Archive - Aug 1, 2010 - Story

Magnus Sigmarsson new Prince of Oertha

Baron Stephen de la Bere and Baron Fathir von Trier report that Viscount Magnus Sigmarsson, fighting for the honor of Viscountess Esperanza Maria Ahaleena Diego, was the victor of the recent Summer 2010 Coronet in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West.

Diana Listmaker's "Ten Commandments of the SCA"

In 1972, Mistress Diana Listmaker authored the "Ten Commandments of the SCA" for the Known World Handbook. The instructive, anotated list is available online in PDF format.

12th century children's bow found in Russia

A small bow, believed to have been a toy for a child, was found in an excavation in Staraya, Novgorod Region, Russia. A tiny arrow was also found nearby.

Florentine Codex gives insight into Mexican culture

During the New World plague of the 16th century, a group of artists and intellectuals barricaded themselves in the Colegio de Santa Cruz de Santiago Tlaltelolco to produced the Florentine Codex, a massive encyclopedia handwritten in three columns and two languages. The work has been restored and digitized.