Archive - May 31, 2007 - Story

Helena Tatijana born in Ivory Keep

Lady Etta Holte of Ivory Keep reports that the Kingdom of Calontir was enriched recently with the birth of Helena Tatijana to Syr Clef of Cividale and Lady Una (dos) of Ivory Keep. Helena was born May 15, 2007.

Karen Hess, food historian (1918-2007)

Culinary historian Karen Hess died May 15, 2007 at the age of 88. To SCA cooks and others with an interest in medieval and renaissance foods and cookery, she is best known as the editor of a collection of 16th and 17th century recipe manuscripts owned by Martha (Mrs. George) Washington.

Using Science to Authenticate Lost Gospel of Judas

The National Geographic Society, the Maecenas Foundation for Ancient Art and the Waitt Institute for Historical Discovery have been working together "to authenticate, conserve, and translate a 66-page...codex."

Pennsic Exhibition Website

At the last two Pennsic Wars, Master Kirk Fitzdavid and Conde Fernando Rodriguez de Falcon have led a crew of artisans (mostly from Calontir) and set up an unofficial A&S road show in the middle of the merchant area.

Double Wars XX Photos

Lady Lia de Thornegge shares with us her photos from the recent Double Wars XX event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (11th - 20th May 2007).

Frescos cleaned with salad dressing?

Fine art met culinary art in Siena, Italy recently when delicate frescos by Renaissance painter Lorenzo di Pietro were cleaned with a salad-dressing-like mixture of oil and water.