Archive - 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-11 16:43
Visy Zsolt, a professor of Archaeology at the University of Pecs in Hungary, believes that the construction of the Roman Limes may have been influenced by the Great Wall of China.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-11 16:10
Dr. Robert Holland of the Schola Saint George will present a workshop on the Medieval Sword and Buckler February 11-12-2006 in the Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas area.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-11 11:52
Guthroth Of Colanhomm reports that re-enactment gear owned by the group Conquest was stolen recently from a secure garage in North Bristol, England. The site was then set on fire.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2006-01-11 09:40
An article in the Pahrump Valley Times describes the SCA and the recent Festival of the Rose.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-10 20:44
Comic strip character Monty by Jim Meddick has joined the local "Medieval Re-Creationist Society."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-10 14:40
Genevieve la flechiere reports that at Their final Court, Cadogan and Euphemia created Eorl Giles of Redhugh a Knight of the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-10 11:56
THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for January 2006.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Tue, 2006-01-10 09:42
Scientists have analysed a over 500 skeletons and believe they have found evidence of teeth decoration, possibly used to indicate rank or prowess. Caroline Arcini of Sweden's National Heritage Board found the evidence only on male remains.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-09 17:41
Elashava bas Riva has posted photos from the recent Tournament of Chivalry in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-09 12:52
On January 7-8, 2006, thieves broke into the vehicle of Viscountess Genevieve de Vendome of the West Kingdom in the San Jose, California area. SCA members are asked to be on the lookout for the stolen property.
Submitted by Alric the Messenger on Mon, 2006-01-09 12:39
So...you want to go to Gulf Wars? Want to knock registration off the "to do" list?The wait is over, as the Gulf Wars website is now taking online registrations. Now you can sign up from the (reasonable) comfort of your own home via credit card now through February 15, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-09 10:03
Tom Standage of the Herald Tribune looks at wine snobbery through the ages beginning with the Romans.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-08 16:25
A mysterious Christian icon known as Veronica's Veil is being considered for recognition by the Catholic Church. The veil is purported to carry the imprint of Christ's face and resides in a remote monastery in Italy's Abruzzi region.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-08 10:10
THL Josef von Rothenburg and THL Slaine ni Chiarain have announced an addition to their family with the birth of their daughter Margaret Joan December 29, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-07 20:19
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 17:30
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 11:03
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 15:50
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 09:28
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 18:59
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 15:09
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 11:40
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 09:26
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 21:18
A trailer for the upcoming film, Tristan and Isolde, is now available on the Moviefone website.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-04 16:56
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 12:49
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 09:11
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 15:30
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 11:45
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 08:55
At the recent Bardic Madness Event held in Indianapolis, IN, Alexander de Seton was named the Midrealm Kingdom Bard.