Archive

June 14th, 2004

SCA in Iraq and the Middle East

With deployments of soldiers who are SCA members to Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries, Drachenwald hopes to form branches for them in the region.

SCA in Iceland and Norway

The Kingdom of Drachenwald is adding to its already large presence in Scandinavia with contacts in Iceland and Norway.

June 13th

Oaken Melee School V

description:

The fifth annual Oaken Melee School will feature a "War of Southern Aggression" between the new Barony of Brendoken and the established Barony of Middle Marches.

http://home.neo.rr.com/squireeinar/OMS5.htm Location:
Marche of Alderford -- Roswell OH

Encampment at the Castle IV

Encampment at the Castle is held at the former Mansfield Reformatory, a large stone building that looks very much like a castle. The grounds are lovely, and the event will feature fighting, fencing, archery, thrown weapons, and merchants, among other activities.

http://home.columbus.rr.com/cconrad6/E_IV/index.htm

Major Upgrade to SCAtoday.net Site

We've upgraded the content management system (CMS) software on SCAtoday.net in a major way, to bring you new features and functions.

Caidan Queen

Kolfinna Kottr & Svana Laransdottir share photos from Queen's Champion recently held in the Kingdom of Caid.

American Madrigals to Entertain in Lochac

The Davis County Senior High School Madrigal Choir June 19, 2004 at the Winter Solstice Dance in Canberra. The dance is sponsored by Earthly Delights, a period musical group.

Roman Bath House Discovered in Kent

An archaeological dig in Kent, England has uncovered a Roman bath house.

June 12th

SCA Builds Cardboard Piano

SCA, a Swedish packaging company, has built a cardboard piano complete with integrated circuits printed on paper.

Irish Viking Settlement Stunning Find

online.ie: Archaeologists hope that a new Viking site discovered near Waterford City may be "the historical find of the century."

Artisans Shine at AnTir Crown Tourney A&S Display

The Arts & Sciences were highlighted at the Kingdom of AnTir's recent Crown Tourney. View photos online.

June 11th

Latin Classics Released by Project Gutenberg

Several Latin or Roman texts, including a guide to pronouncing Roman Latin is have been release by Project Gutenberg.

Updates for June

His Lordship Stefan offers updates to his Florilegium for June 2004.

Archaeologists Search for Secrets at 11th Century Castle

Evening Telegraph: England's historic Tutbury Castle is the latest subject of a dig where researchers hope to uncover clues to its royal past.

June 10th

"Leonardo's Incredible Machines" Comes to the Science Channel

Contemporary engineers build and operate machines designed by Da Vinci in a Science Channel special presentation.

Yoda, Sam and Gollum Teach Non-Standard English

Author David Crystal claims that movie characters such as Yoda and Gollum are excellent examples of non-standard English usage to teach children.

Caidan Minister of Youth to Publish Children's Periodical

THLady Gwenllian Pengrych ferch Rhys, Minister of Youth for the Kingdom of Caid, has announced the publication of "Libellus," a trimester newsletter centered around children and their activities in the SCA.

Gabriel Michael Born in Barony of Bergental

Their Excellencies Kai and Michalene are the proud parents of a son, Gabriel Michael, born June 5, 2004.

Knowne World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium

Linette de Gallardon has announced that the 2004 Knowne World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium will be held June 25-27 in Owl's Reste (New Cumberland, PA).

June 9th

Modern Vikings Retrace Ancient Route

Baku Today: A group of moder-day Vikings are re-tracing their ancestors' paths by sailing Black and Caspian Seas.

SCA Spawns "Hippy Chix," Belly-Dancing Troupe

Daily News Tribune: The Hippy Chix, a group of women brought together by the SCA, gather in Hudson, MA to enjoy Middle Eastern dance, some heavy metal music, and expressing their sensuality.

Ansteorra to Celebrate Argent Anniversary

Their Majesties Miguel and Conal and Their Royal Highnesses Alaric Drake and Sibri of the Kingdom of Ansteorra invite the people of the Known World to celebrate Their Kingdom's Argent Anniversary July 8-11, 2004 in Canton, Texas.

June 8th

Find or Offer Rides to Events at New Web Site in Midrealm

A Midrealm web wizard has created a web forum to link people with rides to share and people in need of rides to events.

June 7th

Northern Oaken War Maneuvers Photos Online

SCAtoday.net's Webmaster, Iustinos Tekton, took lots of photos at Northern Oaken War Maneuvers, and shares them in an online photo album.

Worldwide Talent to Gather for Known World A&S Symposium

Arts and Sciences mavens the world over will be gathering June 25-27th, 2004 in Orlando, Florida for the Known World Arts and Sciences Symposium.

Tir Righ A&S Championship Photos Online

Alienor Sanz-Argent has posted photos from the recent A&S Competition at the Tir Righ Coronet Champions' Tourney in the Kingdom of AnTir.

Ancanar Manuscript Illumanation/Ilustrator Wanted

Ancanar: The Ancanar film project is looking for an illustrator with skills in illuminating manuscripts.

June 6th

Was Michelangelo Autistic?

MSN: Experts who analyzed the behavior of Renaissance master Michaelangelo now believe that he may have suffered from Asperger's disorder, a high-functioning form of Autism.

History Channel Teams with Game Designer Re-create Roman Battles

Gamespot: The History Channel plans to work with game producer Creative Assembly to re-create famous Roman battles.

History's Worst Typo

StrangeCosmos.com: Lord Zachariah von Marksburgh shares what might be "history's worst typo."