Last edited by Kejas
Thursday, July 23, 2020 | History

7 edition of Medieval Combat found in the catalog.

Medieval Combat

A Fifteenth-Century Illustrated Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat

by Hans Talhoffer

  • 303 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Greenhill Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fencing,
  • History,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Military History - Medieval,
  • Personal Weapons (Military Science),
  • History - General History,
  • Military - Other,
  • History: World,
  • Medieval,
  • Military - Weapons,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Europe,
  • Hand-to-hand fighting

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Clements (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8980439M
    ISBN 101853674184
    ISBN 109781853674181

    Hans Talhoffer is the author of Medieval Combat ( avg rating, ratings, 15 reviews, published ), Medieval Combat ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 /5(15). Medieval Combat: A Fifteenth-Century Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat - Ebook written by Hans Talhoffer. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Medieval Combat: A Fifteenth-Century Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat/5(16).

    The International Medieval Combat Federation is a global historical full contact sport fighting revival movement, in which combatants use historically accurate reproduction medieval and early modern armour and blunted weapons to engage in competitive fights according to authentic historical tournament rules. Founded in , the organisation now attracts hundred of fighters from 26 countries. Talhoffer reveals the techniques for wrestling, unarmoured fighting with the long sword, pole-axe, dagger, sword and buckler, and mounted combat. This unparalleled guide to medieval combat, illustrated with contemporary images, provides a glimpse of real people fighting with .

      This unparalleled guide to medieval combat, illustrated with contemporary images, provides a glimpse of real people fighting with skill, sophistication and ruthlessness. Mark Rector, the editor and translator of this work, is an actor, playwright, stage combatant and fight : Medieval and Renaissance Dagger Combat book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Daggers are mentioned in many modern books ab /5.


Share this book
You might also like
Handbook of the British flora

Handbook of the British flora

Motor vehicle operator.

Motor vehicle operator.

Minutes of proceedings and evidence of the Legislative Committee on Bill C-96, an act to amend the Federal-provincial Fiscal Arrangements and Federal Post-secondary Education and Health Contributions Act, 1977 =

Minutes of proceedings and evidence of the Legislative Committee on Bill C-96, an act to amend the Federal-provincial Fiscal Arrangements and Federal Post-secondary Education and Health Contributions Act, 1977 =

The barking cock

The barking cock

U.S. and Soviet space programs

U.S. and Soviet space programs

Struggle in the North.

Struggle in the North.

private investors guide to L.T.O.M.

private investors guide to L.T.O.M.

Tax delinquency and housing in Chicago.

Tax delinquency and housing in Chicago.

Calendar

Calendar

Christ and the homosexual

Christ and the homosexual

Seize the day with Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Seize the day with Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Disturbia

Disturbia

Tropical fishes, their care and breeding

Tropical fishes, their care and breeding

Laurence Olivier

Laurence Olivier

Who cares about Ulster?.

Who cares about Ulster?.

Approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003

Approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003

Medieval Combat by Hans Talhoffer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fascinating drawings. Demonstrates the ferocity of combat with medieval weapons, but difficult to glean much of the technique. I gather this was the idea, Talhoffer did not want people to be able to become proficient in his methods from just the manual, he wanted paying students!Cited by: 5.

He never could have anticipated that his book would survive hundreds of years later, to be read by people who have never had to engage in combat. The book must be evaluated with respects to the time, and the audience, for whom it was written. This book should be a Medieval Combat book of a medieval historian's by: 5.

Medieval Combat: A Fifteenth-Century Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat - Kindle edition by Talhoffer, Hans, Rector, Mark. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features Medieval Combat book bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Medieval Combat: A Fifteenth-Century Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat/5(46).

Excellent (and authentic) book on medieval combat - illustrations are vivid and plentiful so that you really understand the brutal nature of combat at this time.

flag 7 likes Like see review. Peter McLean rated it it was amazing. Shelves: non-fiction. This is a beautiful reproduction of the original Fifteenth Century /5. Medieval Combat in Colour: Hans Talhoffer's Illustrated Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat from [Talhoffer, Hans, Hagedorn, Dierk, Rector, Mark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Medieval Combat in Colour: Hans Talhoffer's Illustrated Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat from /5(11). A Fifteenth-Century Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat. Author: Hans Talhoffer. Publisher: Greenhill Books ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD → Hans Talhoffer's professional fencing manual of illustrates the intricacies of the medieval art of fighting, covering both the 'judicial duel' (an officially sanctioned fight to resolve a legal dispute.

A Fifteenth-Century Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat. Author: Hans Talhoffer; Publisher: Greenhill Books ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Hans Talhoffer's professional fencing manual of illustrates the intricacies of the medieval art of fighting, covering both the 'judicial duel' (an officially sanctioned fight to resolve a legal.

