Archive - Aug 24, 2005 - Story

Medical Knowledge of Medieval Monks

Recent excavations of Soutra Hospital in Scotland show that the medieval Augustine monks had knowledge of anaesthetics and disinfectants as well as surgical instruments.

Cudgel War III Photos Online

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.

Estrella War XXII Pre Registration Online

Alaryn Acenstaeff reports that pre-registration forms for Estrella War XXII are now available online.

Beowulf to Premiere in Toronto

Director Sturla Gunnarsson will be attending the world premiere of Beowulf & Grendel, the latest film based on the Anglo-Saxon saga, at the Toronto Film Festival September 8-17, 2005.