Archive - Aug 2, 2011 - Story

Over 100 illuminated books auctioned by Sotheby's

Over one hundred medieval manuscripts and miniatures from the Bergendal Collection were auctioned July 5, 2011 at Sotheby's Auction House. The manuscripts include 22 pre-thirteenth century books. (photos)

Pottery sheds light on medieval Welsh manor

The discovery of elaborate, locally made pottery is giving insight into a southern Welsh manor and the medieval village surrounding it.

Health and safety classes at Pennsic 40

Master Andreas de Caunteton, Kingdom Chirurgeon for the Kingdom of Atlantia, reports that a special track of health and safety classes will again be available at Pennsic War XL.

Scottish folklore collection available online

For the first time, the complete folklore collection of Alexander Carmichael has been published and is available to view online. Carmichael "spent 50 years collecting legends, songs, curses and oral history from Gaelic-speakers."