Antonio Manciolino published his treatise Opera Nova in , and this edition is the one available to us today. The title page informs us that this edition is newly. Dating from the ‘s, Bolognese swordsmaster’s Antonio Manciolino’s Opera Nova is the earliest surviving printed book on Italian martial arts. This seminal. a blow probably represents a diagonal blow, although Manciolino does not New work by Antonio Manciolino, Bolognese, wherein are all the instructions and .

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It paints a picture of life in the early Renaissance. The material is easily understood because of Leoni’s excellent introduction. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Tom Leoni’s commentary in the beginning of the manual is both entertaining and educating, I could not put it down.

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They are a distillation of the earlier techniques, reduced to the critical elements for survival with a sharp weapon. For the first time since its original publishing, this book has been translated into English by experienced historical fencing instructor Tom Leoni. The first few chapters describes the manuscript and puts it in context with the rest of the so-called Bolognese School of Fencing, and briefly discussed the weapons, people and political situation in Italy at the time of Manciolinos writings.


AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Are you accessing the unsecure http portal? The “Opera Nova” is both well written and skillfully structured making it is easy to read and entertaining.

The system Manciolino teaches is complete, having guards, strikes, and counters.

Opera Nova A New Work Full Title New Work by Antonio Manciolino, Bolognese, wherein are all the instructions and advantages that are to be had in the practice of arms of every sort; newly corrected and printed. Opera Nova Antonio Manciolino.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Manciollno. Tom Leoni is definitely a gifted writer and able to portray effective interpretations if the historical masters for all of us novw learn from and enjoy. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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This page was last modified on 26 Juneat Sword and buckler is the core foundation weapons system for the early Dardi School. These are techniques made from a crossed sword position, i. The introduction also elucidates the 10 guardie he favours, followed by the typical offences and defences from these guardie.


The primary teaching instruction for both Manciolino and Marozzo, the two earliest Dardi School authors, is done through the sword and small buckler assaulti, with the more martial instruction being identified as the plays with a sharp sword, which includes the material concerning the large buckler and the targa. Opera Nova Antonio Manciolino See and discover other items: Nicoletto Giganti’s Rapier Fencing Curriculum.

Tom puts you in touch with the Renaissance swordsman, explaining the mindset and culture of the day.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Ships from and sold by Amazon. A good translation of The Opera Nova by Antonio Manciolino published in the manckolino s, this is based on the only know printing from around The first modern Italian translation was released in ; this was followed by a new edition of the original text published in by Steven Reich.

Buy the selected items together This item: The Flower of Battle: Introduction by Antonio Manciolino. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Main page Masters Treatises Techniques Weapons.