Archive - Dec 27, 2010 - Story

Gwenhwyfar Yweinon newest Pelican in Atlantia

Evan da Collaureo, Sackbut Herald for the Kingdom of Atlantia, reports that at Her recent Holiday Faire, Her Majesty Brianna placed Lady Gwenhwyfar Yweinon vigil to contemplate elevation to the order of the Pelican.

Medieval chess

On her website, Hamill Indexing, Carol Hamill shares extensive information about the history and play of medieval chess from its origins in India and Persia to its western medieval forms.

Papyrus manuscripts offer glimpse of "ordinary life at the dawn of Islam"

Scholars have debated the existence of the Prophet Muhammad, but Petra Sijpesteijn, professor of Arabic language and culture at Leiden University, believes proof exists on Egyptian papyrus manuscripts.