The Medieval Art Of Swordsmanship: Royal Armouries Ms I.33 by Jeffrey L. ForgengThe Medieval Art Of Swordsmanship: Royal Armouries Ms I.33 by Jeffrey L. Forgeng

The Medieval Art Of Swordsmanship: Royal Armouries Ms I.33

EditorJeffrey L. Forgeng

Hardcover | July 15, 2018

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Royal Armouries Manuscript I.33, also known as the Tower Fechtbuch or the Walpurgis Manuscript, is the oldest known manual of swordsmanship in the Western canon. Dated to c. 1310, it is a stunning work of late medieval art and the Armouries’ most treasured manuscript, one so famous it has become known simply by its shelf number: I.33. This new edition includes a critical introduction, transcription and translation by Jeffrey L. Forgeng, the foremost authority on I.33.
Jeffrey L. Forgeng serves as curator of arms and armor and medieval art at the Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts and as adjunct professor of humanities at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
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Title:The Medieval Art Of Swordsmanship: Royal Armouries Ms I.33Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:160 pages, 11.75 × 9 × 0.8 inShipping dimensions:11.75 × 9 × 0.8 inPublished:July 15, 2018Publisher:Royal ArmouriesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0948092858

ISBN - 13:9780948092855

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Royal Armouries Manuscript I.33, also known as the Tower Fechtbuch or the Walpurgis Manuscript, is the oldest known manual of swordsmanship in the Western canon. Dated to c. 1310, it is a stunning work of late medieval art and the Armouries’ most treasured manuscript, one so famous it has become known simply by its shelf number: I.33. This new edition includes a critical introduction, transcription and translation by Jeffrey L. Forgeng, the foremost authority on I.33.