Lady Albreda Aylese and Hugh Tauerner report that they have created albums of photos from Northern Region Warcamp, held in the East Kingdom's Shire of Glen Linn (Warrensburg, NY), July 4-7, 2013.
A medieval reenactor in England has completed a 2:1 scale replica of the Bayeux Tapestry. The embroidery is 40 feet long and took 18 years to complete.
Mistress Rowena ni Dhonnchaidh reports that she has created an album of photos from Aethelmearc Court at Pennsic 42. The photos are available on PhotoBucket.
Baroness Glynis Gwynedd reports that Their Majesties Amos and Ysabella have elevated Medb ingen Brain to the Order of the Pelican.
In the fall of 2011, the Morgan Library and Museum hosted Treasures of Islamic Manuscript Painting from the Morgan, an exhibit of religious and secular works. An "online exhibition" was created in conjunction with the exhibit and is available to view on the library's website.
On his blog, medieval book historian Erick Kwakkel discusses Protogothic script and how it transitioned from Caroline to Gothic, represented by a page from the Discorso di Leontio Artefice sopra la Sfera di Arato et Fabbrica di Quella. He also points readers to his book on the subject.
Cainder ingen hui Chatharnaig, Trillium Principal Herald for the Kingdom of Ealdormere, reports that the proceedings for the Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium (KWHSS), which took place the weekend of 28-30 June 2013 in the Kingdom of Ansteorra, are now available online.
Albreda reports that she has created an album of photos from Great Northeastern War which took place July 11-14, 2013 in the Shire of Malagentia in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available to view on Flickr.
Archaeologists working at Longforth farm near Wellington, England, are puzzled by the discovery of a group of substantial medieval buildings, apparently abandoned between the 12th and 14th centuries.
Excavations at an archaeological site at Longforth Farm in Wellington, England have discovered a 900-year-old medieval manor that never existed, at least in historical records. What is the building, and why has it disappeared from the records? Inquiring minds want to know.
Latin, formerly known as the "dead language," seems to be alive and kicking in the digital age, according to a recent article in the Economist. Five words can often say more than ten English ones, notes David Butterfield, a Latinist at the University of Cambridge, making the language ideal for Twitter.
Archaeologists from the Archaeological Museum in Plovdiv, Bulgaria have discovered the remains of a 5th century Roman wall near the regional broadcasting centre of Bulgarian National Radio and Bulgarian National Television.
Mistress Nicolaa de Bracton reports that at Pennsic XLII Their Majesties Trumbrand and Kaylah, of the Kingdom of Ealdormere, offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to Piero di Paxiti da Vincenza.
The Board of Directors of the SCA Ltd (Australia) has announced changes to officer positions.
The recent birth of Prince George has led to a great deal of pomp and circumstance including the appearance of unofficial royal crier Tony Appleton, whose bell and bellow announced the blessed event. (video)
Clare Elena de Montfort reports that Nathan Hartmann was the victor of the July 20, 2013 Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West. Rahl was inspired in his endeavor by Lilla aet Sceaphylle.
Ritter Asoph Hearts, Society Earl Marshal, has announced that the Board of Directors of the SCA is seeking spplications for the position of Society Rapier Marshal.
Jean Quinn-Davis, of the Kingdom of Northshield, reports that she has posted an album of photos from Pennsic XLII. The photos are available on the Northshield Gallery.
A 500 year old "pysanka" Easter egg was found during an archaeological dig of a cistern in Lviv, Ukraine. The egg is probably a goose egg and is very well preseved.
On a recent entry on the Random Stream of Consciousness blog, joeguppy, writing from the Kingdom of Caid, considers what it means to be a Peer in the SCA.