Board of Directors Requests Comments on By-Laws Change

The SCA Board of Directors is seeking public comments concerning a proposed change to the by-laws governing terms of service for Board members.

Photos from Midrealm Coronation

THL Grizel has posted photos from the recent Middle Kingdom Coronation of Their Majesties Brannos and Rebekah.

Pravda: Crimean Burial Mound Contains Occult Items

Russian archaeologists have discovered a burial mound containing the remains of a lavishly dressed woman as well as items suggesting "the woman's professional involvement in the world of witchcraft and magic."

Slovak Spectator: Complete Medieval Village Discovered Under Kia Car Site

Workers near Žilina, Slovakia have begun excavating the ruins of a complete 10th-13th century village beneath the site of a proposed Hyundai/Kia car plant.

AEthelmearc Welcomes New Citizen

Michael Alewright has announced the birth of Sarah Yvette Tujague to their Excellencies Alonzio and Tatyana of the Barony of the Debatable Lands.

Photos from Northshield's Crown Tournament Online

Lady Shava offers photos from the October 23, 2004 Crown Tournament fought in the Kingdom of Northshield.

News & Star: Carlisle Named Top Site by Archaeologists

John Zant of Oxford Archaeology North has declared Carlisle, England "one of top Roman dig sites."

Earl Tarrach Victorious in Northshield Crown Tourney

Earl Tarrach Ulfson was the victor of the October 23, 2004 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Ealdormere Crown Tourney Results

The Kingdom of Ealdormere held its 14th Crown Tournament on Saturday, October 23, 2004 in the Canton of Westbelleford. King Malik and Queen Genevieve presided over the tournament, which attracted 23 combattants.

Gleann Abhann to become Kingdom

On October 23, the SCA Board of Directors approved a petition by the Principality of Gleann Abhann, currently part of Meridies, to advance to Kingdom status, becoming the SCA's nineteenth Kingdom.

Forest Got the Best of Roman Army

It wasn't barbarians who defeated the armies of Rome in Scotland, but the country's impenetrable forest, according to a new book by Chris Smout.

New Sections of 5th Century Synagogue Unearthed in Albania

Archaeologists working on the excavation of a 5th or 6th century synagogue near the coastal city of Saranda have uncovered impressive new structures.

Did 2nd Century Comet Shake Roman World?

Scientists believe that a field of craters around Lake Chiemsee in southern Germany is the result of a comet striking in earth in the second century.

Discovery Channel: Michelangelo's David Not Perfect

Michelangelo's David, long thought to be the model of male perfection, is not as perfect as once believed. He is missing a back muscle.

Badgers Damage Salisbury Burial Mounds

Badgers? We Don't Need No Stinking Badgers! OK, I couldn't resist! But badgers are reportedly doing serious damage to prehistoric burial mounds on Salisbury Plain.

Loch Lomond Site Offers Wealth of Artifacts

Archaeologists working on a site near Loch Lomond have discovered evidence of settlements dating back 3500 years, including a 7th century Christian cemetery.

Heraldic Publications Available from SCA Marketplace

SCA President Meg Baron has announced that all of the SCA Heraldic publications are now available through the SCA Marketplace.

Ansteorra to Host BoD Meeting

The Barony of the Steppes is proud to host the Board of Directors meeting on Saturday, October 23, 2004 c.e. 9:00am, at the Crown Plaza Hotel.

Ben Dunfirth Baronial Birthday Bash Photos Online

Lord Alexander shares photos from the recent Ben Dunfirth Baronial Birthday Bash in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.

Discovery Channel: Medici Murder Mystery Solved

The exhumation of remains from the Medici Family tomb in Florence, Italy has set to rest the question of whether or not family members were murdered.

Cumberland News: 1st Century Roman Armor Preserved in Clay

Hundreds of thousands of metal artifacts, including scale armor, from a Roman fort have been preserved by a layer of clay.

Instructors Needed for Estrella A&S Collegium

Lady Turrela Michelovna Vidmeyera, A&S Autocrat for Estrella War XXI, is seeking instructors for Estrella's A&S Collegium.

History of Halloween

Aoife's Links this week focus on a very appropriate seasonal topic: the history of the Halloween holiday, which dates back to the ancient Celtic and Roman civilizations.

Photos from Saxon Summer online from Rivenvale

The Shire of Rivenvale, proclaimed as full status at Pennsic 33, hosted its first "flying solo" event recently, and they've posted a photo album on the web.

Lochac Musicians Form Discussion Group

Finn invites musicians who reside in the Kingdom of Lochac to participate in a new discussion list.

Beowulf & Grendel

A new film version of Beowulf, filmed in Iceland, dresses its warriors in riveted chainmail.

Drachenwald Crown Tournament Photos Online

Lord Heinrich von Westfelsen has posted photos from the recent Drachenwald Crown Tourney, which was won by Sir Padraig, inspired by Viscountess Elsa.

Padraig and Elsa New Heirs to Drachenwald

Genevieve Schwarzdrachen, Drachenwald Kingdom Herald, reports on the recent Crown Tourney fought October 16, 2004.

Independent: Norse Hit the Slopes in Greenland

Researchers, working on an 85cm-long piece of wood found near the town of Nanortalik, Greenland in 1997, now believe that it was a ski.

Pictures from Northshield's First Coronation

The first of the picture album from the Coronation of Siegfried & Bridei, the first King and Queen of Northshield, are now posted.