Archive - Nov 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-22 20:50
Lady Sarah Thorarinsdottir, Volunteer Coordinator and Lord Aleyn Randwoulf, Pre-War Security Deputy for Estrella War XXIII send forth a plea for assistance for the upcoming War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-22 16:12
Sarah Kaufman of the Pitt News learned much about recreating the Middle Ages recently when she paid a visit to members of the Pitt Medieval Interest Group and the Society for Creative Anachronism as they gathered for a fighter practice on a November afternoon in Pittsburgh.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Wed, 2006-11-22 12:45
On Saturday, November 18, in the Shire of Iron Ox, the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann created its chevalier, or first knight.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-22 09:26
Lord Christopher Blackthorne, viceroy of the Shire of New Exeter, the Jefferson City, Missouri chapter of the Adrian Empire, helped bring the Middle Ages to life for a crowd of spectators recently at the Mark Twain National Forest near Guthrie, Missouri, recently. Michelle Brooks of the Jefferson City News Tribune had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-11-21 19:03
Shawn Kraft has posted a photo album from the recent Fall 2006 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-11-21 14:39
Duchess Megan, of the Kingdom of the west, recounts a tale about the resourcefulness and generosity of the folk of the Principality of Oertha (Alaska) and the quest of one lady to satisfy her Monarchs.
Submitted by Sharikkamur on Tue, 2006-11-21 11:08
The November 15, 2006 issue of New Scientist magazine contains a story on the technology of the Damascus steel swords used by the Saracens during the Crusades. A new study shows that forged steel techology was very modern.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2006-11-20 20:34
The Crown of Ansteorra has announced the upcoming elevation of Baroness Ameline duBois to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-20 17:42
Arwen Southernwood from the Kingdom of the Outlands has posted photos from the recent A&S Competition event held in the Barony of Caerthe (Denver, Colorado).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-20 12:02
Lady Elizabeth reports that Byron and Ariella recently hosted a small event at their own personal castle which they built themselves. Photos online.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-11-20 08:35
SCAtoday.net reporter and bard Ursula the Widow recently attended the Known World Bardic Congress and Cooks' Collegium in the Kingdom of Ealdormere, her first large bardic event. She shares her experiences in a special report.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2006-11-19 16:52
In March 2007, 300 will open in theatres. The movie, based on a graphic novel by Frank Miller (Sin City), chronicles the Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae, when 300 Spartans led an army of 5,000 against the Persian army of two million and held them off for a week.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-19 13:27
THL Steitan der Bogenschutz was elevated to the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of the Outlands at Coronation November 11, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-19 09:50
Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXIII passes along a few suggestions for getting through the check in process at the upcoming War.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-18 21:11
The deadline to submit articles for publication in the Estrella XXIII Gatebook is rapidly approaching. All material must be received by November 26, 2006.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2006-11-18 17:46
Nobel-Laureate economist Milton Friedman, father of Dr. David Friedman (Master Cariadoc of the Bow, Duke of the East and Midrealm) has died at age 94. The news was announced late afternoon November 16, 2006.
Submitted by Racaire on Sat, 2006-11-18 14:12
More photos of the event 'Crown Tournament', held October 13-15, are online now. The event took place at Schloss Limberg, a late renaissance castle about 40 minutes drive south of Graz and was hosted by the Shire Ad Flumen Caerulum.
Submitted by John of the Hills on Sat, 2006-11-18 11:39
More than 1,200 tall (1m) jars have been discovered in a Roman first century shipwreck. Scientists are hoping that any remaining sealed jars will provide them with samples of the fish sauce for analysis.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 20:21
Martin of Rivenstar has posted several videos to YouTube including one from the October 2006 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 16:00
The "mommy" of one of the families involved in the November 17, 2006 edition of Fox TV's Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy is medieval re-enactor and horsewoman Sue Parodi from Hayes, Virginia. Paraodi will be switching places with Vered Solomon of Thousand Oaks, California.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-17 15:40
Duncan Gabh Macleiod relates a tale about completing a thirty-year-old trust recently during an event in the Barony of Septentria, Kingdom of Ealdormere.
Submitted by Racaire on Fri, 2006-11-17 13:16
Freiherr Agilmar von Sevelingen and Herrin Anna von Silvenhain have started a small, non-official wiki - a "Yellow pages" directory for Drachenwalders.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-11-17 08:51
Seven stones have been discovered in the vicinity of Denmark's 10th century Jellinge stones. One or two of the new stones may also have runic inscriptions.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2006-11-17 00:45
Benedictions: A Caidan Calendar of Chivalry and Sainthood debuted at Caid's Fall Coronation on Saturday, November 11, to much public acclaim.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-16 20:19
Dr. Janelle Jenstad of the University of Victoria in British Columbia has created an interactive map of 16th century London complete with the "theatres and landmarks of Shakespeare's time."
Submitted by Racaire on Thu, 2006-11-16 16:48
Lady Bridget Greywolf announced on the Drachenwald mailing list that she has started a blog for the scribes of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-11-16 12:48
A 13-member crew of archaeological divers has been excavating the Queen Anne's Revenge, flagship of the notorious privateer and pirate Blackbeard, off the North Carolina coast.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-16 08:58
Eirik Andersen has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-16 00:17
THLord Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for November 2006.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-11-15 16:11
Muazzez Ilmiye Cig's research into ancient Sumer led her to the conclusion that headscarves were worn in that culture's sexual rites. But when she made this claim in her book, the 92-year-old archaeologist found herself in court accused of insulting Muslim women.