Archive - Oct 2005 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-31 19:12
Radu and Broinnfinn, Lord and Lady Heir of the soon-to-be-Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, have announced that the Kingdom's award structure has been finalized.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-31 15:06
Mistress Ariel reports that Lord Paul, son of Brian and Lady Catriona of the Ravens, was the winner of the recent Coronet in Insulae Draconis.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-31 10:53
Two films, an opera and an off-Broadway play are enough to jump start the popularity of Anglo-Saxon classic.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-31 07:30
Ph.D candidate in Materials Science and Engineering Dan Jeffery is using ancient technologies to understand how bloomery furnaces work. Bloomery furnaces were in common use "in Japan, Renaissance Europe, ancient Rome, Africa, and many other places to make iron and steel for armor, swords, locks, tools and hundreds of other household items."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-30 17:59
Archeologist Caroline Wickham-Jones, who lives in Orkney, looks at the ancient village of Skara Brae, the neolithic settlement on Scotland's windy northern isles.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-30 12:18
Myghin Ine Skylycorne of the Shire of Hartstone has announced that over $400 was raised by a silent auction at AEthelmearc's recent Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-30 09:14
Dame Anne le Coeur, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Atlantia, has announced the list of combatants and their consorts for Their Majesties Janos and Rachel's upcoming Fall Crown List.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-10-29 18:44
A musical version of the epic poem? The Irish Repertory Theatre is putting on this amibitious version from October 16 through November 13, 2005, at the Rep's Theatre in New York City.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-29 14:55
An updated version of the old chestnut that uses a quiz to deterine which Dungeons and Dragons™ character you would be.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-29 11:14
Lord Michael of Clan Kitemitsu has posted photos from the recent Panhandle Skirmishes fought between the Kingdoms of Trimaris and Meridies.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-10-29 08:48
Lord Zachariah von Marksburgh shares memories of Master Johan von Traubenburg who died October 25, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-10-28 18:53
Ancient Britain seems to have been the treasure trove for Rome since thousands of gold and silver artifacts dating to Roman times have been found there. Now a Welsh archaeologist thinks he knows why.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-10-28 15:47
The Fra Angelico exhibit will be on display in the Robert Lehman Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 29.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-10-28 12:05
Would you have been voted off the Iron Age island? The BBC's History Trail lets players try their skills at a number of Iron Age survival skills.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-10-28 08:45
Lady Sarah MacGregor of Ardanroe in Gleann Abhann, reports on cleanup at the King's Arrow Ranch, site of Gulf Wars, damaged by Hurricane Katrina. She has posted links to photos and video of the damage and cleanup efforts.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-10-27 19:05
After the failure of Jamie and Adam to reconstruct a working model of Archimedes' death ray for Mythbusters, scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken up the challenge.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-10-27 14:57
Lord Alexander Kegan MacAngus of the Shire of Smyth Kepe in Gleann Abhann reports that his armor was stolen the weekend of October 22-23, 2005 from the area of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-10-27 13:35
An obituary for Master Johan von Traubenburg (John E. Kasper) appears in the October 27, 2005 Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Master Johan died October 24 at the age of 48.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2005-10-27 09:59
Think modern society has a monopoly on power tools? Think again! For the mechanically-inclined, this week's edition of Aoife's Links is chock full of serious drool-bait: medieval machines.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-10-26 18:49
Conte Fernando Vigil on the Kingdom of Calontir reports on a "great little event." Gryphon's Festival was held October 15, 2005 at the Busch Wildlife Conservation Area Archery Range in St. Charles, Missouri.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-10-26 15:37
"Dressed in Gold: Books of the Italian Renaissance" is on display at the Walters Museum of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, through January 8.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-10-26 12:00
Now known as "The Palace of Wonders," the new galleries of Renaissance and Baroque art at the Walters Museum of Art, in Baltimore, Maryland, are now open.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-10-26 08:07
Lady Tama, Seneschal for the Incipient Shire of Pavlovsk Gavan (Kodiak, Alaska), Principality of Oertha, reports on the success of the recent Newcomer's Feast.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2005-10-25 16:35
"Age of Armor from the Higgins Armory Museum" will be on display at the Columbus Museum of Art through January 1.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2005-10-25 11:55
The Getty Museum in Los Angeles has two new exhibits on medieval books of hours on display. "Painted Prayers: Books of Hours from the Morgan Library" and "A Masterpiece Reconstructed: The Hours of Louis XII" will both run through January 8.
Submitted by Calvert on Tue, 2005-10-25 11:09
Leifr Hjalmsson and Hrefna in heppna, Steven Jensen and Raven Fagelson, report that Master Johan von Traubenburg has died in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-25 08:41
On Sunday October 30, 2005, the National Geographic Channel will present Hannibal v Rome a two-hour epic story of "an African warrior who would dare to challenge the impossible and shape the course of human history."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-24 19:59
In an article for the November/December 2005 issue of Archaeology, Nick Holdsworth looks at recent excavations in downtown Prague that have revealed a previously unknown suburban area of the city that was built in the second half of the 12th century.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-24 17:46
Archaeologist Kevin Trott is excited about recent excavations at Brading Roman Villa on England's Isle of Wight. His 400-page report dispells long-held myths and may "take the archaeological world by storm."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-24 11:52
Knights of Arador Swordplay Academy will present a workshop on the English Backsword "a la George Silver" in Moses Lake, Washington November 12-13 2005.