Archive - Aug 2005 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-31 20:15
Mistress Mordrea of the Kingdom of Atlantia has announced that a silent auction and Red Cross fund-raiser will be held at the Kingdom's upcoming Fall University in the Stronghold of Raven's Cove.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-08-31 15:02
Susan Earley, the Society Exchequer, has posted reminders and clarifications regarding SCA policy on fundraisers for disaster relief.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-08-31 14:28
We are receiving a lot of news and updates related to the hurricane crisis affecting Meridies, Gleann Abhann, and surrounding areas. In response, SCAtoday.net is altering our normal editorial schedule.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-08-31 13:10
Peregrine Fairchylde of the Shire of Lagerdamm, Principality of Gleann Abhann, Meridies, reports on conditions following Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-31 12:20
Sarah Lakey has announced that a bulletin board has been created for those SCA members living in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina and for those who have loved ones there.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-31 12:19
Mistress Gwennddolynn ni hAilleachain, Seneschale of the Kingdom of Meridies, has posted an update on the groups in her Kingdom affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by talorgen on Wed, 2005-08-31 08:04
Tal has posted over 300 photos of Atlantian activities from Pennsic 34.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-31 06:42
Vels reports that video from the Pennsic Field Battle and Peasants' Charge is now online.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-30 15:38
George Reed, spokesman for the Chateau Teafort Trio, has announced that all profits from the group's debut album Whippoorwill will be donated to relief efforts for SCA victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-30 13:42
On the Cranky Professor blog, Michael Thinkler invites ancient and medieval historians to share information on their latest research projects and ideas.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-30 09:53
No more apologies for that philsophy degree! Harvard historian Warren Goldstein discusses the importance of a liberal arts education.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-30 08:51
Ship builder Robert McDonald has entered the record books by constructing a 15-meter Viking longboat of 15 million ice cream sticks. The ship, which took two years to build, was launched in Amsterdam harbor.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-08-29 14:04
SCAtoday.net's Iustinos Tekton shares the results of a rare photo opportunity, after being allowed to photograph the Rapier Broken Field Battle at Pennsic 34 from the Marshal station at the center of the battlefield itself.
Submitted by elishabeth on Mon, 2005-08-29 10:16
Justus fils de Ternon, squire of Viscount Syr Ternon de Caerleon, was knighted on the battlefield of Pennsic by the hands of Robert and Denise, 49th Crown of Atlantia. His Majesty Atlantia, Sir Robert de Rath, held the sword.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-08-29 07:35
SCAtoday.net's own THL Milica of Varna rounds out her Pennsic portfolio with almost 400 more photos.
Submitted by thomasFlamanc on Sun, 2005-08-28 16:40
An article about the fine of a skeleton from 12th Century England showing evidence of a Caesarian section performed on a woman.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-08-28 12:17
New excavations of wine cellars near Atskuri, Georgia reveal that Georgian tribes from the early Middle Ages worshiped wine. The wine cellars were found during construction of a gas pipeline.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-08-28 08:37
William Grimes of the New York Times reviews Charlesmagne's Tablecloth: a Piquant History of Feasting by Nichola Fletcher.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-08-27 17:27
Ursus of Anglesey has posted over 1500 Pennsic 34 photos online, including many battles as well as Atlantian royal court.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-08-27 13:13
Dr. Mallory Wober, a linguist who studies how and why people mispronounce names, says that names like "Moog" (pronounced like "mohg") are mangled badly enough -- to say nothing of Middle English names like "AElflaed".
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-27 10:59
Lady Sifa-haustmyrkr of the Kingdom of Calontir shares a tale of her first fighting experiences as a part of the Calon Army at Pennsic War 34. [Rated PG-13]
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-26 17:36
Baroness BelAnna de Rouge, Soup Kitchen Coordinator for Pennsic 34, reports on the activities of the Kingdom of Calontir's fabled soup kitchen at this year's War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-26 16:18
Scientists and religious scholars will meet in Dallas, Texas in September 2005 to present the latest research on the Shroud of Turin.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-08-26 10:13
SCAtoday.net's own THL Milica of Varna shares her extensive photo albums from Pennsic XXXIV's Opening Ceremonies and Bridge Battle.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-08-25 17:10
Project Gutenberg has released The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened by Kenelm Digby in electronic format.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-08-25 13:00
THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for the month of August 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-08-25 09:59
SCAdians are known for their scholarship. Those wishing to showcase their skills might be up for a game of Scrabble — in Latin!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-08-25 06:57
An interest group has been formed in support of SCA members worldwide serving in the armed forces.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-24 20:24
Recent excavations of Soutra Hospital in Scotland show that the medieval Augustine monks had knowledge of anaesthetics and disinfectants as well as surgical instruments.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-24 14:49
Rakonczay Gergely of the Kingdom of Drachenwald has posted photos from the recent Cudgel War III which was held July 22-31, 2005 in Aarnimetsä, Finland.