July 16th, 2003
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2003-07-16 21:41
The Discovery Channel offers a web-based Flash presentation, with voice-overs and music, about the Black Death.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-07-16 13:32
Gentlefolk associated with assisting Baron Koppel, a distinguished SCAdian who has run into modern-world problems recently, have provided updates with some good news about his situation.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2003-07-15 21:33
AP: British researchers say that they have found a recipe for lasagna that dates back to the 1300s, before Italian chefs began making the dish.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-07-15 21:30
Janet Backhouse, former curator of illuminated manuscripts at the British Library, will deliver a lecture related to the "A Taste for Flanders: Manuscript Illumination and the English Elite" at the Harold M. Williams Auditorium of the Getty Center in Los Angeles on July 24 at 7:00 PM.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2003-07-15 21:30
British police charged two men with manslaughter Tuesday following the death of an Oxford University student who was flung from a giant catapult.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-15 21:25
"Simonetta da Ravenna," a short story by SCAdian writer Agilmar von Sevelingen with illustrations by Lady Bridget, is now available for download online.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-07-15 17:03
The Czech Republic will return 34 Hebrew manuscripts, some dating back to the 13th century, to the Jewish Theologic Seminary in Wroclaw, Poland.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-15 17:02
Dame Arwen Lioncourt invites all the citizens of An Tir to meet the Peers of the Realm at the Coronation of Their Highnesses Gunnarr and Gabrielle July 18, 2003 in Blatha An Oir.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-15 17:00
Of the 24 new sites added to UNESCO's list of heritage sites, several date to medieval times.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-07-15 03:04
Lord Phillip and Lady Jeann
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-07-14 14:51
The Discovery Channel's "Moments In Time" series will feature an episode on the Plague, "Curse of the Rat," in which archaeologists will discuss the Black Death and bubonic plague, and raises the question as to whether an early form of bioterrorism might have been responsible for the spread of the disease.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-07-14 14:50
Dignitaries from Arab and Muslim countries were present for the opening of the new Great Mosque of Granada, the first mosque built in Spain since King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella expelled the Muslims in 1492.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2003-07-13 08:15
An Allied bombing in 1944 destroyed a collection of around 2,000 medieval books and parchments, some dating back to the 12th century. Multispectral imaging may reveal text on some of the badly burned manuscripts, many of which were unpublished.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-07-13 05:30
The British Navy's faster access to Portsmouth Harbor will endanger the wreck site of the Mary Rose.
Submitted by Aoife on Sat, 2003-07-12 17:05
(OK, it got your attention!) This week Dame Aoife offers research information for websites on Medieval Wales.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-12 15:20
DragonHame.com, the "sacred home of the dragons" offers yet another personality quiz. This time you are invited to find your hidden dragon.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-07-12 10:15
The Scotsman: Letizia Treves, a specialist in the Old Master paintings department at Sotheby's, investigated a small copper panel that was brought for an auction, and believes it to be a lost work by Carracci.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-12 09:35
Nettavisen: A group of Norwegian kindergartners have discovered a human skull in their sandbox.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-07-11 14:42
PBS: A new PBS series takes a fresh approach to the old story of the six wives of Henry VIII by letting each present the story from her perspective.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-07-11 03:44
Scotsman.com: The mystery of the long-lost village of Whittingehame in East Lothian, Scotland has been solved with the help of a 200-year-old map.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-07-11 03:43
Mercury News: A
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-07-11 00:15
A 1,000-year-old Byzantine cistern has been discovered near a Christian shrine in Nazareth.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2003-07-11 00:14
A new exhibit, "The Sensuous and the Sacred: Chola Bronzes from South India," is being shown at the Cleveland Museum of Art from July 6 through September 14.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2003-07-10 19:17
Territorial leaders Baronesa Iasmin de Cordoba and Shugo-daimyo Kamiizumi Munenori wish to formally announce and heartily welcome the newest child born in the Barony of Roaring Wastes and the Middle Kingdom.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-07-10 16:45
The Atenveldt Kingdom Financial Committee has issued a document with guidelines for estimating feast attendance and costs for Kingdom-level event bids.
Submitted by Catriona on Thu, 2003-07-10 16:45
Boston Review: "For eight centuries the Magna Carta has been venerated. "It was born with a grey Beard," Samuel Johnson said." However, an new application has been found for this dusty old document.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-09 18:46
Colin MacWilliams has called to arms the good subjects of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc for the purpose of guarding the Royal Encampment at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-09 18:45
Sydney Morning Herald: Was the Pied Piper real or a myth created to explain the outbreak of the plague? A Sydney University professor has a theory.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-09 18:44
This is Hampshire: Residents of the city of Winchester are up in arms about plans to strike King Alfred from the city's logo.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-07-09 15:17
At the Court of TRM Irel and Rosalind, several gentles were elevated to Peerage orders or offered elevation at future events.