Archive - 2004 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-14 14:39
Sheik Omar Mohammud Mirzazadeh, Editor of Tournaments Illuminated, is currently accepting articles for a special 40th anniversary issue of the magazine.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-14 10:20
Kirstin has posted photos from the recent Eskalya Yule: Christmas in New Spain event.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-12-14 08:49
"Flemish Fantasia: Invention and Imagination in Sixteenth Century Flemish Engravings" is on display at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts through February 27, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-13 21:20
A metal detector enthusiast has discovered a hoard of Viking-era jewelry near Huxley, England.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-13 19:00
Iranian archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old backgammon set, thought to be the world's oldest, making the country the "cradle of board games."
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-12-13 18:23
The Chicago Tribune ran a feature article about the SCA in the December 12 edition.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-12-13 15:16
Duke Arthur of Lockehaven was featured in a History Channel program about the Battle of Hastings. His Grace has provided SCAtoday.net with a behind-the-scenes peek at the filming of "Command Decisions".
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 21:04
An intensive summer school seminar co-sponsored by University of Washington, Seattle and Harvard University will offer a number of classes designed to aid scholars in Turkish and Ottoman studies.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 17:02
Want to know all about Iceland, but don't have time to read a history book? Check out the cartoon version.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 14:40
Right-handed fighters beware. According to a new study by the University of Montpellier, left-handers are "better in fights."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 11:14
An exhibition, funded by the European Union, of arts and artifacts from the Crusades has opened at the Municipal Arts Centre of Nicosia in Cyprus.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 10:32
The Seattle Art Museum is currently running several exhibits of interest to medieval and renaissance researchers including Spain in the Age of Exploration 1492-1819.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 15:57
Archaeologists working on a site near Neuss, Germany have discovered the remains of a Roman rest stop, including a service station, restaurant and a hotel.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 12:11
A Greek farmer recently discovered a stone monument marking the 1st century B.C.E. battle between Mithridates VI and Roman forces.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 07:52
Lady Gwenlian from the Kingdom of Caid is now publishing Libellus, the Known World Youth Newsletter, filled with advice and information on youth activities in the different kingdoms.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-10 16:39
As part of its Almanac series, the History Channel will present "The Master: Konrad Seusenhofer--Master Armourer."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-10 15:08
An article on the Straight Dope website discusses the use of horns on Viking helmets and why they are depicted as such.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-12-10 13:22
A new online database has been developed that lists the collections of various museums, archives and libraries in Bath.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-10 08:15
Members of Gleann Medonach (Roswell, New Mexico) teamed with the Roswell Harley Owners Group (HOG) recently to gather and distribute toys for needy kids.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-09 16:43
Lady Anita de Challis, Publicity-crat for the Estrella War, has announced that the deadline for merchants wishing to advertise in the Estrella War gatebook is fast approaching.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-09 15:35
Reporter Sonja Lee of the Great Falls Tribune took a step back in time recently when she interviewed members of the Shire of Stan Wyrm in Artemisia.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-12-09 13:16
The Lansing State Journal describes SCA activities at Michigan State University.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-09 12:14
Her Highness Princess Margarita of the West Kingdom paid a visit recently to the Incipient Shire of Pavlovsk Gavan (Kodiak, Alaska). The visit was documented by Lady Tama.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-09 12:08
THL Stefan li Rous has updated Stefan's Florilegium for December 2004.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-12-08 18:48
Do you have something you don't want or need any more, and would like to give free to another medievalist as an alternative to throwing it away? This new YahooGroups list can help.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-08 17:00
The Known World Players will are seeking actors and volunteers for a presentation of Macbeth at next year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-08 14:26
Several SCA kingdoms are participating in a project to knit or crochet bandages for people suffering from leprosy.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-12-08 12:32
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, Inc., reports that the Society is seeking applicants for the position of Society Copyright Deputy.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-08 12:27
The Online Medieval and Classical Library presents its 12th offering, "The Song of Roland."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-08 11:26
Melisant Saint-Clair has been placed on vigil by Their Majesties of Atlantia to be elevated to the Order of the Laurel.