The East kingdom Gazette has published a story showcasing scrolls given by the East Kingdom at the Estrella War to be used by other kingdoms as largesse. Photos of 13 stunning scrolls are included with the article.
A copy of a doctorial dissertation by Canadian scholar Emily Frances Winerock has been placed in the University of Toronto Research Repository. An abstract of the paper, Reformation and Revelry: The Practices and Politics of Dancing in Early Modern England, c.1550-c.1640, is available online.
World scholars are breathing a sigh of relief as news reached them that more than 80 percent of the precious manuscripts from Timbuktu were smuggled to safety. Many were driven by car and truck to the Malian capital of Bamako.
Many list subscribers have read about the recent passing of former Laurel Queen of Arms, Magistra Jaelle of Armida. Friends and associates of Magistra Jaelle are attempting to create a festschrift in her honor.
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center, in Los Angeles, California is playing host to an exhibit celebrating the "eventful lives" of medieval manuscripts with Untold Stories: Collecting and Transforming Medieval Manuscripts from February 26–May 12, 2013.
Lady Cicilia Violi, a graduate student from the Savannah College of Art and Design, is seeking information from re-enactors who work and play in the living history world.
The Annual IMR Postgraduate Conference at the University of Nottingham in England is calling for papers to be presented at its conference to be held July 5, 2013. The deadline for submission is April 1, 2013
Hillary Greenslade reports that the class schedule for Gulf Wars 2013 is now available to view - and print - online. The schedule is in Adobe Acrobat™ (PDF) format.
Looking for alternative housing? A truly authentic yurt - or yurta - is available to purchase on eBay for a mere US$39,900.00. The yurt is constructed of felt and birch and weighs about 350 kg (770 lbs), but good news: shipping is free.
Greetings and salutations to all musicians, actors, bards, jugglers, and others within the Performing Arts: At the Sable & Gules Theater area, we offer the opportunity for anyone interested in presenting performances and providing classes in the Performing Arts.
The Higgins Armory Museum, much beloved of SCAdians, will be closing at the end of the year. The museum houses one of the biggest collections of arms and armor in the United States.
A grad student visiting Fort Vancouver, Washington (USA) in 1982 noticed some bricks at the fort that didn't look like the others. Analysis later revealed that these bricks were made in Roman England.
Erik Kwakkel, a medieval book historian at Leiden University and master tweeter on the subject of paleography and codicology, offers a 4-minute instroduction on how medieval script changed throughout the Middle Ages.
A previously unknown medieval village has been unearthed near Selkirk, Scotland. The site was found during costruction of a water main.
What is the Society for Creative Anachronism really all about? A reporter from WQED television's OnQ recently attended Agincourt, an event hosted by Pittsburgh's local chapter, to find out.
16th century Wymering Manor, in Portsmouth, England, has had a varied history, from a family home to a residence for a Catholic religious order, but few dispute that it is now home to as many as 20 ghosts. The ghosts, however, may be the saving grace for the battered building which requires nearly UK£2m.
Forensic analysis of the heart of Richard I of England, the Lionheart, have revelaed traces mint, myrtle, and frankincense, indicating the heart was embalmed. The heart was probably wrapped in linen.
Craig Wood stars as The Games Maestro (The GM) in an online, musical series following the adventures of a D&D dungeon-master. The hilarious series has now been funded. The pilot is online, with future episodes coming soon.
Early in the 5th century, the Romans departed from Britain, leaving behind roads, artifacts, walls, and something else. A new DNA study shows that up to 4 million British men carry Italian genetics, and of that, one million probably originate with the Romans.
Mistress Amelia van Hemessen is requesting volunteers to help with the stage and performances at the upcoming Gulf Wars.