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Arms and Armour of the Medieval Joust
Language: un
Pages: 96
Authors: Tobias Capwell
Categories: Knights and knighthood
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Arms and Armour Series

Jousting is the most iconic form of mounted combat. For more than five hundred years, the sport itself, and the chivalric culture that surrounded it, took on almost mythical qualities. Here, Tobias Capwell explains the glitz and glamour of a sport that attracted enormous popular audiences throughout the Middle Ages
Jousting in Medieval and Renaissance Iberia
Language: un
Pages: 541
Authors: Noel Fallows
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Boydell Press

This book traces the rise and fall of the joust in Iberia, between the late fourteenth and late sixteenth centuries, when it was supplanted by the more innocuous cane game and the spectacle of the bull-run. It focuses on three jousting treatises written by practising champions at the time: Ponc
Arms and Armour of the Renaissance Joust
Language: un
Pages: 96
Authors: Tobias Capwell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06 - Publisher:

The Renaissance is best known as an age of artists--Michelangelo, da Vinci, Titian, and Holbein--but it was also an age of noble patrons who challenged their painters and sculptors to create great art. These patrons were knights, military leaders, and jousters, and they played a central role in the creation
Arms & Armor of the Medieval Knight
Language: un
Pages: 189
Authors: David Edge, John Miles Paddock
Categories: Armor
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Crescent

An illustrated survey of knights, their weapons, their battles and wars, and tournaments. Includes glossary of terms and an appendix detailing construction of armor.
International Index
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: David Edge, John Miles Paddock
Categories: Humanities
Type: BOOK - Published: 1953 - Publisher:

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