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The symbol of the [[Laurel wreath]] was traditionally given to [[scholar]]s, artists, athletes and [[soldier]]s in Ancient Greece as symbols of excellence.  
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The symbol of the [[laurel wreath]] was traditionally given to [[scholar]]s, artists, athletes and [[soldier]]s in [[Ancient Greece]] as [[symbol]]s of excellence.  
  
 
==Laurels in the SCA==
 
==Laurels in the SCA==
In the [[SCA]], the Laurel is awarded to those who excel in a particular area of [[Arts and Sciences]], and it's in the job description for them to pass on knowlege to others. These people also judge [[A&S]] competitions, pass on recommendations to the [[Crown]] as to who future laurels should be, and are examples of courtesy and chivalric conduct. A Laurel may take on an [[apprentice]] to train up to 'laurelhood', often in a particular field similar to their own.
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In the [[SCA]], entry into the [[Order]] of the '''Laurel''' is awarded to those who excel in a particular area of [[Arts and Sciences]], and it's in the job description for them to pass on knowlege to others. These people also judge [[A&S]] competitions, pass on recommendations to the [[Crown]] as to who future laurels should be, and are examples of courtesy and chivalric conduct. A Laurel may take on an [[apprentice]] to train up to 'laurelhood', often in a particular field similar to their own.
  
 
Becoming a Laurel (or any type of [[peer]]) takes about 10 years of dedicated work, on average.
 
Becoming a Laurel (or any type of [[peer]]) takes about 10 years of dedicated work, on average.
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==Kingdom Specific Information==
 
==Kingdom Specific Information==
The [[Lochac]] Order of the Laurel have a web page http://www.sca.org.au/laurels
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The [[Lochac]] Order of the Laurel have a web page: http://www.sca.org.au/laurels
  
 
[[Category:People]]
 
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Revision as of 12:13, 20 February 2006

The symbol of the laurel wreath was traditionally given to scholars, artists, athletes and soldiers in Ancient Greece as symbols of excellence.

Laurels in the SCA

In the SCA, entry into the Order of the Laurel is awarded to those who excel in a particular area of Arts and Sciences, and it's in the job description for them to pass on knowlege to others. These people also judge A&S competitions, pass on recommendations to the Crown as to who future laurels should be, and are examples of courtesy and chivalric conduct. A Laurel may take on an apprentice to train up to 'laurelhood', often in a particular field similar to their own.

Becoming a Laurel (or any type of peer) takes about 10 years of dedicated work, on average.

A Laurel is addressed with the title of Master or Mistress, and bears a symbol of the laurel wreath. Some may also wear a Chain of Fealty if they are in fealty to the Crown.

Kingdom Specific Information

The Lochac Order of the Laurel have a web page: http://www.sca.org.au/laurels