In Saint George's Name
An Anthology of Medieval German Fighting Arts
The medieval knight was a well-trained fighting man, expert in the use of sword, lance, spear and dagger, and member of a warrior aristocracy whose values, virtues and vices helped shape European society for over 500 years. As a window into the knight and his craft, In Saint George's Name: An Anthology of Medieval German Fighting Arts brings readers a treasure trove of historic combat treatises, musings on the culture and context of the martial arts in the late Middle Ages and hands-on training exercises for wrestling, dagger, falchion and poleaxe. Join medieval combat expert Christian Henry Tobler on an expansive journey into the lost world of chivalric fighting arts, certain to thrill martial artists, arms and armour enthusiasts, and lovers of history alike.
About the Author
The Selohaar Fechtschule
Chickens and Eggs: Which Master Came First?
Master Peter Falkner's Dagger
"Lance, Spear, Sword, and Messer"
The Messerfechten of Master Paulus Kal
Hot, Wet, Cold, and Dry: the Four Guards
A Late 15th Century German Poleaxe Treatise
Master Paulus Kal's Four Hip Wrestlings
Introduction to the Von Danzig Fechtbuch
The Von Danzig Fechtbuch - 1452
Ownership and Catalogue Information
Johannes Liechtenauer's Verse Epitome [Zettel]
Anonymous Commentaries on Liechtenauer's Longsword
Anonymous Commentaries on Liechtenauer's Mounted Combat
Anonymous Commentaries on Liechtenauer's Armoured Combat
Andres Lignitzer's Armoured Combat with the Half-Sword
Andres Lignitzer's Sword and Buckler Combat
Andres Lignitzer's Wrestling
Andres Lignitzer's Dagger Techniques
Martin Huntfeltz's Armoured Combat with the Half-Sword
Martin Huntfeltz's Pinning Techniques in Armour
Martin Huntfeltz's Dagger Techniques
Martin Huntfeltz's Mounted Combat
Peter von Danzig's Commentary on Liechtenauer's Armoured Combat
Christian Henry Tobler has been a longtime student of swordsmanship, especially as it applies to the pursuit of the chivalric ideals. A passionate advocate f the medieval Liechtenauer School, his work in translating and interpreting Sigmund Ringbeck's commentary firmly established him as an important contributor to the growing community of Western martial arts. His most recent work is In Service of the Duke: The 15th Century Fighting Treatise of Paulus Kal, a facsimile, translation and analysis of a lavishly illustrated Fechtbuch.