Archive - 2006 - Story
Submitted by Sibella on Thu, 2006-02-23 10:56
Despite the Roman arena's well-deserved reputation for gladiatorial brutality, forensic examination of the remains of several dozen gladiators found in Turkey reveals that their combat was fought with well-defined rules of engagement.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-22 19:53
Linda Moore, President, SCA Inc., is seeking comments from the SCA membership regarding Land Use Policy, Family Memberships, and clarifications in the Governing Documents.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-22 16:04
Marion, Leoncina da Susa, Proprietess and Entertainment Coordinator for Gulf Wars' Green Dragon Tavern, is seeking musicians to play at Gulf Wars 15.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2006-02-22 12:38
Lady Sophia, Known World Chirurgeon Symposium Coordinator, has announced that this event will be held May 6 and 7 as part of the 40 Year Celebration event.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-22 08:55
Combat Chris returned from Estrella and immediately posted photos from the War.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-02-21 18:53
Current and former SCA members join forces with Ren Faire actors to entertain the public at the Arizona Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace which runs weekends through April 2, 2006 in Tuscon.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-02-21 12:50
Lady Dorathia Mychell, Seneschal of the Barony of Iron Bog, has announced that Master Lawrence Thornguard and Mistress Katherine Barr of Cumberland have been chosen as the first Baron and Baroness of the Barony of Iron Bog.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Tue, 2006-02-21 09:44
An almost complete (though broken) Anglo-Saxon sculpture of an angel has been found under Lichfield Cathedral.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-02-20 09:55
A team of French scientists hopes that a series of tests will determine if remains discovered near Garches, France are those of 15th century heroine Joan of Arc.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-19 23:01
The discovery of cheese and yogurt in 8,000-year-old pots proves to researchers that neolithic Europeans practiced dairy farming. The pots were found during separate studies in Romania, Hungary and Switzerland.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-19 19:59
The famous bridges of Rome were more than a way to cross a river, they were a way to control a population. This short essay looks at the city's bridges and their importance to Roman life.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-19 10:18
Lady Kyrstyan Makfall, Martial Class Co-Ordinator for the 2006 Middle Kingdom Academy of Defence, is seeking teachers for the event which will take place Labor Day Weekend in Lakemoor, Illinois.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-02-18 17:39
The Explorers' Hall of the National Geographic Museum in Washington D.C. will celebrate 800 years of Mongolian statehood with an exhibit highlighting the country's cultural renaissance. The exhibit will run February 10 - May 14, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-02-18 13:03
Not just for Midrealmers anymore! Dragonhame.com has produced a quiz to let you find your inner dragon!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-02-18 09:59
Sorcha de Glys has announced the birth of the Kingdom of Atlantia's newest subject: Thomas Duane Maxson, born February 14, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-02-17 18:25
Is chivalry dead? CBS News reporter Steve Hartman thought it might be, so he sought out John Bridges, author of the book How to be a Gentleman.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2006-02-17 12:26
Lady Geva de Liles (Ginger Liles) of the Canton of Buckston-On-Eno in the Barony of Windmasters' Hill died peacefully Tuesday, Feburary 14, 2006 after a struggle with cancer. A service will be held on Sunday February 19 at at the St Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church, 15th and Market in Wilmington, NC.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-02-17 08:43
Her Excellency Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, has posted photos from the recent Flake Off event.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-16 18:42
Chris Koogle of the Knoxville, Tennessee Daily Beacon spent a day learning about the Roman First Cohort with Robert Wear, a Roman re-enactor who has been studying the Romans since high school.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-16 12:05
A gold ring, discovered by in 1998 by archaeologist David S. Phelps, may provide evidence of the contact between British explorers and Native Americans in the late 16th century.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-16 08:59
On May 27, 2006, at the Middle Kingdom Arts and Sciences Competition in the Barony of Flaming Gryphon, a Youth Craftsmen's Faire will be held. The Faire is designed to showcase the talents of the youth of the Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-15 19:33
A pair of allegorical paintings by Renaissance artist Paolo Veronese will be the centerpiece of Veronese's Allegories: Virtue, Love and Exploration in Renaissance Venice, a small exhibit at the Frick Gallery in New York City beginning April 11, 2006.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2006-02-15 15:27
Their Royal Majesties of Atlantia, Janos & Rachel, elevated Lady Ysolt la Bretonne to the Order of the Pelican at the 31st Tourney of YMIR held in the Barony of Windmasters' Hill.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-15 12:00
Lady Sara de Lindley, Aethelmearc Chief Silent Herald, is calling for signers to volunteer for the Silent Heralds program for Pennsic XXXV.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-15 08:40
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-02-14 20:46
Researchers from around the world are teaming up to explore what lies beneath Aberdeen, Scotland's famous Mither Kirk. In a six-month excavation undertaken to shore up the church's foundations, they hope to learn more about its medieval history.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-02-14 17:07
Bagpipe enthusiasts in the Atlanta, Georgia area will want to mark their calendars in anticipation of a concert by the Atlanta Pipe Band "a leading show and competition band in the south," according to their website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-02-14 12:37
A monumental staircase and marble statue of a sphinx have been discovered in the Gymnasium area of Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli, north of Rome. The statue is believed to have originated in Egypt.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-02-14 09:10
Bartholomew has announced that photos from Lochac's 2005 Canterbury Faire are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-02-13 20:23
Laurence B. Kanter, organizer for the Fra Angelico exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, was faced with the extremely delicate job of transporting and unpacking the priceless, and sometimes crumbling, works of art for "the exhibition of a lifetime."