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Photographs of Japanese Sword Guards (1916)

- September 24, 2019 in design, japan, japanese art, metalwork, sword guards, swords, tsuba

Exquisite photographs of tsuba, or sword guards, from medieval and early modern Japan.

The Flower of Battle: Italian Fighting Manual (ca. 1410)

- June 1, 2017 in combat, dagger, fencing, fighting, Fiore dei Liberi, guide, horses, how-to, Il Fior di Battaglia, knife, manual, swords, violence, war

15th-century how-to guide in the art of combat, including unarmed, with daggers, swords, poleaxes and on horseback.

The Flower of Battle: Italian Fighting Manual (ca. 1410)

- June 1, 2017 in combat, dagger, fencing, fighting, Fiore dei Liberi, guide, horses, how-to, Il Fior di Battaglia, knife, manual, swords, violence, war

15th-century how-to guide in the art of combat, including unarmed, with daggers, swords, poleaxes and on horseback.

The Flower of Battle: Italian Fighting Manual (ca. 1410)

- June 1, 2017 in combat, dagger, fencing, fighting, Fiore dei Liberi, Fiore Furlan dei Liberi da Premariacco, guide, horses, how-to, Il Fior di Battaglia, knife, manual, swords, violence, war

15th-century how-to guide in the art of combat, including unarmed, with daggers, swords, poleaxes and on horseback.

The Flower of Battle: Italian Fighting Manual (ca. 1410)

- June 1, 2017 in combat, dagger, fencing, fighting, Fiore dei Liberi, Fiore Furlan dei Liberi da Premariacco, guide, horses, how-to, Il Fior di Battaglia, knife, manual, swords, violence, war

15th-century how-to guide in the art of combat, including unarmed, with daggers, swords, poleaxes and on horseback.

The Flower of Battle: Italian Fighting Manual (ca. 1410)

- June 1, 2017 in combat, dagger, fencing, fighting, Fiore dei Liberi, Fiore Furlan dei Liberi da Premariacco, guide, horses, how-to, Il Fior di Battaglia, knife, manual, swords, violence, war

15th-century how-to guide in the art of combat, including unarmed, with daggers, swords, poleaxes and on horseback.