Archive - Feb 2008 - Story
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Wed, 2008-02-20 15:17
Turkish archaeologists found a 2,000 year old lighthouse at the ancient Roman port of Patara. Built in the time of the Emperor Nero, it may be the oldest such structure that remains intact.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-20 11:33
Lady Aine DeLacey reports that photos from the recent Investiture in the Principality of Cynagua (Kingdom of the West) are now available to view online.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Wed, 2008-02-20 07:51
Archaeologists excavating a series of 1st century graves in Colchester, England think one of them may belong to a Druid.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-19 18:56
Renaissance Footnotes will hold a weekend-long, Italian Renaissance dance workshop November 29-30, 2008 at Hurst Village Hall near Reading, England.
Submitted by Racaire on Tue, 2008-02-19 16:40
Soon a new exhibition will be on display at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna: Treasures from the national Palace Museum, Taiwan begins at February 26, 2008 and runs until May 13, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-19 13:08
Eowyth Eorwine has posted an album of photos from the Mongol Invasion event in the Kingdom of Calontir on the Lionskin Photo Galleries website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-19 09:30
The Magna Carta will be the focus of this year's Medieval Conference at Pennsylvania State University March 28-29, 2008. The conference will "examine various groups and institutions of that society, in attempt to fill in the background of the Great Charter: the world of King John, and additional sessions will deal with teaching about Magna Carta and its time period.
Submitted by margaretc on Mon, 2008-02-18 18:12
The University of St Andrews in Scotland is opening a new interdisciplinary center for Medieval Studies that is one of the largest such centers.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-18 14:13
Geillis ui Siridein shares photos from two recent events in the Kingdom of the Outlands: Citadel's 12th Night and St Golias War Practice.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-18 09:46
A plan to regulate antique firearms in New York City may have repercussions for re-enactors and museums who use black powder weapons. If passed, owners of these weapons would be required to submit to the same licensing rules as for other firearms.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-18 07:36
An album of photos of the recent Heralds & Scribes event taken by Lord Eoghan Rurikson has been posted on the Flickr website. The event took place January 26, 2008 in the Shire of Sterlynge Vayle.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-17 17:54
Lord Sebastian ffraser, Seneschal the Shire of Wyewood, reports that reports that Their Majesties Cedric and Elizabeth, of the Kingdom of An Tir have elevated Tvorimir Danilov to the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-17 15:09
The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre presents Alfred the Great: Warfare, Wealth + Wisdom 2 February - 27 April 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-17 11:33
Geillis reports that she has uploaded videos from two events in the Kingdom of the Outlands on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-17 08:51
On Tuesday April 1, 2008 from 6:00-7:00 pm, the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, Ontario will present Forbidden Shoes: Fear and Footwear in Renaissance Italy, a lecture by Professor Maria Giuseppina Muzzarelli of the University of Bologna, Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-16 18:43
Lady Svanna Thorsteinsdottir has announced the birth of Kjell Rex to Lady Astrid and Lord Þórbjörn hausakljúfr Hálfdanarson of the Shire of Midwinde in Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-16 15:29
Several Viking Age sites around the Baltic Sea have been proposed as UNESCO Heritage Sites. The locations include Haithabu, a village in Germany, and the Dannevirke, a series of earthen walls.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-16 15:14
Mark Morley, Paul Byers, Elaine Conway, Todd Lewis, and Betty Graham of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism posed for the camera of Tony Macklin of the Fayetteville (Arkansas) Free Weekly during Mardi Gras festivities.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-16 08:48
Carres has posted photos from the Kingdom of Calontir's recent Blank Scroll Competition.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-15 17:43
Archaeologists working on the excavation of a Roman fort near Calstock in Cornwall credit references to silver smelting in medieval documents for helping to locate the site.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-15 14:22
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares photos from Hromnice Day in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by maudeleyn on Fri, 2008-02-15 11:09
Once again the Kingdoms of Gleann Abhann and Meridies are pleased to host the Gulf Wars Open Arts and Science Faire. This event is opened to artisans of all skill levels from the Knowne World. That's right - artisans from any Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-15 08:41
Fit TV has a new fitness program featuring bellydance as a way to trim and tone. The program is hosted by Kim Pechet, "a belly dance instructor and fitness professional."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-14 19:53
THLord Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for February 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-14 16:44
Princeton University Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections has acquired the Sarmas Collection of coins from 13th-14th century Greece. The 800-coin collection will "help researchers deepen their knowledge about a period of Middle Age history that has been little understood by scholars."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-14 12:23
THL Tyzes Sofia (called Zsof) has announced that audition times have been set for the Known World Players' production of Medea which will take place at Pennsic XXXVII.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-14 09:52
Gwynfor Lwyd reports that he has uploaded over 200 historic photos from the Kingdom of Lochac onto his Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-13 23:41
The Board of Directors is accepting applications for the position of Corporate Treasurer. This is a part-time, paid position, which requires approximately 5-10 hours per week except when finalizing the yearly budget.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Wed, 2008-02-13 15:42
An archaeological dig in downtown Berlin has uncovered evidence that the German capital is at least 45 years older than had previously been established.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-13 10:36
Viviana Viviani has posted photos from the Kingdom of the West's 12th Night celebration on the Flickr website.