Archive - Story
February 22nd, 2004
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-22 11:39
The trend toward virtual reality exhibits will give many more people access to the museum experience according to a recent BBC article.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-22 08:43
UTV: Plans for student housing and a carpark in the center of Cork, Ireland are on hold after the discovery of a Viking ship.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-02-21 16:18
Oldham Advertiser: A local archaeological trust has objected to the construction of wind turbines on Denshaw Moor, a site which includes two medieval iron-smelting furnaces.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-02-21 10:05
John Marvin Jacek Rogers, son of Baron Daniel Lightfoot and Baroness Una the Bashful, was born February 19, 2004 at the Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2004-02-21 09:45
More information on the Dublin headcoverings can be found in a book by Elizabeth Wincott Heckett, (2003), "Viking Age Headcoverings from Dublin".
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-02-20 20:15
A modern reproduction of a medieval knight's oath was recently open for auction on eBay.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-02-20 17:08
The brewers of the Known World are invited to compete in the first ever Brewer's Competition At Gulf Wars. The event will be sponsored by the Dragons Breath Brewers Guild Of Trimaris.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-02-20 14:32
Lady Meliora, Middle Kingdom Historian, has announced that the Middle Kingdom will celebrate its 35th anniversary in conjunction with the Kingdom A&S Fair, Saturday, May 29, 2004 in the Barony of Roaring Wastes.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-02-19 20:17
Godfrey von Rhienfels, from Atenveldt, has posted an extensive photo album from the recent Estrella War.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-02-19 16:13
At a recent tourney, the Free Scholars of the Kingdom of Atlantia raised over US$3000 for the American Breast Cancer Foundation.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-02-18 18:30
Curious as to how the meanings of words have changed over the centuries? Check out Lori's website, which offers her comparisons between medieval and modern.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-02-18 13:38
Mistress Aine, Deputy to the Pennsic War Chirurgeon, is seeking input from non-chirurgeons to improve service at Chirurgeon's Point.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-02-18 02:28
Washington Post: A new article discusses the so-called Vinland Map, which may date to the 15th century, and the debate over its authenticity.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-02-17 18:01
The Kingdom of Acre, "a group dedicated to the education, understanding and appreciation of the Middle Ages," invites members and guests to attend "Viking Wars" on February 28, 2004.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-02-17 17:55
Baroness Katharine of Kate Hall reports highlights from this year's Estrella War in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-02-17 02:36
The "One Kingdom - One Book" project taking place in the East Kingdom has chosen "Beowulf" for its first book.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-02-17 02:35
According to William Congreve, "Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast," so readers will want to calm themselves by checking out Dame Aoife's music links.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-02-16 05:30
Roaring Wastes: Iasmin de Cordoba, Baroness Roaring Wastes of the Middle Kingdom, announced that volunteers from the barony would help prepare meals at a homeless shelter.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-15 15:10
Guntram, Albion Herald for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has announced that the Kingdom's Heraldic Submissions Database is now fully operational.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-15 12:35
Vikings beware! Photos from the Valhalla-fire and Ragnaroc party at the recent Canterbury Faire in Christchurch, NZ, may send you screaming for your longships!
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-15 10:20
Discovery News: Alessandro Vezzosi recently discovered a recipe for natural plastic in the drawings and notes of Renaissance genius Leonard da Vinci.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-02-14 14:45
National Geographic: Serafina Cuomo, of Imperial College London's Centre for the History of Science, has written an article for the February 6, 2004 issue of "Science" claiming that catapult-makers were the "rock stars" of antiquity.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-02-14 09:30
Monticello, the historic home of Thomas Jefferson, and the University of Virginia will again be co-sponsoring a workshop on historic landscaping.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2004-02-14 06:15
Press Release: Eight contestants, competing for (UK)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-02-13 13:13
Cardiff University: Scientists at Cardiff University have new theories about a 6th century comet which may have collided with the Earth.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-02-13 13:11
Archaeological discoveries in Austria give merit to claims that Austrians invented tartan kilts.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-02-13 02:34
"The Domestic Scene: Views of Culture from the Toledo Museum of Art" will be on display in the Graphic Arts Galleries at the Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, Ohio, until May 9, 2004.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-02-13 02:32
Isle of Wight County Press: A medieval silver ring found on the Isle of Wight has been officially declared a "treasure trove," which allows the Isle of Wight Council to purchase it for display on the island.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-02-12 17:58
Dame Aoife's weekly links list presents seventeen selected web sites with information about spying, strategy, and tactics in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-02-12 01:12
Photos from the Brigid's Feast event held February 7, 2004 in the Shire of Ravensfjord are now available online.