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Baroness Othindisa Bykona given writ for the Order of the Laurel

SCAtoday.net - Tue, 2014/11/11 - 7:45am

At Crown Tourney, held October 11th, TRM Titus and Anna Leigh, King and Queen of Æthelmearc, presented Baroness Othindisa bykona with a writ for the Order of the Laurel.

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Early Christian charm found in Manchester library

SCAtoday.net - Mon, 2014/11/10 - 12:30pm

A 6th century papyrus, identified as an early Christian charm, has been discovered among the documents in the University of Manchester's John Rylands Library. The charm is considered "the earliest surviving document to use the Christian Eucharist liturgy - which outlines the Last Supper - as a protective charm."

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SCA BoD to decide on proposed Rapier Peerage Corpora change in 2015

SCAtoday.net - Mon, 2014/11/10 - 8:51am

Don Miklos von Baeker, Baron of Oldenfeld, reports that the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism plans to make a decision on the proposed Rapier Peerage Corpora change in 2015.

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Two elevated to Pelican in AEthelmearc

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2014/11/09 - 7:02pm

Kameshima Zentarou Umakai, Silver Buccle Principal Herald, reports that Their Majesties Magnus Tindal and Etain of the Kingdom of Aethelmearc offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to THL Filipo da Sancto Martino and Baron Sogtungui Bataar.

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Steinnar and Lyda new Heirs to Ealdormere Throne.

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2014/11/09 - 6:42am

Congratulations to Sir Steinnar Aggarson, the victor of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.

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Tools help identify Viking blacksmith grave

SCAtoday.net - Sat, 2014/11/08 - 2:48pm

Leif Arne Norberg, of Sogndalsdalen, Norway, certainly didn't expect to find treasure when he moved some stone slabs in his garden revealing what is believed to be the grave of a Viking blacksmith. (photo)

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Oldest known siddur displayed in Jerusalem

SCAtoday.net - Sat, 2014/11/08 - 9:15am

Jerusalem’s Bible Lands Museum recently played host to the Book of Books exhibition which featured the world's oldest siddur, a 1,200-year-old Hebrew manuscript still in its original binding. (photo)

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Royal baths of Pliska unearthed in Bulgaria

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2014/11/07 - 4:12pm

In the 9th century, Pliska was the capital of the First Bulgarian Kingdom and heavily influenced by Mediterranean culture. This influence can be seen in the recently discovered royal baths, believed to be the oldest in the country. (photo)

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Roman finery found under Colchester department store

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2014/11/07 - 12:38pm

Construction work at Williams & Griffin department store in Colchester, England has led to the remarkable discovery of a wealthy Roman woman's jewelry collection, considered to be "one of the finest of its kind ever discovered in Britain." (photos)

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