Archive - Dec 8, 2008 - Story

"Remarkable" Roman settlement found in Cumbria

Workers laying a sewer pipeline near Penrith, England have discovered the remains of a "remarkable" Roman settlement complete with cobbled streets and timber houses. The village may have been part of the local fort and used for housing soldiers' families.

Bordermarch's Autum Melees photos online

Lady Brenna MacDonald has uploaded an album of photos from the recent Autumn Melees in Ansteorra's Bordermarch (BAM).

Website provides history and patterns for horse barding

Ceara ní Néill has found online documentation covering the history of barding for horses during the Middle Ages. The document, in PDF format, also offers patterns.

12th century Georgian monastery found on Cyprus

Twelve graves dating from between the 14th and 16th centuries are shedding new light on a Georgian monastery, established in the 12th century in the island of Cyprus.