Who's Buried in St. Mark's Tomb?

A British historian is claiming that St. Mark's Tomb in Venice contains not the bones of the saint but those of Alexander the Great.

West Kingdom Roll of Arms Online

Baron Khevron Oktavii Tikhikovich Vorotnikov O.P. has begun the laborious task of making available color renditions of the arms of the people of the West Kingdom.

The Herald: Arrow Pinpoints Where Bannockburn was Fought

Archaeologists from the National Trust for Scotland have found an arrowhead which they believe will help pinpoint the location of the first day of the battle of Bannockburn.

SCAtoday.net Announces Changes in Editorial Roles

Effective today, SCAtoday.net is re-titling two of our senior staff members to better reflect their evolving roles in managing the site.

Ealdormere's Pikemans Pleasure Photos Online

tworavens.org presents Eirik Andersen's photos from Pikeman's Pleasure, in the Canton of Petrea Thule, Barony of Septentria, Kingdon of Ealdormere.

Tolkien Studies: An Annual Scholary Review Vol.1 2004

A brief review of a newly-released scholarly publication on Tolkien's mythology.

SCAtoday.net Offers Forums for Employment Available, Employment Sought

SCAtoday.net is pleased to announce two new forum areas, both of which are intended to unite those seeking employment with those whose companies have positions available.

Builders of Stonehenge Found

Archaeologists working at Boscombe Down in England have found a 4300-year-old grave, which they believe contains the remains of people whose culture built the famous Stonehenge megaliths.

North Kitsap Herald: Medieval Faire Strikes Bullseye

An article about a Medieval Faire held by the SCA in Port Gamble, Washington.

Memorial Service for Lady Angharad of Caer Morfa to be Held in Atlantia

Lady Theodora Quennell of the Shire of Sylvan Glen in AEthelmearc has reported that a memorial service for Lady Angharad of Caer Morfa who passed away June 12, 2004, will be held Saturday June 26.

Outrage Over Destruction of Celtic Fort

Historians are condemning the destruction of part of a Celtic fortress in County Kerry, Ireland, that was over 3,000 years old.

New Pennsylvania Police Tactics May Affect Pennsic Travel

Police near State College, Pennsylvania are now using "camo cops" patrols to trap speeders, a tactic that could mean an unhappy Pennsic for some travelers.

Maine Couple Wed Roman-Style

When Patricia Washburn and William Bradford decided to get married April 22, 2000, they chose a very traditional wedding — traditional for Romans, that is.

Jousting at Ealdormere's Murder Melee

Baroness Anne von Talstadt of Ben Dunfirth reports on experimental jousting activities at the Murder Melee event which was held recently in the Barony.

Volunteers Needed for the Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic

Duchess Arielle the Golden and Lady Medb ingen Brain are asking for volunteers to help with the Seventh Annual Known World Children's Fete which will take place August 18 at Pennsic War XXXIII.

8th Century Cliffside Cemetery Discovered in Wales

Two skeletons in a 1200-year-old cliff-face cemetery have been discovered in Pembrokeshire, Wales by archaeologists lowered on ropes.

17th Century English Artillery Fort Found

The remains of three gun positions of an artillery fort have been discovered in Hull, England.

Gode Cookery on the Food Network

James Matterer and Tammy Crawford, known for their work on medieval cookery with Gode Cookery, will be featured in a series of segments on the Food Network. The first one is scheduled for Monday, June 21, 2004, at 10 pm EDT. The program will repeat June 22 at 2:00 am, June 25 at 10:00 pm and June 26 at 2:00 am.

Oertha Mourns the Loss of Viscount Sir Kylson Skyfyre

Baron Khevron has announced the passing of Viscount Sir Kylson Skyfyre, O.L., O.P. Saturday June 19, 2004.

Known World Novice Tourney Scheduled for Pennsic War

The Known World Novice Tourney is scheduled for Sunday, 8/15 from 4-6pm in the White Tourney list at the Pennsic War.

Kiln Floor Stolen from Israeli Site

A 1500-year-old floor of a Byzantine glass kiln has been stolen from an archaeological park near Herzliya, Israel. Authorities suspect the theft was commissioned by a private collector.

Roman Industrial Site Discovered in Wales

Archaeologists working on a timber trackway at Llancynfelyn, near Talybont have discovered the remains of a 3rd century Roman industrial site beneath it.

Portrait of Queen Mary Tudor to go on display

A portrait of Mary Tudor will go on display in Winchester Cathedral June 30, 2004.

Medieval Fortifications

Indulge your secret desire to design and possess your own castle by reading Dame Aoife's annoted links on medieval fortifications.

Medieval Arabic Map to be Displayed at the Bodleian

The public has its first chance to view a medieval Egyptian map showing England as a "tiny, egg-shaped lump." The map is now on display at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, England.

German 'Samurai' on the Loose in Woods Near Berlin

A man wearing camouflage attacked hikers with a Samurai sword in the woods west of Berlin, Germany last week.

It's Rosewater Season in Iran

The small town of Qamsar in Iran is the center for the rosewater industry in the Middle East, a center that finds itself in a flurry of activity in early summer.

Lego Warriors Plan "Assault on the Evil Dragon Castle"

Kate and Alan Dicey share a tale of castles, dragons and princesses...oh...and legos!

New Book on the Inquisition Published

Germany was where more male and female "witches" were killed by civilian tribunals around the start of the 15th century, according to a new book on the Inquisition -- about 25,000 out of a population of 16 million -- but the book's editor says that fewer people were killed in the Inquisition than is commonly believed.

Pennsic 33 Performing Arts Schedule Announced

Lord John von der Velde, Pennsic Performing Arts Coordinator, has announced the Performing Arts Center schedule for this year's War.