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Title The Art of Swordsmanship by Hans Leck chner
Author
Publisher Boydell Press
Release 2018-03-16
Category Antiques & Collectibles
Total Pages 481
ISBN 9781783272914
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

English translation of one of the most significant medieval texts on fighting with swords.

The Sword by Lisa Deutscher

Title The Sword
Author Lisa Deutscher
Publisher Boydell & Brewer
Release 2019
Category Antiques & Collectibles
Total Pages 294
ISBN 1783274271
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A multidisciplinary overview of current research into the enduringly fascinating martial artefact which is the sword.

Historical European Martial Arts by Source Wikipedia

Title Historical European Martial Arts
Author Source Wikipedia
Publisher University-Press.org
Release 2013-09
Category
Total Pages 68
ISBN 9781230571980
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 66. Chapters: Pankration, Tournament, Fiore dei Liberi, Jousting, Association for Renaissance Martial Arts, German school of fencing, Glima, Gerard Thibault d'Anvers, Academic fencing, Salvator Fabris, Italian school of swordsmanship, Hippika gymnasia, Johannes Liechtenauer, Chicago Swordplay Guild, Destreza, Joseph Swetnam, Dueling scars, Hans Talhoffer, Ridolfo Capo Ferro, Prize Playing, Medieval European Martial Arts Guild, Joachim Meyer, Federfechter, Amateur Pankration, Royal Armouries Ms. I.33, French school of fencing, Camillo Agrippa, Paulus Hector Mair, HEMA Alliance, Bolognese Swordsmanship, Brotherhood of St. Mark, Vincentio Saviolo, Company of Masters, Achille Marozzo, Egerton Castle, Luis Pacheco de Narvaez, Academy of Historical Fencing, Johannes Leckuchner, Francesco Alfieri, King Rene's Tournament Book, Sigmund Ringeck, Jud Lew, Jorg Wilhalm, Nicoletto Giganti, P.Oxy. III 466, Bem cavalgar, Paulus Kal, Jeronimo Sanchez de Carranza, Hans von Speyer, Le jeu de la hache, Provost, Martin Hundfeld, Giuseppe Colombani. Excerpt: Pankration ( or ) was a martial art introduced into the Greek Olympic Games in 648 BC and founded as a blend of boxing and wrestling but without any rules. The term comes from the Greek, literally meaning "all powers" from (pan-) "all" + (kratos) "strength, power." Spartan soldiers were taught to use this ancient boxing technique with the sole purpose of fighting and killing on the battlefield. For that reason, Spartans were not allowed to participate in any boxing competition including other Greeks. Modern mixed martial arts competitions have come to feature many of the same methods that were used in pankration competitions in the ancient Greek world. In Greek mythology, it was said that the heroes Heracles and Theseus invented pankration as a result of using both wrestling and boxing in...

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