Archive - Sep 2006 - Story

September 16th

Alexander Glen Quick Born in Oertha

Lady Rowan ny Tiernan has announced the birth of Alexander Glen Quick to Celestria Textrix (Dawn Quick) and her husband Robert Quick in Anchorage, Alaska.

September 15th

Duke Artan and Duchess Aziza New Outlands Heirs

Duke Artan, Inspired by Duchess Aziza, defeated Duke Maelgwn in the finals of the Kingdom of the Outlands Fall 2006 Crown Tournament.

Colyne Stewart Reports: A Day in the Country

Laird Colyne Stewart of the Kingdom of Ealdormere reports on A Day in the Country, an event held September 9, 2006 in the Canton of Greenhithe (Oshawa, Ontario).

Vikings Gather for Moot in Denmark

Richard Boyd, a network engineer living in Heidelberg, Germany, reported on a recent Viking Moot which took place in Denmark where reenactors from eleven countries met to cross swords and compare notes. The article appeared in Stars and Stripes.

Search on for Florida's First Settlement

Don Tristan de Luna y Arellano is recognized as the founder of the first European settlement in Florida which was established near Pensacola in 1559. The settlement was destroyed by a hurricane two years later. Now, with the 450th anniversary approaching, archaeologists are searching for the site.

September 14th

Grellan O'Conchobhair made Laurel in Outlands

On September 8, 2006, THL Grellan O'Conchobhair sat vigil before elevation to the Order of the Laurel.

West Kingdom at Pennsic XXIII

Baron Khevron of the West Kingdom has posted a small album of photos of Kingdom attendees at Pennsic 23.

Posadnik Ianuk's photos from Atenveldt Crown Tournament

Posadnitsa Ianuk, Baroness of Tir Ysgithr (Tucson, AZ), invites all to view her photographs taken at the Fall 2006 Atenveldt Crown Tournament held in the Barony of Ered Sul (Flagstaff, AZ).

Position Available: Society Chirurgeon

The SCA's Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for the position of Society Chirurgeon. This is an unpaid position requiring approximately 5 -15 hours per week.

Medieval Medical Images Library

The University of California at Los Angeles has published an Index of Medieval Medical Images which includes period depictions of medical procedures up until the year 1500.

September 13th

Report of Pyramid Find in Ukraine

An archaeological team working in eastern Ukraine claims to have found pyramids.

How to Wrap a Great Kilt

Mystified by the process of wrapping a Scottish great kilt? Tartanweb.com can come to your aid with diagrams and photos to make the process easy.

Autumn Rose Photos

Erilar has posted photos from Northshield's recent Autumn Rose event which took place in the Shire of Rokeclif.

A civilized society

Nolene Triska of the Estacada News reports on her visit to the "Bows and Blades" event held recently in the Kingdom of An Tir.

September 12th

Sven & Signy New An Tir Prince & Princess

Duke Sven, fighting for Signy, beat Squire Viktor to become the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of An Tir during the recent Crown Tourney.

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for September 2006

THL Stefan li Rous has published updates to Stefan's Florilegium for September 2006.

Odyssey Written by a Woman?

Bearded statues aside, one scholar now believes that the epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey were probably written by a woman.

Atlantia's Fall 2006 Coronation Photos Online

Lidia de Ragusa has posted an album of photos taken at the recent Fall Coronation in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

September 11th

Two Elevated in Northshield

The Kingdom of Northshield recently saw two of its residents, Hrodir Vigageirr Toreson and Faerisa Gwynarden, elevated to the peerage.

Position Available: Society Equestrian Marshal

The Marshal of the Society is currently accepting applications for the position of Society Equestrian Marshal. This is an unpaid deputy position, reporting to the Marshal of the Society, requiring approximately 10 hours per week.

Calontir Soup Kitchen Feeds an Army at Pennsic

Baroness BelAnna de Rouge reports on the activities of the Calontir Soup Kitchen at Pennsic XXXV.

Site Created for Vintage SCA Photos

Folo Watkins has created a Flickr website to post vintage SCA photos (pre-1986). Those with photos from this era are invited to contribute.

September 10th

SCAdians Participate in "Ohio's Oldest Fair"

Burton Cole of the Tribune Chronicle learned about attractions at the Great Geauga County Fair, Ohio's oldest fair, and met with Cerise of Cleftlands, a member of the Incipient Shire of Eastwatch.

Animal Sacrifices or Something the Cat Dragged in?

A new study of burial cairns and brochs has led researchers to question whether animal remains found at the sites were offerings to the dead or merely "something the cat dragged in."

CSI Needed for Roman Crime?

An archaeological team working near Sedgeford,England may need the help of criminal investigators to solve a 1500-year-old mystery: was the skeleton found pushed into the oven of a Roman farm murdered?

Roman Village Found Near Bonn, Germany

Archaeologists working near Bonn, Germany have found the remains of a Roman village complete with baths.

September 9th

13th Century Letters Returned to Poland

A collection of Papal letters, written as far back as the 13th century and discovered among the belongings of a Wisconsin WWII vet, have been returned to their proper owner: the Polish State Archives.

Virtual Tour of the Alhambra

Love Spain but can't afford the plane fare? Visit the virtual walking tour of the Alhambra.

750 Years of American Independence Celebrated

On July 26, 2006, Wikipedia honored the 750th anniversary of American independence with a special feature and a parade to the White House.

World Music Festival Comes to Madison, Wisconsin

The world comes to Madison, WI September 21-23, 2006 in the form of the World Music Festival. The event will feature a variety of music from South America, Scandinavia and the Middle East.