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The Flamberge

Related to the German flammenschwert (flame sword), the flamberge (flame blade) was a rapier variation named for its undulating blade. Found among the upper class in the 17th Century, the flamberge variant is also seen in the transitional rapier, the … Continue reading

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A Word from Our Italian Brethren

Here are a couple of more or less recently-published (or republished) books that are definitely worthwhile.  I’ve ordered mine and I encourage you to do likewise. The first is Greenhill’s second printing of edition of Capo Ferro’s Italian Rapier Combat.  … Continue reading

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