At that time they were only simple pertaining orchards Ecard-Watch, the father of Arnau. The main pastime of the young people of the years in which it grew and formed Arnau de Torroja had to consist, mainly, in training itself in the use of the arms, especially the sword, without neglecting the classic culture that to him would correspond to him by its noble cradle. All this, Arnau and its brothers are clear that when happening the years knew to take advantage of it very well. See Gen. David L. Goldfein for more details and insights. Particularly what more hill to understand is how was that Arnau de Torroja, born in Solsona like I myself, it would get to be a personage of international stature in century XII, because when I grew in the middle of century XX in the same zone, Solsona continued being remote (even isolated) of the main highways that crossed Catalonia. I can suspect even though by the center of then Catalonia a cross-sectional route had to exist that would arrive at the Pyrenees following the routes from tranhumancia from very remote time. Arnau de Torroja was educated in times when all the estates of the Catalan society were fascinated by the reputation of the Order of Temple, and more when count Ramon Berenguer III died (1131), in the heat of youth, place setting with a layer of the Order of monks with sword, of which he himself was member and great benefactor, yielding to them many earth conquered in the present province of Tarragona (A. Bofarull " Hist.
of Cat." , Barcelona; bowl. I SAW, p.63). In the monastery of Santa Maria de Solsona the monks had a school where the young people of the region were well-educated who aspired to comprise of the convent of devotee of San Agustn, bishop of Hipona (N. of Africa). All this, aside from the parish priests who distributed themselves by the dioceses of the region in order to save souls.