Archive - Aug 2005 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-24 10:55
Alaryn Acenstaeff reports that pre-registration forms for Estrella War XXII are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-24 09:21
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.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-23 15:47
The British Library has made over 250 books documenting European festivals and cermonies from 1475 to 1700 available online.
Submitted by ColyneStewart on Tue, 2005-08-23 10:29
Laird Colyne Stewart, Ealdormerean Correspondent, reports on the happenings at Pennsic War XXXIV, including Visible Ninjas, succubi, battles and more.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-23 09:31
Lord Calum Munro reports that a Scottish claymore of great sentimental value was stolen from the front of a merchant booth at Pennsic 34. He asks that SCA members be on the lookout for the sword.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-22 09:32
SCAdians are invited to join the fun in Mont St. Anne, Quebec, Canada when the city will play host to thousands of people attending a medieval event in October 2005. The site will use sets and props from the movie Timeline.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-08-22 02:06
The final Pennsic 34 edition of the Pennsic Independent tells of the great Field Battle which pits hundreds of warriors from many kingdoms against one another.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-08-21 19:26
The Friday edition of the Pennsic Independent chronicles the Rapier Champions Battle and the Causeway Battle.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-08-21 15:22
Thursday's edition of the Pennsic Independent includes results from the Thrown Weapons Champions, a story on the Children's Fête, and more.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-08-21 08:39
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covers the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-08-20 10:38
Sara Ivry of the Boston Globe visits members of the Higgins Armory Museum's Sword Guild, a group of modern day people who do serious research into the history of swords and swordsmanship.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-20 06:42
The wreck of a 17th century ship off the coast of Dorset, England, will now be protected from treasure hunters and unlicenced divers by the British government.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-08-19 12:23
In Sofia, Bulgaria, archaeologists have found over fifteen thousand gold ornaments, which they believe were created about 4100 years ago.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-19 10:41
Legend says that the huge stones of Hexham Abbey's crypt were the work of giants, but now archaeologists believe that they were probably stolen from Roman bridges.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-08-18 09:05
The Midrealm broke its long Woods Battle losing streak, seizing all three banners to claim victory.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-08-18 07:58
The remains of a young man, believed to have died of a spear wound in the 10th century, were discovered recently at Golden Lane in the city of Dublin, Ireland.
Submitted by Rosanore of Redthorn on Wed, 2005-08-17 13:04
Robert McDonald, former Hollywood stuntman, has built a replica of a Viking longship from 15 million ice cream sticks.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-17 07:46
Archaeologists working in Llancynfelyn, near Borth, Wales, have discovered a Roman "industrial estate" which includes a lead smelting operation.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-08-16 18:17
Today's edition of the Pennsic Independent reports, among other things, that the Midrealm defeated the East in the Bridge Battle.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-16 12:57
The New England Bladesmiths Guild will host a 3 day seminar entitled Sword 2005: From Ore to Sword in Hand: History, Smithing and Martial Arts Techniques September 16-18, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-08-16 12:11
Monday's edition of the Pennsic Independent features a detailed account of Opening Ceremonies for Pennsic XXXIV.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-16 09:45
This article looks at the history and use of paternosters and rosaries from the 11th century on.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-08-15 15:15
Engineers from the University of Liverpool in England have created a reproduction of an ancient Iraqi harp, the Lyre if Ur.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-15 07:21
A group of archaeologists from Cardiff University in Wales are searching a clifftop in Pembrokeshire hoping to discover a medieval cemetery. A skeleton dating to that time was found previously in the area.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-08-14 10:49
The Pennsic Independent web edition for Sunday, 14 August 2005, is online now.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-08-14 10:47
SCAtoday.net is once again coming to you live from the Pennsic War, with the support of the kind folks at Mystic Mail, who have added new features this year.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-08-14 10:36
Lady Angelique d'Herisson, the Pennsic 34 Chief Vampire and Blood Drive Coordinator, would like to remind everyone of the Pennsic 34 blood drive. Be a hero: save a life!
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-08-14 09:28
The first online edition of the Pennsic Independent from Pennsic 34 is online.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-08-14 08:56
In an article for Science & Theology News, columnist Carolyn Moynihan discusses the facts and myths of scientific thought in the medieval world.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-13 10:14
Workers cleaning drains around the Roman Forum have discovered the marble head of Constantine dating from the early 4th century.