Archive - Sep 14, 2010 - Story

English archaeological event involves entire village

Kibworth, England might never be the same, thanks to BBC Four which filmed the series Story of England, presented by the historian Michael Wood, based on a massive archaeological dig involving over 200 residents of the village.

Roman industrial estate found in North Yorkshire

Archaeologists working on a dig in North Yorkshire, England have discovered a Roman industrial estate believed to have been used by the Ninth Hispanic legion.

Felix of Kappellenburg knighted at Pennsic XXXIX

Baron Talorgen Hersir reports that at Pennsic XXXIX, Their Majesties Jason and Gerhild of the Kingdom of Atlantia placed Lord Felix of Kappellenburg on Vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Chivalry.

Mona Lisa's smile explained by technique

Over the centuries, thousands of people have pondered the mystery of Mona Lisa's smile. Now French researchers believe they can explain the enigmatic expression: it was da Vinci's technique.