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In Saint George's Name

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The medieval knight was a well-trained fighting man, expert in the use of sword, lance, spear and dagger, and member of a warrior aristocracy whose values, virtues and vices helped shape European society for over 500 years. As a window into the knight and his craft, In Saint George’s Name: An Anthology of Medieval German Fighting Arts brings readers a treasure trove of historic combat treatises, musings on the culture and context of the martial arts in the late Middle Ages, and hands-on training exercises for wrestling, dagger, falchion, and poleaxe. Join medieval combat expert Christian Henry Tobler on an expansive journey into the lost world of chivalric fighting arts, certain to thrill martial artists, arms and armour enthusiasts, and lovers of history alike.


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The medieval knight was a well-trained fighting man, expert in the use of sword, lance, spear and dagger, and member of a warrior aristocracy whose values, virtues and vices helped shape European society for over 500 years. As a window into the knight and his craft, In Saint George’s Name: An Anthology of Medieval German Fighting Arts brings readers a treasure trove of historic combat treatises, musings on the culture and context of the martial arts in the late Middle Ages, and hands-on training exercises for wrestling, dagger, falchion, and poleaxe. Join medieval combat expert Christian Henry Tobler on an expansive journey into the lost world of chivalric fighting arts, certain to thrill martial artists, arms and armour enthusiasts, and lovers of history alike.

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Contents:

Dedication
Acknowledgements
About the Author
The Selohaar Fechtschule
Preface
Introduction
Chickens and Eggs:  Which Master Came First? 
Master Peter Falkner’s Dagger 
“Lance, Spear, Sword, and Messer” 
The Messerfechten of Master Paulus Kal 
Hot, Wet, Cold, and Dry: the Four Guards 
A Late 15th Century German Poleaxe Treatise 
Master Paulus Kal’s Four Hip Wrestlings 
Introduction to the Von Danzig Fechtbuch 
The Von Danzig Fechtbuch – 1452 
   Ownership and Catalogue Information 
   Johannes Liechtenauer’s Verse Epitome [Zettel] 
   Anonymous Commentaries on Liechtenauer’s Longsword 
   Anonymous Commentaries on Liechtenauer’s Mounted Combat 
   Anonymous Commentaries on Liechtenauer’s Armoured Combat
   Andres Lignitzer’s Armoured Combat with the Half-Sword 
   Andres Lignitzer’s Sword and Buckler Combat 
   Andres Lignitzer’s Wrestling 
   Andres Lignitzer’s Dagger Techniques
   Martin Huntfeltz’s Armoured Combat with the Half-Sword 
   Martin Huntfeltz’s Pinning Techniques in Armour 
   Martin Huntfeltz’s Dagger Techniques 
   Martin Huntfeltz’s Mounted Combat 
   Ott’s Wrestling 
   Peter von Danzig’s Commentary on Liechtenauer’s Armoured Combat
Glossary 
Bibliography

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