third-generation SCAdian, was born early in the morning of July 27 to Lady Deirdre Maccuswell and her husband Jason (mka Skye and Jason Duncan).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-27 22:40
Their Majesties of Calontir have placed the Honorable Lady Bronwyn ferch Arial on vigil to be elevated to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-27 20:50
Catulla, Lochac Equestrian Marshal, has announced that the kingdom's first Equestrian Muster will take place in August at Queanbeyan.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-07-27 17:39
Meg Baron (President of the SCA) and the Board of Directors are requesting comments from the populace on a Grand Council proposal to revise the Corpora provisions for sanctioning inappropriate behavior within the organization.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-27 07:45
Pennsic Independent Publisher Heirusalem Crystoma has announced that a "Home Edition" of the paper is now available by subscription in PDF format.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-26 21:50
A second-century bridge crossing the River Tyne in Corbridge, England, forming part of the Roman "Great North Road," is being studied by archaeologists.
Submitted by arkell on Mon, 2004-07-26 17:06
Arkell vom Cophus has announced that the Ansteorran Chirurgeonate & Water Bearers Guild will host an Iron/Siege Cook-Off at Elfsea Defender XXVI.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-07-26 16:24
A chart of Pennsic War dates for the next 50 years is now available to help Pennsic travellers plan their future vacation time! It includes projected attendance growth as well.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-07-26 13:42
In an article for the Seattle Times reporter J.J. Jensen contrasts the SCA and two Seattle-area groups, the Seattle Knights and the Academia della Spada.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2004-07-26 11:58
This week's edition of the Links List is all about Footwear.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-25 19:45
Khevron, Stellanordica Herald of the Principality of Oertha, reports news from the July 17, 2004 Coronet.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-25 16:03
Archaeologists working on a large site south of Lisbon, Portugal, believe it to be the largest Muslim cemetery on the Iberian peninsula.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-07-25 13:40
This year's performances at a medieval Cornish amphitheatre, said to be the oldest working theatre in Britain, could be the last, as the community cannot afford to buy the adjacent plot of land from its present owners.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-25 10:10
Archaeologists studying a section of the Great Wall of China have discovered graffiti dating from the 16th century CE.