Archive - Sep 7, 2008 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-09-07 17:04
Hungarians are still searching for their own "Holy Grail," the lost library of Matthias Corvinus, a 15th century king who assembled more than 50,000 hand-copied volumes of religious texts, war stories and biographies, only to have them stolen by raiding Turks.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-09-07 14:29
"For over 20 years I have observed the progressive deterioration of this site as the mound suffered from erosion by livestock, and the masonry became increasingly unstable and overgrown by vegetation," said Mike Yates of Cadw, the Welsh historic monuments' agency, about Castell Aberlleiniog near Llangoed, which is being rescued from further deteoration.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-09-07 10:52
Bertana of Cissanbyrig has posted several albums of photos from Pennsic XXXVII on her Flickr website, some dedicated to citizens of the Kingdom of Atenveldt who attended the War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-09-07 08:07
The 15th century forced conversion of Vienna's Jews led to the community's expulsion from the city, but now archaeologists have discovered the remains of the walls and foundations of the Viennese Synagogue destroyed in 1421.