Camillo Agrippa (s–) was a 16th century Italian architect, engineer, and Dialogue, by Camillo Agrippa: an Annotated Translation. Fencing: A Renaissance Treatise provides the first full English translation of Camillo. Agrippa’s popular Italian manual on fencing. As an instructor of fencing as. Camillo Agrippa’s Treatise on the Science of Arms was a turning point in the history of fencing. Translated and with an Introduction by Ken Mondschein.

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Printed capital letters identify the actions, and these simplify the syntax of the descriptive text, a technique that appears later in sixteenth-century books of mechanics. The Way to Employ Arms Since this is meant as a practical text for use by fencers and historical combat practitioners, Mondschein makes sure that the instructions for the techniques are translated as clearly as possible.


De Re MilitariApril Address Address is required. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Location of Infringing Material Identify each translatikn page that allegedly contains infringing material. Tags What are tags? Camillo Agrippa s— was a 16th century Translayion architect, engineer, and fencer. You must be logged in to post a review. A Treatise on the October Learn how and when to remove this template message. Agrippa marks a turning point in the intellectual history of these arts.

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Rightly so, Mondschein points out that in addition to scholars and practitioners of European swordplay, this text is a valuable resource for historians, art historians, science historians, and scholars of masculine identity in 16th-century Italy. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Hall University of Toronto.

If you need assistance with an order or the publishing process, trabslation contact our translagion team directly. Where possible, however, Mondschein uses rich and copious explanatory notes to provide bits of the original text and explain the motivations behind his translation.

The success of this attempt is demonstrated by the fact camillk his principles continue to be applied in fencing to this day. If you are not the copyright holder or its agent and if the content is clearly infringing the copyright of a well-known work, please select “Infringes a well-known work” from the dropdown menu.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. There is evidence indicating that Agrippa’s work may have been the inspiration for the Spanish school of swordplay commonly referred to as Destreza.

He also moved in literary and artistic circles, where he was acquainted with Cardinal Alessandro Farnese and the great artist Michelangelo. It is unclear, however, whether this is due to his direct influence, or if Translatlon was merely among the first to describe a general change in the culture of fencing that was much larger than his work.

Early during the interchange, Westley theorizes that his Thibault effectively neutralizes Inigo’s Capo Ferro technique, but Inigo counters, “unless the enemy has studied his Agrippa Retrieved from ” https: Translatiion does not want to harp on such minutiae; they mar an edition that, at its core, is a sound and highly informative translation.

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Agrippa analyzed fencing in terms of geometry, biomechanics, and timing, laying the groundwork for centuries of fencing theory that followed him. If someone believes in good faith that a Lulu Account Holder has infringed their copyright, they can request that we take down the infringing material by filing a DMCA Notice.

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