Archive - 2004 - Story
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-12-07 18:14
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, Inc., has announced that the Society is seeking applicants to be the next Laurel Sovereign of Arms, the most senior heraldic officer in the organization.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-12-07 12:50
Dame Aoife presents her guide to historical holiday gifts and their modern counterparts for the medievalists on your list.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-12-07 10:18
Aoife brings us links about medieval India as she celebrates her new modern-world job at a yoga magazine publishing company.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Tue, 2004-12-07 09:16
A mural in the Italian town of Massa Marittima, dating to the 13th century CE, was thought to be a fertility symbol but is now believed to be a work of political propaganda. (PG-13)
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-12-07 09:01
Dame Aoife starts the holiday season with thoughts of charity, both in the Middle Ages and in the modern world (but with an historical twist).
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-12-06 22:52
Members of the Shire of Stonecroft, part of the Constellation Region of the Midrealm, are celebrating the shire's advancement to Full Status on December 4. Stonecroft is located in the state of Indiana.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-06 21:30
New York Times music reviewer Allan Kozinn looks at Trio Mediaeval, an all-female group from Norway that spotlights early music.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-12-06 16:13
"Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade and Innovation" will be on display at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC, through April 24, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-06 10:51
Alexander Gladstone has posted photos from the recent Day of the Troubadors event in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-05 16:34
Since fox hunting has been banned in Britain, many hunters are traveling to France.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-05 11:20
New research has shown that medieval Arab scholars respected the philosophical and scientific accomplishments of the Egyptian queen Cleopatra.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-05 08:24
Marine archaeologists are excited about the discovery of parts of a medieval ship in the Thames Estuary.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 16:33
Derbyshire carpenter Patrick Weir has a new theory on the construction of Stonehenge and how the massive stones were transported to Salisbury Plain.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 11:08
An article by Cassandra Franklin-Barbajosa for National Geographic traces the history of tattoos, including the use of the Jerusalem cross during the Crusades.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 07:18
The remains of a 1,000-year-old mosque have been discovered near Baft in southern Iran.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-03 19:12
Medieval costume expert Robin Netherton has announced a new academic journal, Medieval Clothing & Textiles, which will include articles by SCA members.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-03 16:40
UK£2.5 million is needed to save Scotland's historic Castle Tioram in Moidart, which has been closed due to safety concerns.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-03 16:15
Lady Turrel, A&S Autocrat, and Lady Elizabeth, Youth Coordinator, for Estrella XXI have announced that the Estrella War Collegium will offer a Youth Collegium.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-03 14:27
Archaeologists have discovered the family home of a Viking woman they believe returned to Iceland after a trip to North America, where she had given birth to a child.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-03 08:48
Marcus von Stormarn, Autocrat for the Shire of Aventiure's first event, Taverna Aventiure, has posted photos online.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-12-03 08:43
The graves of five Saxon warriors were discovered on the weekend at Marlborough by metal detecting enthusiasts.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-02 20:44
Cerian Cantwr has announced that a bardic email list has been formed for the Middle Kingdom.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-12-02 15:57
Baron Corun MacAnndra, the Media Liaison Representative for Pennsic XXXIV, seeks several deputies who have modern-world experience working with (or as) members of the press.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-02 11:39
Lord Eirik Andersen has announced that photos from the recent Feast of the Hare in the Kingdom of Ealdormere are now available online.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-12-02 09:19
The Arizona Daily Wildcat discusses two student organizations at the University of Arizona: the SCA (the College of St. Fenix), and a juggling/fire-eating/dance group known as Street Performance and Incendiary Arts.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-12-01 23:52
The Society Seneschal, Master Aaron faheud Swiftrunner of the Stone Keep announced this evening that the Board of Directors has appointed Countess Alys Katharine of the Middle Kingdom to the position of Society Chatelaine for the standard three year term, commencing 2004-12-01.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-01 16:36
Members of the Barony of Windmaster's Hill taught 6th graders about the Middle Ages at a recent demo. The visit was chronicled in the local paper.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-01 09:44
The management of the Ontario Renaissance Festival has announced that, after nine seasons, it will be closing its gates.
Submitted by Olyane on Wed, 2004-12-01 09:40
Mallas, a member of the Tuchux household, shares a description and photos of a new custom helm created for her by a SCAdian armour shop.
Submitted by Olyane on Tue, 2004-11-30 18:38
The creators of the forthcoming Tolkien-inspired film Ancanar have released a major update of the movie's web site, with news of the film's latest progress.