Archive - Feb 2008 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-13 07:59
The state of South Carolina's institutional libraries have banded together to create a website containing the digitized images of over 100 medieval manuscripts, including eight nearly complete codices. The site is searchable by country, century, and also content.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-13 07:54
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares photos from It's Only a Flesh Wound which took place January 26, 2008 in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-12 18:06
Lady Marija Kotok of Sylvan Glen in AEthelemarc reports that the latest edition of the Slavic Interest group newsletter and notes from December 2007's Slavic University are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-12 15:19
Steve Muhlberger of Muhlberger's Early History shares information on Frankish Women Warriors as they appeared in Middle Eastern sources.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-12 08:59
Their Majesties, Alric and Slaine, of the Kingdom of the Outlands, recently offered THL Sevilla de Cordoba admittance into the Order of the Pelican. The elevation took place at Candlemas in the Barony of Dragonsspine on February 2, 2008.
Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna Exhibits "POMP AND GLORIA! Carriages of the Princes von Thurn und Taxis"
Submitted by Racaire on Tue, 2008-02-12 03:44
Now this exhibition is on display at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna and will end soon: POMP AND GLORIA! Carriages of the Princes von Thurn und Taxis began at Sep. 19, 2007 and runs until Feb. 28, 2008 at the Wagenburg, Schönbrunn Palace.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-11 19:50
Duchess Nerissa, of the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has posted an album of photos from the recent St Ethelburga's Feast event held in London, England on her blog.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-11 14:05
The Snickers road trip guys are at it again - this time with Henry VIII - munching away on a Snickers bar accompanied by "Greensleeves." Watch the video on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-11 11:12
England's lost city of Dunwich has become a region of interest for underwater archaeologists who want to explore the medieval city. Britain's "Atlantis" was lost due to coastal erosion and rediscovered in the 1970's.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-10 16:29
Known World Party Steward THL Charles de Bourbon has announced that Carnivale in Venice, The Knowne World Party, will take place at the upcoming Gulf Wars XVII.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-10 11:40
Patrick Anderson, President, SCA Inc., reports on the January 26, 2008 Board of Directors' Meeting which took place in Tampa, Florida.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-10 08:06
On March 8, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. (US Eastern time) Marc Meltonville and Richard Fitch will present "The Tudor Kitchens of Hampton Court Palace" at Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm in Wilmington, Delaware.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-09 21:36
A new study of nearly 500 skeletons in a London plague cemetery proves that many of the victims had weaker immune systems when they died than normal, leading experts to believe that most who succumbed were old, sick or poor.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-09 18:40
Meistari Katriona, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, has announced that the Shire of Dreibrucken (Bismarck, North Dakota), has achieved full status in the Society for Creative Anachonism.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-09 07:59
Kevin O'Shaughnessy reports that Christian Fournier, of the Middle Kingdom, has been elevated to the Order of the Laurel "for his studies and practice of period German wrestling, as well as support of period combat studies in general."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-08 23:19
Dan Carlson of the Viking History website has announced that a new research CD-ROM dealing with Viking Age crafts, such as bone and antler objects, will be available in April.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-08 17:02
THL John Michael Thorpe has posted an album of photos from the recent 12th Night celebration in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc on the Photobucket website.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-08 13:41
The National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth has created a digitized version of Elis Gruffudd's 16th century chronicle on the history of England and Wales. The document covers 1066 through 1552.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-08 09:01
Lord Roibeard mac Neill and THL Katryne MacIntosh the Strange have announced that an Iron Chef competition will be held March 13, 2008 in the Clan Marshin Fayne encampment at Gulf Wars.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-07 19:03
THL Matilda Bosvyle de Bela Acqua, Silver Buccle Herald for the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, reports that Their Majesties Duncan and Ilish have placed THL Bonita of Steltonwald on vigil for elevation to the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-07 15:14
Adeliz de la Tour reports that internationally-known expert on medieval dress, Robin Netherton, will present A Day of Lectures on Medieval Dress April 5, 2008 at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-07 12:01
Apparently to avoid building inspections and zoning laws, Robert Fidler, a farmer in Surrey, England, built and lived in a complete mock-Tudor house and concealed the structure behind hay bales.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-07 08:17
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares her photos, as well as those from Isobel atte Wode, from three recent events in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-06 17:37
Proud grandmother Lady Anne du Bosc Known as Mordonna The Cook announces the birth of Isabelle Pearl Griffin to Jacqueline du Bosc and Chadwicke of Stag Hold in the Barony of SunDragon of the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Racaire on Wed, 2008-02-06 14:08
Edricus and Lia de Thornegge report that they posted their pictures from the recent 12th night coronation event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-06 11:48
At Their recent 12th Night celebration in the Barony of Endless Hills, Their Majesties Duncan and Ilish, of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, inducted Duchess Tessa the Huntress into the most noble Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-05 16:48
Up until now, little has been known about the personal life of medieval astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, but author Jack Repcheck brings life to the man in his new book Copernicus' Secret: How the Scientific Revolution Began. Owen Gingerich reviews the book for the Sunday New York Times.
Submitted by Racaire on Tue, 2008-02-05 13:07
Soon a new exhibition organised by the Kunsthistorisches Museum in collaboration with the Musée du Luxembourg, Paris will be on display at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna (Picture Gallery): Arcimboldo begins at February 12, 2008 and runs until June 1, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-05 09:04
Mathurin Kerbusso reports that the CalonSound Project will be recording performances at the upcoming Calontir Coronation.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-05 05:42
A new study claims that explorer Christopher Columbus may have been responsible for bringing syphilis to Europe. The controversial theory has been debated for years, but the new study of molecular genetics may show whether the theory is true.