Archive - Jan 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 19:58
The Dibner Institute for the History of Science & Technology, located at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will once again offer its Lunchtime Colloquia featuring a series of lectures on historical scientific topics.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 16:53
A 14th century, Ming Dynasty village has been discovered near Anshun City in China's Guizhou Province. The well-preserved ancient village was known as Baojiatun.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 15:34
Stuart W. Pyhrr, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Curator in Charge of the Department of Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will present Splendor in Steel: Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a lecture at the Minneapolis Institute of Art's Pillsbury Auditorium.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 11:04
Popular graphic novel and science fiction writer Neil Gaiman is working on an animated version of Beowulf featuring the voices of Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie, Brendan Gleeson, and John Malkovich.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 09:54
Duke John ap Gwyndaf (Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA, Inc., has announced that the Mission Statement for the SCA release recently has been rescinded.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 07:41
Adam Stedefast has announced the totals for toys collected for the Toys for Tots program in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-22 15:50
Boyana Church near Sofia, Bulgaria has received a UNESCO grant to help with restoration in the aftermath of 2005's floods.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-22 12:40
A new study by Nature shows that men are more likely to seek revenge than women. Researchers used MRI brain scans to study subjects viewing wrongdoers given an electric shock and how the subjects' brains responded.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-22 10:22
Photos from the recent Hannukah event held in the Principality of Oertha (Alaska) are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-22 09:00
THL Jacques d'Aymonet and Lady Francesca d'Aymonet, Estrella War Equestrian Autocrats, would like to remind those attending Estrella XXII that horses may be rented for esquestrian activities at the War.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-21 21:51
Maltacom's National Cultural Foundation has sponsored a Lm6,000 project to digitize maps from a collection owned by Albert Ganado.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-21 15:57
On the Living History website, Lord Daniel Raoul Le Vascon du Navarre documents the reconstruction of a 12th century hole - with tongue planted firmly in cheek.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-21 12:08
In a speech delivered to the American Enterprise Institute, Robert Louis Wilken of the University of Virginia, looks at the legacy of Augustine, thinker and writer.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-21 08:44
The organizers of the Acadiana Medieval Faire 2006 will be holding auditions for actos on February 4, 2006 at the Lafayette Public Library in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-01-20 17:06
Duke John ap Gwyndaf (aka Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA Inc., discusses the place of the Board of Directors in the SCA in his Quarterly Letter to the Membership.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2006-01-20 13:10
One in 12 Irishmen are descended from Niall of the Nine Hostages, a fifth century warlord, according to research by geneticists at Trinity College Dublin.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-19 16:59
Duchess Malinda of the Kingdom of Atenveldt, has announced that she will be offering free matchmaker services at the upcoming Estrella War.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2006-01-19 13:39
"Ink & Blood: Sacred Treasures of the Bible" will be on display at the Florida International Museum through May 14, 2006.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2006-01-19 10:14
Have you been bad? Very bad? Dante Alighieri has an eternal home for you. Use this quiz to find out which of his seven levels of Hell you will inhabit. [PG-13]
Submitted by ColyneStewart on Thu, 2006-01-19 08:23
Ealdormerean correspondent Laird Colyne Stewart goes under cover as a page at the Barony of Septentria's 12th Night celebration to report on the humorous goings-on.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-19 04:30
Bridget Greywolf, Clerk Signet of Drachenwald, is asking for help to locate past recipients of awards in the Kingdom so that they may claim their scrolls.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-18 16:35
Looking for an online source that plays medieval music? Check out Treasury of Early Music, a classical program hosted by Jorge Salazar.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Wed, 2006-01-18 12:44
Tests have suggested that a painting found in London may be the only surviving portrait of Lady Jane Grey, who was Queen of England for nine days.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-18 08:50
The state Game Commission of Pennsylvania has recommended that hunters not be allowed to use atlatls to kill deer.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-17 16:00
The execution of Scottish hero William Wallace appears to have been the opening act for a medieval carnival in August of 1305.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-17 12:40
Morgana reports that Deitrich von Marksburg was the victor of the recent Principality of Oertha Coronet. Deitrich was inspired by Rosalyn of the Frosty Peaks
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-17 09:38
Medieval Times dinner theatre is offering two free tickets to soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan through February 26, 2006. The tickets are good Monday-Thursday at any of their facilities.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-16 17:51
Gosford Castle in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, has been purchased by a development company for UK£1,000. The castle, which is in a poor state of repair, will be refurbished by the developers at a cost of UK£4M.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2006-01-16 14:01
Dame Aoife has been a busy lady with holidays and her modern-world job, but this week she's back with a pre-springtime Links edition devoted to medieval gardens.
Submitted by Alexander Blazej on Mon, 2006-01-16 07:35
Photos from the Recent West Kingdom Twelfth Night Coronation which took place January 7, 2006 in San Jose, California, are now available to view onlin.