Archive - Mar 2008 - Story

March 3rd

Medieval scandals in three new books

Medieval scandals are the hot reads of the day according to London Times reviwer Nicholas Vincent who reviews three new books dealing with powerful men - and women - of the Middle Ages.

Photos from 2008 Tourney of Ymir

Skorri Einarsson shares photos from the recent Tourney of Ymir in the Kingdom of Atlantia on his SmugMug website.

March 2nd

12th century Cypriot monastery excavated

The excavation of a 12th century Georgian monastery in Paphos, Cyprus is bringing residents of the Mediterranean island and the country of Georgia together, according to reports from the Cyprus Mail. Hope is that the Monastery of Panagia Chrysogialiotissa will become an important archaeological site and tourist attraction.

March 1st

Viking blood common in northwest England

Science Daily reveals that a new study by The University of Nottingham, the University of Leicester and University College London proves that Viking bloodlines are still common in the residents of Northwest England.

Making MEaD at Dartmouth

Taylor Campbell, SCA member and the president of MEaD, the Medieval Enthusiasts at Dartmouth, submitted to an interview by a reporter from the Dartmouth Mirror about life as a medieval reenactor.

Early 17th century Japanese village discovered in Cambodia

Researchers working on a site near Phnom Penh in Cambodia believe they have discovered the remains of a Japanese village dating to the 17th century. Artifacts found include ceramics and kilns.

SCA Equestrians lead the charge in California

Equestrians from the Kingdom of Caid prepared for the Estrella War at a practice near Camarillo, California recently. Sylvie Belmond of the Moorpark Acorn had the story.