Archive - 2005 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-11 08:48
On October 18, 2005, the Dubner Institute for the History of Science & Technology will present "Conceptualization and Construction of Old Boats: Pre-Renaissance Methods of Ship Design".
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-10 17:50
Members of the Drafn War Band participated recently in a celebration of Norwegian culture at the third annual Viking Festival at Norway Hall in Vista, California.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-10 13:03
Trevor Williams of the University of Georgia's Red and Black speaks with members of the Barony of Bryn Madoc at a recent fighter practice
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-10 10:50
Members of the The Barony of Ynys Fawr and the University of Tasmania Medieval Society took part in the annual Tulip Festival at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens October 2, 2005. The event was covered by the Sunday Tasmanian.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-09 18:20
Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, has posted photos from "A Day of Arbeau II: Dance 'til You're Dead" held recently in the Shire of Rockwall.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-09 14:33
A rare and mysterious breed of white British cattle has been traced to the Bronze Age where there were an important part of pre-Roman pagan rituals, but how the cattle came to Britain is still a mystery.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-09 11:06
A collection of 16 manuscripts from medieval Timbuktu will go on display in Johannesburg, South Africa this month for the first time. The works are part of a 30,000 manuscript discovery from the city which was founded in the year 1100.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-08 17:48
Alex Hildred, Excavation Director for the Mary Rose project, believes that they may have discovered the tudor rose figurehead for the ship. The paddle-shaped, decorative piece of oak was uncovered recently in a planned attempt to raise one of the ship's main beams.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-08 12:58
British amateur archaeologist Robert Bittlestone believes he has found the location of Odysseus' fabled Ithaca as part of the Greek island of Cephalonia.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-08 10:17
Interviews with members of the Shire of Vaca del Mar were featured recently in an article in the Orlando Sentinel. The group was holding fighter practice at Tuscawilla Park when reporter Erin Ailworth and a staff photographer visited.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-10-07 20:16
Maritime archaeologists have announced plans to raise an 11-meter timber from the bow of the warship Mary Rose.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-10-07 15:35
So, how many points is "Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyllllantysiliogogogoch" worth, anyway? The Welsh language, native tongue of half a million people, now has its own version of the popular Scrabble™ board game.
Submitted by Colonel Jenna on Fri, 2005-10-07 13:22
The Calontir Online Auction, benefitting Medieval Hurricane Relief, is now in full swing, with the donation deadline extended and enthusiastic support from donors and bidders. Colonel Jenna has an update.
Submitted by dncngferrt on Thu, 2005-10-06 17:15
One of Europe's best-known and most popular medieval groups (they had a Top 20 album in Germany last month), Corvus Corax, will make their US debut at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire for two weeks in mid-October.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-10-06 15:13
Their Majesties Robin and Isabeau of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc have announced the combatants for the upcoming Kingdom Crown Tournament.
Submitted by thomasFlamanc on Thu, 2005-10-06 11:26
"We came, we saw, we raided!" Enjoy this photo album from the Ffair Raglan event, hosted by the Shire of Mynydd Gwyn at Raglan Castle in Monmouthshire, in September.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-10-06 08:07
Master Stephan of Durham, the Seneschal of Gleann Abhann, says that the new Kingdom's first Coronation has been rescheduled for November 5, 2005 at a site in Louisiana. The milestone event had been postponed indefinitely due to the devastation from Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by khaentlahn on Wed, 2005-10-05 21:11
Kate Everson of the Community Press, an Ontario, Canada newspaper, reports on the SCA’s medieval faire at the Frankford Fish and Game Club on October 1.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-10-05 16:41
Lord Lazarus Dragonrider has passed away in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. A friend, Lord Robin of Gilwell, offers his tribute to Lazarus.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-10-05 10:06
"Titian and the Commander: A Renaissance Artist and His Patron" will be on display at the Getty, in Los Angeles, through February 5.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-04 18:56
Catherine Lorraine reports that Duke Fabian Arnett von Schwetzingen was the winner of the recent West Kingdom Crown Tournament. He was inspired by Eliška z Jihlavy.
Submitted by ColyneStewart on Tue, 2005-10-04 11:28
The infamous pirate captains, Bloodfox and Willow, once again raided the coasts of Ealdormere! "Cap'n" Colyne Stewart was aboard one o' yer Jolly Roger ships, an' lived to tell the tale. Arrrr!
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-04 09:14
On October 14-15, 2005, Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, will host a two-day medieval manuscript conference featuring speakers from all over the world.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-03 16:25
It's SCA 1, Mother Nature 0 as Signore Giudo di Niccolo Brunelleschi reports on goings on at the "It's All Greek To Me!" event held recently in the Shire of Deodar, Kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-03 13:03
The 2002 fire which devasted part of Edinburgh's Cowgate district opened up a treasure trove for archaeologists with the discovery of hundreds of 15th century artefacts, making the site on a par with medieval sites in London and York.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-03 08:20
Lord Halv (Robert L. Schuster) has posted several albums of photos from the Battle of Hastings re-enactment held in Jefferson City, Missouri in September 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-02 18:01
Da Vinci wasn't alone. Now Shakespeare appears to have a "code", according to a new book Shadowplay by Clare Asquith.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-10-02 13:35
"Masterpieces in Miniature: Italian Manuscript Illumination from the J. Paul Getty Museum" will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through January 2.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-02 09:57
An herbal remedy used by 12th century Scottish monks may be resurrected as a modern appetite suppressant.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-01 18:12
A 16th century stronghouse, built during Northumbria's border wars with the Scots, will be saved thanks to an UK£80,000 grant from English Heritage. The structure is located on a working farm near Doddington, England.