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SCAtoday.net is a news portal for those interested in the history of the Middle Ages, and the living history community (including the Society for Creative Anachronism) for that historical period.
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Lilies War Master Schedule

Wed, 2014/05/21 - 11:39am

Lilies War Webminister Eynon reports that the War's Master Schedule is online and has been updated. A printable version is available from Google Docs or in PDF format.

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Beautiful mosiac floors revealed in Israeli Byzantine church

Wed, 2014/05/21 - 7:40am

An excavation of a site near the Bedouin village of Hura by the Israel Antiquities Authority has revealed a 6th century Byzantine church, complete with amazingly intact mosaic floors. (photos)

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Special Notice About First Friday Parking at Lilies War

Tue, 2014/05/20 - 6:10pm

The Falcon Banner, the news source for the Kingdom of Calontir, reports that special parking restrictions will be in place for the first Friday of Lilies War 2014.

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Michael and Seonaid new Heirs to Atlantia Throne

Tue, 2014/05/20 - 3:22pm

Duke Michael of Bedford, inspired by Duchess Seonaid ní Fhionn, was the victor of the May 3, 2014 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

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Lilies War offers tour for non SCAdians

Tue, 2014/05/20 - 12:24pm

Officials of Lilies War, which takes place June 13-22, 2014 at Smithville Lake in Clay County, Missouri, have announced that tours for the public will be available June 15, 2014.

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"Threads" offers costumers a chance to design for 1/2 scale dress forms

Tue, 2014/05/20 - 9:37am

Threads Magazine has anncounced its 2014 American Sewing Expo (ASE) Challenge: 1/2-Scale Design Challenge on the theme of "Fashion Icons through the Ages." The contest is limited to 100 entries and garments must be finished by August 1, 2014.

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Teller talks Tempest

Mon, 2014/05/19 - 8:03pm

In celebration of William Shakespeare's 450th birthday, magician Teller (the quiet one), recently co-directed a new version of the Bard's magicial play, The Tempest. In a video, Teller discusses the production with Mark Mobley for a segment of NPR's The Record.

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Open position for the Society

Mon, 2014/05/19 - 1:35pm

Leslie Vaughn, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Board of Directors is seeking applicants for the position of Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations.

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Medieval archway found under Cardigan Castle floor

Sun, 2014/05/18 - 5:13pm

NPS Archaeology, working on an 18-month excavation at Wales' Cardigan Castle, has unearthed a stone archway dating to the 12th century beneath the floor of the castle. The archway is believed to have led to the tower of the original castle.

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Accidental Medieval Siberian Mummies Discovered

Sun, 2014/05/18 - 12:50pm

Just 29 km from the Arctic Circle, near Zeleniy Yar in Siberia, a group of bodies dating back to the Middle Ages have been found in shallow graves.

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Seeking Howe's

Sat, 2014/05/17 - 6:32pm

600 years ago, Howe's was a satellite community of Cambridge, England. Then it disappeared off the map. Now archaeologists have begun investigating Howe's, along with three other villages, that ringed the medieval university town.

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Latest techniques used to help conserve ancient bridges

Sat, 2014/05/17 - 4:00pm

Researchers from the Applied Geotechnology Group at the University of Vigo in Spain are using the latest technology to study 80 Roman and medieval bridges to determine the original construction of the bridges and the best ways to conserve them.

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Hellsgate Commander's Crucible photos online

Fri, 2014/05/16 - 5:00pm

Master Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created two albums of photos from Commander's Crucible 2014 which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available to view on Flickr.

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Registration for the 17th Pennsic Arts & Sciences Display now open

Fri, 2014/05/16 - 2:26pm

Rowena reports that registration for the 17th Annual Pennsic A&S Display is now available online.

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Elfsea Defender 2014 pictures

Thu, 2014/05/15 - 10:20am

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created three albums of photos from Elfsea Defender which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available on Flickr.

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First century irrigation system found in England

Wed, 2014/05/14 - 5:31pm

Archaeologists working on a development site in Cambridge, England have discovered what they believe is Great Britain's oldest irrigation system. The Roman site includes evidence of planting beds and pit wells.

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Irish brew

Wed, 2014/05/14 - 2:26pm

In honor of Saint Patrick's Day 2014, journalist - and beer connoisseur - Reuben Gray looks at the history of the delightful drink from its prehistoric days to its worldwide modern revival.

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Ansteorra Spring 2014 Coronation photos online

Wed, 2014/05/14 - 10:52am

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created several albums of photos from Spring Coronation 2014, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available to view on Flickr.

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