The Flower of Battle covers unarmed combat, the use of the dagger, sword, spear, axe as well as fighting in armor, without and on horseback as well as other odds and ends. MS Ludwig XV 13 is the most complete surviving copy of Fiore's work and has been painstakingly translated by Colin Hatcher and formatted to be as close to the original as Reviews: Belegarth Medieval Combat Society is a fun, safe, and inexpensive sport where participants wear medieval or fantasy-themed clothing and fight with foam-padded weapons.

The fighting is hard and fast and has, sincerefined into its own brand of martial art. The rules are easy to learn, and after a few practices, you’ll be hooked. Medieval warfare is the European warfare of the Middle logical, cultural, and social developments had forced a severe transformation in the character of warfare from antiquity, changing military tactics and the role of cavalry and artillery (see military history).In terms of fortification, the Middle Ages saw the emergence of the castle in Europe, which then spread to Western Asia.

Buy Medieval Combat: A Fifteenth-Century Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat by Hans Talhoffer (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Talhoffer reveals the techniques for wrestling, unarmored fighting with the long sword, pole-axe, dagger, sword and buckler, and mounted combat.

This unparalleled guide to medieval combat, illustrated with contemporary images, provides a glimpse of real people fighting with /5(2). The first book about the fighting arts, Epitoma rei militaris was written into Latin by a Roman writer, Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus, who lived in Rome between the fourth and fifth centuries.

There are no other known martial arts manuals predating the Late Middle Ages (except for fragmentary instructions on Greek wrestling, see Papyrus Oxyrhynchus ), although medieval literature (e.g. “[A] remarkable how-to offers freeze-frame instructions on medieval martial arts using swords, shields, poleaxes, daggers and wrestling” (Publishers Weekly).

Written by German fencing master Hans Talhoffer inthis book illustrates the intricacies of the medieval art of fighting, covering both the “judicial duel” (an officially sanctioned fight to resolve a legal dispute 4/5(3).

Hans Talhoffer (Dalhover, Talhouer, Thalhoffer, Talhofer; c. – after ) was a German fencing martial lineage is unknown, but his writings make it clear that he had some connection to the tradition of Johannes Liechtenauer, the grand master of a well-known Medieval German school of fencing.

Talhoffer was a well-educated man who took interest in astrology, mathematics. “[A] remarkable how-to offers freeze-frame instructions on medieval martial arts using swords, shields, poleaxes, daggers and wrestling” (Publishers Weekly).Written by German fencing master Hans Talhoffer inthis book illustrates the intricacies of the medieval art of fighting, covering both the “judicial duel” (an officially sanctioned fight to resolve a legal dispute) and Author: Hans Talhoffer.

The "Gladiatoria" group of German fencing manuscripts are several editions of a treatise on armoured foot combat, specifically aimed at duel fighting.

Gloriously-illustrated, and replete with substantial commentary, these works are some of the greatest achievements in the corpus of late medieval fight books.5/5(2). Medieval Combat,A Fifteenth-Century Illustrated Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat by Hans Talhoffer, Translated and Edited by Mark Rector,Published by Greenhill Books, Printed in Great Britain by Creative Print and Design, Paperback,has some slight yellowing to covers, All pages appear present, Pages are in good condition.

Gladiatoria: Medieval Armoured Combat – The Fencing Manuscript from New Haven. By Dierk Hagedorn and Bartlomiej Walczak. Greenhill Books ISBN: Publisher’s Overview: The “Gladiatoria” group of German fencing manuscripts are several editions of a treatise on armoured foot combat, specifically aimed at duel fighting.

Medieval Combat in Colour: Hans Talhoffer's Illustrated Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat from Hans Talhoffer.

out of 5 stars Paperback. $ Medieval Combat: A Fifteenth-Century Illustrated Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat /5(35). Trial by ordeal was an ancient judicial practice by which the guilt or innocence of the accused was determined by subjecting them to a painful, or at least an unpleasant, usually dangerous experience.

The test was one of life or death, and the proof of innocence was survival. In some cases, the accused was considered innocent if they escaped injury or if their injuries healed.Iaido Sword Book SKU: PP $ $ Buy Now While reading about combat is no substitute for actual experience and training, it is a fantastic place to start educating yourself about the rigors and techniques that are expected of a warrior.Directed by Stuart Clarke.

With Pia Bach, Owen Bush, Jason Alan Carvell, Jens Christiansen. Documentary about an illustrated medieval book (Fechtbuch) on weapons and fighting, written in by Hans Talhoffer, kept in the Royal Library of Denmark.