Archive - Jan 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-07 19:19
A medieval ark hidden behind a false wall tells the tale of a secret 16th century synagogue concealed by the city's persecuted Jews.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-07 16:30
Archaeologists working on a section of Roman road in Wiltshire, England have found horseshoes and conclude that the road was in use in the medieval period.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-07 10:03
A seal bearing what is thought to be an image of Christ and a cross has been unearthed in Tiberias, Israel. The seal has been dated to the 6th century.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-01-06 14:50
IMAX theaters around the Uunited States are currently showing a new film entitled Vikings: A Journey to the New World.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2006-01-06 08:28
Volunteers in the village of Nobber have uncovered a 10th Century cemetery, 12th Century church and concrete graves in the shape of Celtic crosses.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-05 17:59
Vincent Fernandes of the Daiji World looks at the origins of Boxing Day from its roots at the feast of St. Stephen to a day celebrating donating to charity.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-05 14:09
ABC News takes a new look at one of the oldest controversies of the Catholic Church: Pope Joan, a 9th century woman who, according to legend, disguised herself as a man to serve as Pope.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-05 10:40
Lady Sara de Lindley, Aethelmearc Chief Silent Herald, has put out a call to all Silent Heralds to take part in a special program to work with the Pennsic Chirurgeonate. In a continuation of last year's successful program, Silent Heralds are being asked to aid hearing-impaired patients at the War.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-05 08:26
Proverbs, a book of sayings compiled by English playwright John Heywood in 1546, contains a number of pithy quotations relevant to the holiday gift-giving season, as do Homer and Virgil.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-04 20:18
A trailer for the upcoming film, Tristan and Isolde, is now available on the Moviefone website.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-04 15:56
A team of Dutch scientists has determined that the expression of the face of Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa is "83 percent happy, 9 percent disgusted."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-04 11:49
Divers working on a river site near a Roman fortress in England have discovered a bit of pottery depicting the rear portions of a g-string clad gladiator.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-04 08:11
Oriana of Myrtlewood, Chancellor of Rivers Ithra, has announced that noted costuming expert Robin Netherton will be presenting lectures on March 25, 2006 in Forest Grove, Oregon.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-03 14:30
15th century Venetian sailor Michael of Rhodes is the subject of a website which chronicles his works on astrology, navigation and calendrical computations.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2006-01-03 10:45
J.R.R. Tolkien, creator of the Middle-Earth books including the Lord of the Rings epic, was born on January 3, 1892.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-03 07:55
At the recent Bardic Madness Event held in Indianapolis, IN, Alexander de Seton was named the Midrealm Kingdom Bard.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-02 17:27
Prof Martin Carver and the Sutton Hoo Research Project are pleased to announce the launch of a new digital archive: The Sutton Hoo Research Project (1983-2001) Archive. The ten volume study of the archaeological site is available online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-02 14:42
View the history of dining in the Middle Ages through beautifully-illustrated miniatures.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-02 10:58
"The Separation of Night and Day," a rare Italian fresco by Guido Reni, has had the coat of paint removed that has hidden the work from view for 150 years.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-02 08:08
Nathan Warmack, who wore a traditional kilt to a high school dance, has asked for dress codes to be changed after he was forced to change his clothes by a school official.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-01 17:51
Their Majesties of the West welcome Their newest subject. Jackson Tomas Patrick Stack was born to Viscountess Kalida Rudyah December 16, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-01 11:49
Estrella XX: A Beautiful War is available from Underachiever Films. The 90 minute film was produced by SCA members in 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-01 08:32
Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Estrella War XXII Internal Publicity Deputy, has annouced that several special events will occur at this year's War.