The Middle Ages are alive at Mizzou

Medieval met modern recently in Peace Park on the campus of the University of Missouri, Columbia as members of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism gathered for combat and crafting. (photos)

Reporters Angie Andera, Xinrui Zhu, Emma Kessinger, Fareeha Amir of the Missourian spoke with SCA members. Event Steward Juliana della Rena (Megan Dittmann) gave the reporters a tour of the event and filled them in on SCA life.

Viking Influence in 15th-century Italy?

 The costuming worn by Juliana della Rena that the reporter said was 15th-century Italian sure looks like Viking to me!