By Domenico Angelo
Philip Stafford within the instances Literary Supplement
This is an interesting learn and unusually modern. each fencer will examine from it . . . Very hugely recommended.
If there's one booklet on smallsword method individual must have of their assortment, Angelos treatise is unquestionably that e-book.
JL Forgeng in guy At palms 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. this day, it continues to be crucial examining 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 artwork.
This glossy version is annotated by way of Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martinez, who's at the moment the main specialist within the French small sword. Her additions to this variation support make clear Angelos textual content for the trendy reader. This variation additionally contains an advent by way of the editor, Jared Kirby, which provides a quick background of Angelos life.
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