Archive - Jul 2007 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-07-03 19:16
Historians are hoping that science will help discover the fate of the settlers of Virginia's lost Roanoke colony. Using DNA and genealogy sources, they they hope to trace the genetics of those who might have survived.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-07-03 16:45
A controversy has arisen over the authenticity of La Tizona, purported to be the sword of legendary Spanish hero El Cid. The sword was purchased recently for UK£1m by authorities in the Castilla Leon region, but others in the Culture Ministry claim that the sword is a fraud.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-07-03 13:43
Aelshan has posted a series of video clips from the recent Border Wars which took place June 16-17, 2007 in Glennallen, Alaska.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-07-03 11:26
Logan reports that an album of photos taken at Lilies War has been posted to the Kansas City Stars "Community Faces" page.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-02 19:48
Aimee Kratts reports that Mesterinde Karen Larsdatter and Master Gruffudd ap Cadfael are the proud parents of Alexander William, born June 15, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-02 17:13
Young observers called for blood recently during a rapier demonstration at the Mancos Renaissance Faire, a two-day affair sponsored by the Mancos Public Library and featuring members of the local SCA group. Katie Burford of the Durango (Colorado) Herald had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-02 14:09
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares photos from the recent Schutzenfest in the Barony of Nordskogen, which this year had a Mongolian theme.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-02 10:52
Artist Gareth Hinds has created a graphic novel version of Beowulf for Candlewick Press which makes the work "accessible and appealing to a modern audience in a graphic novel format, while preserving the authenticity and power of the original."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-02 08:35
Sir Guy of Warrior's Gate in Korea reports on a medieval recreation group in Japan called Avalon.
Submitted by Baroness Elfreda on Sun, 2007-07-01 15:17
Sport of Kings: Academy of Armored Combat is now accepting pre-registrations! With over 90 classes focused on improving your combat skills and re-creating the romance of the medieval tournament, this is an event you won't want to miss.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-07-01 10:49
Hailes Abbey, in England's Cotswolds, lies in ruins a victim of Henry VIII's dissolution program. Now the discovery of an Elizabethan map may shed new light on what the 12th century church looked like.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-07-01 07:03
What Hollywood didn't tell you! In an article for Cosmos reporter Hilary Jones looks at the lives of the gladiators using evidence from recent discoveries.