Scholars of St. Thomas Aquinas
A companion event to the Tournament of the Golden Swan, Scholars of St. Thomas Aquinas is a persona development challenge for male personas which takes place at Appledore's Midsummer in the Hollow event.
Started in XLI/2006, Scholars of St. Thomas Aquinas is open to all male personas from throughout the known world between 450 and 1650 A.D. Each Candidate is tested on his ability to create and project an authentic and logical historically based persona in ten of the thirteen categories listed below. Candidates must enter the seven required categories and three of the six optional categories.
- PERSONA CREATION
- DAILY LIFE/LIVELIHOOD
- SKILLS/SCHOLARLY PURSUITS
- COURTESY AND ETIQUETTE
- GAMES AND PASTIMES
- SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES
Detailed information can be viewed online at ... http://www3.telus.net/Quattrocento_Florence/Aquinas
Scholars of St. Thomas Aquinas takes place each Spring in the shire of Appledore.
St. Thomas Aquinas Scholars
- Rajpal Ganeshan of Jaipur, Rajastan, 1570
- Sevrin de Savage of Firenze (Florence), 1482
- Sayyid 'Abd al-Hakim al-Bahr ibn Da'ud al-Ghazis of Cordoba, Al-Andalus, 986