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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De Re MilitariApril Login to add to list. 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.

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While Agrippa still presumes that his reader possesses a basic knowledge of swordplay, his teachings are more comprehensively laid out than previous texts that assumed the reader had direct access to a master.

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Though born in MilanAgrippa lived and worked in Romewhere he was associated with the Confraternity of St. This page was last modified on 1 Agrippzat 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.

Agrippa analyzed fencing in terms of geometry, biomechanics, and timing, laying the groundwork for centuries of fencing theory that followed him. Click here to switch to the secure portal. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat We notice you are using a browser version that we do not support.

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. Camillo Agrippa Born s? In some areas he has translated terms and phrases using vocabulary that will be more familiar to modern practitioners.

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English Author Agrippa, Camillo, d. Please see the preview for sample pages. Agrippa’s theories revolutionized civilian fencing and presaged the emergence of the thrusting style that characterized the use of the rapier. Thank you for your interest in helping us moderate questionable content on Lulu. Some of his bolder statements, in which he questions the utility of a particular sword, or even its authenticity, on the basis of his experience handling it, perhaps sells the pieces short and do not factor in individual preference in the features of a custom-built weapon.


Though he doesn’t seem to have been a professional fencing masterAgrippa stands out as one of the most influential fencing theorists in history. Notes Includes bibliographical references.

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Camillo Agrippa

He is most renowned for applying geometric theory to solve problems in armed combat. Sworn Statements I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

These online bookshops told us they have this item: Agrippa was a contemporary of Michelangeloand the two were probably acquainted or so Agrippa claims in his later treatise on transporting the obelisk to the Piazza Tramslation Pietro. You are not currently logged in. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This item has not been rated yet.

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