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    Sigmund Ringeck's Knightly Arts of Combat: Sword and Buckler Fighting, Wrestling, and Fighting in Armor (Paperback)(English / German, Middle High (ca. 1050-1500)) Commentaries by David Lindholm, Translated by David Lindholm, Illustrated by Peter Svard, Introduction by John Clements

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    DescriptionThe lessons of influential 15th-century fencing master Sigmund Ringeck are brought to life once again by David Lindholm and Peter Svard, the duo behind Sigmund Ringeck's Knightly Art of the Longsword. This lavishly illustrated companion to Longsword examines Ringeck's instruction on fighting with the sword and buckler, fighting in armor with longsword and spear, and wrestling. These disciplines and more are fully explained both by Ringeck's text (offered in the original old German as well as the authors' English translation) and detailed captions for the step-by-step illustrations. The timeless works of Ringeck, who is best known for his interpretations of the teachings of grand master Johannes Liechtenauer, offer a rare opportunity to experience a firsthand account of this important period in the development of the Western martial arts. This book will be treasured by aficionados of the medieval arts of combat for generations to come. Foreword by John Clements."


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    Title
    Sigmund Ringeck's Knightly Arts of Combat
    Subtitle
    Sword and Buckler Fighting, Wrestling, and Fighting in Armor
    Authors and contributors
    Commentaries by David Lindholm, Translated by David Lindholm, Illustrated by Peter Svard, Introduction by John Clements
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 294
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 278 mm
    Thickness: 4 mm
    Weight: 798 g
    Language
    English
    German, Middle High (ca. 1050-1500)
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781581604993
    ISBN 10: 1581604998
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.9
    Libri: I-SR
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    BIC subject category V2: WST
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24470
    BISAC V2.8: SPO027000, ANT016000, SPO071000
    DC22: 796.860943
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    LC classification: U865 .L55 2006
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: SRF, SR
    Illustrations note
    photos, illust.
    Publisher
    Paladin Press,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Paladin Press,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 April 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Colorado
    Table of contents
    Introduction 1 The Sword and Buckler Fight According to Ringeck 5 Wrestling 23 The Spear 159 Combat Wrestling 173 Sword against Spear 185 The Openings on a Man in Armor 197 Wrestling in Armor 201 Fighting in Armor with the Longsword 219 Appendix A: Albion Swords and Peter Johnsson 277 Appendix B: Via Armorari and Albert Collins 279 Bibliography 281