Archive - Story
September 2nd, 2003
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-02 13:38
History News Network: A new book by Terry Jones and Dr. Alan Fletcher implies the author may have been murdered for his religious and political beliefs.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-09-02 13:37
"The Madonna with the Yarnwinder" was stolen from Drumlanrig Castle, in southern Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-02 02:11
IC Wales: The mystery surrounding the identity of a 15th century ship discovered last year in Newport, Wales may have been solved.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-09-02 02:10
Duke Mittion von Weald has won the right to crown his lady, Brighid Caileen of the Moors, as Queen of Trimaris.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-09-01 13:15
IC Northwales: Excavations of a site near the Duke of Westminster's Eaton estate in Chester, England may provide work for archaeologists for many years. A new dig shows that the area has known human habitation dating back 9,000 years.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-09-01 10:10
Haaretz.com: Contractors working on the Trans-Israel Highway have found the remains of a first century Jewish farmhouse.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-09-01 06:45
AFP: Indian archaeologists have found a medieval Hindu temple under the remains of an Islamic shrine that was razed by Hindus in 1992, a report unveiled in court said.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-08-31 11:40
U TV: A 6"x10" bronze shrine, originally constructed to hold a bell, has been discovered at an excavation of Celtic site bear Ballycastle in Northern Ireland.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-08-31 07:15
Large sections of the Great Wall of China have been closed to tourists due to detereoration.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-08-30 14:20
Lincolnshire Echo: An amateur archaeologist discovered a Roman coin minted in North Africa in a farmer's field near Lincoln, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-08-30 10:15
Novinite: Archaeologists have discovered a 9th century church which may be the site of the conversion of Bulgaria's first Christian ruler, Boris I.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2003-08-29 18:40
The Daily Star (Lebanon): Beaufort Castle, above the village of Arnoun in Lebanon, was fortified by the Crusaders in the 12th century. Today, following years of use of the castle as a helicopter base and an observation post, it has accumulated much trash and debris.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-08-29 13:05
Zenit: A letter, recently-discovered in the Vatican archives, shows the involvement of pope Urban VIII in the trial of Galileo.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-08-29 08:40
Sunday Herald: The discovery of 50 skeletons in a shallow grave beneath the public library in St. Andrews, Scotland, leads archaeologists to believe that the town may be situated over a vast medieval cemetery.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2003-08-28 21:34
Tracey Stoever, Corporate Development Officer for the SCA, Inc. reports on new opportunities for those wishing to donate to the SCA - online shopping with hundreds of vendors through iGive.com.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-08-28 21:33
"Dreams of Yellow Mountain: Landscapes of Survival in Seventeenth-Century China" will be open at the Galleries for Chinese Painting and Calligraphy at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City from September 13, 2003, through January 25, 2004.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-08-28 21:30
Youngstown Vindicator: The Youngstown (Ohio) Vindicator has published an article about the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-08-28 19:05
AFP: The descendants of Moctezuma II, the last Aztec emperor of Mexico, are trying to recover the pensions granted them in 1550 and suspended in 1934.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-08-28 15:10
Raven of Drachenwald shares photos from Pennsic 32.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-08-28 12:05
News Telegraph: A study of the bones from an abandoned medieval village may prove that English babies thrived due to lengthy breast-feeding.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-08-28 07:55
Telegraph.co.uk: The city of Bath, known throughout British history for its public baths, will again offer bathing to its hoards of tourists.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-08-27 17:55
Under Mongolia's former Communist rulers, the mere mention of the name of Ghengis Khan was outlawed. Now there is no escaping him.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-08-27 14:15
Gentles looking for period Norse names will want to check out a website by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (Sara L. Friedemann) which uses period sources for Viking bynames (nicknames).
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-08-27 10:45
September 26-28, the Quad-State Conference 2003, the American Midwest's largest blacksmithing convention, will take place in Troy, Ohio.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-08-27 04:04
After 20 years of searching, archaeologists have located a 12th century monastery beneath Hereford County Hospital.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2003-08-26 13:00
Aoife has returned from War and shares her links on Charlemagne, including history, costume, embroidery, arms and tactics, and architecture.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-08-26 12:57
AFP: The low water level in the Danube River has led to the rediscovery of a 10th century Byzantine fortress at Pacuiul lui Soare in southern Romania. The fortress was swallowed by the river in the 15th century.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-08-25 19:58
Prolog: The remains of a Viking warrior have been discovered in a shallow grave in downtown Dublin.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-08-25 16:17
Adelheidis Spatauf and Wolfgang von dem Schwartzwald are the proud new parents of Michael Ephraim Gaasch, born August 22, 2003.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-08-25 16:16
A website, edited by Andrew Zurcher, uses manuscripts to teach the writing of English letters from 1500-1700.