Archive - Apr 24, 2006 - Story

Pennsic Youth A&S Display Slated

Mistress Safia al-Khansaa' has announced that there will be a Youth A&S Exhibition at Pennsic 35. It will give "children of all ages a chance to shine as artists and craftspeople in their own right."

Plus ça change, plus ç'est la meme chose?

BBC Europe editor Mark Mardell muses over the similarities between the power structures of the European Union and those of an emerging feudal state.

Today in the Middle Ages: April 24, 1066

On April 24, 1066, Halley's Comet appeared in the skies over an already unsettled England.

Period Spectacles

Retired ophthalmologist David Fleishman has created a website dealing with the history of spectacles: "Eyeglasses Through the Ages."