August 28th, 2003
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-08-28 11:05
News Telegraph: A study of the bones from an abandoned medieval village may prove that English babies thrived due to lengthy breast-feeding.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-08-28 06:55
Telegraph.co.uk: The city of Bath, known throughout British history for its public baths, will again offer bathing to its hoards of tourists.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-08-27 16:55
Under Mongolia's former Communist rulers, the mere mention of the name of Ghengis Khan was outlawed. Now there is no escaping him.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-08-27 13:15
Gentles looking for period Norse names will want to check out a website by Aryanhwy merch Catmael (Sara L. Friedemann) which uses period sources for Viking bynames (nicknames).
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-08-27 09:45
September 26-28, the Quad-State Conference 2003, the American Midwest's largest blacksmithing convention, will take place in Troy, Ohio.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-08-27 03:04
After 20 years of searching, archaeologists have located a 12th century monastery beneath Hereford County Hospital.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2003-08-26 12:00
Aoife has returned from War and shares her links on Charlemagne, including history, costume, embroidery, arms and tactics, and architecture.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-08-26 11:57
AFP: The low water level in the Danube River has led to the rediscovery of a 10th century Byzantine fortress at Pacuiul lui Soare in southern Romania. The fortress was swallowed by the river in the 15th century.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-08-25 18:58
Prolog: The remains of a Viking warrior have been discovered in a shallow grave in downtown Dublin.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-08-25 15:17
Adelheidis Spatauf and Wolfgang von dem Schwartzwald are the proud new parents of Michael Ephraim Gaasch, born August 22, 2003.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-08-25 15:16
A website, edited by Andrew Zurcher, uses manuscripts to teach the writing of English letters from 1500-1700.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2003-08-25 03:00
One of the over one hundred thirty candidates for Governor of California is a member of the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-08-24 13:08
John Stracke has announced the publication of the Isabella Font based on the calligraphic hand of Isabella of Castille from around 1497.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-08-24 02:54
A prehistoric iceman discovered by archaeologists in the Italian Alps and nicknamed "Otzi" may have been killed in combat.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2003-08-23 15:09
NPR: "Only A Game" is the title of a weekly sports program, produced by Boston University Public Radio station WBUR. Today's edition of the show features Pennsic War 32, with interviews and coverage of two major battles.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-08-22 18:20
Lord Liam of the East Kingdom has posted photos by Don Brokk Jarlsson of the Pennsic 32 Rapier Champions Battle.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-08-22 18:19
MSN: The latest in medieval fashion was modeled recently at an outdoor museum near Lejre, Denmark.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-08-22 12:06
THLord Stefan li Rous has updated the Stefan's Florilegium website with new entries covering such topics as Animals, Crafts, Cooking and Travel.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2003-08-22 02:55
For the past decade, a team of archaeologists has been working to reveal the wonders of the city of Pozzuoli, once the port of ancient Rome, now encased by the foundations of a Spanish city built in the 16th century on Naples.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-08-21 23:21
Master Delbert von Strassburg, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Lochac, is asking for discussion of a response to the Victorian Department of Justice in regard to weapons policy in Australia.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-08-21 21:23
Divers have excavated a piece of wood which they believe is the front stem of the keel of the Mary Rose.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-08-21 17:43
Alexander the Lost maintains a website dealing with past Pennsic Wars, including the most recent. Don't miss the photo albums.
Submitted by Caitriona on Thu, 2003-08-21 12:27
Not all Kingdoms use standardized Oaths of Fealty. Read about one Midrealmer's first experience in an Out-Kingdom Court.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-08-21 12:27
"Secret Signs: Egyptian Writing" will be at The Walters Museum of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, from August 16 through December 14.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-08-20 23:33
The Age: The State Government of Victoria, Australia, has announced a ban on crossbows and "samurai swords."
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-08-20 23:31
"Against the Grain: Woodcuts from the Collection" will run at the Cleveland Museum of Art from August 17 through November 9.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-08-20 19:33
Detroit Free Press: In an article about a Sunday fighter practice in Warren, Michigan (USA), Detroit Free Press staff writer Melissa Sanchez takes a look at SCA life.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-08-20 12:58
A freak gust of upper-level wind drove embers from the Pennsic fireworks display eastward into a camping area, damaging several tents.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-08-19 14:09
Sir Kirk FitzDavid of the Kingdom of Calontir shares a Knight's-eye view of the Pennsic 32 battles.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-08-19 13:59
On Saturday August 16, Talan, an SCA merchant in the Memphis, Tennessee area, was robbed. Thieves stole tools and SCA armor.