Archive - Aug 2007 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-31 19:08
14th century monarch Frederick II of Swabia was instrumental in spreading the popularity of Italian cuisine throughout Europe. Now his recipe books are available through the writing of University of Bari professor Anna Martellotti.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-31 16:41
SCA life in Alaska is a family affair, as reporter Jessica Cejnar of the Peninsula Clarion found out recently when she spent the day at the Court of the Prince and princess of Oertha and experienced an SCA Coronet tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-31 13:19
Tatiana of Varena of the Shire of Vilku Urvas has posted photos from B.Y.O.M. V which took place in the Kingdom of Northshield August 17-19, 2007.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2007-08-31 09:59
Author and scientist Peter L. Manly, known in the SCA as Lord Peter of Barony Atenveldt (or Peter the Rock, Peter of House Staghold), passed away at the VA Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona on July, 27, 2007, just shy of his 62nd birthday.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-08-30 18:31
iUniverse Publishing has The Knights Next Door: Everyday People Living Middle Ages Dreams by Patrick O'Donnell available to purchase in ebook format on their website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-08-30 14:06
On September 14, 2007 Professor Iain McCalman in conjunction with the History Council of New South Wales, will present: Historical Re-enactments. Should we take them seriously? at 6:00 at The Mint, Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia.
Submitted by nicolaa on Thu, 2007-08-30 10:23
Tournaments Illuminated is looking for volunteers with expertise in all Society activities to volunteer for the new Tournaments Illuminated review board.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-08-30 06:11
Lord Eirik Andersen has begun to post albums of photos from Pennsic War XXXVI on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-29 19:07
Andrew Taylor of the Sydney Morning Herald recently visited with members of the Shire of Radburne to learn about the SCA and how Australians enjoy the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-29 15:26
Elizabeth: the Golden Age starring Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush and Clive Owen, is scheduled to open in theatres October 12, 2007. The film is a sequel to the successful Elizabeth.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-29 11:16
In a press release from the Historic Charlton Park in the Battle Creek (Michigan) Enquirer, visitors are invited to find Havoc in Hastings at the Canton of Three Walls' event scheduled for September 1, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-29 06:46
Demand for information about a new theory by amateur scholar Slavisa Pesci pertaining to the meaning of Da Vinci's last supper painting has caused crashes of several internet sites.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-28 19:08
The Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas will present a major exhibit of the works of Germany artist Albrecht Dürer September 8-November 25, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-28 14:27
Steve Rourke has posted an album of photos from the Kingdom of Ansteorra's Steppes Artisan event.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-28 10:14
According to an article in NewScientist, the Black Death still casts a shadow over the British population by lowering the genetic diversity in the country.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-28 06:51
Mistress Katherine Ayshford of the Barony of Mordenvale in the Kingdom of Lochac has posted photos of her amazing miniatures on her LiveJournal website. The works of art include period style portraiture of some early royalty and peers of the Kingdom of Lochac.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2007-08-27 17:58
The University of Arizona's Theatre Department will present William Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus" March 2-29, 2008.
Submitted by Racaire on Mon, 2007-08-27 14:46
Lady Lia de Thornegge shares with us her photos from the recent Visby Medieval Week event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (August 2007).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-08-27 11:36
RodericValcerre has posted several videos on YouTube of full tilt jousting as it is done in Australia.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-08-27 07:04
Eirikr has posted photos from the recent RUM in the Kingdom of Meridies on the SmugMug website.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-08-26 19:09
Archaeologists associated with television's Time Team have unearthed a rare Anglo Saxon settlement near Harborough, England. The village dates from between 450 and 650 C.E.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-08-26 15:54
Lady Drueta de la Rosa, Seneschal of the Barony of Ironbog, reports that the group's camp sign was stolen at Pennsic XXXVI.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-08-26 12:52
For the SCAdian or handyman who just wants to look cool: Duct tape bandages!
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-08-26 08:02
A new study of clothing from Anglo Saxon graves by archaeologist Penelope Walton Rogers shows that most styles followed the customs set in northern France.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-08-25 19:10
A unique wood-reinforced, medieval ditch has been discovered near Prague, Czech Republic. Experts believe the ditch dates to the 13th or 14th century.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-08-25 14:08
Brian O'hUilliam reports that at the recent Steppes Artisan event, Their Majesties of Ansteorra elevated Melisinde de Barcelona and Katharyn Rose Oliver to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-08-25 10:39
Christina Lee, co-organizer of the second conference on Disease, Disability and Medicine in Early Medieval Europe, believes the Dark Ages weren't so dark, at least when it comes to medicine. Heather Whipps of LiveScience has the story.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2007-08-25 07:35
Her Royal Highness, Kenna, Crown Princess of Gleann Abhann writes: "It is my happiest honor to welcome Tiberius Alexander Ziemer to the world, born recently to Mistress Anyeta the Wanderer and Sir Luther von Ziemer (Becky and Chris Ziemer)."
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2007-08-24 19:54
From the Atenveldt List, Aylwin Wyllowe announces that "Johann & Amphelisia de Wynter are now the proud parents of Ayla Serenity Bowley."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-24 14:22
THL Michael Langley of Riversmeet, Cry Coordinator for Pennsic 36, sends his thanks to those who gave their time to volunteer for the Heralds at this year's War.