Spada 2: Anthology of Swordsmanship (Paperback)

Anthology of Swordsmanship

By Stephen Hand (Editor)

Chivalry Bookshelf, 9781891448355, 148pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010



An exciting new anthology of articles on the history of swordsmanship. It includes works from some of the most important names in the field, as well as some new faces. The articles cover a wide range of topics, from ancient and medieval sword and shield combat to Italian and Spanish rapier fencing. Articles include: Medical Reality of Historical WoundsDispelling Myths About the Early History of Rapier Fencing in EnglandFinding the Sword or StringereFurther Thoughts on the Mechanics of Combat with Large ShieldsThe Circle and the Sword: A Focus on Carranza and Pacheco de Na.