March 26th, 2004
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2004-03-27 03:45
Morning Call: Ben Schragger, known in the SCA as Lord Ben the Steward, will face "further court action," according to a published report following a preliminary hearing.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-03-26 20:00
"I took a few pictures," says Lady Bertana of Cissanbyrig, an Atenveldt citizen who has posted nearly 150 photos from the recent Aurora's Feast event.
Submitted by Ceinwen on Fri, 2004-03-26 16:40
A pair of sketches discovered in the stockroom of the Prado gallery in Spain have been officially identified as originals created by Renaissance artist Michelangelo.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-03-26 16:08
Visitors to the Haunch of Venison in Salisbury, England will no longer be greeted by an 18th century, mummifed hand, which was stolen recently from the pub.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-03-26 14:45
14 pieces of gold and bronze jewelry and other artifacts dating back 3000 years were discovered recently by metal detectors in Wrexham, Wales.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-03-25 22:55
Lord Rowen Cloteworthy announced that the new Bardic Champions for the East Kingdom are Lady Siobhan inghean ui Dhonnabhain and Master Arden of Icombe.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-03-25 22:53
Haaertz.com: The ruins of a villa dating to the 5-6th centuries C.E. have been discovered near Netanya, Israel by construction workers building a highway off-ramp.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-03-25 14:55
Newsday.com: Archaeologists in Norway have discovered the remains of a 1,000-year-old Viking harbor complex.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-03-25 00:57
"Seeking Illumination: Monastic Manuscripts, 800-1200" will be on display at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles through June 13, 2004.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-03-24 21:25
Several years ago, someone attending an SCA event in Kentucky did something amazingly stupid. A witness has recently nominated the man for an Honorable Mention in the "Darwin Awards".
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-03-24 16:08
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, has posted a correction to the recent RFC letter concerning membership numbers required for various group sizes.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-03-24 16:01
A new medieval thriller, starring Paul Bettany and Willem Dafoe, brings the 14th century alive through painstaking recreation which includes cold castles and the Black Plague.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-03-24 16:00
Archaeology Magazine: The remains of about seventy prisoners, some dating back to the 16th century, have been found in excavations of the moat at Oxford Castle.
Submitted by Gwynfor on Tue, 2004-03-23 15:47
The College of St. Monica, which is part of the Shire of Krae Glas (Monash University, Clayton campus, in south-east Melbourne, Australia), hosted the Newcomers' Faire on the 20th March, AS XXXVIII. SCAtoday.net's Lochac correspondent shares his event report and photo album.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-03-23 14:35
American Scientist: Medieval Islamic astronomers may have corrected and improved on Greek astronomy by creating new mathematical tools to explain the motions of celestial objects.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-03-22 21:16
For the first time in Gulf Wars history, Trimaris and her allies have taken the Rapier Field Melee Battle!
Submitted by nicolaa on Mon, 2004-03-22 21:13
Nicolaa provides an event summary and results from Ealdormere's first Golden Seamstress competition, held March 19 in Ontario.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-03-21 14:10
The Incipient Shire of Klakavirki will host lectures on armoring and Renaissance wedding customs, as well as a tourney, at its first event August 27-29, 2004 at the Naval Air Station in Keflavik, Iceland.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-03-21 07:37
A marble plaque bearing the inscription "Most Faithful" was found in a 3rd century Roman grave near Canterbury, England recently, speaking of a husband's gesture of eternal love.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-03-20 10:10
News Telegraph: A fragment from a hand grenade has been recovered from the site of the 17th century Battle of Killiecrankie, a celebrated Jacobite victory.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-03-19 13:10
James of Middle Aston, King Minister of Arts & Sciences for Atlantia, has announced the winners of the recent Kingdom Arts and Sciences Festival.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-03-19 08:14
News.telegraph: Cemetery research has discovered that the diet of the Roman gladiator consisted mainly of barley and beans.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-03-19 03:51
IC Wales: On May 1, 1421, the last of the Welsh freedom fighters surrendered. Now the day will commemorate the unveiling of the new Welsh Sword of State being created to honor Owain Glyndwr's coronation.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-03-18 10:12
Baron Giovanni di Sienna defeated Duke Johann von Balduinseck to secure the Coronet for his lady, Countess Cainnleach Uiseir of Glendalough.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-03-18 09:02
Omaha World Herald: Students at Turves Green Boys' Technology College in Birmingham, England have a rare opportunity: the chance to study conversational Elvish.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-03-18 07:50
National Geographic: The Kalevala, the Finnish national epic poem, may have inspired J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" according to researchers.
Submitted by Ceinwen on Wed, 2004-03-17 17:12
The Palazzo degli Uffizi, an art museum in Florence, Italy which has stood since 1575, is about to get its first face-lift in several decades. The Uffizi is world-renowned for having one of the single greatest art collections, and is home to several priceless works of the Renaissance.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-03-17 08:49
Lady Angelique d'Herisson has announced that a blood drive will be held at this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-03-17 07:21
Textile expert Maria Hayward has found evidence that Henry VIII's extensive wardrobe contained a pair of football shoes which cost him four shillings.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-03-16 22:36
Sales of a fictional comic-book story of Northshield's quest for independence will help fund the new Kingdom's first regalia.