Archive - Sep 26, 2007 - Story

Baron Morvran Corbet de la Flamme victorious in Atlantia's Masters of Defense Tourney

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.

Drachenwald Crown Combatants announced

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.

A new "Paradiso"

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.

Octopus finds 12th century dish

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.