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Parallels Between Classical European & Ancient Egyptian Fencing Bouts

Classical fencing emerged in Europe during  the late 18th Century in Europe.  It is not surprising that swordsmanship has been practiced by a myriad of cultures outside of Europe,  or that fencing reaches well beyond the 18th Century. What is … Continue reading

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Thanks to Trovare di Spada!

Today David Achilleus and members of his school, Trovare di Spada, came up to Columbia to fence with us.  They brought their smarras, their sabers, and their foils.  Judging from the talk going on while people fenced, most of us … Continue reading

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