Archive - Apr 10, 2008 - Story

David gets a facelift

Donatello's David, the 15th century masterpiece housed at Florence's Bargello Museum, has had "work done" in the form of laser treatment to clean off residue, including gold leaf used "on the statue to highlight its wavy hair and clothing."

"Honor and Glory!" in San Antonio

"We're sort of a mob of misfits," said Lisa Theriot, aka Adelaide de Beaumont at a recent SCA gathering in the Barony of Bjornsborg, in an interview with Vincent T. Davis of the San Antonio (Texas) Express-News.

Gunndiarfr Magnúsarson offered Knighthood in Outlands

Kathryn reports that THL Gunndiarfr Magnúsarson was offered admittance into the Order of the Chivalry by Their Majesties of the Outlands at Their recent Crown Tournament.

The weight of historical swords

The weight of historical swords has often been debated. J. Clements weighs in with his opinion in an online article for ARMA, The Association for Renaissance Martial Arts.

Great Helm Tourney photos online

The Honourable Lord Godfrey von Rheinfels has posted his photos from the recent Great Helm Tourney in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.