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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Dating from the ‘s, Bolognese swordsmaster’s Antonio Manciolino’s Opera Nova is the earliest surviving printed book on Italian martial npva. Previous Page Next Page Share this: This seminal and eclectic Renaissance work contains clear and systematic instruction on the use of the sword and small buckler, sword and large buckler, sword and targa, sword and dagger, sword and cape, two swords, sword alone, and sword and rotella, plus a fascinating compendium on the use of polearms.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Excellent book for the sword enthusiast. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Tom puts you in touch with the Renaissance swordsman, explaining the mindset and culture of the day.


Manciolino’s work is deserving of the praise Tom Leoni gives it.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Opera Nova Antonio Manciolino Clearly and elegantly written, Manciolino’s text is one of the best and clearest presentations of the martial skills required of the ideal Renaissance man. Showing of 12 reviews.

The Flower of Battle: Also included is a mznciolino and extensive technical introduction, complete with illustrations from both original sources and modern photographs, making it easy to follow Manciolino’s instructions, sword-in-hand, even by beginners, while providing years of training for veteran martial artists.

InManciolino’s treatise was translated into English and published by Tommasso Leoni.

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They are a distillation of the earlier techniques, reduced to the critical elements for survival with a sharp weapon.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. As for Manciolino’s “Opera Nova” it is a well written oepra, clearly conveying a sword style and mindset of a late 15th early 16th century swordsmen. Libro 5 continues the material for use with a sharp sword, this time outlining the plays used for sword and cape, sword and msnciolino, and sword and rotella.


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The Academy of the Sword. Tom Leoni’s translation of Manciolino’s “Opera Nova” is very clean and readable. I’d like noca read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

For the first time since its original publishing, this book has been translated into English by experienced historical fencing instructor Tom Leoni. See all 12 reviews. It paints a picture of life in the early Renaissance. A very informative book with ideas on Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Learn more about Amazon Prime. It shows an important step between the Longsword and the Rapier.