October 24th, 2004
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-24 12:10
Archaeologists working on the excavation of a 5th or 6th century synagogue near the coastal city of Saranda have uncovered impressive new structures.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-24 07:26
Scientists believe that a field of craters around Lake Chiemsee in southern Germany is the result of a comet striking in earth in the second century.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-23 14:25
Michelangelo's David, long thought to be the model of male perfection, is not as perfect as once believed. He is missing a back muscle.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-23 11:12
Badgers? We Don't Need No Stinking Badgers! OK, I couldn't resist! But badgers are reportedly doing serious damage to prehistoric burial mounds on Salisbury Plain.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-23 08:23
Archaeologists working on a site near Loch Lomond have discovered evidence of settlements dating back 3500 years, including a 7th century Christian cemetery.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-22 09:48
SCA President Meg Baron has announced that all of the SCA Heraldic publications are now available through the SCA Marketplace.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-22 09:10
The Barony of the Steppes is proud to host the Board of Directors meeting on Saturday, October 23, 2004 c.e. 9:00am, at the Crown Plaza Hotel.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-22 08:58
Lord Alexander shares photos from the recent Ben Dunfirth Baronial Birthday Bash in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-21 12:25
The exhumation of remains from the Medici Family tomb in Florence, Italy has set to rest the question of whether or not family members were murdered.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-21 08:02
Hundreds of thousands of metal artifacts, including scale armor, from a Roman fort have been preserved by a layer of clay.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-21 00:52
Lady Turrela Michelovna Vidmeyera, A&S Autocrat for Estrella War XXI, is seeking instructors for Estrella's A&S Collegium.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-20 16:08
Canterbury Carols: Twelfth Night in Lonely Tower, January 8th, 2005, Scottish Rite Cathedral, 202 S. 20th St. Omaha, NE 68102
Submitted by corax_onyx on Wed, 2004-10-20 09:12
Unto the Populace,
We regret to say that due to site issues, the Cossacks, Mongols and Huns event scheduled for the weekend of November 13-14 has been cancelled. The reservationist will contact those who have already sent in their preregistrations to arrange for refunds.
On behalf of the event autocrat and staff, we apologize for any inconvenience this cancellation may cause to you.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-10-20 08:46
Aoife's Links this week focus on a very appropriate seasonal topic: the history of the Halloween holiday, which dates back to the ancient Celtic and Roman civilizations.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-10-20 07:42
The Shire of Rivenvale, proclaimed as full status at Pennsic 33, hosted its first "flying solo" event recently, and they've posted a photo album on the web.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-19 21:54
Finn invites musicians who reside in the Kingdom of Lochac to participate in a new discussion list.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-19 15:15
A new film version of Beowulf, filmed in Iceland, dresses its warriors in riveted chainmail.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-19 13:24
The Shire of Silver Rylle proudly announces that it will be hosting, with the generous permission of the Shire of Owl's Reste, Fields of Gold, a combination Golden Seamstress competition and Golden Quill competition, on February 4 & 5, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-19 11:00
Vanished Wood Invites All Souls to CARNIVALE IN ITALY November 13, 2004 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds 2015 West Manchester Road, Wheaton, IL 60189
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-19 09:55
The Incipient Shire of Glen Rathlin is proud to announce Flaming Arrow, to be held on the 01st to 03rd of April 2005 at Ardnavally Scout Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-19 08:43
Lord Heinrich von Westfelsen has posted photos from the recent Drachenwald Crown Tourney, which was won by Sir Padraig, inspired by Viscountess Elsa.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-19 08:42
Genevieve Schwarzdrachen, Drachenwald Kingdom Herald, reports on the recent Crown Tourney fought October 16, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-18 17:01
Researchers, working on an 85cm-long piece of wood found near the town of Nanortalik, Greenland in 1997, now believe that it was a ski.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-18 09:36
On March 19, 2005, the Barony of Seagirt will host the 28th Daffodil Tournament to choose the Defender of Seagirt (rattan) and the Captain of the Grenadiers (Rapier).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-18 09:01
Bring out yer dead! Join the Independent Dominion of Myrkfaelinn on November 20, 2004 to celebrate the Black Death by fighting, fencing, and feasting... Why? Because we're not dead yet!
Submitted by JustShava on Mon, 2004-10-18 07:52
The first of the picture album from the Coronation of Siegfried & Bridei, the first King and Queen of Northshield, are now posted.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-10-17 17:00
Lord Earnan Sanntraigh, who lives in the Barony of Nordskogen, offers a wonderfully detailed account of the day's festivities, for those of us not lucky enough to be attending in person as the SCA's newest Kingdom was proclaimed on October 16.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 16:52
A 9th century, gold, Anglo-Saxon penny sold for over US$400,000 recently, a world record for a British coin.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 14:02
A well-preserved fresco dating to 1370 has been found on the wall of the Santa Maria della Scala hospital museum in Siena, Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 11:10
A section of the "King's Wall" constructed in Edinburgh, Scotland by James II has been discovered during excavation for a building site.