Archive - Dec 6, 2007 - Story

Tabula Peutingeriana, last surviving roadmap of Roman roads

Oriented east to west instead of north to south, the Tabula Peutingeriana, a seven-meter-long parchment scroll, records the network of roads of the late Roman Empire. From Spain to India, the map elongates the continents and reduces the Mediterranean Sea to a squiggle, but is the earliest known map of Roman roads.

Bordermarch Autumn Melees photos

SoldierGrrrl has posted an album of photos from the recent Autumn Melees in the Barony of Bordermarch (Port Arthur, Texas) in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

Do-it-yourself Cuirass Lorica Musculata

Those interested in the re-creation of Roman armor will want to visit Anthony Congiano's website for a tutorial on creating a leather Cuirass Lorica Musculata.