Archive

August 3rd, 2004

Scribes to Gather at Pennsic

Despina de la Brasov has announced that there will be a Known World Scribal Gathering at the Middle Kingdom Royal Encampment at this year's Pennsic War.

August 2nd

Combat Archery Survey

The Society Marshal for Combat Archery is wishing to have as many Combat Archers as possible answer a small survey for her about yourself and the equipment you use, to get a general feel for these things across the Society.

Court Report and Photos from Barony of Ered Sul

Dame Katharine of Cate Hall, the Aten Signet, provides a detailed Court Report and a photo album from Their Majesties' Court in the Barony of Ered Sul.

Atlantia Unbelted Fighters Announced for Pennsic War

Count Valharic, the Atlantian Warlord, has announced the list of unbelted fighters chosen for the Pennsic War.

Rapier Fighter pushes the limit at Pennsic

Born in New York City, but now living in Paris, Baron Raphael di Angelo plans to fight over one thousand rapier opponents at Pennsic 33, fulfilling a "personal challenge."

August 1st

Archaeologists Research Bishops' Lives at Scotland's Fetternear House

The archaeological dig at Fetternear House in rural Aberdeenshire, Scotland, does not focus on finding objects so much as studying the lives of the residence's owners, several bishops.

Experts discover archaeological surprise beneath Pompeii

Archaeologists from Basilicata University in Italy are excavating part of the southwestern edge of Pompeii, revealing a civilization that predates even the Romans.

Young Adults to Gather at Pennsic

There will be a gathering for young adults ages 16-20 at the Kingdom of Atenveldt Royal Encampment at this year's Pennsic War.

July 31st

Denver Post: Outlands Artist Real Renaissance Man

Idaho Falls, Idaho artist William Lloyd gives Denver Post staff reporter Chi-Chi Zhang a glimpse of the world of Renaissance art at the Larkspur Renaissance Festival. Lloyd is an artisan who makes and sells intricately-carved ivory and bone knives and sword handles.

1,000-Year-Old Brewery Unearthed

U.S. researchers have unearthed what they say may be the oldest known brewery in the Andes, a pre-Incan plant at least 1,000 years old that could produce drinks for hundreds of people at one sitting.

Renaissance Roundel Auctioned for £7 million

A rare bronze roundel discovered under a stairway in Devon, England, has brought nearly UK£7 million in a recent auction, a record for a Renaissance piece.

July 30th

Attention Pennsic Chirurgeonate Volunteers (Chirurgeon and Non-Medical)

Aine nic Llyr, who is in charge of Logistics and Fundraising for the Pennsic Chirurgeonate, asks gentles, including non-medical volunteers such as scribes, who plan to volunteer at Chirurgeon's Point this year to contact her, so she can make personalized name tags.

AEthelmearc Members Return to Camelot

A heavy-fighting tournament by members of the Rochester, NY chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism was part of the city's first Camelot Faire, which took place recently in Washington Square Park.

East Kingdom Unbelted Champions Named

Ruslan Novgorodcev has announced the list of unbelted champions for the East Kingdom who will participate in this year's Pennsic War.

Fete des Bois

Come and join us for the anniversary celebrations of the Canton of Boise Ardent! The feasts of Boise Ardent are known for their abundance, their quality and their conviviality.

Idaho Company Builds Real Castles for Medievalists

Who among our readers doesn't secretly dream of living in a medieval castle, except without all the draftiness and lack of plumbing? A company in An Tir combines modern features with medieval construction — and they offer a discount for SCAdians!

"Dead Rabbits" at Pennsic War

No, please don't bring roadkill with you to Pennsic! "Dead Rabbits" is Edward Zifran of Gendy's nickname for the "Hiring Hall" which places Pennsic volunteers.

"Prince Valiant" Inspired Caidan

Carla Roccapriore of the Reno Gazette Journal spoke with SCA member Scott Wills of Chino, CA at a recent Scottish festival.

July 29th

Did Vikings Need Viagra? (PG-13)

A new study shows that Viking men had the same performance concerns as their modern brothers.

Roaring Wastes: Known World Librarians Meeting at Pennsic

Librarins of the Known World unite! Or at least get together to meet each other at Pennsic War!

Geoffrey Scott Accepts Royal Challenge at Pennsic War

Uther and Kaaren, King and Queen of the West, have placed Geoffrey Scott on vigil for knighthood and charged him to undertake 1500 fights at the Pennsic War.

July 28th

Oertha Coronet Photos Online

Kirstin inn Tasaldaaka has posted photos from the recent Coronet Tourney in the Principality of Oertha.

Position Available: Society Minister of Arts & Sciences

The SCA Board of Directors has announced that applicants are being sought for the position of Society MOAS.

Fireworks Celebrate Re-Building of 16th Century Bridge

Residents of the Bosnoan city of Mostar are celebrating the re-opening of an historic bridge across the Neretva River The original bridge was built in 1566 and then destroyed during the Bosnian War.

Regia Anglorum Draws Crowds for Viking Spectacular

Visitors to the Cleethorpes Showground got to experience Viking life up close and personal when Regia Anglorum presented a Viking re-enactment weekend.

Best of Griffin's Tor Edition Two

Let it be known that the Best of Griffin's Tor Edition Two will take place on the weekend of the 30th and 31st of October 2004.

Tip of the Tente

Well, we're coming up on it again. That's right, the Tip of the Tente never really went away, it was just postponed!

Midrealm welcomes new citizen in Pentamere Region

Isaac Xavier Duncan, who will be a third-generation SCAdian, was born early in the morning of July 27 to Lady Deirdre Maccuswell and her husband Jason (mka Skye and Jason Duncan).

July 27th

Bronwyn ferch Arial to Enter Order of the Laurel

Their Majesties of Calontir have placed the Honorable Lady Bronwyn ferch Arial on vigil to be elevated to the Order of the Laurel.

Lochac's First Equestrian Muster

Catulla, Lochac Equestrian Marshal, has announced that the kingdom's first Equestrian Muster will take place in August at Queanbeyan.