CODEX WALLERSTEIN - A MEDIEVAL FIGHTING BOOK:
from the Fifteenth Century on the Longsword, Falchion, Dagger, and Wrestling |
by Grzegorz Zabinski with Bartlomiej Walczak.
Publisher: Sycamore Island Books
Description: The Codex Wallerstein is one of the best known of the late medieval fencing treatises still in existence. Originally written in Middle High German during the late 14th and early 15th centuries, the Codex Wallerstein has long been available to scholars in microfilm format from Augsburg University. Now with the publication of this book, the text and drawings are available to scholars and martial artists in the original Middle High German, as well as in Modern German and English translations. The codex offers a series of fundamental counters to common attacks, using the longsword, falchion and dagger, as well as the complete system of wrestling techniques. For martial artists, medievalists, historians or anyone with an interest in historical arms or self-defense, Codex Wallerstein is sure to become an invaluable reference. illus., 392 pp.
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Binding: Hard Cover
ID Number: 8061