Archive - 2005 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-01 12:25
The skeletal remains of an Iron Age woman have been discovered in an ancient grave site near Copenhagen, Denmark. Believed to be from the 5th century, the woman was buried with her jewelry.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-01 08:52
The discovery of medieval foundations beneath Kirill Church in Kiev has both excited and frustrated researchers since the 12th-17th century remains were immediately covered to protect them from the elements.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-30 20:50
Israel's Antiquities Authority has announced that the archaeological remains of a Byzantine mansion, complete with mosaic floors, have been excavated in the coastal city of Caesarea and will be open to the public.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-30 10:14
Monty Python's Terry Jones will host a documentary on the history of numbers. The Story of 1, which merges the comedian/writer's quirky wit with historical research, will be presented by BBC 1.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-30 07:03
Rick Lyman of the New York Times looks at the ancient city of Istanbul in a travelogue that recognizes the many cultures that make up the city.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-29 20:05
Fans of the Asterix comic book series will be glad to know that the first book in four years will be released in October 2005. The Sky Falls On His Head is the 33rd book in the series, which features the escapades of the Gallic warrior with the yellow moustache.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-29 19:57
Erin Miller of the Wapakoneta Daily News interviews Sir Baldwin of Chelmsford, called Badger (Darren Meade) about his 20 year affiliation with the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-29 07:11
Lady Lidiya Lijovich de Ragusa has posted photos from the recent Love and Honor III event which took place in the Shire of Border Vale Keep in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-09-28 18:42
In the Marche of Gwyntarian, in the Barony of Brendoken,
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-09-28 16:23
"RUSSIA!" is on display at the Guggenheim Museum through January 11.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-09-28 12:54
A team of SCAdians from the Kingdom of Calontir are hosting an online auction, beginning October 1, to benefit "Medieval Hurricane Relief".
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-28 10:52
In an article for the Renaissance Store (Chivalry Sports), Mistress Ælfled of Duckford (Sandra Dodd) discusses "What Makes Normally Sane Adults Love the SCA So Much?"
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2005-09-28 07:36
"Cold hands, warm heart?" The warmth of your heart is up to you, but Dame Aoife has help for keeping hands warm during winter's chill.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-09-27 14:58
BBC 4 Radio will present a narrative history of the British empire from the 12th century through the 20th. The program began September 26 and will run each day for six weeks.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-09-27 11:15
Baron Pavel, from Grimfells in the Kingdom of Calontir, relates how he spent a day helping with hurricane relief by volunteering at a distribution warehouse.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2005-09-27 09:11
The News Journal describes "Images of Robin Hood," the fifth biennial meeting of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies, taking place this week at the University of Delaware.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-09-27 08:27
The New York Academy of Medicine hosts a four-part lecture series, beginning September 27, on the subject of medicine in ancient and medieval times.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-09-26 17:00
Lady Anne de Chevebois and Sir Geoffrey Fitzgalen, who have been in the SCA for over ten years, joined in medieval matrimony last weekend in the Shire of Anglespur, East Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-09-26 12:03
Katherine of Glastonbury has announced that photos taken by Lord Robert of Canterbury from the recent Equus Bellator equestrian event are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-09-26 11:05
Anyone with a few extra thousand dollars may want to bid on a 15th century book of hours up for auction on eBay.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-09-25 16:46
Contrary to popular belief, our medieval ancestors were not smaller than we are. A new study of medieval skeletons shows that the average height of English men and women then is about what it is now.
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2005-09-25 10:38
This week, Dame Aoife brings us a list of links for fencing and armoured combat tournament styles, and the heraldry that adds to their pageantry. If you're planning an event, this edition of Aoife's Links will help make it more fun.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-09-25 08:34
Planning a trip to Oxford, England? Susan Catto of the New York Times offers suggestions for making the most of a trip to the historic city.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-09-24 20:23
Chick-Fil-A™, a North American fast-food chain, has produced a promotional calendar with scenes depicting cows in historical—and heroic—poses.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-09-24 12:29
Baroness Katherine Kerr of the Hermitage, Manager, Lord Lovel's Men, has announced that Southron Gaard's (Christchurch, New Zealand) Canterbury Faire is seeking entertainers to perform at the Half-Circle Theatre.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-09-24 07:55
Los Angeles Times staff reporter Charles Perry reviews Scotch Whisky: A Liquid History by Charles MacLean, a new book tracing the drink's history from medieval times to the present.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-23 21:57
Israeli authorities have abandoned plans to remove a 6th century Byzantine mosaic from the Gaza Strip.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-23 20:52
Three 16th and 17th century maps have recently been stolen from bound volumes in the British Library. The theft is just the latest in a rash of crimes targeting libraries and museums.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-23 12:34
Russian archaeologist Dmitry Osipov is an expert on medieval footwear. Recently, he has begun a study of shoes used for burial of the dead.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-22 15:06
Ulverston archaeologist Steve Dickinson has done wonders for the tourist industry of Urswick, Cumbria. He may have discovered the birthplace of Saint Patrick.