Archive - Mar 2005 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-23 07:57
Researchers have now verified the secret that made Venetian Renaissance paintings "appear to glow." Art historian Louisa Matthew discovered that artists traded ideas and materials with dye and glass-makers.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-22 17:37
A 15th century cross that once graced the market square in medieval Norwich, England was torn down in 1732 and sold for UK£125. Now archaeologists have uncovered the cross' foundations.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-03-22 11:48
Marlene Parrish, reporting for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, describes how the 150-year-old Teutonia Mannerchor club performs an authentic Schlachtfest (Slaughter Festival) on the north side of Pittsburgh.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-22 10:34
An online quiz lets you discover who you would have been in the year 1400 C.E.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-22 08:19
The first exposure many SCA members have had to fantasy and science fiction stories was from author Andre Norton. She died March 17, 2005 at the age of 93.
Submitted by ColyneStewart on Mon, 2005-03-21 17:38
Ealdormere correspondent Laird Colyne Stewart brings us a vivid, in-persona recounting of the elevation of Kasimir of Stargard to the Order of Chivalry.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-03-21 14:36
The summer of 2005 will see a return of knights of old to the tourney field when English Heritage sponsors a series of knightly competitions. Listen to the story.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-03-21 09:07
Genevieve la flechiere, Schwarzdrachen herald in Drachenwald, provides a detailed report on the noble contest to determine the new Royal Heirs in that fair Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-03-21 07:44
William de Cameron has posted photos from Lochac's Canterbury Faire which took place February 11-15, 2005 in Waipara, New Zealand.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-03-20 13:55
Aoife is just in time this week, with an Aoife's Links edition devoted to Spring Equinox rituals and customs and other celebrations of the season.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-20 12:33
New York Times reviewer Michiko Kakutani looks at The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time, a new book by John Kelly.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-19 16:22
Ten feet beneath a farmer's field near Linlithgow, Scotland lies a secret: a network of 14th century sandstone tunnels.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-19 07:46
A 1500-year-old hanging bowl is being loaned to Sutton Hoo for an exhibit which takes place at the Anglo-Saxon ship burial site beginning in March, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-03-18 15:14
A recent medical study by researchers at the University of Liverpool concludes that the Black Plague of the Middle Ages may have increased modern Europeans' resistance to HIV.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-03-18 11:23
Are you a "poet and don't know-et?" This week, Dame Aoife takes us on a poetic journey through this fine art that has been the choice of lovers, leaders, and lechers since time immemorial.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-03-18 07:46
Tankred Bras-de-Fer has posted new photos from Atlantia's Ymir Tourney.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-03-17 18:29
A modern-day man from western Germany, whose legal name is Cajus Julius Caesar, says people want to know what kind of precautions he takes on the "Ides of March".
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-17 14:40
The Hattiesburg Amercian ran an article on the SCA's Gulf Wars in a recent edition of the newspaper, including a short interview with the King of Calontir.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2005-03-17 08:58
The hound dog may not be a fancy breed, but they've been lovable and faithful friends of Mankind for centuries. This week, Dame Aoife takes a look at the humble but helpful hounds.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-17 08:05
Judy Juenger of the Monroe, Wisconsin Times visited the Middle Ages recently with members of the Canton of Wolfhome when she attended the group's spring A&S event.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-16 17:15
The Codex Sinaiticus, the earliest copy of the New Testament, is scheduled to be digitized and published on CD-ROM.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-03-16 13:26
The Vienna Art Centre offers a new Leonardo da Vinci exhibit featuring 62 working models (some full-scale and some miniature) of his mechanical inventions.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-16 07:09
Dame Hróðný Rognvaldsdóttir has posted a number of photos from the recent Atlantia Kingdom Arts and Sciences Festival.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-15 14:24
An exhibition of props, jewelry, armor and costumes from Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings films will be touring many of the major cities of the world in the next few months.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-15 11:12
THL Aryanhwy merch Catmael is seeking information from the various kingdoms regarding the elevation of peers from apprentices and proteges.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-15 07:22
Lady Mechthild zur Drachenhoehle has posted photos from the Kingdom of Northshield's recent Bardic Madness event.
Submitted by Mathilda on Mon, 2005-03-14 17:48
This year's Amherst Early Music Festival will be centering on the "Music of the British Isles: Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque". Two week-long sessions will be held at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont July 10-17 and July 17-24.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-03-14 11:26
Do you have the mettle to claim the iron? Guild Fanucci wants to know!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-03-14 07:01
Baron Ernst Nuss von Kitzingen has posted photos from the recent Investiture of Pellandres dit le Frere and Valeria Laskaris in the Barony of L'Ile du Dragon Dormant (Montreal).
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-13 14:26
A new campaign to have Scotland's Antonine Wall declared a World Heritage Site is being spearheaded by the country's schoolchildren. The campaign includes an educational pack that teaches about the country's Roman history.