Archive - 2007 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-24 18:07
Does the Last Supper have a soundtrack? Musician and computer technician Giovanni Maria Pala believes it does and that it sounds like a requiem.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-24 15:42
The 2008 International Mead Festival will be held February 8-9, 2008 in Denver, Colorado, and volunteers are needed for jobs such as ticket-taking, judging etc. Pay? No formal pay, but you might get free mead!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-24 12:31
Mistress Bennet Murray reports that Ymanya Murray has been elevated to the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-24 08:51
About 100 SCAdians gathered in Tuscon's Himmel Park for the Dragon's Hoard Annual Festival of Monsters, a fundraiser for the Barony of Tir Ysgithr, where they interacted with some of the locals. Jeffry Scott of the Arizona Daily Star has the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-23 21:25
A 13th century medieval hall, located in the Salisbury Cathedral Close in England is up for sale. Originally built as a residence for 60 deans, the building was completely restored in 1963 and has been available as a venue for rent.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-23 18:08
The News for Medievalists blog reports that a research paper dealing with the topic of infant mortality has been published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2007-11-23 14:32
HE Baroness Alina nic an Bhaird reports that Their Excellencies Viscount Sir William fitz Hugh de Cambria and Viscountess Onora inghean mhic Cathain are the new Prince and Princess of Gleann Abhann.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-23 11:03
Eirik Andersen has posted his photos from the recent Fall 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-23 07:40
Viscount Aubrey Swyftwater has announced the birth of a son, Dane Hunter Monthony, to Lady Rosalia and himself in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-22 20:01
Just in time for the holidays: "High quality, durable, foam latex weapons. They look real and can deliver a sweet beat down!" (video)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-22 17:25
Simon and Magdalen of the Kingdom of Atenveldt share photos from the Champions' Tourney which took place at Coronation on November 3-4, 2007 in the Phoenix, Arizona area.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-22 13:59
Their Royal Highnesses Rustique and Aaron of the Kingdom of Ealdormere are the proud parents of a baby boy.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-22 10:26
A daily blog by members of the Plimoth Plantation's (Massachusetts) embroiders' guild shares notes and progress on a variety of early 17th century projects including the current one: an embroidered jacket.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-11-22 07:57
Jean Paul de Sens reports that THL Gilyan Clonmacnoise has been offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican by Their Majesties of the kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-21 22:56
Workers on the site of a school in Twyford, England worried when they discovered human remains until it was determined that the skeletons belonged to 1,300-year-old Saxons.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-21 19:25
SCAdian and internationally-known filker Leslie Fish has purchased land in the Arizona desert for the purpose of creating a community for fans, Pagans and SCA members.
Submitted by ViscountGalen on Wed, 2007-11-21 15:09
The Ansteorran Kingdom Seneschal is reporting the results of today's Crown Tourney, fought following the failure of the prior Crown Prince & Princess, in the Barony of Bordermarch.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-21 11:23
Lord Wulfred Hansard of Richmond, Chairman of the Nominations Committee of the Grand Council of the SCA, Inc., announces that the Council is seeking applicants for the Council.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-21 07:57
Tim Machan, professor of English at Marquette University, offers his thoughts on the latest version (2007) of Beowulf. He finds it "consistent to the original atmosphere that produced it."
Submitted by margaretc on Tue, 2007-11-20 20:26
A red sandstone Roman Tombstone, the first Scottish example ever found, has been unearthed near Inveresk, Scotland proving "that Inveresk was a pivotal Roman site in northern Britain."
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2007-11-20 17:43
The Board of Directors has created a mission statement, business statement, and value statement for the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Tue, 2007-11-20 14:36
Earlier this year, a man named Cesar Gomez Rivero from Uruguay allegedly walked into the Biblioteca Nacional de España and swiped a series of maps from a 15th century edition of Geographia (one of four major treatises of Ptolemy, the Greek scholar who lived in Roman Egypt during the second century).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-11-20 11:19
Ysabel Bertrand has posted an album of photos from the recent Holy Pail III event in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-11-20 07:06
Ysabeau de La Rochelle from the Kingdom of Northshield reports that she is working with a team of developers to create an online Northshield Feast Menu and Recipe Archive.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 20:08
Lord Stephan Calvert deGrey of the Barony of the Rhydderich Hael reports that a baby daughter was born to Don Ivan ap Myrddin and Doña Elisa inn Rau Hara November 3, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 15:23
The Colosseum in Rome will be the site of a special exhibition of Roman theatre, hosting "statues, mosaics, painted vases and fragments of wall paintings depicting actors and their masks, dancing girls, musicians, acrobats and jugglers" in a display that will continue until February 17, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 13:52
Valizan reports that Nadrah Bint Valizan al Garnatiyya was placed on vigil for elevation to the Order of the Pelican by Their Majesties Trumbrand and Kaylah of Ealdormere.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2007-11-19 11:30
There will be a cooking competition at Kingdom 12th Night in Endless Hills. The subject? Historical tarts (not street walkers, but pies without a lid)!
Submitted by Racaire on Mon, 2007-11-19 07:51
Arianwen ferch Arthur has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-18 20:23
Machteld and Isis have created a blog to share their research on medieval silk embroidery.