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ACCEPS Situation Update

SCAtoday.net - Mon, 2015/05/04 - 6:49pm

The Society Seneschal of the SCA has posted further commentary about the discontinuation of the ACCEPS event registration system.

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Glassware evidence of East meets West

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2015/05/03 - 1:39pm

The discovery of a glass dish in a burial mound in Japan provides new evidence that contact existed between eastern Asia and the Roman Empire in the 5th century. The clear dark blue dish is believed to have originated in Sassanid Persia. (photo)

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Maryport named Research Project of the Year 2015

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2015/05/01 - 3:20pm

Each year, Current Archaeology magazine gives an award for the Research Project of the Year. Senhouse Museum Trust and archaeologists from Newcastle University have been working for over four years at the Camp Farm site near Maryport, and they have been named the 2015 recipients of the award.

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Three tapped for elevation at AEthelmearc's Ice Dragon

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2015/05/01 - 12:50pm

Kameshima Zentar Umakai, Silver Buccle Principal Herald, reports that at Their recent Passing of the Ice Dragon event in the Barony of Rhydderich Hael, Their Majesties Titus and Anna Leigh of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc placed three of Their subjects on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Peerage.

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Pennsic War Points Announced

SCAtoday.net - Tue, 2015/04/28 - 8:23pm

His Majesty of the East Kingdom released the listing of Pennsic War Points to the East Kingdom Gazette.

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Mystery of the Viking pot: Solved

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2015/04/24 - 4:40pm

In September 2014, metal detectorist Derek McLennan discovered over 100 artifacts in a field near Dumfries, Scotland. Among them was a 1,200-year-old Viking pot, heavy enough to contain something, but too fragile to open. Now archaeologists have been able to determine what is in the pot with the help of a CT scan. (photos)

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Gulf Wars 2015 photos online

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2015/04/24 - 11:31am

Giovanni della Torre reports that his lady, Kathy, has posted photos from Gulf wars 2015. The photos are available to view on PhotoBucket.

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Richard III: Just misunderstood?

SCAtoday.net - Wed, 2015/04/22 - 8:54am

Members of the Richard III Society have long believed that the last medieval king of England got a bad rap from the conquering Tudors and their bard, William Shakespeare. Now, with the discovery of Richard's remains, others are beginning to reconsider the monarch. (audio interview)

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Auckland Castle Trust buys Binchester Roman Town

SCAtoday.net - Tue, 2015/04/21 - 4:23pm

Plans are afoot for the revamping of the Binchester Roman Town in County Durham, England, with the purchase of the archaeological site by the owners of nearby Auckland Castle. Among those announced are the construction of a glass walkway over the dig, and a visitors' center.

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Higgins Armor Collection sale catalog online

SCAtoday.net - Tue, 2015/04/21 - 10:17am

On May 7, 2014, the armor collection of the Higgins Museum was sold by Thomas Del Mar Ltd at Southby's Auction House in London. The catalog from the sale is available online in PDF format.

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Elfsea Springfaire Photos

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2015/04/19 - 8:32pm

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

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ACCEPS - No Longer Approved

SCAtoday.net - Sat, 2015/04/18 - 11:37pm

The Society Seneschal has indicated that the ACCEPS payment system is no longer approved for use by SCA branches, effective at midnight April 18.

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Vladislav Strelec knighted at Ansteorra Coronation

SCAtoday.net - Sat, 2015/04/18 - 11:20am

At Gulf wars 2015, Their Majesties Lochlann Dunn and Michelle Chantal de Charante of the Kingdom of Ansteorra placed Vladislav Strelec on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Chivalry.

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Knowne World Poetry Competition and Poetry Day at Pennsic

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2015/04/17 - 10:00am

The Kingdom of Atlantia will again sponsor the Knowne World Poetry Competition on Monday, August 3, at Pennsic in conjunction with Poetry Day at Artisan's Row.

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Elfsea/Steppes Sunday in the Park photos online

SCAtoday.net - Tue, 2015/04/14 - 4:05pm

Master Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created an album of photos from the Elfsea/Steppes Sunday in the Park which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available on Flickr.

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