Archive - Nov 2007 - Story

November 30th

2nd century Roman street found in Jerusalem

Archaeologists have discovered a Roman street dating to the 2nd-4th centuries in the Western Wall tunnels of the city of Jerusalem. The side street is believed to have connected two major roads near Temple Mount.

Mists Fall Investiture 2007 photos online

Martin of Rivenstar reports that his album of photos from the recent Fall Investiture 2007 in the Principality of the Mists (West Kingdom) is now available to view on the SmugMug website.

Romulus and Remus cave found?

Italian archaeologists believe they have found the cave where, according to legend, a she-wolf nursed Romulus and Remus, the twin founders of Rome.

November 29th

"Cluijte van Plaijerwater" presented at Gleann Abhann's Holy Pail III

A 16th play entitled Cluijte van Plaijerwater was presented recently at the Holy Pail III event in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann. Lady Danielle captured the performance in a photo album.

First Bulgarian Empire seals found

State seals, dating to the first Bulgarian Empire (681-1018), were discovered recently during excavation for public buildings. The seals are believed to have belonged to the rulers Simeon and Petar.

Queen's Champion/King's Champion videos online

Adriana has posted a series of videos on YouTube from the recent Queen's Champion/King's Champion event in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.

November 28th

Hurly Burly to perform in Peterborough

Early music ensemble Hurly Burly will perform a concert of medieval and renaissance music on December 9, 2007 at the Guild Hall of St. John's Anglican Church in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

Teachers needed for Gulf Wars

Share your passion and knowledge about a subject with others. We are taking sign up for anyone to volunteer to teach at this next Gulf Wars.

Photos from Southern Crusades 2007

THL Jerusha a Laon has posted an album of photos from the recent Southern Crusades 2007 in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.

November 27th

Toys for Tots in Artemisia

HL Ellisif Sleggja, of the Shire of Arrows' Flight in Artemisia, reports on the recent joint Toys for Tots events held simultaneously in the Shires of Arrows' Flight and Crystal Crags.

Darkon - the Movie

It's a dark time in the fantasy world of Darkon. Follow the adventures of a group of live-action role-players from Baltimore, Maryland as documented in the new film Darkon

Sir Cormac Lawless O´Toole new Prince of Nordmark

Her Highness Jovi Torstensdottir, Crown Princess of Drachenwald, reports that Sir Cormac Lawless O´Toole was the winner of the recent Coronet Tourney in the Principality of Nordmark (Sweden).

November 26th

"History of Holidays" on the History Channel website

The History Channel has created a website with interactive links covering the history of all the major holidays on the calendar.

Britain's top ten stupid laws

A recent survey taken in Great Britain determines the country's ten most obsolete - or downright stupid - laws. Included was the one that prohibits the eating of mince pies on Christmas Day, and several that date from the Middle Ages.

Position Opening - Society Copyright Deputy

Society Chronicler is currently accepting applications for the position of Society Copyright Deputy. This is an unpaid position normally requiring less than 5 hours per week.

Outlands Fall 2007 Coronation photos online

Lady Geillis has posted a large album of photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

November 25th

Galante Preziosen der Fürsten von Thurn und Taxis

Soon a new exhibition will be on display at the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum in Munich (Bavaria/Germany).

Atenveldt Coronation photos online

Baroness Ianuk of Tir Ysgithr has posted a series of photo albums from the recent Coronation of Eduard and Asa in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.

"The Other Boleyn Girl" to premiere in February 2008

A trailer for the new Tudor romance, The Other Boleyn Girl is now available to view online. The film is scheduled to hit the theatres February 29, 2008.

Archaeologists investigate medieval disaster

British archaeologists are digging through centuries of rubble to search for clues to a medieval disaster: the burning of Mansfield Woodhouse and its church in 1304.

November 24th

Musical notes encoded in Da Vinci's Last Supper?

Does the Last Supper have a soundtrack? Musician and computer technician Giovanni Maria Pala believes it does and that it sounds like a requiem.

Volunteers needed for International Mead Festival

The 2008 International Mead Festival will be held February 8-9, 2008 in Denver, Colorado, and volunteers are needed for jobs such as ticket-taking, judging etc. Pay? No formal pay, but you might get free mead!

Ymanya Murray elevated to Laurel in the Outlands

Mistress Bennet Murray reports that Ymanya Murray has been elevated to the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of the Outlands.

Dark Ages bright spot in Tuscon, Arizona

About 100 SCAdians gathered in Tuscon's Himmel Park for the Dragon's Hoard Annual Festival of Monsters, a fundraiser for the Barony of Tir Ysgithr, where they interacted with some of the locals. Jeffry Scott of the Arizona Daily Star has the story. (photos)

November 23rd

Great Hall of the Old Deanery for sale in England

A 13th century medieval hall, located in the Salisbury Cathedral Close in England is up for sale. Originally built as a residence for 60 deans, the building was completely restored in 1963 and has been available as a venue for rent.

Infant mortality research abstract online

The News for Medievalists blog reports that a research paper dealing with the topic of infant mortality has been published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology

William and Onora Heirs in Gleann Abhann

HE Baroness Alina nic an Bhaird reports that Their Excellencies Viscount Sir William fitz Hugh de Cambria and Viscountess Onora inghean mhic Cathain are the new Prince and Princess of Gleann Abhann.

Eirik Andersen's photos from Ealdormere Crown Tournament

Eirik Andersen has posted his photos from the recent Fall 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the Two Ravens website.

Dane Hunter Monthony born in Northshield

Viscount Aubrey Swyftwater has announced the birth of a son, Dane Hunter Monthony, to Lady Rosalia and himself in the Kingdom of Northshield.

November 22nd

Office warrior weapons

Just in time for the holidays: "High quality, durable, foam latex weapons. They look real and can deliver a sweet beat down!" (video)