Archive - Sep 27, 2010 - Story

Large medieval treasure found in Kastritsi floor

Bulgarian archaeologists are thrilled by the discovery of "one of the largest medieval treasures in recent times" embedded in the floor of a building in the medieval city of Kastritsi in Euxinograd.

More Pennsic XXXIX photos online

Tarmach Yehuda al-Khazar, of the Middle Kingdom, reports that he has published a large collection of photos taken at Pennsic XXXIX on his Shutterfly website.

SCA announces VIP Pass program

The SCA Inc. is offering a new VIP Pass program that encourages newcomers by waiving their first three non-member surcharge fees, via a VIP Pass obtainable from a renewing SCA member.

A journalist visits The Cloisters

A New York Times journalist visits The Cloisters Museum in NYC and discovers what many SCAdians already know: that the Cloisters is a Mecca for American medievalists. [photo]

Music scholar uses period instruments to score Robin Hood film

The August 8, 2010 broadcast of University of the Air featured music scholar Tina Chancey, who has created a live music accompaniment to Errol Flynn's classic Robin Hood. Chancey uses authentic medieval instruments for the work.