July 8th, 2003
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 19:57
Lord Duncan of Skeene, Huscarl of Calontir, invites his fellow SCA members to attend the Topeka Civic Theatre's production of Camelot July 11-August 9, 2003 and play "How Many SCA Artifacts Can You Find in the Show?"
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 19:56
Svetlana Zhulnickova, who works for the Russian open air museum Karelia, has spent many years researching traditional Russian practices and how they affect folklore. In 1999, she gave a lecture on the use of the spindle in world folklore.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 19:55
Their Majesties of the East Kingdom have a new subject today: an 8 lbs, 14 oz baby boy.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-07-08 01:18
A Reuters article reports that geneticist Peter Forster of the University of Cambridge has produced a study indicating that farmers carried the Celtic language through the British Isles, Ireland, and France over 6,000 ago.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 01:17
The Journal: The Mildenhall Treasure will return to East Anglia as part of a touring exhibition highlighting treasures found by British amateur archaeologists.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 01:16
Washington Post: The controversial Iraqi National Museum will re-open its doors Thursday July 10, 2003 with a glittering exhibit of the Treasures of Nimrud.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 01:14
Daily Yomiuri: Kobe Eiko Church, damaged in an earthquake in 1995, will have to wait a little longer for repairs as researchers excavate archaeological sites from three separate periods, including the ruins of Hanakuma Castle.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-07-07 01:41
Volunteers with no medical or first aid training will be in great demand at the upcoming Pennsic War's Chirurgeons' Point and at the battles.
Submitted by Catriona on Mon, 2003-07-07 01:41
Find selected artifacts from the collections of the national libraries of Europe by using the virtual exhibition called "Treasures from Europe's National Libraries".
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-07-07 01:40
A bronze cup, dating from the time of the construction of Stonehenge, has been acquired by the British Museum and will soon be on display.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-07-06 14:41
Suite 101 will offer an online course on medieval food to be taught by SCA member Gillian Pollack.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-07-06 14:00
Duchess Dorinda shares a wonderful, detailed report on the Rose Royal Invitational Tourney, which took place June 28, 2003 in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-07-06 12:00
Professor Martin McGann has Penn State University has designed a medieval garden to help faculty and students learn about agriculture in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-05 17:00
Baroness Olivia d'Anjou, Autocrat, has announced that an event featuring hound coursing will take place in the Barony of Delftwood on July 12, 2003.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-05 13:00
British rocker Nic Potter is sellinga Bronze Age Cornish burial mound for only 150,000 pounds ($249,700).
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-05 10:00
The latest in the fad of online quizzes, this one determines which lady of Arthurian legend you most resemble.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-05 07:00
Radio Australia: Scientists are excited by the discovery of a jar of 2,000-year-old wine in northern China.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2003-07-04 13:00
Dame Aoife has done extensive research on sources for Slavs and Rus during the medieval time period. Her annoted links are now available.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-07-04 10:30
Photographs from this Baron Wars (2003) are reportedly now available online thanks to a post on the Legio Draconis website.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-07-04 08:30
Salt Lake Tribune: An ad campaign for a summer festival with a Viking theme has led some Utah residents to attempt to claim the "treasure."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-07-03 23:00
History News Network: Canadian geographer Samuel Bawlf's "The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake 1577-1580" claims Drake was first to explore Western Canada.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-07-03 21:41
More photos from Drachenwald's Ten Year Celebration are now online.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-07-03 21:39
The Age: In a scene straight out of a Harry Potter book, a thief has been charged with "burglary by ruse and escalade" by a French court for the theft of priceless medieval volumes stolen from fortress monastery library.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-07-03 16:43
South Bend Tribune: The annual Swine and Roses event in South Bend, Indiana (USA) was visited by a reporter and photographer from the local newspaper, who did a full-page story on the event.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-07-03 16:09
THL Stefan li Rous has announced additions to Stefan's Florilegium for July.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-07-03 16:08
Scottish Life: A restoration of the sealed vaults of Rosslyn Chapel could reveal long-buried secrets.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-02 18:08
Scientists are speculating that an impact crater in the Italian Sirente Mountains may have prompted Constantine's conversion to Christianity.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-07-02 12:57
The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens an exhibit on the work of virtuoso Netherlandish mannerist artist Hendrick Goltzius today in the Robert Lehman Wing.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-02 12:57
Want to participate in bardic activities at Pennsic? Check the Bards' Books to see what's happening.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-02 12:55
Baroness Mairi ni Raghaillaigh is seeking volunteers to man the AEthelmearc Royal Encampment reception table.