Archive - 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-12-02 17:20
Several paintings of saints created by 15th century monk and artist Fra Angelico have been discovered in England and are scheduled to be auctioned. The sale is expected to bring nearly US$2 million.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-12-02 13:42
Researchers in North Dorset, England have contracted to build a replica of a Viking longhouse. The building will be part of a living history museum.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-12-02 09:27
Odescalchi Castle, the site of the November 18, 2006 nuptials of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, is a 15th century residence with a great deal of history including the family of Pope Innocent XI and a murderous noblewoman.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2006-12-01 17:12
At Southern Crusades, in the Kingdom of Atenveldt, TRMs Phelan II & Elzbieta II elevated Carhoo of the Barony of Atenveldt to the position of Knight of the Society.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2006-12-01 12:50
Due to severe winter weather, dangerous roads, and a power outage, the fall session of the Royal University of the Midrealm (RUM) has been cancelled.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-12-01 09:15
Love and Virtue, a film about Charlemagne based on The Song of Roland and Orlando Innamorato, will feature an all-star cast including John Malkovich, Peter O'Toole, Stephen Dillane and Darryl Hannah.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-30 18:34
Broichan has posted photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Caid including "2 Laurelings, 1 fresh Pelican, 2 new Court Barons, waning Crowns, waxing crowns, garb to die for, and on and on and on..."
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Thu, 2006-11-30 14:52
After many years of study, scientists at last can fathom the works of a calculating device from ancient Greece, which some researchers consider more valuable than the Mona Lisa due to its unique historical value.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-29 21:42
Looking for the perfect holiday gift for that little prince or princess? How about a personal "play castle?"
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-29 14:40
Construction workers in Hanoi, Vietnam have discovered what is believed to be an ancient altar from the Tran Dynasty (1225-1400) as well as glassware dating to the same period.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2006-11-29 09:20
During the recent holiday weekend, the SCA corporate office in Milpitas, California, was burglarized. Aaron Swiftrunner, Society Seneschal (mka George Reed, Vice President of Operations) has released a detailed report on the incident.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-29 07:31
Arwen Southernwood reports that photos taken at the recent Fall 2006 Coronation in the Kingdom of the Outlands are now available to view online.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2006-11-28 21:28
In Barboursville, West Virginia, the archery interest of one child led the entire family to discover the SCA, and now they're thoroughly hooked! The Herald-Dispatch sent reporter Rachel Gensler, who did a nice feature story on the family and the Tavern at Kingdom's Edge event in AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2006-11-28 14:09
A web site has been created for the highly-successful "Benedictions: A Caidan Calendar of Chivalry and Sainthood". The calendar's sales are a fundraiser to benefit Caid's kingdom coffers, which suffered substantial losses due to the cancellation of this year's Great Western War.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-11-28 10:47
Darter the Chronicler (Ron Lutz II) has posted his photo galleries from Pennsic 35 (2006). Darter is the photographer who produced the wonderful 2006-2007 Pennsic War calendar.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-11-28 08:11
Over five centuries after expelling the Jews from their country, the Spanish have developed an interest in Judaica, especially through archaeology or the restoration of period documents.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-27 19:15
Baroness Adriana la Bretonne of the Kingdom of Atlantia reports that photos from Le Pas D'Armes de L'Arbre D'Or are now available to view online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-27 16:22
At the recent Day of the Troubadours in the Kingdom of Ealdormere, Sir Edward the Red was asked to enter the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-27 11:05
Due to the rise in Pennsylvania's minimum wage, the Coopers have been forced to increase the gate fee for Pennsic 36. Adult member fees (without pre-registration) will be increased to $130 for those attending both weeks.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-27 08:08
The Higgins Armory Museum and the Worcester Polytechnic Institute have created a series of virtual exhibitions dealing with the martial arts in Medieval and Renaissance Europe with an emphasis on armor and fighting techniques.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-26 17:25
A dream will come true next summer for a group of would-be Vikings who have volunteered to sail the Danish ship Havhingsten on a seven-week, 1,000-mile voyage.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-26 13:07
Mistress Elspeth von Bremen, A&S Collegium Steward for Estrella War XXIII, is requesting instructors to participate in the Collegium at the upcoming War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-26 09:03
Garry and Pamela Dick of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc shared their bookbinding skills recently at the Tavern on the Edge of the Kingdom event in Barboursville, West Virginia. The event was covered by Rachel Gensler for the Herald-Dispatch.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-25 18:38
Eirik Andersen has announced that he has posted photos from the recent Feast of the Bear event on the Two Ravens website. Feast of the Bear took place November 4, 2006 in the Royal Citie of Eoforwic (Kingdom of Ealdormere).
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-25 16:21
A group of women in London have joined together to study and re-create the working lives of their counterparts in the 15th century. Soper Lane, named after the silkweaving district in London, offers information on textiles, costuming and other activities.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-25 12:00
Archaeologists working near the city of Cuijk in the Netherlands have discovered a cache of 3rd century Roman coins and other treasures, apparently as an offering at the spot where a bolt of lightning had struck.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-25 08:59
Lidia de Ragusa has posted photos from the recent Fall 2006 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-24 19:09
Dr. David G. Stork, Chief Scientist of Ricoh Innovations, heads up a discussion of a theory by David Hockney that painters, as far back as 1420, used projection devices to enable them to trace images onto canvas.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-24 17:18
Simon Drake has announced that he has posted photos from the Barony of Dragonspine's Queen's Collegium which took place recently in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-24 12:11
Meghan Elphinstone, Arts & Sciences Champion for the Barony of Marinus in Atlantia, has posted her extensive research on early Byzantine costuming. The two papers are available in PDF format.