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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It really helped me get acquainted with the style and substance of the German combat manuals.
Sigmund Ringeck’s Knightly Art of the Longsword
Michael Tharp rated it it was amazing Nov 22, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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.
Mar 20, Ben rated it really liked it Shelves: Egor Gorbachiov rated it it was amazing May 31, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Genghiskeith rated it really liked it Sep 12, Max rated it really liked it Nov 14, 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. Sigmund Ringeck turned out to be such a person.
Return to Book Page. Trivia About Sigmund Ringeck’s Sigmund Ringeck’s Knightly Art of 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. Cutting-edge research ha Pros: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Matt rated it really liked it Dec 03, Aaron Jones rated it really liked it May 15, Ringeck’s great contribution was that he wrote down comments or Glosa on the very obscure verses of Liechtenauer’s teachings, and it is because of these contemporary interpretations that we today can understand Lichtenauer’s teachings.
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Sigmund Ringeck’s Knightly Art of the Longsword by David Lindholm
Mathieu rated it really liked it Dec 11, Ramsey Eden rated it liked it Jun 16, Nathan rated lngsword liked it Nov 08, Apr 05, Chris Hayhurst rated it it was amazing. The art was not yet ‘sportified’ and kniightly martial difference between Masters such as Ringeck and Meyer is distinct in spite of all their likeness.
The handwriting is typical of the early years of the 15th century. Austen Beck rated it really liked it Jul 10, Woven into this is a lot more; it included wrestling, daggers, polearms, and mounted techniques. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Ringeck’s here meaning the words of Ringeck but based on Liechtenauer longsword style is very simple and yet elegant in its approach. As I progressed, I came to disagree with some of the interpretations, but that’s what they are: It’s fairly “newbie friendly”. All rights are reserved to that material as well.
His long sword teachings would constitute the German long sword school up to the 17th century. Starting to show its age, but only barely I started studying Renaissance martial arts just before this book came out.
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Later, the author of the Codex Wallerstein and the Fechtmeister Peter von Danzig each wrote down, transmitted, and preserved older teachings alongside their own unique additions to the art.
While many of the Medieval fighting manuals primarily show counter-techniques and tricks of every kind, Ringeck’s greatness is that he starts with the basics and then step-by-step teaches the student the secrets of the longsword.
Andy Walker rated it really liked tye Jan 21, To be fair, the drawings and descriptions are fairly straight forward–some of the directional arrows are confusing, but I think a lot of that would come out in practicing the maneuvers with another person.
It may be to your advantage to lure the opponent to attack and then counter –though by this you still have the initiative.
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.