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The Italian Rapier has held a special place in the history of European swordsmanship. Famous for generations after his death, Salvatore Fabris became the personal fencing master to the equally famous King Christianus of Denmark. Towards the end of his career, and at the king's request, the great master set down the sum of his art in clear in a clear, concise manual of footThe Italian Rapier has held a special place in the history of European swordsmanship. Famous for generations after his death, Salvatore Fabris became the personal fencing master to the equally famous King Christianus of Denmark. Towards the end of his career, and at the king's request, the great master set down the sum of his art in clear in a clear, concise manual of footwork, guards, attacks, defenses, and conterattacks with the rapier, used alone or with a dagger or cloak. A landmark work brought to English for the very first time, Tomasso Leoni offers a complete translation that accompanies the 200 17th century engravings....

Title : The Art of Dueling: 17th Century Rapier as Taught by Salvatore Fabris
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ISBN : 9781891448232
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 324 Pages
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The Art of Dueling: 17th Century Rapier as Taught by Salvatore Fabris Reviews

  • Liz Leib
    2018-10-18 08:37

    The best Renaissance-era fencing manual I've read. Although like most of them, the language from this time period can be difficult to understand at times. Also, spoken dialog is often in French or Italian and they don't bother translating.

  • Charles
    2018-10-15 05:42

    Both the original work and the translation are excellent.