Archive - Story
July 28th, 2003
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-29 01:50
Archaeology Magazine: Thought to be the best-preserved ancient city in the world, Sagalassos in southwest Turkey is the topic of Archaeology Magazine's "Interactive Dig."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-29 01:48
Poets of the Known World are encouraged to participate in the Known World Poetic Challenge, which will take place at this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2003-07-28 16:31
Almost exactly one year after its founding, SCAtoday.net passes a major milestone: the 1000th news article has been published.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2003-07-28 16:26
Thursday, July 31, is the deadline for individuals to apply for membership on the SCA's Grand Council, an advisory committee to the Board of Directors.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-07-28 02:54
Need to plan your Pennsic activities around the Battle Schedule? It's online for your convenience.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-07-28 02:52
Lady Ardenia ARuadh, coordinator of The Pennsic Teen Party, is in need of volunteers to help with supplies, chaperoning, and entertainment.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2003-07-27 03:18
The Heritage Lottery Fund will award
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-26 15:30
The remains of Henry VIII's warship, the Mary Rose, may yet be saved thanks to a
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-26 12:20
A virtual reality construction of an Elizabethan house lets visitors visit Hackney (near London) in the year 1601.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-26 08:45
Lord Varus of Legio Draconis has posted photos and videos from the recent Middle Kingdom Rose Tournament on his website.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-26 03:33
Their Majesties Gunnar and Gabrielle of the Kingdom of An Tir have requested that the cheer "Hurray!" be used during Their Reign.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2003-07-25 19:18
The University of Texas has put its entire two-volume Gutenberg Bible on the Internet.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-07-25 19:17
Scientists, including Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard, plan to televise part of a two-week expedition to the Black Sea with hopes that they will discover Roman, Bronze Age or Byzantine artifacts, or even evidence of the Biblical flood.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-07-25 14:43
Roaring Wastes: Lady Cecilia Bartoletti is seeking gentles interested in acting as sign language interpretors for the Silent Herald program.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-07-25 04:40
History News Network: 1300 medieval historians protested last week after being called "an intellectual adornment" by Education Secretary Charles Clark. To make their point, they used a 12th century "weapon of mass distruction:" a trebuchet.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2003-07-24 17:01
Premier Laurel of the Society succumbs to cancer.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-07-24 17:01
Mistress Elayne Greybeard the Eclectic has announced the passing of her dear husband Master Robbin Greybeard on July 21, 2003.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-07-24 16:59
Following a three-year restoration of St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow's most recognizable landmark, experts say that it may be necessary to strengthen the foundation to keep the building from collapsing.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-07-24 16:58
The Coxcomb Academy, noted for their performing arts classes, recently published a list of upcoming classes and public performances for Pennsic War 32 and Collegium Caidis.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-07-23 19:45
The Shire of Caer Galen and the Shire of Fontaine dans Sable, both located in the Kingdom of Outlands, have been approved by the SCA Board of Directors to become two new Baronies.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-23 19:37
Men's magazine "Maxim" seems to have an odd concept of the Pennsic War and the SCA in general in a blurb in the August 2003 issue.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-23 19:21
Silfren the Singer and Don Tariq ibn Jelal, two Guildmasters of the Guild of Defense who played the first prizes in Lochac, offer some thoughts on the concept of "Playing the Prize."
Submitted by Catriona on Wed, 2003-07-23 15:45
A treasure trove of original manuscripts and books from the Middle Ages can be found online at SCETI, the Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text & Image.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-23 12:28
Looking for resource material to teach about the Middle Ages? Take a look at "Teacher Oz's Kingdom of History."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-23 12:25
Omaha World-Herald: A short article in the Omaha World-Herald looks at the exploits of members of the Shire of Hinterland in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-23 01:58
Eastrealmer Michel Wolffauer made a startling discovery recently at a Cedars, Pennsylvania (USA) flea market: Pennsic road signs.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-07-22 15:44
FortWayne.com: The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, local newspaper in Fort Wayne, Indiana (USA), has published a feature article about an event run by the local group, Shadowed Stars.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-07-22 15:44
A private developer has purchased Malesov Castle, near Prague, and is restoring it with plans of offering "immersion" medieval vacations.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-22 15:43
Finnvarr de Taahe took part as a "page" at the recent Dragons Lair 2003 International Jousting Tournament which took place in London, Ontario. He posted an extensive report on the Calontir list and has granted permission for us to reprint it here.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-07-21 21:24
Photos from Lochac's Mordenvale Baronial Investiture and Tocal Token Tourney are available online.