Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-09-02 20:54
A fragment of gold and silver alloy found earlier this year, believed to be the missing part of the famous torc found at Snettisham in 1965, has been declared treasure trove by the coroner.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 19:10
A Pre-registration form for the 2005 Estrella War is now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 18:26
Archaeologists excavating a site near Voitenki in the Ukraine have discovered evidence of a large Goth settlement dating to the 4th century.
Submitted by eirik on Thu, 2004-09-02 08:11
Eirik Andersen has posted his Pennsic War photographs, including over 1400 pictures in 12 different albums.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 08:07
Queen Boadicea, the warrior queen who battled the Romans in 1st century Britain, is the subject of a segment of the new TV series "Battlefield Britain."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 01:03
Gary Lee and Jim Wilkinson used a metal detector to discover a 4th century Roman baptismal font near Grimsby, England.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-09-01 22:39
Police in Butler County, Pennsylvania, are seeking leads to identify a person who assaulted and wounded a woman at Pennsic 33. (Story posted by request of the woman who was attacked.)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 18:42
Liam St. Liam of the Pennsic Independent staff shares photos from Pennsic XXXIII.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 17:27
Charles Sproule, who uses a metal detector to hunt for treasure, has added to his collection with the discovery of five Iceni coins.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 14:37
A British survey taken in conjunction with the BBC television series Battlefield Britain shows that a surprising number of Brits have gaps in their knowledge of history.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-09-01 13:58
They almost all qualify as "science" in the proverbial "Does it break glass?" test of art-versus-science. Hardware store dreams abound as Dame Aoife focuses this week on medieval tools used in the trades and in everyday life.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 12:10
For Pennsic XXXIII, Ser Nickolas and Sir Bonar of the North and South Oaken Armies of the Midrealm issued a challenge: participate in all 12 Pennsic battles.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Wed, 2004-09-01 12:08
31-year-old Paul Devenyi used a metal detector to find a treasure recently in Leicestershire when the hobbyist unearthed a beautiful gold and garnet pendant.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 18:10
Kayleigh McWhyte shares photos of the Pennsic XXXIII A&S display.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 17:00
Mongolian historian Tengus Bayaryn believes that conqueror Genghis Khan was not only literate but a scholar of Taoist philosophy.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 16:20
Carthusia Perfumes, the "perfumes of Capri," are a collection of scents that date back to the 14th century.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 14:59
Angelique d'Herrison reports the results of this year's Red Cross blood drive at Pennsic XXXIII.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 11:26
Baron Raphael di Angelo successfully completed his quest for 1000 wins at Pennsic XXXIII.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 11:23
Columnist David Rapp looks at illuminated manuscripts, their history, and their place in medieval life in an article for Haaretz.com.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-08-30 19:09
The final Pennsic 33 web edition of the Pennsic Independent is now available on the publication's web site.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-08-30 13:22
Their name means "to be in a good mood", and that is certainly the feeling they have brought to many a gentle at Pennsic. Pennsic.net has an exclusive interview with Michael, one of Wolgemut's members.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-08-30 12:23
Archaeologists have uncovered the grave of a woman who died around 900AD and was buried (near what is now north Dublin) with a collection of artifacts, including a stunning oval brooch from Scandinavia.
Submitted by aztecknight on Mon, 2004-08-30 09:20
Midrealm's Sir Ix shares photos of a recent knighting and of Midlands (Illinois) fighters at Pennsic XXXIII.
Submitted by lilli on Sun, 2004-08-29 21:03
Lady Lile Dubh inghean ui Mordha, of the East Kingdom, plans to chronicle the SCA's history by collecting stories.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-08-29 18:30
Researchers from Archaeology South East have uncovered a number of links to Battle Abbey's medieval past during a recent dig including an arrowhead and the remains of a monastery.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2004-08-29 11:50
A replica Viking ship, based on a 9th century ship constructed in Dublin, is in the final stages of preparation at the Viking Ship Museum at Roskilde in Norway.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-08-29 10:13
Popular activities, including archery and thrown weapons, have been cancelled at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, since the fair's insurance was terminated due to a "recent high rate of claims."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-08-28 22:38
Diana's Castle in Amsterdam, NY is for sale on eBay. The current bid is nearing $600,000.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-08-28 16:43
"Great Battles in Britain" looks at important English battles including the Battle for Wales.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-08-28 11:12
Tech columnist Glenn Harlan Reynolds suggests that re-enactors, including SCA members, have an interest in older technology.