Archive - Aug 2005 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-12 11:21
The British government has re-evaluated plans to build a traffic tunnel under Stonehenge when a new estimate of £470m was announced.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-08-11 09:47
A new study of the Battle of Culloden shows that the Highlanders were closer to winning than previously thought. New excavations of the 1745 battlefield show that Jacobite fighters nearly broke the English lines.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-10 19:02
Lady Kasinda is seeking A&S instructors for Autumn Melees to be held November 18-20, 2005 in Colmesniel, Texas, Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-10 13:15
New York Times reporter Holland Cotter reviews the exhibit "Hope and Healing: Painting in Italy in a Time of Plague, 1500-1800," which is on display at the Worcester (Mass.) Art Museum through September 25, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-10 10:12
Several countries in the Middle East have recently requested copies of 15th century Ottoman maps to help determine modern border disputes.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-09 15:58
Authorities in Cheshire, England are looking for the culprits who seriously beat a man dressed as a Roman gladiator as he walked home from a costume party.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-09 12:50
Residents of the Midrealm were on hand to help celebrate Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church's 100th anniversary with period contests, archery and a depiction of Martin Luther by the church's pastor.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-09 09:19
Archeologists have discovered the remains of an Anglo-Saxon settlement on Coulsdon's Farthing Downs near London, England.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-08 12:12
On September 5, 2005 at 9:00 p.m., the History Channel is scheduled to present Rome: Engineering an Empire, a program highlighting the empire's use of engineering skills to build the phenomenal works of construction that we know today.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-08 11:38
Mattheus Faelen Reyner, Publicity Director for Great Western War IX, has posted a update containing a number of announcements pertaining to the War which takes place October 5-11, 2005 in Chino, California.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-08 08:16
Visitors to the Iron Age village of Cinderbury in England can step back in time and spend a night - or a week - living in the village.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-08-07 16:00
The Hickory Daily Record describes the goings-on at the inaugural Medieval Festival at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-08-07 15:49
Berenice Calvina reports on comic moments from Coldedernhale's Rabid Yale Hunt held recently in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-08-07 13:14
In 2003, A Danish frigate sailed into Canadian waters challenging Canada's claim to Hans Island, off the northwest corner of Greenland. The modern day Vikings may even have landed troops on the small island, sparking protest by the Canadian government.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-06 17:35
Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend, a traveling exhibition co-sponsored by the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities, will by touring the United States between October 2003 and March 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-06 11:05
September 9-11, 2005, the Chicago Swordplay Guild will present the 6th International Western Martial Arts Workshop.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-06 10:10
The Gardens of Ninfa, once thought to be one of the most beautiful in Italy, are being restored, thanks to the efforts of three generations of women.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-05 13:24
Mael Patraic (Patrick O'Donnell), author of The Knights Next Door: Everyday People Living Middle Ages Dreams, will be attending this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-05 12:13
Justinian, of the Kingdom of Ealdormere, has announced that there will be a "Omigoditsverysilly" Bardic around the Fools Rest Fire on Sunday, August 14 at Pennsic 34.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-08-05 10:12
Lee Adams of YES! Weekly describes SCA heavy weapons combat activities in the Canton of Hindscroft (Greensboro, North Carolina.)
Submitted by ariannawyn on Thu, 2005-08-04 22:11
Baron Quinn Kerr will be sent to vigil to contemplate his elevation to the Order of the Laurel at the end of Opening Ceremonies at the Pennsic War, on Sunday morning, August 14.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-08-04 20:51
Ysabelle d'Angiers, Palatine Baroness of the Far West, has announced that the Barony of the Far West will be represented for the first time at Pennsic 34.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-08-04 16:04
Hugo Van Halle has issued a challenge to join him on the field of combat at Pennsic 34 in order to raise awareness and funds for Fisher House.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-08-04 15:20
Lord Tobyn Kembold of Dragon's Heorth has announced that the University of Rhode Island Education Department will offer graduate-level credit for attending the Pennsic War.
Exhibit on medieval illuminated manuscripts opens at the Fitzwilliam Museum and Cambridge University Library
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2005-08-04 14:14
"The Cambridge Illuminations: Ten Centuries of Book Production in the Medieval West," featuring over 200 illuminated manuscripts dating from the sixth to the sixteenth centuries, will be on display at the Fitzwilliam Museum and Cambridge University Library through December 11.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-03 11:58
Lady Sophia the Orange (Lara Coutinho) offers suggestions for dealing with the fly problem at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-03 08:42
Arnbjorn has posted photos from the Highland Games from the Thatsa Mare X event held in June 2005 in the Shire of Mare Amethystinum (Kingdom of Northshield).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-02 16:24
This summer, the Globe Theatre in London will perform an "original production" of Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida using 16th century dialect as close as possible to what the Bard would have spoken.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-02 15:02
A transcript of "The Plague in Britain," from The Science Show discusses the gruesome visit of the plague in 1665 to the village of Eyam, England with author Robert Lacey.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-08-02 11:57
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