Camillo Agrippa (c. –) was a sixteenth-century architect, engineer, and natural philosopher. Born in in Milan, he spent the majority of his career in. 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. His Treatise on the Science of Arms and Philosophy (). pjpg ( bytes). One of the first manuals detailing the use of the rapier.
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He also moved in literary and artistic circles, where he was acquainted with Cardinal Alessandro Farnese and the great artist Michelangelo. The Way to Employ Arms There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
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Likewise, all of the fundamental ideas that are still used today — distance, time, line, blade opposition, counterattacks and countertime — are expressed in this paradigm-shifting treatise. I would definitely recommend this book to any serious student of the rapier, or those like myself who have a generalized interest in the development of swordsmanship and how it related to the culture and history that surrounded and spawned it.
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