The Academy Of The Sword by Gerard Thibault D'anversThe Academy Of The Sword by Gerard Thibault D'anvers

The Academy Of The Sword

byGerard Thibault D'anversTranslated byJohn Michael Greer

Hardcover | June 12, 2017

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The most detailed and comprehensive treatise on swordsmanship ever written, Gerard Thibault'sAcademy of the Swordoffers an extraordinary glimpse into a forgotten landscape of ideas, in which Pythagorean sacred geometry illuminated the lethal realities of rapier combat to create one of the Western world's only thoroughly documented esoteric martial arts. Translated by the widely respected occultist and scholar John Michael Greer, this stunningly illustrated and precisely detailed manual of Renaissance swordsmanship is a triumphant document of Renaissance culture-as well as a practical manual of a martial art that can still be studied and practiced today.
("The Academy of the Sword"). His manual is one of the most detailed and elaborate extant sources on rapier combat, painstakingly utilizing geometry and logic to defend his unorthodox style of swordsmanship., and also writes the widely cited peak oil blog "The Archdruid Report." He lives in Cumberland, Maryland, an old mill town in the...
Title:The Academy Of The SwordFormat:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 9.96 × 7.76 × 1.38 inPublished:June 12, 2017Publisher:Aeon BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1904658849

ISBN - 13:9781904658849

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