September 3rd, 2004
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-09-03 10:22
What is believed to be the biggest gold Viking arm ring ever found, has been discovered among the possessions of a recently deceased local man.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-09-02 20:54
A fragment of gold and silver alloy found earlier this year, believed to be the missing part of the famous torc found at Snettisham in 1965, has been declared treasure trove by the coroner.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 19:10
A Pre-registration form for the 2005 Estrella War is now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 18:26
Archaeologists excavating a site near Voitenki in the Ukraine have discovered evidence of a large Goth settlement dating to the 4th century.
Submitted by Michael of Langley on Thu, 2004-09-02 14:10
Greetings unto the Populace! The weekend of September 10-12 is approaching and the Shire of Ffynnon Gath will be hosting our third annual Highland Games.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 12:39
Bards' Night is THE place to be for all those that are interested in the Bardic Arts: singing, playing an instrument, writing poetry, lyrics or music, storytelling and -writing, making instruments or researching medieval and renaissance music and art. It is the place to share your knowledge with people eager to partake it, and to learn new skills, new songs, new stories and new ideas.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 12:09
Unto the good gentles of the realm, does the Incipient Shire of Courtlandtslot, under the patient sponsorship of the Barony of Delftwood, send greetings and an invitation to join us for fun and frolic at the Saint AEtheldreda Fair. Come enjoy martial activities, some classes for both children and adults, an A & S display, games, and feasting.
Submitted by eirik on Thu, 2004-09-02 08:11
Eirik Andersen has posted his Pennsic War photographs, including over 1400 pictures in 12 different albums.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 08:07
Queen Boadicea, the warrior queen who battled the Romans in 1st century Britain, is the subject of a segment of the new TV series "Battlefield Britain."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 01:03
Gary Lee and Jim Wilkinson used a metal detector to discover a 4th century Roman baptismal font near Grimsby, England.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-09-01 22:39
Police in Butler County, Pennsylvania, are seeking leads to identify a person who assaulted and wounded a woman at Pennsic 33. (Story posted by request of the woman who was attacked.)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 18:42
Liam St. Liam of the Pennsic Independent staff shares photos from Pennsic XXXIII.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 17:27
Charles Sproule, who uses a metal detector to hunt for treasure, has added to his collection with the discovery of five Iceni coins.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 17:15
The Barony of Wealdsmere will sponsor Border War September 24-26, 2004 in Wallace, ID.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 17:14
Unto the diverse citizens of the Kingdom of Drachenwald do the Horse men and women of Insulae Draconis otherwise known as the Equites Draconis send greetings and invitation. Attend with us a celebration of the noblity of the war horse on twelth day of September in the 2004 year of the current calendar within the Shire of West Dragonshire. So come one and all to partake of and witness this spectacular event.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 17:10
You've been in the SCA for how many years and never put on armor? Picked up a throwing ax or a foil? Played Hurley? On September 12th, 2004 at the Farm Pond Recreational Area in Framingham, MA, you have your chance. Whether this is your first SCA event or thousandth, you are invited to come to THUNK! TWACK! SMASH! SWISH! LA!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 17:10
Known World Dance Symposium 5: 2nd - 5th July, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 17:05
The Shire of Nithgaard (State College, PA) will once again be hosting Fiber, Fabric and Fighting on November 19-21, 2004, in Lamar, PA (easily accessible from I-80).
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 17:02
The Shire of Ramsgaard presents the Tir Righ Fall Coronet Tourney, Bardic & Archery Championships, September 17-19, 2004 in Kamloops, British Columbia.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 14:37
A British survey taken in conjunction with the BBC television series Battlefield Britain shows that a surprising number of Brits have gaps in their knowledge of history.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-09-01 13:58
They almost all qualify as "science" in the proverbial "Does it break glass?" test of art-versus-science. Hardware store dreams abound as Dame Aoife focuses this week on medieval tools used in the trades and in everyday life.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 12:10
For Pennsic XXXIII, Ser Nickolas and Sir Bonar of the North and South Oaken Armies of the Midrealm issued a challenge: participate in all 12 Pennsic battles.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Wed, 2004-09-01 12:08
31-year-old Paul Devenyi used a metal detector to find a treasure recently in Leicestershire when the hobbyist unearthed a beautiful gold and garnet pendant.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 18:10
Kayleigh McWhyte shares photos of the Pennsic XXXIII A&S display.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 17:00
Mongolian historian Tengus Bayaryn believes that conqueror Genghis Khan was not only literate but a scholar of Taoist philosophy.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 16:20
Carthusia Perfumes, the "perfumes of Capri," are a collection of scents that date back to the 14th century.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 14:59
Angelique d'Herrison reports the results of this year's Red Cross blood drive at Pennsic XXXIII.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 11:26
Baron Raphael di Angelo successfully completed his quest for 1000 wins at Pennsic XXXIII.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 11:23
Columnist David Rapp looks at illuminated manuscripts, their history, and their place in medieval life in an article for Haaretz.com.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-08-30 19:09
The final Pennsic 33 web edition of the Pennsic Independent is now available on the publication's web site.