By Domenico Angelo
Philip Stafford within the occasions Literary Supplement
This is an engaging learn and strangely modern. each fencer will study from it . . . Very hugely recommended.
If there's one booklet on smallsword approach individual must have of their assortment, Angelos treatise is definitely that publication.
JL Forgeng in guy At fingers magazine
Domenico Angelos the varsity of Fencing used to be first released in 1763 as LEcole des armes and was once some of the most renowned and influential treatises of its time. at the present time, it continues to be crucial analyzing for any ancient swordfighter, scholar of martial arts, or army historians, giving the reader entry to at least one of the good masters of the paintings.
This smooth variation is annotated via Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martinez, who's at present the main specialist within the French small sword. Her additions to this variation aid make clear Angelos textual content for the fashionable reader. This version additionally contains an advent via the editor, Jared Kirby, which supplies a quick heritage of Angelos life.
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Domenico Angelo's publication, entire with diagrams, embodies the information of an period. Philip Stafford within the instances Literary SupplementThis is an engaging learn and strangely brand new. each fencer will research from it . . . Very hugely instructed. The SwordIf there's one publication on smallsword method individual must have of their assortment, Angelos treatise is unquestionably that e-book.
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The School of Fencing by Domenico Angelo