June 3rd, 2004
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-06-03 15:52
Expatica: Six skeletons discovered in a garden in Maastricht, Netherlands, are much more modern than first believed and include the remains of a woman.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-06-03 01:53
National Geographic: A series of 40 narratives written in the 13th and 14th centuries tell of the Viking Age in Iceland and may have influenced Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-06-02 22:28
News Leader: The new Canton of Dun'Afton in Waynesboro, VA will play host to its first Crown Tournament June 5, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-06-02 18:52
Archaeologists excavating what they thought was a medieval hall were surprised to discover a neolithic building instead.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-06-02 18:51
Mirror: Troy is the hot film right now, but how does YOUR hero measure up to the Greeks? Find out in a quiz by the "Mirror's" Clare Goldwin.
Submitted by Saradwen on Wed, 2004-06-02 14:05
THL Saradwen Ariandalen provides a detailed account of Earl Sir Brannos O'Irongardail's victory for the honor of Countess Rebekah MacTiernan in the Midrealm Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-06-01 23:58
Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star: Kristin Davis, of the Fredericksburg "Free Lance-Star," describes a "Medieval Faire" demo held by the Incipient Canton of Sudentor at King George Middle School.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-06-01 23:31
The BoD named nine new members today, calling them "the Ring Wraiths of the Current Middle Ages".
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-06-01 20:00
The Board of Directors of the SCA recently released an updated list of nominees. Comments from populace members are being solicited on those who know and have worked with any of these individuals.
Submitted by iasmindecordoba on Tue, 2004-06-01 17:56
Mistress Iasmin de Cordoba, Baroness Roaring Wastes, shares memories - and photos - from the Middle Kingdom's May 30, 2004 Crown Tourney.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-05-31 22:27
Earl Brannos O'Irongardail, fighting for the honor of Countess Rebekah Mac Tiernan, has won the Middle Kingdom Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-31 12:10
Discovery: According to a report from Jennifer Viegas of Discovery News, women's bare breasts were a common fashion statement in 17th century England.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-31 08:25
NewScientist.com: Archaeological excavations throughout Great Britain have unearthed and studied many human remains. Now they have received guidelines for reburial of bones discovered on digs.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-05-31 05:30
The Washington Early Music Society is pleased to present a new event this June for lovers of early music, dance and visual arts -- the inaugural Washington Early Music Festival.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-05-30 10:55
Ancanar is a Tolkien-inspired epic fantasy film. The Armoury section of the Ancanar website showcases the swords and armour forged for the film.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-05-29 12:05
"Coming of Age in Ancient Greece: Images of Childhood from the Classical Past" will be at the Cincinnati Art Museum through August 1, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-05-29 09:45
Nathan Duffield, a 10-year-old student from Milford Haven, England, has discovered a 600-year-old ring with a metal detector.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-05-28 19:05
Those who can't get enough of ancient times may want to sign up for the Scuola Gladiatori Roma, where they will learn Latin as well as gladiator skills.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-05-28 15:10
Ancient historians take note: Roman Days are here again and coming to Marietta Mansion in Glenn Dale, Maryland June 12-13, 2004!
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2004-05-28 13:50
There has been much discussion recently about the swearing of oaths in the SCA. This week, Dame Aoife shares her links on the subject.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-05-28 07:15
Photos from the recent Ragnarok event in the Kingdom of Ealdormere are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-27 20:45
MSN: "Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien's Oxford, England home is for sale for a paltry $2.7 million.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-27 19:40
Irg von der Ramsau shares photos taken at the recent Double Wars XVII event held in the Shire of Attemark in
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-27 19:30
World War II's famous Bletchley Park code-breakers have become involved in work to decipher a cryptic inscription which might point to the location of the Holy Grail.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-27 18:58
The Incipient Shire of Beit Aryeh in Israel has been officially formed in the Kingdom of Drachenwald, according to New Groups Coordinator Barcsi Janos.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-27 13:18
Maelgwn and Asbjorn have posted photos from the Midrealm's recent Baron Wars.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-27 13:16
Master Delbert von Strassburg, Seneschal for the Kingdom of Lochac, reports on the latest deveolpments pertaining to the ban on certain weapons in Victoria, Australia.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-05-27 13:14
"Painters of Reality: The Legacy of Leonardo and Caravaggio in Lombardy" will be on display at the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through August 15, 2004.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-05-26 23:38
The Courier-Journal: A day-long festival was held on Saturday, May 22, to celebrate the opening of the Frazier Historical Arms Museum.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-05-26 19:07
PBS: PBS offers a quiz to determine if you would have survived four months in a 17th century colonial village.