January 4th, 2004
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-01-04 18:10
Beacon Journal: Department of Classical Studies, Anthropology and Archaeology of the University of Akron has received a wonderful Christmas gift: a collection of artifacts from former ambassador to Saudi Arabia, James Akins.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-01-04 18:00
An exhibit of film props from the "Lord of the Rings" movies will open at Boston's Museum of Science August 1, 2004. Displays will include an "armor corridor."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-01-04 05:25
A recently-restored, rare medieval fresco will be seen by the public for the first time in 400 years when it is put on display in Coventry, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-01-04 05:23
Swiss Info: A hoard of Roman treasure, hidden from 4th century raiders, has been reassembled and will be displayed for the first time in Basel, Switzerland.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-01-02 20:39
History News Network: Australian Michael Hastings is, in truth, King Michael I of England, the heir to the Plantagenet bloodline, and should be living in Buckingham Palace rather than Jerilderie, NSW, according to a British historian.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-01-02 13:53
Daily Times: The Barony Fontaine Dans Sable (Farmington, NM) recently beat their own record by collecting over ten thousand donated toys for San Juan County's Toys for Tots program.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-01-02 13:51
Star Telegram: Scottish formal wear is becoming more and more popular for weddings, according to New York Times News Service reporter Linda Lee.
December 31st, 2003
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-12-31 23:44
Townhall.com: We celebrate Christmas on December 25 due to the efforts of a Scythian monk known to history as Denis the Little, who tinkered with the calendar by papal request.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-12-31 23:43
Times of Malta: A Roman wall discovered during renovations on Gozo Cathedral in Malta may have to be re-buried because the work was not authorized.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-12-30 12:15
Karen Given's report on the Pennsic War was rerun recently on National Public Radio's "Only a Game."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-12-30 09:10
The Kingdom of AEthelmearc has welcomed a new subject: Dane Christopher Murray.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-12-30 07:40
The Scandinavian celebration of Jul harkens back to Norse mythology. An article from "The Scotsman" looks at Christmas celebrations in Sweden and Norway and their roots in Viking tradition.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2003-12-29 22:58
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Christian Boone offers his opinion on geeks as trendsetters, and includes SCAdians in the group.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-12-29 22:56
CBS: "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," the first book of C.S. Lewis' Narnia series, will soon begin production on location in New Zealand.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-12-29 21:59
Readers in the East Kingdom will get the opportunity to participate in One Kingdom, One Book.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2003-12-29 14:38
Last Saturday, the Barony of Caerthe in the Kingdom of Outlands bid a final farewell to Brendon Swatko, a twelve-year-old who died after being struck by a car outside an SCA event.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-12-28 13:30
Lady Catelin Munro of Ailsa, Autocrat of Estrella XX Queen's Tea, has requested help from cooks and performers who plan to attend the Estrella War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-12-28 10:15
China View: Chinese archaeologists may have discovered the secret of China's invention of gunpowder.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-12-27 11:20
A team of German archaeologists has been excavating the basement of Rome's great Colosseum, including the intricate mechanical wonders which produced the effects for the gladiatorial games.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-12-27 08:05
90 copper coins, washed up from London's Thames River, have stumped archaeologists.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-12-27 05:25
News Telegraph: Researchers are planning to exhume and test the bodies of 50 members of the Medici Family with hopes of some "sensational surprises."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-12-26 10:35
A church court has denied researchers the right to examine the remains of what might have been King Harold.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-12-26 07:45
Limerick Post: Durrow Abbey and the St. Columcille Monastery in County Offaly, Ireland, have been purchased by the government for an initial sum of 270 thousand Euro.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-12-25 12:35
Herald Tribune: 13th century painter Duccio di Buoninsegna is the star of an exhibit celebrating the city of Sienna's golden age, "Duccio: At the Origins of Sienese Painting."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-12-25 09:45
Nature: A mystious, 16th-century coded manuscript is still stumping scholars. Or is it a hoax?
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-12-24 18:21
eBay: Third Age Armory claims to have uncovered the legendary Sword of Spam, and they are auctioning this rare item on eBay.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-12-24 15:40
Curious about the geography of Oertha? A new online map lists baronies and shires.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-12-24 14:25
Roaring Wastes: The Shire of Ravenslake (northeastern Illinois) will host the Middle Kingdom College of Youth February 7, 2004.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-12-23 23:16
Morning Call: Ben Schragger, known in the SCA as Ben the Steward, was released from prison, subject to "house arrest" restrictions, after posting a reduced bail bond.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-12-23 20:44
Scientific American: Germany's 7,000-year-old stone circle proves that Europe's neolithic people were more tuned in to the heavens than previously thought.