Archive - Sep 2007 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-09-30 18:00
After 359 years in Stockholm, the Codex Gigas, also known as the Devil's Bible, has been returned to the Czech National Library in Prague for an exhibition. The book was supposedly written 800 years ago with the help of the devil.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-09-30 14:32
Lord Collwyn O'Snowdon reports that he has posted an album of photos from the recent Defender of the Fort XXV event which took place in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Darter02 on Sun, 2007-09-30 10:15
Britain’s “Knights of the Sword” series toys recalled due to high levels of lead paint.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-09-30 06:24
Ted Bado, Staff Writer for the Daily O’Collegian (Oklahoma State University), recently visited a fighter practice and demo by members of Mooneschadowe, the local SCA group and the university's Medieval Studies Group.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-09-29 20:22
Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan, Acting Kingdom Media Officer for the Kingdom of Atenveldt, shares information on pre-registration for Estrella War XXIV
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-09-29 16:44
Have an extra UK£300,000? If so, you can purchase an authentic Roman bath house in the town of Battle, East Sussex, England built in the first century C.E. for officers in the Roman navy.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-09-29 12:07
Lord Kormak has posted photos from the recent Barbarian Bash 2007 which took place in the Kingdom of Artemisia.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-09-29 07:16
Lord Dafydd MacNab of the Shire of Rivers Edge in AEthelmearc has announced the birth of his son Robert James George.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-09-28 17:32
Master Hogge de Watlynge has posted video on YouTube from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Tobias Morgan on Fri, 2007-09-28 13:15
Jay Rubenstein, an associate professor at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, has received a MacArthur Fellows grant to pursue further research projects and instruction into the history of the medieval period.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-09-28 10:17
Conde Fernando Rodriguez de Falcon of the Kingdom of Calontir recently traveled north with a few companions to attend Bonfield for Baron's Howe in the Canton of Flaming Sky (Ealdormere).
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-09-28 07:05
Andris Lowenstein reports that his car containing his armor was stolen in Hartford, Connecticut. He is seeking help to watch for the stolen armor on eBay or other sites.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-09-28 01:15
Michaela Kunrat has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament which took place in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Tempus7808 on Thu, 2007-09-27 18:35
A photo album captures the memories from the Outlands Crown Tournament, wherein Lord Alrik Boleslavson, fighting for the honor of Lady Slaine, defeated Duke Olaf in the final round.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2007-09-27 14:11
The Peutingerian Map, thought to be the oldest surviving road map in the world, is now available for study on the Internet through collaboration between the Austrian National Library and Christos Nüssli of Euratlas.com.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-09-27 09:56
Antonio Felluci has posted an album of photos from the recent Glory Wars in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-09-27 06:31
Duchess Marieke van de Dal of the East Kingdom reports on the recent 20th anniversary celebration for the Shire of Ar n-Eilean-ne (St. John's, Newfoundland).
Submitted by Brian de Morray on Wed, 2007-09-26 18:44
Baron Morvran Corbet de la Flamme, Knight of Atlantia, was victorious for a third time in a unique tournament held in the Barony of Lochmere recently.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-09-26 13:26
Their Majesties Alaric and Nerrisa, King and Queen of the Kingdom of Drachenwald, have announced the combatants and consorts for Their upcoming Crown Tournament. The event will take place October 12-14, 2007 in Norwich, England.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-09-26 10:44
Robert and Jean Hollander have produced a new translation of Dante's masterpiece Paradiso, the third book of the Divine Comedy. Jean Hollander, a poet, was in charge of writing the verse, while Robert Hollander, a Dante scholar, preserved the accuracy of the original. Joan Acocella of The New Yorker has a review.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-09-26 07:17
An octopus caught recently by a Korean fisherman was hauled on board clutching a 900-year-old piece of pottery. The catch has led to the discovery of more than 30 12th century bowls.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-25 20:02
Eirik Andersen has released a wonderful album of photos from the Kingdom of Ealdormere's Trillium Wars on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-25 16:15
His Majesty Logan Ebonwoulfe, King of Atlantia, has created a database of fighter practices in the United States for newcomers or travelers looking for heavy fighting in the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-25 12:49
SCA members at the recent Corvaria Harvest Tournament in central Oregon "study history by acting it out." The event was sponsored by the Shire of Corvaria. Katie Brauns of the (Bend, Oregon) Bulletin has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-25 09:11
Lady Govindasani has posted an album of photos from Saxon Summer which took place September 15, 2007 in the Shire of Rivenvale.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-25 06:35
Carbon dating done on relics of St. Francis of Assisi have given mixed results. While a tunic, belt and mortuary cushion were dated to the right time period, another tunic, which the church attributes to the saint, did not.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-09-24 19:48
A new study by Sue Niebrzydowski of Bangor University's Institute of Early and Modern Studies says that women of 600 years ago had unprecedented power and independence.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-09-24 16:37
Martin of Rivenstar has posted a gallery of photos from the recent Bardic Championships in the Principality of the Mists (West Kingdom).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-09-24 12:20
Lady Katherine reports and shares photos from the recent Tournament for the Palatine Baronial Coronet of the Far West which took place September 15, 2007 at Camp Zama, Tokyo, Japan.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-09-24 09:19
Kevin Fleming, for CNN's column Mental Floss, looks at the use and meaning of common Latin phrases in everyday life.