February 10th, 2005
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-10 17:06
Controversial plans by the National Trust and English Heritage to route traffic away from Stonehenge have hit a snag. The British government has been strangely silent on the subject, leading officials to believe that the plans may have been abandoned.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-10 13:40
Researchers at the University of Fribourg believe that a rich cache of letters, written in Greek, prove that residents of 5th century Gaza lived a vibrantly intellectual life.
Submitted by Katarina on Thu, 2005-02-10 12:07
Emmelyne de Marksbury, silkewoman, was admitted to the Order of the Laurel at Dragonsmark's annual Candlemas event last Saturday, February 2. She was placed on vigil early in the morning, and was elevated at a well-attended evening court.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-10 08:10
Lucius Aurelius Varus was knighted recently at the East Kingdom's Market Day in Birka event.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2005-02-09 18:39
Experts say the abbey at Strata Florida was once a city of light to rival Westminster Cathedral, and Oxford and was once much bigger than the current ruins of today would suggest.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-09 13:34
Baron Lorcan Dracontius has announced that auditions will soon take place for a production of Macbeth at Pennsic War XXXIV.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-09 10:40
Researchers working on the Roman city of Pompeii are using ancient methods to re-create the Roman imperial cloth used for togas.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2005-02-08 18:43
According to this USAToday article, a can of Spam "Golden Honey Grail" will be given to each of the first 100 customers who buy tickets to the Broadway production of Monty Python's Spamalot.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-02-08 16:51
Their Excellencies Khevron and Morgana have announced that Griffin and Margery will be invested as the new Baron and Baroness of Winter's Gate.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-02-08 12:48
A&S Autocrat Lady Turrela Michelovna Vidmeyera and A&S Main Deputy Lady Katherine Bradon of Carlisle have announced that the class schedule for the upcoming Estrella War XXI is now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-02-08 08:18
Sir Mrks has posted photos from AnTir's recent Estrella War Practice and Moot.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-02-07 20:21
"Spain in the Age of Exploration 1492-1819" will be on display at the Norton Museum of Art, in West Palm Beach, Florida, through May 1, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-07 19:56
Anne McMillan Goodale of Nevada's Fallon Star Press reviews the Society for Creative Anachronism as her "Organization of the Week."
Submitted by kampfrau on Mon, 2005-02-07 17:18
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-07 14:52
The producers of the Da Vinci Code movie may choose to build their own version of Rosslyn Chapel rather than deal with restrictions imposed by the building's trustees.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-02-07 12:30
This article discusses the Richard III Society, "a quiet army" that is "fighting to clear his good name," and also mentions the De Vere Society and other such organizations.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-07 09:01
Caoimheall Dubheasa DerAlcan has posted photos from the Principality of Oertha's 2004 Yule celebration.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-06 16:21
A last-minute effort to save importation of the 14th century Macclesfield Psalter has been successful. The manuscript will be retained by the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-06 13:19
Excavations are being carried out around the site of the ancient Bulgarian city of Pliska in hopes of finding the mausoleum containing the remains of the country's rulers.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2005-02-06 10:16
Archaeologists believe they have discovered a 10th Century Viking market in Cumbria, orginally thought to have been a burial ground.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-02-06 01:06
Due to technical problems on our server, SCAtoday.net went offline at approximately 16:23 US Eastern time on Saturday. The senior staff were at an event and didn't know about the problem until almost midnight, but were able to restart the server easily. We apologize for the inconvenience. (Techies can click "read more" for details.)
Submitted by Sorcha on Sat, 2005-02-05 17:38
Lady Sorcha attended the Barony of Cleftlands' signature event, "A Regular Event in the Cleftlands", and brings us her report of the day's festivities.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2005-02-05 15:30
Archaeologists believe they may have found the home of St Baldred of the Bass, one of the best known monks of 8th century Scotland.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2005-02-05 13:05
"From Filippo Lippi to Piero della Francesca: Fra Carnevale and the Making of a Renaissance Master" will be on display in the Robert Lehman Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through May 1, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-02-05 12:58
Turks: A Journey of a Thousand Years, 600-1600 may be the world's greatest display of Turkish art and culture. The exhibit opened January 22, 2005 at London't Royal Academy of Arts.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-02-05 00:30
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, says one of her recent request-for-comments messages has generated some confusion. Accordingly, she has issued an update and clarification letter.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-02-04 21:38
A new study to date the controversial Shroud of Turin places the cloth as much older than previously believed.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-02-04 20:27
Just pull the string and hear them say "What time does fighting begin?" or "Stop looking at HER and pay attention to ME!" It's SCA Barbie & Ken!
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-02-04 17:02
The Post describes the Athens Medieval Society at Ohio University, as well as the SCA and the Shire of Dernehealde.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2005-02-04 16:11
Secret excavations have uncovered a rare Tudor garden which has lain hidden for over 500 years close to Carew Manor in Beddington.