Archive

May 27th, 2003

Joe Angus Wilson Victorious in Calontir Crown Tourney

Calontir List: Lord Mighel has provided an online photo album for Calontir's May 24 Crown Tournament, which was won by Earl Joe Angus Wilson.

May 26th

Photos from Middle Kingdom Crown Tournament

SCAtoday.net's webmaster, Iustinos Tekton called Justin, presents a photo album of the ending rounds of Crown Tourney, and the Investiture of TRH Alasdair and Guenievre.

Middle Kingdom Welcomes New Royal Heirs

The Middle Kingdom's Crown Tournament was held May 25, 2003, in the Barony of Fenix (Fort Mitchell, Kentucky). Sir Alasdair MacFhearghius won the Tournament for the honor of his Consort, Guenievre du Dragon Vert.

May 25th

Drachenwalders at Pennsic

Herr Alexius von Reuenthal has created a website with information on Drachenwald residents who plan to attend the Pennsic War.

Christian Henry Tobler to Offer Swordsmanship Seminar in Colorado

Christian Tobler will offer a seminar on German Medieval Swordsmanship July 19-20, 2003 in Arvada, CO.

May 24th

An Tir to Discuss Formation of Rivers Region Crown Principality

Dame Arwen Lioncourt has announced the formation of a group to discuss the possible formation of a Crown Principality in the current Rivers Region.

Six New Bodies Discovered Near Stonehenge

Archaeologists have unearthed the bodies of four adults and two children, believed to have lived over 4000 years ago, near Stonehenge.

TRM Ealdormere Have New Subject

Kirsti and Garret, two SCAdians from Ealdormere, have proudly announced the birth of their son, Richard.

May 23rd

Visit Medieval Ireland

Aoife offers annotated links on Medieval Ireland for this week's Links List.

Food Prep Help Needed for Drachenwald Ten Year

A few good groups are needed to help with meal preparation for Drachenwald's Ten Year Celebration.

Medieval Trivia Discussion List Created

Lord Alastair Aeyalweard has recently created a discussion group for Medieval trivia.

AEthelmearc's Artists' Forum a Success

Master Huen reported that May 17's Artists' Forum at AEthelmearc War Practice was a success.

May 22nd

Modern Latin Dictionary Released

Latin lovers in Vatican City have issued a new dictionary which features contemporary words.

Moses to Save Venice from the Sea

City planners hope that underwater barriers will hold back the Adriatic Sea from pounding the historic city of Venice, Italy.

AEthelmearc Crown Tourney Video Quarter Finals Online

Lord Alaxandair O'Conchobhair has made available expanded video to include the quarter finals of the AEthelmearc Spring Crown Tourney in addition to the finals that were already online.

May 21st

Digital Technology Used to Analyze Gutenberg Bible

Haaretz: Digital photography has been used to try to determine the exact technique used to print the Gutenberg Bible from the Scheide Collection.

Laser Analysis May Revise Date of Lindisfarne Gospels

A non-destrustive laser has been used to date the pigments of the Lindisfarne Gospels, helping researchers to move the date back to 720 CE.

Roman High Street Provides Historic Walk

Daily Telegraph: A 200-yard stretch of Roman village life has been unearthed by archaeologists in Northamptonshire.

May 20th

Excavations of Site of "Boxgrove Man" to Continue

"Boxgrove Man," a forerunner of Neanderthal and the oldest hominid found in Britain, will receive further study, according to British archaeologists.

Roman Shipwreck Discovered in the Netherlands

Dutch archaeologists have unearthed a Roman military transport ship from the mud along the banks of the Rhine River in the Netherlands.

Chatting with Soothsayers

The East Kingdom Soothsayer's Guild will hold a weekly live chat session Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m. (EDT).

May 19th

SCA Feast Recipe Exchange Created

Mistress Rayne Moyra of the Kingdom of Meridies has created a discussion group / recipe exchange for feastocrats.

16th Century Salt Cellar Stolen in Vienna

A 10-inch, sculpted salt cellar valued at

Gunnarr and Gabriell New Heirs to An Tir Throne

It has been announced that Duke Gunnar was victorious in An Tir's Crown Tourney held May 17, 2003. His Grace was fighting for the honor of Duchess Gabriell.

Lady Keina Vis Faces Rapier Challenge in Drachenwald

Signore Antonio di Rienzo reports that there will be a rapier challenge June 8, 2003 at Edzell Castle in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

May 17th

Scouting Rules for Pennsic War Decided

Marshals of the East and Middle Kingdoms have made decisions regarding scouting at this year's Pennsic War.

Free the Gnomes!

Feel the need to belong to another political action group? Here's one no one can oppose!

Tournament of Champions to be Held at Lilies War

Syr Valdemar Jarnknefi (Ironfist) has announced his intention to hold a Tournament of Champions at Lilies War.

May 16th

Cast Iron Chef Competition at An Tir's War College

The second annual Cast Iron Chef cooking competition will be held Saturday June 14, 2003 at the Three Mountains War College in Clackamas & Multnomah Counties, OR.

Latin Weather Reports Online

wunderground.com: Scholars needing to check the "Index Caloris" will want to visit Wunderground.com for all weather reports in Latin.