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By Grzegorz Zabinski,Bartlomiej Walczak

ISBN-10: 1581603398

ISBN-13: 9781581603392

ISBN-10: 1581605854

ISBN-13: 9781581605853

The Codex Wallerstein is among the top identified of the past due medieval fencing treatises nonetheless in life. even though probably no longer as well known as Talhoffer 1467 or Flos Duellatorum, it's only as vital to scholars of the Western martial arts. initially written in center excessive German throughout the overdue 14th and early fifteenth centuries, the Codex Wallerstein has lengthy been on hand to students in microfilm structure from Augusburg college. Now with the booklet of this publication, the textual content and drawings can be found to students and martial artists within the unique center excessive German, in addition to in glossy German and English translations. The translations have been supplied by means of Grzegorz Zabinski, with the aid of Bartlomiej Walczak, of the main esteemed interpreters of medieval wrestle on the planet. The codex bargains a sequence of primary counters to universal assaults, utilizing the longsword, falchion and dagger, in addition to the total process of wrestling thoughts. during this paintings the reader will discover a good deal of guideline on thrusting at or ultimate in opposed to an opponent, increasing grasp Johannes Liechtenauer's paintings of longsword wrestle. For martial artists, medievalists, historians or a person with an curiosity in historic fingers or self-defense, Codex Wallerstein is bound to turn into a useful reference.

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