Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-09-26 15:02
The History Museum at the Castle in Appleton, Wisconsin will play host to the touring exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion from September 22, 2012 through January 6, 2013. The museum will also present activities and events related to the exhibit.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-09-26 11:38
Russian Archaeologists are excited by the discovery of an 8th century Byzantine shipwreck discovered under Taman Bay in the Bacl Sea. The merchant ship, called the "most valuable artifact in 12 years" still held only one amphora in what must have once been a large cargo.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-09-26 08:31
Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created two new albums of photos from recent events in the Kingdom of Ansteorra: Laurel's Prize and Glaslyn Defender. The photos are available on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-09-25 10:02
The SCA joined forces with 4-H recently in New Jersey to celebrate the Middle Ages at the 3rd Annual Renaissance Faire at the Warren County Fairgrounds. Lillian Shupe of the Hunterdon County Democrat promoted the faire and shot photos which are available online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-09-24 18:18
The Başmelekler Church, built in 789 by Byzantine Emperor Constantine Porphyrogennetos, is believed to be the world's third oldest church. Now it has been purchased by the Istanbul patriarchate which hopes to "restore this historical structure to its past glory."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-09-24 15:22
Kent State University, Stark Campus, will host the 27th International Conference on Medievalism October 18-20, 2012. There will be both the traditional on-land "Brick-n-Mortar" conference and an online "Cloud Conference" (for those who are unable to travel); the rate for the on-land conference includes access to the online conference.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-09-24 09:40
Host Larry Berg of the program Faces & Places, produced by Armstrong Channel 10 in Butler, Pennsylvania, looks at the annual Pennsic War. During the 30-minute program, Berg interviews a number of participants about various aspects of the War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-09-23 12:41
A group of hardline Muslim Salafists, armed with bulldozers, recently attacked the shrine of 15th-Century scholar Abdel Salam al-Asmar in Zlitan, Libya. The Salafists believe that such shrines are idolatrous.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-09-23 09:14
Elzbieta reports that an album of photos, created by Lord Edmund of Worcester is of the Coronation of Khalek and Branwyn of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, is now available to view on his Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-09-22 23:06
Baroness Helena reports that Ulfred Bloodfoot was the winner of the September 1, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of An Tir.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-09-21 21:16
Dame Gwen the Potter reports that, at Their September Crown Tournament, Their Majesties Vik and Astrid of the Kingdom of An Tir offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to Madrun Gwehyddes of Dragon's Laire.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-09-21 18:43
Their Majesties Thomas and Ilora of the Kingdom of Atenveldt have offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to Lady Elsa Olavintytar.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-09-21 15:15
THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for September 2012.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-09-21 12:58
Lord Mungo Napier, Archer of the Mallard Lodge, has posted his diary, written for his lady, but shared for all, of Peace Week of the Pennsic War 41. The detailed diary is written for non-SCA members, and includes a few photos from the War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-09-21 10:07
Charismos reports that Sir Garrick von Koepke was the victor of the September 15, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the Outlands. Sir Garrick was inspired in his endeavor by Countess Yasamin al-Hadiyya.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-09-20 21:17
Maistir Brandubh O' Donnghaile, Silver Buccle Herald, reports that Their Majesties Andreas and Kallista, King and Queen of AEthelmearc, chose to place Their subject THLord Gareth Kincaid on vigil to contemplate elevation to the order of the Chivalry.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-09-20 18:05
"There are some broken jars around the wreck, but we believe that most of the amphorae inside the ship are still sealed and food filled," Lt. Col. Francesco Schilardi about a 2,000-year-old Roman shipwreck found recently off the coast of the Italian city of Genoa.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-09-20 16:45
Lady Albreda Aylese of Mountain Freehold in the East Kingdom has created an album of photos from Pennsic 41, which took place recently at Cooper's Lake Campground in Slippery Rock, PA. The photos are available to view on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-09-20 14:29
Cristiana ingen Mec-Bead reports that Their Majesties Wulfgar and Devon, King and Queen of Northshield, in Their Court at the recent Pennsic War 41, chose to offer THL Murdoch Mcarthur admittance to the Order of the Chivalry.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-09-19 22:17
Steven Baker, Chairman, SCA Ltd in Australia, reports that changes have been made regarding SCA membership and insurance policies in Australia.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-09-19 16:44
Experts tasked with restoring damaged and faded works of art have a new tool in their toolbox: Thermal Quasi-Reflectography (TQR), a process which uses the mid-infrared part of the spectrum to reveal images invisible to the naked eye. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-09-19 13:17
“This is the window through which feces are going to get out” reads the Hebrew inscription on what experts believe may be the oldest Jewish toilet ever found. The inscription was discovered on a stone lintel of a 13th century house near the city's medieval synagogue.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-09-19 10:07
Camille reports that she has created an album of photos of the Rapier Champions at the Pennsic War 41. The photos are available to view on PicasaWeb.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-09-18 18:54
An article on the Popular Woodworking Magazine website weighs into the discussion of the use of shavehorses, a combination vice and workbench used to prepare wood for a lathe, in the 16th century with an illustration from a period German source.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-09-18 16:02
Bo Vanderberg reports that he has posted an album of photos from the production of Beowulf, the Road Show, presented at Pennsic 41. The photos are available on his Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-09-18 13:37
Sleepy Unicorn reports that a large album of photos of the A&S display at the recent Pennsic War 41 is now available online. The photos have been posted on Sleepy Unicorn's PhotoBucket page.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-09-17 19:15
Seder Nashim, a 16th century siddur for women, and written in the Ladino language, is being reissued in Hebrew by the Ben Zvi Institute. The book The book was written by Rabbi Meir Benbenishti.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-09-17 17:06
Duchess Elina and Master Llewellyn, Event Stewards for the SCA 50 Year Celebration, offer some information on the event which will take place June 17-27 2016.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-09-17 09:26
Archaeologists working on a dig beneath a parking lot in Leicester, England believe they have discovered a grave containing the remains of King Richard III who was killed in battle in 1485.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-09-16 18:22
One of the most famous symbols of Rome is the Capitoline Wolf, a bronze statue depicting a mother wolf suckling Romulus and Remus. But now experts believe the statue was created during the Middle Ages, with parts as late as the 15th century.