Archive - Sep 17, 2010 - Story

World of Khubilai Khan at the Met

September 28, 2010 - January 2, 2011, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will play host to The World of Khubilai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty, an exhibit of fine and decorative art from the 13th and 14th centuries.

Roman lantern found in England

An intact Roman lantern has been found in a farm field in Sudbury, Suffolk, England. The lantern is made of bronze and dates to between the 1st and 3rd centuy CE.

Jarl Boleslav and Countess Astridr new Heirs to the Outlands

Lord Avram ibn Gabirol, Minister of the Lists for the Kingdom of the Outlands, reports that Jarl Boleslav was the winner of the recent Outlands Fall Crown Tournament. Jarl Boleslav was inspired by Countess Astridr.

US Botanic Garden: Gilding the Lily

On October 17, 2010, Artist and Illuminator Kandy Phillips will present will present a lecture entitled Gilding the Lily: The Medieval Garden Illuminated at the US Botanic Garden in Washington DC. The lecture will consider "the important role flowers played in medieval life, lore, and medicine."