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15th century Spanish shipwreck found in Greece

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 11:17

Arcaheologists are intrigued by the discovery of a 15th century Spanish shipwreck off the coast of Zakynthos, Greece. The 2014 underwater explorations of the site have revealed enough of the ship’s wooden frame to allow study of "the transitional art of shipbuilding during the 15th and 16th centuries." (photo)

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Ealdormere Crown XXXIV Fight Videos on YouTube

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 10:28

Baron RIchard Larmer reports that he has posted video from the october 2014 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere. The videos are available to view on YouTube.

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Winchester Bible on display at the Met

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 00:11

The Winchester Bible is "magnificent, lavishly ornamented - a pivotal landmark of medieval art from around 1200," and pages from it will be on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York until March 8, 2015. (photos)

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Stefan's Florilegium updates for February 2015

Sun, 02/15/2015 - 17:06

THLord Stefan li Rous has publised updates for Stefan's Florilegium for February 2015.

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Farewell to Lord Sedric Edye

Sat, 02/14/2015 - 14:22

On January 25, the Middle Kingdom lost Lord Sedric Edye, a founding member of the Marche of Alderford and a close friend of the SCAtoday.net staff.

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Meet Drachenwald's Laurel of the Month: Mistress Lia de Thornegge

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 22:53

Each month, the Laurels of the Kingdom of Drachenwald showcase one of their own. For January 2015, it is Mistress Lia de Thornegge of Nordmark (Uppsala, Sweden), who specializes in late period embroidery and late period costuming.

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Estrella War XXXI Collegium

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 12:10

Estrella War is fast approaching and we are still in need of instructors for the collegium. If you have a skill or talent you could pass on to the populace, please consider teaching at Estrella War XXXI. 

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Northshield 12th Night and Border Skirmish photos online

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 11:25

Baroness Kateryn of the Amber Mists reports that Her Ladyship Elspeth has posted an album of photos from the recent 12th night event in the Kingdom of Northshield, as well as two albums from 2013 Border Skirmish. All albums are available on Flickr.

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SCA Board of Directors - Meeting Schedule

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 11:22

The Board of Directors of the Society for Crative Anachronism has announced the location and time of the next BoD meeting.

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Pennsic War Financial Committee seeks candidates for Pennsic War Exchequer

Sun, 02/08/2015 - 18:25

Chai'usun, Social Media & Publications Coordinator for Pennsic 44, reports that the Financial Committee is looking for candidates for Pennsic War Exchequer.

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Medieval city of Ukek found in Russia

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 19:37

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a 750-year-old city along the volga River in Russia. Ukek, a major city of Batu Khan's Golden Horde, is believed to have been founded by the descendents of Genghis Khan.

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Evidence of Germanic tribes discovered in Poland

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 16:05

An archaeological team from the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw recently discovered evidence of habitation by Germanic people from the turn of the fourth and fifth century CE in a cave in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland. (photo)

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