Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 16:52
A 9th century, gold, Anglo-Saxon penny sold for over US$400,000 recently, a world record for a British coin.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 14:02
A well-preserved fresco dating to 1370 has been found on the wall of the Santa Maria della Scala hospital museum in Siena, Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 11:10
A section of the "King's Wall" constructed in Edinburgh, Scotland by James II has been discovered during excavation for a building site.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 08:15
Archaeologists working on Bamburgh Castle may have discovered a medieval chapel mentioned by the Venerable Bede as possessing the arm of St. Oswald.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 06:19
Experts are investigating the ceremonial burial site of four horses dating to the 1st century C.E. discovered recently in North Yorkshire, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-16 22:24
Researchers have put together a menu of the food items eaten by Christopher Columbus and his crews on the three voyages to the New World.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-16 13:18
Amaris Elliott-Engel, a reporter for the Citizen learned firsthand the difference between a Renaissance Fair and the SCA when she attended the recent AEthelmearc Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-10-16 09:04
A paper by osteoarchaeologist Trevor Anderson, published in the British Dental Journal, discusses medieval dental hygiene and health, and says the practices of the time were more advanced than is popularly believed.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-16 07:09
If it weren't for Somerled, Scotland's unsung hero, residents of the country might be speaking Norwegian.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-16 04:05
A new book by historian Alex Woolf claims that Scottish hero Kenneth MacAlpine was actually a Pict.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 19:20
Actor Pierce Brosnan is scheduled to portray Lord Lochinvar in an upcoming epic set in 12th century Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 18:06
Indians are celebrating the 350th anniversary of the construction of the Taj Mahal.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 17:20
On Sunday October 17, 2004, at 9:00 pm (EDT) TLC will present Mummy Detective: The Crypt of the Medici, a program examining the remains of 50 members of the Medici family to see how they lived — and how they died.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 16:51
A page stolen from the Renaissance manuscript, the Sforza Hours, has at last been returned to the masterpiece.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-10-14 18:08
This week, Dame Aoife looks at medieval and historical libraries.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 17:45
On November 20, 2004, Susan de Guardiola (Alejandra de Miera), will be presenting a day-long workshop on courtly dances of late 16th century Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 14:55
Carrie Lock of Science News looks at the history of beer and breweries from ancient times to the present.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 14:49
THL Eliane Halevy of the Barony of Jararvellir in Northshield comments on the Known World Bardic Symposium and the place of bardic circles in SCA life.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 12:34
Excavations beneath the floor of Hexham, England's 14th century Moot Hall have revealed a previous structure.
Submitted by Godfrey on Thu, 2004-10-14 09:30
Viscountess Deirdre D'Argenteuil and Sir Tighearnain have provided many great photos of the Titan's Prize tournaments and Estrella Treaty negotiations to Godfrey's SCA News and Photos.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 09:01
Local hobbyists using metal detectors have discovered a gold ring dating from late Tudor or early Stewart England.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 08:34
"It's really spectacular. It's far more than we could have anticipated," said Margaret Snape of Tyne and Wear Museums about the excavation of what is thought to be the largest stone bridge in Roman Britain.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-10-13 21:00
This week, Dame Aoife walks on the wild side with annotated links relating to medieval bestiaries.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-13 19:30
Sharon J. Huntington of the Christian Science Monitor looks at the history of ink from prehistory through medieval times and up to the nineteenth century.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-13 16:50
Bytor Fitzgerald, inspired by his lady wife Cherish, was victorious in the recent Trimaris Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-13 13:58
(Cue dramatic news music) Now, live from the battlefield, reporter Laird Wulfric Grimbeald, Sheriff of Sylvan Glen, embedded with the AEthelmearc army, reports on the Siege of Glengary.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-13 09:14
Count Maximillian was victorious over Duke Boru in the finals of the recent Kingdom of Meridies Fall Crown Tourney.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-10-13 09:12
Medical history may need to be re-written after the recent discovery of a skull which shows signs of complex surgery.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-10-12 13:49
Growing their shire the old fashioned — and quite authentic — way, Sjt. Patraic O'Dochartaigh and THL Hathewissa atte Mere announce the birth of their daugher, Virginia Anne.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-12 13:48
THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to the Florilegium for October 2004.