Archive - Mar 8, 2005 - Story

Jerusalem Post: Acre Crusader Site to be Opened to the Public

Sections of an 800-year-old archaeological site in the city of Acre have been scheduled to open to the public in June of 2005.

Pennsic attendees bid fond farewell to Ed Wilver

Baron Ed Wilver, a member of the staff of Cooper's Lake Campground where Pennsic is held each year, died on March 4 at the age of 72.

New film showcases SCA at Estrella War

Underachiever Films has just released Estrella XX (A Beautiful War), a feature-length documentary about the SCA. The documentary was filmed on location at Estrella XX, held in Atenveldt in February 2004.

Queen Elizabeth II bestows honorary knighthood on Bill Gates

Bill Gates, the multibillionaire founder of Microsoft Corporation, has been named a Knight Commander of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.

Blogger Suggests that Marco Polo did not Reach China

In his blog, teacher and Asianist Jonathan Dresner discusses the myth of Marco Polo, whether or not he really made it to China, and where to go to get the facts.