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Reclaiming the Blade (2009)

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The Medieval and Renaissance blade, a profound and beautiful object handcrafted by master artisans of old. An object of great complexity, yet one with a singular use in mind- it is designed... See full summary »

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The Medieval and Renaissance blade, a profound and beautiful object handcrafted by master artisans of old. An object of great complexity, yet one with a singular use in mind- it is designed to kill. The truth of the sword has been shrouded in antiquity, and the Renaissance martial arts that brought it to being are long forgotten. The ancient practitioners lent us all they knew through their manuscripts. As gunslingers of the Renaissance they were western heroes with swords, and they lived and died by them. Yet today their history remains cloaked under a shadow of legend. Written by Anonymous

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In a confusing and ambiguous world, nothing makes more sense than a good, old-fashioned sword fight.

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History of European Martial Arts covering archaeological discoveries, interviews with movie stars, other ordinary practitioners, and makers of blades
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I learned a lot about a subject I knew nothing about- European Martial Arts. When purchasing it, the clerk asked "Is that John Wayne doing Kungfu?" Hardly! All the star interviews were REALLY interesting as I am a big fan of The Lord of the Rings. The passion of the ordinary practitioners devoted to sword making and others who compete in sword play in serious competition were inspiring. The sword has been used in films since the 1940's to inspire audiences to long for truth to ultimately triumph. The hundreds of historical books about the techniques of the ancient warfare are discussed by experts which an average person can follow. The Bob Anderson interview was one of a kind. He is a sword choreographer from Errol Flynn to Johnny Depp.


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