Archive - Apr 2007 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-04-14 17:31
Lady Nerissa has posted a short video of live music and dancing from the recent SNF event hosted by the Shire of Meadowmarsh in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-04-14 12:21
A 12th century Cistercian missal was offered recently for auction on eBay. The final price: US$49,900.00.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2007-04-14 08:28
An announcement was issued today by Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the SCA's Board of Directors, concerning the SCA's relationship with modern-world media.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-04-14 06:09
Jonathan Blackbow has written a short story set in the world of the SCA. He shared it on the Atenveldt list and allows us to repost it here.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-04-13 17:42
Researchers will soon begin analysis of remains from 30 medieval graves discovered in February, 2007 in Preston, England's city center, believed to have once been the site of a friary dedicated to St. Clare.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-04-13 14:01
Ysabella, Princess of the Principality of the Mists in the West Kingdom, reports on the recent Principality Coronet.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-04-13 10:07
Martin of Rivenstar has posted photos from the recent Coronet tournament in the Principality of the Mists (West Kingdom).
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-04-13 06:46
According to listowner Bella Lucia da Verona (Annabella Wake), she created the Realm of Venus because she loved to look at other people's Italian Renaissance garb. The site showcases "Italian historical fashions of the late fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-04-12 17:18
Tartan Week was celebrated in style recently in New York with runway models, Miss Scotland, and Sean Connery in a custom-made tartan Mercedes!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-04-12 13:50
Amalie zu dem Blumen reminds us of an "oldie but goodie" from The Quarter: Court Bingo!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-04-12 10:14
Giulietta da Venezia, Reporting Herald, reports that at the Canterbury Tales event in Their Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands, Their Majesties, Christopher and Morgen, King and Queen of Æthelmearc, elevated one citizen to the Order of the Pelican and placed another on vigil for the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-04-12 06:02
Shiver me timbers! Lock up yer daughters! The pirates are coming to New Orleans for the first ever Pyrate-con April 20-22, 2007.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2007-04-11 20:42
George Reed, Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations, has announced that the SCA will begin requiring background checks for adults who will be supervising youth activities at SCA functions.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-11 18:03
A 4th century Roman home has been discovered during excavation of a gravel pit near Stow-onthe-Wold, England. The house is believed to have been the "big farm house" of a Roman settlement.
Submitted by margretheravn on Wed, 2007-04-11 13:37
Master Duncan Vitrarius, Seneschal, Principality of the Mists, reports that his group has been honored by the Santa Clata Regional Parks Department as the 2006 volunteer group of the year.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-11 09:47
Lady Mechthild zur Drachenhoehle, erilar has posted photos from the recent Bardic Madness and Artful Hare events which took place in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-11 07:13
Lord Yves de Fortanier has posted an article on the website The Rotunda detailing the Table Method for running tournament lists.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-04-10 18:22
Zenobia reports that Christie's Auction House will be offering a collection of 156 pieces of pewter dating from the 16th century or before for sale on May 1, 2007. Photos from the catalog are available online.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-04-10 15:13
From March 31 until October 28, 2007, the Art Institute of Chicago will present Perpetual Glory: Medieval Islamic Ceramics from the Harvey B. Plotnick Collection, a collection of medieval Islamic ceramics dating from the 9th-15th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-04-10 10:11
avidavid62 has posted an animated version of the Bayeux Tapestry on YouTube where the paintings actually move. The film was created by David Newton.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-04-10 06:42
Robyn of Rye reports that she has started a discussion forum for "all those stick-swingin' women out there!" Entitled thegirlsclub, it is "a forum for female heavy fighters in the SCA."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-09 19:08
DNA evidence from the remains of a Viking woman seems to point to the fact that her ancestors originated in the area of the Black Sea. The woman was buried in a grave in Norway's Oseberg Viking ship, one of the country's most famous burial sites, but her roots were in the Black Sea region, according to Professor Per Holck of the University of Oslo.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-09 15:55
Medieval sights and sounds were the order of the day recently when Lynchburg College (Virginia) presented its annual Medieval and Renaissance Evening complete with handsome knights in armor, lovely ladies in long gowns and clever bards. Christa Desrets of the Lynchburg News-Advance has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-09 11:21
In response to a push by 35,000 speakers of Romansch in Switzerland, techno-giants Google and Microsoft have announced that they will support the language in their software.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-09 07:27
In an article for Great Britain's The Oldie, Peter Jones "gets to the Bottom of How Julius Caesar really spoke", to the ire of some traditionalists.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2007-04-08 18:29
Akdamar Church, also called the Church of Surp Khach, or Holy Cross, an Armenian structure dating back to 921 C.E., is being restored in a US$1.5 million project being undertaken by Turkey as a step towards improving relationships between the two neighboring countries.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-04-08 15:17
Ah... a misty morning at Stonehenge... Want to build your own? Wally Wallington can show you how in this fascinating video on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-04-08 12:32
Society Equestrian Marshal, Mu'allemah Yaasamiin al-Raqqasa al-'Alaa'iiyiyya reports that a meeting for the equestrian community was held at Gulf Wars XVI.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-04-08 07:16
A team of French archaeologists have discovered three towns in the Rift Valley of Ethiopia which they believe are part of the "lost" Islamic kingdom of Shoa. The Muslim stronghold was an important stop on the trade route from the 10th to the 16th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-04-07 18:43
Adam Goodwine reports that on March 28, 2007, in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, a son was born to Esperanza de Navarra and himself and was named Edward Kelly.