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The knightly art of battle, Ken Mondschein

Label
The knightly art of battle
Title
The knightly art of battle
Statement of responsibility
Ken Mondschein
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Overview: This volume offers an intriguing glimpse into the world of late medieval martial arts, from wrestling to fencing with the longs word to the subtle tricks that could be employed when jousting on horseback. Using superb details of lively pen drawings highlighted with gold leaf, the book features some of the most interesting selections from Fior di Battaglia (The Flower of Battle), a manuscript by the renowned Italian fencing master Fiore dei Liberi depicting the knightly arts of fighting with swords, daggers, and pole arms, on foot and on horseback, and in and out of armor. The copy in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum, created in the early fifteenth century, is the finest and most complete manuscript to survive. Offering detailed visual documentation of Fiore's techniques coupled with the author's genius for explaining sophisticated methods of offense and defense, the manuscript provides a comprehensive record of the skills by which men lived and died in the Middle Ages. Included are an introductory commentary, brief explanations of positions and techniques, and fascinating details about medieval arms and armor
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mondschein, Ken
Dewey number
796.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1145
LC item number
.M66 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Liberi, Fiore dei
  • Nicolò
  • J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Martial arts
  • Martial arts in art
  • Knights and knighthood in art
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Italian
Label
The knightly art of battle, Ken Mondschein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 128)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Wrestling -- Self-defense -- Sword -- Fighting in armor -- Hafted weapons -- Equestrian combat -- Dirty tricks and improvised weapons
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9781606060766
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011020334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 2433743
  • (OCoLC)711050705
  • (OCoLC)ocn711050705
  • 2409567
  • 2433743
Label
The knightly art of battle, Ken Mondschein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 128)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Wrestling -- Self-defense -- Sword -- Fighting in armor -- Hafted weapons -- Equestrian combat -- Dirty tricks and improvised weapons
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9781606060766
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011020334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 2433743
  • (OCoLC)711050705
  • (OCoLC)ocn711050705
  • 2409567
  • 2433743

Library Locations

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