May 17th, 2004
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-05-17 13:48
The Sun: SCA members add realism to Poulsbo, Washington's annual Viking Fest. Read a newspaper article by reporter Susie L. Oh.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-16 19:21
A cooking competition has been planned for the upcoming Lilies War, which will take place June 11-20, 2004, at Smithville Lake, MO. The theme centers around cooking during the medieval siege of a manor.
Submitted by nicolaa on Sun, 2004-05-16 13:39
The new Prince and Princess of Ealdormere are Malik and Genevieve
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-16 08:45
A 1539 map by Swedish cartographer Olaus Magnus surprises scholars with its depiction of the North Atlantic Ocean.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-05-15 16:49
''Caliphs and Kings: The Art and Influence of Islamic Spain'' will be on display at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC, through October 17.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2004-05-15 16:48
An unassuming Dutch garden may be the final resting place of seven musketeers according to the town of Maastricht police, who have handed the investigation over to the experts.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-05-14 22:15
Clan Blue Feather, an informal organization of SCAdians interested in gay and lesbian life in the Middle Ages, welcomes others interested in this topic to join their e-mail discussion list.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2004-05-14 22:14
Deforestration is threatening not only rare animals, but also bamboo plants, the source of the world's rattan, according to a report by the United Nations Environment Program.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-05-14 17:31
WCBS-TV: Cheryl Fiandaca, a reporter for WCBS-TV in New York, has uncovered the "secret" of blacksmith Steven Licata of Garfield, N.J.: he makes weapons!
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2004-05-14 02:52
This week Dame Aoife shares links pertaining to medieval jugs and pitchers.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-05-13 23:35
The New York Times: Scientists in Florence are planning to exhume the remains of 49 Medici bodies in May for a wide-ranging forensic study. One branch of the family was invited to take part; a second branch was not, but its ancestors are among those being exhumed.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-05-13 19:33
Alaxandair O'Conchobhair has posted video of the semi-finals, and finals of AEthelmearc Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-13 16:23
Genevieve la flechiere, Royal Herald, has provided many more details on the recent Viceroy Tourney in Insula Draconis.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-05-13 16:22
Lady Margaret, Chatelaine of Shadowdale and Coordinator for the Newbies' Tournament at the Lilies War, is looking for volunteers for the Tournament. Lilies will be held June 11-20, 2004 at Smithville Lake located North of Kansas City, Missouri.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-05-12 20:20
Even one would be great, but there are TWO wonderful photo albums from the soon-to-be Kingdom of Northshield's first Crown Tourney.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-05-12 14:44
Mistress Ghita (mka Susan Earley), the Society Exchequer, has published a detailed explanation of the current testing status and policy on use of credit cards, PayPal(tm), and other electronic payments for local event preregistration.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2004-05-12 14:35
THL Johnnae llyn Lewis of the Middle Kingdom would like to acquaint cooks throughout the Known World with plans and activities of the Middle Kingdom Cooks' Guild.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-05-12 13:21
Salem Statesman Journal: The sponsors of the Traditional Only Archery Festival at the Black Forest Archery Range near Silverton, Oregon, invite longbow and recurve competitors to attend in historical costume.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-05-12 13:17
Wired News: Astronomy buffs in New Zealand are planning to construct their own version of Stonehenge near Wellington.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-05-11 21:37
Kentucky.com: Dragonsmark Castle, a beloved landmark to SCAdians in Kentucky, was destroyed by fire on the night of May 10. (UPDATED 2004-05-18)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-11 17:21
Alessandro di Firenze was the winner of the Single Rapier category of the recent Lochac May Crown Rapier Tourney.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-11 17:20
The 3M Company has announced a new transparent tape considered to be as strong as duct tape.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-11 16:05
Hrefna in Heppna has announced that there will be a gathering of glassworkers at the upcoming AEthelmearc War Practice.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-11 16:05
Haaretz.com: Two books: "Jewish Marriage in Antiquity," and "Man and Woman He Created Them," which look at Jewish marriage customs, are reviewed on Haaretz.com.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-05-11 04:33
Master Mellitus of Rouncivale, WaterBearing Coordinator for the Lilies War, is still in need of volunteers for the upcoming War which will be held June 11-20, 2004 at Smithville Lake, MO in the Barony of Forgotten Sea.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-10 17:31
Draco of Jorvik, fighting for Serena of Black Ness, was victorious in Lochac's Fall Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-10 17:30
Aurelia reports that Viscount Michael, fighting for Lady Moira, was the winner of the recent Tournament in Insula Draconis.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-10 17:28
THL Stefan li Rous has posted this month's additions to the Florilegium.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2004-05-09 22:09
Siegfried von Kulmbach, inspired by Briedei nic Gillechattan, claimed victory in the first-ever Crown Tournament for the soon-to-be Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-09 21:19
Alessandra d'Avignon reports that Rurik Longsword has won the Kingdom of AEthelmearc's Spring 2004 Crown Tournament. For details and to view photos, read on.