Archive - 2005 - Story
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-10-27 12:35
An obituary for Master Johan von Traubenburg (John E. Kasper) appears in the October 27, 2005 Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Master Johan died October 24 at the age of 48.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2005-10-27 08:59
Think modern society has a monopoly on power tools? Think again! For the mechanically-inclined, this week's edition of Aoife's Links is chock full of serious drool-bait: medieval machines.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-10-26 17:49
Conte Fernando Vigil on the Kingdom of Calontir reports on a "great little event." Gryphon's Festival was held October 15, 2005 at the Busch Wildlife Conservation Area Archery Range in St. Charles, Missouri.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-10-26 14:37
"Dressed in Gold: Books of the Italian Renaissance" is on display at the Walters Museum of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, through January 8.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-10-26 11:00
Now known as "The Palace of Wonders," the new galleries of Renaissance and Baroque art at the Walters Museum of Art, in Baltimore, Maryland, are now open.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-10-26 07:07
Lady Tama, Seneschal for the Incipient Shire of Pavlovsk Gavan (Kodiak, Alaska), Principality of Oertha, reports on the success of the recent Newcomer's Feast.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2005-10-25 15:35
"Age of Armor from the Higgins Armory Museum" will be on display at the Columbus Museum of Art through January 1.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2005-10-25 10:55
The Getty Museum in Los Angeles has two new exhibits on medieval books of hours on display. "Painted Prayers: Books of Hours from the Morgan Library" and "A Masterpiece Reconstructed: The Hours of Louis XII" will both run through January 8.
Submitted by Calvert on Tue, 2005-10-25 10:09
Leifr Hjalmsson and Hrefna in heppna, Steven Jensen and Raven Fagelson, report that Master Johan von Traubenburg has died in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-25 07:41
On Sunday October 30, 2005, the National Geographic Channel will present Hannibal v Rome a two-hour epic story of "an African warrior who would dare to challenge the impossible and shape the course of human history."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-24 18:59
In an article for the November/December 2005 issue of Archaeology, Nick Holdsworth looks at recent excavations in downtown Prague that have revealed a previously unknown suburban area of the city that was built in the second half of the 12th century.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-24 16:46
Archaeologist Kevin Trott is excited about recent excavations at Brading Roman Villa on England's Isle of Wight. His 400-page report dispells long-held myths and may "take the archaeological world by storm."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-24 10:52
Knights of Arador Swordplay Academy will present a workshop on the English Backsword "a la George Silver" in Moses Lake, Washington November 12-13 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-24 07:11
News Observer photographer Scott Sharpe's latest "Postcard from the Road" focuses on the Carolina Renaissance Fair in Huntersville, North Carolina.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-23 17:35
The treaty and appendices from the Estrella War XXII have been posted on the website for Estrella War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-23 11:11
Aleksei Khetagurov, chief of icon restoration for the State Historical Museum in Moscow, hopes to reveal the face of history - literally - as he cleans dark patina from the surfaces of centuries-old icons.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-23 08:38
Archaeologists just won't give up. New plans are afoot to "scour" Roanoke Sound in search of clues to the fate of the Lost Colony.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Sat, 2005-10-22 21:15
Count Sir Felix the Just of Ram'sey defeated Sir Lutr Ulfskjald in an extended final round of the Middle Kingdom Crown Tournament today.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-22 15:55
A team of experts is working to restore the brilliant colors to Chartres Cathedral's famous stained glass windows. 16 of the 175 windows have already been restored with stunning results.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-22 12:24
A pair of previously unseen paintings by Leonardo da Vinci are on display at Ancona's Mole Vanvitelliana Museum. The works were once believed to have been painted by one of the master's pupils.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-22 08:31
After being buried for 1500 years, the Roman town of Claterna, bear Bologna, Italy, has begun to emerge from the soil. Excavations have already revealed patrician houses, metalworking sites and mosaic paving, as well as pottery and coins.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-10-21 18:41
Alida Becker of the New York Times Book Review looks at Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England, a book by Alison Weir.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-10-21 14:28
What did the Romans do for Scotland? Allan Burnett looks at the Roman legacy in the country from the Battle of Mons Graupius to the 3rd century, including an observation that the idea for the kilt may have come from the Roman toga.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-10-21 11:11
The SCA is home to some of the finest calligraphers and illuminators around, but there are still plenty of us who know little of this very important and useful medieval art. Dame Aoife wants to help, and offers this edition of Aoife's Links devoted to scribal arts for beginners.
Submitted by Esmeralda of th... on Fri, 2005-10-21 07:25
Lady Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted photos from the recent Great Western War.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-10-20 18:17
Duke Brion, fighting for Duchess Anna Ophelia Holloway Tarragon, was the winner of the October 15, 2005 Fall Crown Tournament in the East Kingdom.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-10-20 14:08
Run for your lives! Yet another issue of Trimaris' "Perfectly Period Parody Publication", The Quarter, has apparently gnawed through its restraining straps and escaped into the wild.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2005-10-20 10:02
Eleanor of Aquitaine, a woman who was in many ways ahead of her time and who was one of the most important figures in the Middle Ages, is the subject of Aoife's Links this week.
Submitted by nicolaa on Thu, 2005-10-20 09:21
The Blackfox Award Winners for AS 39 have been added to the Chronicler's web page on the SCA web site. The Blackfox Awards, given yearly, recognize excellence in newsletters at the principality, baronial, and local levels.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-10-19 16:57
The Middle Kingdom's Crown Tournament, to be held October 22, will feature a demonstration of jousting combat, a newly-sanctioned activity in the SCA.