Archive - Jan 29, 2010 - Story

300 early medieval graves found near Paris

Archaeologists working in Noisy-le-Grand, a suburb of Paris, have discovered two burial grounds dating to Merovingian and Carolingian times. The site is believed to contain more than 300 graves.

The history of skiing

In an article for the physorg.com website, Traci Thomas looks at the origins of skiing, from the swift Norse god Ullr to its depiction in an 11th century Swedish rune stone.

Position Available: Society Chronicler

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Society Chronicler. The current Society Chronicler’s warrant ends in August 2010. In order to ensure a smooth transition, applications for the position of Society Chronicler are now being accepted.