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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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Estrella War XXXI A&S Showcase

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 09:03

Calling the artisans of the Knowne World! Once again, the Kingdom of Atenveldt is hosting an Artisan Showcase at Estrella War

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Rude runes in Norway

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 16:20

Medieval people were not as different as their modern versions when it comes to rude language and  graffiti, a fact discovered by a team of archaeologists in Oslo, Norway who came across three double entendre characters carved in runes on a piece of wood denoting either the first letters in the ruinic alphbet or Fuþ, the Old Norse word for the female genitalia. (photo)

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Call for Applications - Society Marshal

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 17:43

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachornim, Inc. has announced that it is seeking candidates for the position of Society marshal.

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Use of Mandrake-style rubber thrusting tips at Pennsic 44

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 13:00

Sir Gregoire, KEM Middle Kingdom, MIC Pennsic 44 reports on Marshalate rulings regarding use of Mandrake-style rubber thrusting tips at the 2015 Pennsic War.

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Opinion re: Inclusion of Non-Rattan Fighters into the Chivalry

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:48

The Society Seneschal, A.J. Pongratz, has published an Advisory Opinion Regarding the possible inclusion of non-rattan righters into the Order of the Chivalry.

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Creation of the Order of Defense

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 18:38

Due to the large amount of information surrounding the additional peerage for rapier and cut and thrust, the Board of Directors decided to participate in a conference call on February 2, 2015.

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Society Archivist - Address Change

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 16:07

The Society Archivist has a new postal address, according to an official notice from Corporate.

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Gulf War Registration 2015 deadline approaches

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 13:47

Baroness Alexandra der Wasserman, Co-Mayor for Gulf War 2015, reports that the registration deadline for the War is fast approaching.

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St. Augustine dig: "a 16th century jackpot!"

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 21:12

Archaeologists working at the site of a new garden at the gallery of the Art Association in St. Augustine, Florida, have unearthed "some of the earliest artifacts found in the downtown area." City archaeologist Carl Halbirt said, "This is a 16th century jackpot!" WFGA, Jacksonville, has the story. (video)

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SCA BoD February 2, 2015 Conference Call

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 14:52

Due to the large amount of information surrounding the additional peerage matter, the Board of Directors has decided to participate in a conference call on February 2, 2015. 

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Photos of Ansteorra's Winter Crown Tourney 2015

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:45

Master Caelin on Andrede reports that he has published several albums of photos from Winter Crown Tournament 2015, which took place revently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available on Flickr.

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Jarl Sven Randallson wins Ansteorra Winter 2015 Crown Tournament

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:06

Annes reports that Jarl Sven Randallson was the victor of the January 10, 2015 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

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Potables needed for Known World Party

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:08

Mistress Sylvia du Vey, Guildmistress of the East Kingdom Brewers Guild, reports that donations are needed for the known World Party to take place at Pennsic War XLIV.

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Photos from Steppes 12th Night 2014

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 16:53

Master Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created an album of photos from the Kingdom of Ansteorra's 12th Night 2014. The photos are available on Flickr.

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Calling All Warranted Chirurgeons!

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 16:07

Estrella War is near, and we are looking for those who are willing to assist in keeping our event safe.  If you are a warranted Chirurgeon within your Kingdom and are interested in volunteering at either Chirurgeon Point or during Battles, please contact Lady Rowan.

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Cry Heralds needed for Gulf Wars

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:28

Gulf War is on the horizon, and the Clarion Calls go throughout the land for volunteers to help make Gulf Wars XXIV "the best of the best."

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Land procedure changes for Pennsic this year.

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 14:55

There will be significant changes to Pennsic Land procedures for Pennsic War 44, including new "early in" and block seniority rules.

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Call for Applicants - Society Chronicler

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:30

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Society Chronicler. The Interim Society Chronicler’s warrant ends in August 2015. In order to ensure a smooth transition, applications for the position of Society Chronicler are now being accepted.

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Chirurgeons at Rowany Festival

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 21:20

As Rowany Festival soon approaches, we are once more in need of dedicated helpers to cover our first aid requirements at the event.

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