July 7th, 2004
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-07 15:01
Stefan is working hard to convert all 1800 of the Florilegium files to a new data format, but still found time to add a number of new items this month.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-07-07 14:14
An article from the Austin American-Statesman reports that Second Lieutenant Brian Smith, a former Austin, Texas lawyer known in the SCA as Friedrich von Konigsburg, has been killed in action in Iraq.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-07 12:26
Sheep and garter raiders in Drachenwald beware! Your raiding days may be numbered!
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-07-07 09:21
Primitive Archer magazine sent a reporter and photographer to cover the combat archery activities at Pennsic War XXXII.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 22:02
The large estate of a wealthy Roman named Anicetus has been discovered in Dorset, England.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 18:15
Anne von Talstadt, Baroness of Ben Dunfirth, reports on the recent competition at the Canadian Light Armour Jousting Championship in Moffat, Ontario.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 17:20
William Castille has posted photos from the recent Midwinter Coronation of Draco and Serena in the Kingdom of Lochac.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 14:55
Creag and Morwenna, Baron and Baroness of Aneala in the Kingdom of Lochac, have announced the birth of their daughter, Rose Elizabeth.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 12:02
Staff reporter Edd Pritchard of the Canton Repository got a chance to learn about life in the Middle Ages - and the SCA - when he visited the Marche of Alderford recently.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-07-06 11:55
A 1990 performance of Inherit the Wind, marking co-author Jerome Lawrence's 75th birthday, was disturbed by noise from a nearby SCA fighter practice. "Jerry was hard of hearing and heard 'creationists' when he was told that the noise was 'Society for Creative Anachronists,'" said Alan Woods, director of the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute at Ohio State University.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 09:37
The Household Al-thaeib invites the known world to attend this year's Pacific Northwest / Southwest / Far West / Way East ( depending on where your border lies ) Warsha & Hafla! http://www.althaeib.com
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 09:22
As we bid farewell to the 4th of July weekend, we bid farewell to the unofficial middle of Summer. Can Autumn be that far behind? http://www.smythkepe.org/pages/3/index.html
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-07-06 08:19
The Brawl at Crooked Dragon Tavern is a fun little event featuring (of course) a mock "tavern" in which fighters in full armor may "dine and drink". Of course, "We wouldn't want any weapons to be sneaked in, now would we? That might cause a brawl to break out!" (wink, wink)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-05 16:22
A wall painting of an Anglo-Saxon Saint dating from the 10th century has been discovered at Deerhurst Church near Tewkesbury, England.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-07-05 13:09
Queen Boadicea, in all her glory, is back in not one but four new films.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-07-05 09:18
The wave of movies with medieval themes continues with announcement of the release of Renny Harlin's The Northmen, a history of those nefarious seafarers.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-04 16:45
Visitors to Saalburg's reconstructed Roman fort get a first-hand view of what life was like for a Roman soldier in 3rd century Germany.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-04 13:10
Fragments of two glass armlets dating to Roman times have been discovered near East Linton, England.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2004-07-04 10:41
The "Long Man", a figure drawn in chalk on a hillside near Eastbourne, England, may be much newer than experts previously had believed.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-07-04 08:29
A recent wave of vandalism, which Venetian mayor Paolo Costa has blamed on "an isolated lunatic," has resulted in damage to a column of the Doge's Palace at St. Mark's Square
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-07-03 11:42
The Exponent discusses the reactions of Purdue University professors to the new "King Arthur" film.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-03 07:40
Italian authorities have installed new security gates to help safeguard the Learning Tower of Pisa from terrorist attack.
Submitted by Galen_of_Ockham on Fri, 2004-07-02 16:40
Friar Galen of Ockham, former Chirurgeon General of the SCA (and a modern-world medical doctor) has kindly allowed SCAtoday.net to share with you an article he has recently written about hydration for reenactment events.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-07-02 13:00
Archaeologists from the University of Southampton have traced Portchester Castle's past from Roman times through the Saxon era and into medieval times.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-02 11:08
Atlantians! Last chance to authorize for Pennsic! http://acorn.atlantia.sca.org/0407/last_chance.htm
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-02 09:55
The New York Times reviews a new volume by Roy Strong called The Lost Art of Eating.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2004-07-02 09:25
In an article in Scientific American, Gordon Rugg discusses recent findings about the infamous Voynich Manuscript, a mysterious document filled with arcane symbols.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-02 09:01
This will be an exciting event with varied activities, including a catapult water balloon contest, open ranges for shooting Royal Rounds, Rapier Tourney, and more. Plus lots of classes. http://www.ithra.antir.sca.orgidisplay.php?topic=classes&it=5338&
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-07-01 15:45
Enequy Erensaurlezelasgarria, Menditarra Herald of Stierbach, reports on the Grant Target Archery Shoot held June 26, 2004 in the Incipient Canton of Sudentor in Atlantia and of the Stierbach baronial court that followed.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-01 12:56
Shire of Sylvan Glen - Defender's Tourney - July 9-11, 2004 Poorhouse Farm Park, Martinsburg WV