The Knightly Art of the Longsword. Front Cover · Hugh Knight. Title, The Knightly Art of the Longsword. Author, Hugh Knight. Publisher, Ringeck’s invaluable 15th-century compilation of the lessons of German fencing master Johannes Liechtenauer is given new life by two modern students of the. : Sigmund Ringeck’s Knightly Art of the Longsword ( ) by David Lindholm; Peter Svard and a great selection of similar New, Used.
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Egor Gorbachiov rated it it was amazing May 31, Genghiskeith rated it really liked it Sep 12, These again show useful techniques, but their real value is that they illustrate Medieval concepts of moving and fighting with the body as the primary tool.
But practice has shown that good footwork is essential for the techniques to work. This also goes some way to explain the counter strikes against an opponent’s blade that we find in the German manuals, which are very prominent in Ringeck’s work.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. His long sword teachings would constitute the German long sword school up to the 17th century. Michael Tharp rated it it was amazing Nov 22, All rights are reserved.
thf Granted, this book is a more or less direct translation of the original 15th century text, which had none of these things, but for my situation — practicing alone, the teachings of this book aren’t really all that useful since I don’t have a partner to practice with. Apr 05, Chris Hayhurst rated it it was amazing.
Longsdord rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Aug 16, Drew Lackovic rated it it was ok. What comes through as the central idea of strategy in Ringeck is that it is a bad idea to wait for the opponent to act. Woven into this is a lot more; it included wrestling, daggers, polearms, and mounted techniques.
The manual is of great importance due to its clear and precise instruction on long sword, wrestling, sword and buckler, armoured combat, and mounted combat.
Sigmund Ringeck’s Knightly Art tne the Longsword By David Lindholm In the first half of the 15th century Sigmund Ringeck compiled a book with comments on the fencing teachings from Johannes Liechtenauer’s verses from c.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And if we place Sigmund Ringeck’s text next to Jacob Sutor’s, almost years later inwe find many of the same names and techniques, some with only small changes.
SIGMUND RINGECK´S KNIGHTLY ART OF THE LONGSWORD
And herein lies Ringeck’s claim to value to posterity: In the first half of the 15th century Sigmund Ringeck compiled a book with comments on the fencing teachings from Johannes Liechtenauer’s verses from c. But we must look back to the end of the 14th century and those who lived inightly fought therein in order to understand Medieval fighting skills.
Cindy rated it it was amazing Apr 13, As I progressed, I came to disagree with some of the interpretations, but that’s loongsword they are: Ringeck’s invaluable 15th-century compilation of the lessons of German fencing master Johannes Liechtenauer is given new life by two modern students of the sword.
Austen Beck rated it really liked it Jul 10, A very good translation of Ringeck’s manual on longsword. It was an integrated system of fighting, and Kjightly lucid teachings in everything from the basics to the finesse is essential in order for us to be able to gradually understand how they thought and what they taught.
Stian Slethei rated it really liked it Jun 15, The art was not yet ‘sportified’ and the martial difference between Masters such as Ringeck and Meyer is distinct in spite of all their likeness.
Not for any significant discoveries of his own, but as a transmitter and interpreter of the tradition of the grand old master Liechtenauer’s teachings. Open Preview See a Problem?
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The handwriting is typical of the early years of the 15th century. Books by David Lindholm. Ramsey Eden rated it liked it Jun 16, Max rated it really liked it Nov 14, No trivia or quizzes yet. Trivia About Sigmund Ringeck’s Ringeck offers clear and precise instructions in the actual handling of the sword and how to use it in order to win a fight.
In the history of the martial arts of Western Europe there are a few individuals whose contributions have been instrumental in shaping the generations that followed them. Aaron Jones rated it really liked it May 15,