September 7th, 2003
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2003-09-08 02:52
Dame Aoife shares her collection of links dealing with calligraphy and illumination.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Sat, 2003-09-06 13:24
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-09-06 13:24
AP: The city of Rome is building a replica of the Globe Theatre at the Villa Borghese, to open on October 15 with a performance of "Romeo and Juliet."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-09-06 13:23
The 40th anniversary of the SCA is approaching, and the SCA Board of Directors is now accepting bids for the celebration.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2003-09-05 18:51
Jonas McMillen, a new fighter, collapsed at a fighter practice during an authorization bout last Sunday. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital shortly thereafter.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2003-09-05 18:50
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, offers clarification on policy for insurance certificates for equestrian events.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-09-05 17:09
SCA members journeying to and from the Tournament of Valor in the Barony of Vataviaon found themselves in jeopardy Saturday as torrential rains flooded the Kansas Turnpike.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2003-09-05 17:08
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, has published a clarification of policy on waivers and medical release forms for minors, including those attending events without a parent or guardian present on site.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2003-09-05 16:39
A manor house in Somerset, thought to date to before 1150, has been named the longest continuously occupied home in Britain.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-09-04 19:46
A foot from a Roman-era statue was found in London -- wearing a sock under a sandal.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-09-04 17:17
The Quarter: The repeat offenders at The Quarter have once again failed in their attempt to prevent the escape of a new issue.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-09-03 15:00
Hampton Roads Daily Press: Archaeologists working on the site of the James Fort, in Jamestown, VA, have announced that they have for the first time been able to map the exact location, shape, and size of the 1607 structure, the first permanent English settlement in America.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-03 14:59
The Portland Vase, a key piece in the British Museum's collection of Roman treasures may actually be a clever Renaissance fake.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-02 21:28
Duke Sir Skapti Thorinson, inspired by Greifyna Asa Starradottir, was the victor of An Tir's Crown Tournament Saturday.
Submitted by Catriona on Tue, 2003-09-02 21:04
Presenting the life and times of the Elizabethan age has been made easier through the "Life in Elizabethan England- A Compendium of Common Knowledge" written by Maggie Pierce Secara, known Mistress M
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-02 13:38
History News Network: A new book by Terry Jones and Dr. Alan Fletcher implies the author may have been murdered for his religious and political beliefs.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-09-02 13:37
"The Madonna with the Yarnwinder" was stolen from Drumlanrig Castle, in southern Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-02 02:11
IC Wales: The mystery surrounding the identity of a 15th century ship discovered last year in Newport, Wales may have been solved.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-09-02 02:10
Duke Mittion von Weald has won the right to crown his lady, Brighid Caileen of the Moors, as Queen of Trimaris.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-09-01 13:15
IC Northwales: Excavations of a site near the Duke of Westminster's Eaton estate in Chester, England may provide work for archaeologists for many years. A new dig shows that the area has known human habitation dating back 9,000 years.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-09-01 10:10
Haaretz.com: Contractors working on the Trans-Israel Highway have found the remains of a first century Jewish farmhouse.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-09-01 06:45
AFP: Indian archaeologists have found a medieval Hindu temple under the remains of an Islamic shrine that was razed by Hindus in 1992, a report unveiled in court said.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-08-31 11:40
U TV: A 6"x10" bronze shrine, originally constructed to hold a bell, has been discovered at an excavation of Celtic site bear Ballycastle in Northern Ireland.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-08-31 07:15
Large sections of the Great Wall of China have been closed to tourists due to detereoration.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-08-30 14:20
Lincolnshire Echo: An amateur archaeologist discovered a Roman coin minted in North Africa in a farmer's field near Lincoln, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-08-30 10:15
Novinite: Archaeologists have discovered a 9th century church which may be the site of the conversion of Bulgaria's first Christian ruler, Boris I.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2003-08-29 18:40
The Daily Star (Lebanon): Beaufort Castle, above the village of Arnoun in Lebanon, was fortified by the Crusaders in the 12th century. Today, following years of use of the castle as a helicopter base and an observation post, it has accumulated much trash and debris.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-08-29 13:05
Zenit: A letter, recently-discovered in the Vatican archives, shows the involvement of pope Urban VIII in the trial of Galileo.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-08-29 08:40
Sunday Herald: The discovery of 50 skeletons in a shallow grave beneath the public library in St. Andrews, Scotland, leads archaeologists to believe that the town may be situated over a vast medieval cemetery.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2003-08-28 21:34
Tracey Stoever, Corporate Development Officer for the SCA, Inc. reports on new opportunities for those wishing to donate to the SCA - online shopping with hundreds of vendors through iGive.com.