Archive - 2009 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-01-04 13:23
A new study by Stanford University researchers suggests that the reforestation of areas in the Americas following the collapse of pre-Columbian population centers may have triggered the Little Ice Age which occurred from 1500 to 1750.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-01-04 09:01
Miriam reports that a small album of photos taken at the 2008 Placerville Christmas Parade are now available online. The Shire of Mountains Gate (Kingdom of the West) participated in the parade.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-01-03 17:20
Meisha reports that she has posted photos from the recent War Practice in the Barony of Unser Hafen (Kingdom of the Outlands) on her Flickr account.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-01-03 13:53
Dame Anita de Challis, SCA Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXV, reminds attendees of the upcoming War that deadlines are rpiadly approaching.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-01-03 08:51
Historian and curator David Starkey hopes to give those visiting the new exhibit on the life of England's King Henry VIII a fresh look at the monarch. Starkey said the exhibition would go beyond most people's perceptions of Henry and find "the man who really invents England."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-01-02 12:23
Warning: This helmet will not pass SCA inspection! Lady Maggie has discovered an online catalog entry from the Metropolitan Museum of Art showing a 16th century plaited straw helmet decorated with cut velvet and embroidery. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-01-02 09:14
Frau Anna Syveken shares photos from the recent Petrarca IV: Save Your Souls event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-01-01 16:04
At the recent Christmas Revel event in the Barony of Axemoor, Their Majesties of Gleann Abhann placed THL Charles de Bourbon on vigil in preparation for elevation to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by jt4novels on Thu, 2009-01-01 12:27
"Growing up in North Carolina, I always knew we had a huge group of Scotch-Irish settlers in the Piedmont of the Carolinas, but I didn't understand their ancestry. Were they from Scotland or Ireland?" Jennifer Hudson Taylor looks for an answer on her blog.
Submitted by William Castille on Thu, 2009-01-01 08:15
Israeli archaeologist Doron Ben-Ami is excited about the discovery of a hoard of 7th century coins found concealed in a Jerusalem wall. The coins, which bear the likeness of Byzantine emperor Heraclius, were most likely hidden to keep them from invading Persians.