The decoration of "leaves" on what was thought to be a medieval pilgrim badge of St Blaise was actually something else!
For a thousand years, the Byzantine port city of Bathonea lay hidden and forgotten beneath farmland, but a recent drought revealed the town's seawall, leading to the discovery of a "well-connected, wealthy, fully outfitted harbor city that thrived from the fourth to 11th century." (photos)
Senor Santiago Ruiz de Zaragoza reports that, at Their Midwinter's Revel, Their Royal Majesties, Vladimir and Kalisa of the Kingdom of Atlantia offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to Baroness Elizabeth Hardyn.
The historic costuming pattern site Old Time Patterns is currently holding an Historical Costume Contest for costumes created from the time periods 1500-1630 Tudor, Elizabethan, Early Settler through 1910-1940 Vintage, Titanic, WW1, Flapper.
A UK£200,000 grant is set to finance the removal of power lines and poles from the site of the world-famous Anglo-Saxon burial mounds at Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge, England. Over a mile of lines will be replaced with underground cables.
"And lo it came to pass that on Saturday, in Mulgrave, David was crowned King of Lochac, with Claudia at his side as his Queen," writes John Elder, a reporter for The Age (Victoria) about the recent crowning of Felix and Eva in the Kingdom of Lochac. (photos)
Henry VIII's perfectly preserved wine cellar is underneath Britain's Ministry of Defence building - floating in a subterranean chamber.
In an article on Cracked.com, Steve Kolenberg sets the world straight on 6 Ridiculous Myths About the Middle Ages Everyone Believes including the "Dark" Ages, everything was filthy, and knights were chivalrous.
At Canterbury Faire, Their Majesties Felix and Eva of the Kingdom of Lochac have offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to Amalie von Brisache.
DNA analysis has confirned that the skeleton found buried underneath a parking lot in Leicester, England are those of King Richard III. The king, who died in 1485, was demonized in literature and in history as the man who killed two young princes in the Tower of London.
Two years ago, the chance discovery of a collection of documents in a cave in Afghanistan gave experts a first ever glimpse of 11th century "religious, cultural and commercial life of the Jewish community in a central location on the trade route between China and the West."
HL Apple, Minister of Youth for the Kingdom of Calontir, is seeking input and instructors for youth and teen classes and actiities of the 2013 Lilies War.
Those interested in Icelandic and Scandanavian textiles will want to watch a video featuring archaeologist and textile expert Michele Hayeur Smith presenting at the Anthropology Distinguished Lecture at Bridgewater State University.
Registration for Pennsic 42 is now officially open. Those wishing to register may do so online
Master Raven Mayne, Kingdom of Atenveldt Arts and Sciences Minister, encourages potential attendees of Estrella War 2014 to take part in choosing categories for the Estrella War Arts and Sciences Competition at next year's War.
Kathryn reports that Their Majesties Garick and Yasamin, of the Kingdom of the Outlands, have offered admittance to the Order of the Chivalry to Bardolf Gundwaldtsson.
While rockets are often thought of as the realm of modern scientists and the military, they have their roots in medieval China. This article traces their roots from a 12th century party trick to their evolution as the terror of Mongolian invaders.
Alys Mackyntoich, Vox Regis Herald for Their Majesties Edward and Thyra of the Kingdom of the East, reports that Their Majesties offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to two of Their subjects at the recent Feast of Twelfth Night.
Ancient meets modern when Pope Benedict XVI tweeked his first message last month - in Latin. Since that time, the Pope has amassed 2.5 million followers.
The Society Social Media Policy has been approved by the Board of Directors and is now available for download at http://www.sca.org/docs/pdf/SCASocialMediaPolicy.pdf.