Pietro di Roma
Professor of Defence
Rowany (Sydney, NSW)
Pietro is a fully qualified Maestro di Scherma. He was trained at the Accademia Greco in Roma under Maestro Enzo Musemeci Greco and Maestro Bicci. After 9 months of intensive training, he sat and passed the fencing masters exam, receiving his fencing masters diploma from the Grande Accademia Nazionale di Scherma of Italy in 1989. Pietro began teaching fencing to SCA members in mid-1998, just to see how things went. So far, 2 of his students have gone on to become Guildmasters within the Guild. (Guildmasters Silfren and ibn Jelal) In recognition of his great and continuing service to the Guild, the Body of Guildmasters did confer unto Pietro the honourary rank of Professor of Defence at Rowany Festival 2004.
The Professor is currently inactive within the SCA.