Archive - May 16, 2008 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-05-16 16:20
Are you a fan of medieval historical fiction? Don't know what to read next? Take a look at Nan Hawthorne's Medieval Novels website for ideas.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Fri, 2008-05-16 12:50
The Alabama Welsh Society wants a plaque reinstated marking the supposed arrival of Prince Madoc ap Owain in the U.S. three centuries before Columbus. The legend has it their two ships dropped anchor at what is now Mobile Bay, Alabama, in 1169 or 1170.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-05-16 08:39
A 5th century royal Japanese tomb has been made accessible to scholars for research and study for the first time. Koji Takahashi, a Toyama University archaeologist, was one of the experts allowed into the Gosashi tomb, which "is revered as the resting place of Empress Jingu, the semi-legendary wife of the country's 14th emperor."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-05-16 06:53
Master Philip the Pilgrim shares two albums of photos from recent events in the Middle Kingdom on his Flickr website.