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A Bit Of Interesting Reading On Renaissance Martial Arts

Posted: Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:46 am
by John Thomas8
Setting straight some of the myths about warfare of the period:

http://www.thearma.org/essays/TopMyths.htm

Maybe hogwash, maybe accurate. I just came across it and haven't vetted any of it yet.

Re: A Bit Of Interesting Reading On Renaissance Martial Arts

Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:41 pm
by EvilGinger
A bit of both mixed in with a a larger dose of arrogant pedantry than I am comfortable with.


:evil: Ginger

Re: A Bit Of Interesting Reading On Renaissance Martial Arts

Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 11:34 pm
by John Thomas8
I think the author is a bit miffed by all the lavish attention given to the "Eastern" martial arts and the relative obscurity of the "Western" during the same time period.

Re: A Bit Of Interesting Reading On Renaissance Martial Arts

Posted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 6:15 pm
by EvilGinger
perhaps but I have met far too many folks with the attitude that oozes form the article & it tends to make me want to kill them for the good of humanity.

:evil: Ginger