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== Introduction ==
 
== Introduction ==
  
Title Name. SCA Biography. Selected Awards (the Wiki is not the place to do a full awards list).
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Perez ben Meir Gershon (Pron: PAIR-ehtz behn may-EER geer-SHOWN), MKA Gavin Skal, got started in the SCA in the autumn of 2018 in the Crown Province of Østgarðr, showing up to the local heavy combat practice after being encouraged by friends to check out the SCA and having seen the demo at the Cloisters Medieval Festival. He returned the following spring to continue training, attended his first event that September (The Feast of John Barleycorn), and formally became an SCA member in October of 2019. Looking for activities besides fighting to get involved with, and needing to eat anyway, he began delving into period recipes.
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During the Great Plague of A.S. LV (COVID-19), Perez continued to explore SCA cooking, preparing mini feasts at home for his lady and he to enjoy during East Kingdom Ethereal Courts. From this (and with the aid of his local webminister, [[Anne_of_Østgarðr|Anne of Østgarðr]]) sprang  "Cooking with Perez", an online cooking lab held over Google Meets. He also continued working on his sword technique, becoming a regular participant in the daily online pell practice group started by [http://heralds.westkingdom.org/Awards/individual.php?namecode=3503 Viscount Leohtulf of the Silver Hills], constructing a portable pell and setting up a practice area on his roof. For these efforts he was honored with induction into the Order of the Silver Tyger and awarded arms by Queen Margarita de' Siena, and takes the title "Effendi".
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In mundane life, Perez works as an audio engineer, and is interested in helping those in the bardic arts make professional-quality recordings.
  
 
== Persona ==
 
== Persona ==
Describe your persona and persona history (as much as you wish). Consider the narrative you'd like to share with someone you've just met. If you know it, what time and place does your persona inhabit? What is their status or profession? If you think it is relevant, what is their gender identity?
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Perez is a Sephardic Jewish man who hails from the city of Salonica in Ottoman-controlled Greece during the reign of Kanunî Sultan Süleyman (Suleiman the Magnificent). A cosmopolitan by nature, Perez grew up surrounded by Spanish-speaking Jews, Orthodox Greeks, Muslim Turks, and the occasional passing Serb or Venetian. His father was a physician of some renown, and in times of war would be called away to support and tend to the Janissary corps. When he was old enough, Perez began to travel with his father on these campaigns. It was while assisting his father in the Janissary camps that young Perez began absorbing his father's knowledge, becoming particularly taken with Galen's theories on the importance of diet, and he became fascinated by the various cuisines of the lands through which they traveled. When not occupied with his duties, Perez would steal away and watch the soldiers as they trained, carefully noting their drills and exercises, and squirreling away the occasional piece of armor from fallen soldiers, intending to have them reworked upon his return to Salonica.
  
== Offices & Positions ==
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== Interests ==
*Name of Position, Location, mm/dd/yyyy to mm/dd/yyyy
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*Cooking
*List in Chronological order, oldest to newest
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*Heavy Fighting
 
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*Music
== Event Staff ==
 
*Name of Position, Name of Event, mm/dd/yyyy
 
*List in Chronological order, oldest to newest
 
  
 
== Projects & Publications ==
 
== Projects & Publications ==
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== In Case of Court ==
 
== In Case of Court ==
How you would like to be notified in case of court. How you would like to be notified in case of court. Also list any other details that would be important for Heralds or Scribes to know, such as your persona's gender identity, or other individuals that should be contacted for details if you prefer to be surprised.  
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Surprises are welcome. Having had the pleasure to be honored once already in Ethereal Court, Perez would like to defer any further awards that may come until we can again gather in person.
  
 
== More Information ==
 
== More Information ==
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You may [mailto:250329@members.eastkingdom.org contact me via email].
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[[Category:Turkish Personas]]
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[[Category:16th Century Personas]]

Latest revision as of 20:23, 1 September 2020

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Photo
103331276 303864377304810 3469577648772988301 n.jpg
Perez ben Meir Gershon at East Kingdom Twelfth Night, January 4, 2020
Information
Resides: Crown Province of Østgarðr
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
Arms of Perez ben Meir Gershon.png
Per pale gules and sable, on a pale purpure fimbriated a sun conjoined to a cup Or
Award & Office Badges
Companion of the Order of the Silver Tyger Award of Arms

Introduction

Perez ben Meir Gershon (Pron: PAIR-ehtz behn may-EER geer-SHOWN), MKA Gavin Skal, got started in the SCA in the autumn of 2018 in the Crown Province of Østgarðr, showing up to the local heavy combat practice after being encouraged by friends to check out the SCA and having seen the demo at the Cloisters Medieval Festival. He returned the following spring to continue training, attended his first event that September (The Feast of John Barleycorn), and formally became an SCA member in October of 2019. Looking for activities besides fighting to get involved with, and needing to eat anyway, he began delving into period recipes.

During the Great Plague of A.S. LV (COVID-19), Perez continued to explore SCA cooking, preparing mini feasts at home for his lady and he to enjoy during East Kingdom Ethereal Courts. From this (and with the aid of his local webminister, Anne of Østgarðr) sprang "Cooking with Perez", an online cooking lab held over Google Meets. He also continued working on his sword technique, becoming a regular participant in the daily online pell practice group started by Viscount Leohtulf of the Silver Hills, constructing a portable pell and setting up a practice area on his roof. For these efforts he was honored with induction into the Order of the Silver Tyger and awarded arms by Queen Margarita de' Siena, and takes the title "Effendi".

In mundane life, Perez works as an audio engineer, and is interested in helping those in the bardic arts make professional-quality recordings.

Persona

Perez is a Sephardic Jewish man who hails from the city of Salonica in Ottoman-controlled Greece during the reign of Kanunî Sultan Süleyman (Suleiman the Magnificent). A cosmopolitan by nature, Perez grew up surrounded by Spanish-speaking Jews, Orthodox Greeks, Muslim Turks, and the occasional passing Serb or Venetian. His father was a physician of some renown, and in times of war would be called away to support and tend to the Janissary corps. When he was old enough, Perez began to travel with his father on these campaigns. It was while assisting his father in the Janissary camps that young Perez began absorbing his father's knowledge, becoming particularly taken with Galen's theories on the importance of diet, and he became fascinated by the various cuisines of the lands through which they traveled. When not occupied with his duties, Perez would steal away and watch the soldiers as they trained, carefully noting their drills and exercises, and squirreling away the occasional piece of armor from fallen soldiers, intending to have them reworked upon his return to Salonica.

Interests

  • Cooking
  • Heavy Fighting
  • Music

Projects & Publications

  • Name of Project/Publication, Other info, mm/dd/yyyy
  • List in Chronological order, oldest to newest

In Case of Court

Surprises are welcome. Having had the pleasure to be honored once already in Ethereal Court, Perez would like to defer any further awards that may come until we can again gather in person.

More Information

You may contact me via email.