Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-05 14:09
ABC News takes a new look at one of the oldest controversies of the Catholic Church: Pope Joan, a 9th century woman who, according to legend, disguised herself as a man to serve as Pope.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-11-02 10:17
In an article for the Renstore newsletter, Gael Stirler looks at how to make a fairy tale come true by visiting German castles.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-04 09:10
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-09-13 09:22
Jörmundur Ingi provides this page of translations, which attempts to correlate the ancient Pagan and Norse holidays and feasts to the Christian holidays and feasts which were adapted from them. The site is a work in progress, with translations ongoing.
Thanks to Atenveldt's Jenny Tavernier for the link. —Ed.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-07-02 14:32
A mummified body, originally believed to be a murder victim, has been identified as that of a teenage girl... a 2,700-year-old teenage girl. The remains were discovered in a peat bog near Uchte, Lower Saxony.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-06-19 14:50
New research shows that Viking raiders were armed by German weaponsmiths who sold their wares to the 9th century Norse.
Submitted by GiovannaL on Fri, 2005-06-17 08:47
Unto the members of the Knowne Worlde, the Incipient Shire of Ma’ale Giborim extends an invitation to All and Sundry to a most unique event; a ten-day trip to the Holy Land of Israel, whereupon you will visit ruins, excavations, sites and buildings spanning a Biblical to Ottoman timeline.
Shop in the Arab Shuk in the Old City of Jerusalem, visit the ancient monasteries scattered throughout the north and west, enjoy horseback riding near the Horns of Hittim and partake in a feast in a Crusader castle. Wade in the healing waters of the Dead Sea, swim in the Sea of Galilee and stroll along the beaches of the Mediterranean Sea. To see a more complete itinerary, and our Shire FAQ (which addresses concerns about travel to Israel), please go to www.sca-israel.org
Deadline for reservations: March 1, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-04-05 08:40
It's true! Based on research of medieval documents, the Easter Bunny does not exist! So says a new study by an Australian academic.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-03-22 11:48
Marlene Parrish, reporting for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, describes how the 150-year-old Teutonia Mannerchor club performs an authentic Schlachtfest (Slaughter Festival) on the north side of Pittsburgh.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-06 13:02
The piece of an engraved stone throne, discovered in Mainz, Germany in 1911, has been identified as belonging to a throne once used by the Emperor Charlemagne.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-03 16:01
A massive archaeological dig has begun in the German city of Cologne, where researchers hope to sift through 100,000 cubic meters of soil in search of the city's past.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-02 10:33
No, this message isn't going to repeat in an endless loop.... Curious about the medieval origins of Groundhog Day. Dame Aoife has found the answer.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-12 09:24
A Stitch Out of Time is a resource for those interested in (primarily) English and German embroidery from the 9th through 16th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-10 09:39
Has Johannes Gutenberg been wrongly credited with the invention of the printing press? An Italian researcher thinks so.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-10 09:38
Trier, the oldest city in Germany, has been called "Roma Secunda", the second Rome, and is full of Roman monuments.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-09 21:21
Over fifty shipwrecks dating to ancient times have been catalogued beneath the waters of Germany's Lake Constance.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-09 19:46
Archaeologists in Germany believe they have found Martin Luther's toilet in a newly-unearthed annex of his Wittenberg home.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-11-04 07:53
"Princely Splendor: The Dresden Court, 1580–1620" will be on display at the Special Exhibition Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 30, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-31 16:40
Helmut Simon, the German mountaineer who discovered the remains of Oetzi, a prehistoric iceman, 13 years ago has died while hiking in southwestern Austria.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 09:27
Wolgemut's last concert in the United States before returning to Europe will take place October 28, 2004 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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 JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-07-23 08:34
UNESCO has placed Germany's historic Cologne Cathedral on the list of World Heritage sites in danger.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-04 16:45
Visitors to Saalburg's reconstructed Roman fort get a first-hand view of what life was like for a Roman soldier in 3rd century Germany.