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.

Border Folks May Claim African Roots

Archaeologists working on Hadrian's wall have found evidence that 500 Moors may have manned the wall in the 3rd century.

Costumes Bring Back Medieval Era

Indiana Digital Student: A reporter describes the goings-on at the Constellation Regional Textiles Gathering in the Shire of Mynydd Seren in the Middle Kingdom.

History Channel Looks at the Arthur Legend

On Sunday June 20, 2004 at 9:00 p.m. (EDT), the History Channel will present "The Quest for King Arthur."

Scribes of the Known World to Gather at Pennsic War

The Known World Scribal Gathering will take place at this year's Pennsic War at the Middle Kingdom's Royal Encampment.

Tempers Flare Over Remains of "Wookey Witch"

New owners of the cave where the remains of the "Wookey Witch" were discovered fear the results of an ancient curse and want them back.

Quiz: What Calligraphy Hand Are You?

Quizilla wants to know, based on your responses to a "personality" quiz, "What calligraphy hand are you?"

Tangled Webs: Medieval Weaving

This week, Dame Aoife gets all tied up in knots as she shares her research and links on medieval weaving.

Photos from Atlantia's Sapphire Joust Online

Lords James and Connor have posted photos from the recent Sapphire Joust in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

1,000-Year-Old Padded Bra Discovered in China

Archaeologists have discovered a 1,000-year-old padded bra in a tomb in Inner Mongolia.

"Voices for Tolerance in an Age of Persecution" at the Folger

''Voices for Tolerance in an Age of Persecution'' will be on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, through October 30.

House Blacksword Offers Ealdormere Citizens Pennsic Challenge

Isabella Vanicelle, Deputy Commissar for the Ealdormere Commissariat, has announced a fundraiser challenge to raise money for the kingdom's program which offers support for fighters.

Macbeth Auditions to Take Place in Carolingia

Rhyd For-MacRae Productions and the Mummers of Carolingia (Boston, MA) will hold auditions for a production of "Macbeth" to be performed in November.

Warbands 2004 Photos Online

Raphe Cuthbert of West Dragonshire has posted photos from the Warbands 2004 event held recently in Insulae Draconis.

An Update on the Updates to SCAtoday.net

The first day was a little rocky, but hopefully things are better now. This article explains a little about the upgrade, why we did it, and what's planned for the future.

What if Monty Python Filmed "Lord of the Rings"?

SCAdians love Tolkien, and SCAdians love Monty Python. At last, someone has found a way to combine these two cultural treasures into a single artistic endeavor that will leave you breathless.

Atila's Excellent Roman Adventure

Sal Dunn: Sal Dunn, columnist for Snitch Weekly writes about Atila's romp through the Roman Empire in the 4th century.

Military Odyssey to Attract Re-enactors from Around the Globe

Military Odyssey, the world's largest multi-period re-enactors' faire, will take place in Detling, England August 28-30, 2004.

The Dumbek Revealed!

T'cos J'os reveals the "True History of the Dumbek" in a very tongue-in-cheek essay.

New Source for Latin Study Delights British Schoolchildren

The Cambridge Online Latin Project is giving thousands of British schoolchildren the chance to study Latin and making them enjoy the experience.

SCA in Iraq and the Middle East

With deployments of soldiers who are SCA members to Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries, Drachenwald hopes to form branches for them in the region.

SCA in Iceland and Norway

The Kingdom of Drachenwald is adding to its already large presence in Scandinavia with contacts in Iceland and Norway.

Major Upgrade to SCAtoday.net Site

We've upgraded the content management system (CMS) software on SCAtoday.net in a major way, to bring you new features and functions.