Archive - Sep 3, 2009 - Story

Isabella Falco deh Galinha elevated at Pennsic XXXVIII

Viscountess Astrid of the Yellow Rose reports that in Their Court at Pennsic XXXVIII, Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Northshield placed Isabella Falco deh Galinha on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

Living like a noble in Germany

Travelers to Germany who want a special experience might want to consider staying in one of the 50 castles and stately homes serving as hotels. Deborah Kolben of the New York Times looks at the experience of living the life of German nobility. (slideshow)

Byzantine seal found near Varna

Bulgarian archaeologists working at a medieval monastery near the Bulgarian city of Varna have discovered a 10th century Byzantine seal believed to have belonged to an imperial protospatario in Constantinople.