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Medieval Sword Fighting: Zaria Gorvett of BBC Discusses how Knights in the Middle Ages Faught

WHAT DO WE KNOW AND WHAT ARE OUR SOURCES?


23 December 2022 | TMA





Gorvett learns that many manuscripts on sword fighting include detailed hand-drawn illuminations (Credit: Hans Talhoffer's Fight Book from the 16th century after the Middle Ages;The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The MS includes the art of fighting from the late Middle Ages-fourteenth century ). See full story at link above


See also Reading the Middle Ages (https://exhibits.library.brocku.ca/s/reading-the-middle-ages/page/welcome-to-rma) ,Issue 2 of Our Research for an academic poster project on Sword Fighting in comparison to Sword Fighting in Star Wars. Coming Soon.



Resources:

"Military Museum, Castle of Morges" by Daniel Jaquet, August 2018


The Art of Sword Fighting in Early Modern Period by Medievalist.net: https://www.medievalists.net/2016/08/fighting-to-win-the-art-of-sword-combat-in-the-early-modern-period/


Sword Fighting School in California with lessons in Medieval Combat: https://www.swordfightingschool.com/


Learn more about knights, See The Medieval Knight By Christopher Gravett

(Osprey Books) ISBN: 9781472843562











How to cite this blog:

TMA Staff. "Medieval Sword Fighting: Zaria Gorvett of BBC Discusses how Knights in the Middle Ages Faught." Teaching the Middle Ages, December , 2022; revised June 22, 2023. https://www.teachingthemiddleages.com/post/medieval-sword-fighting-zaria-gorvett-of-bbc-discusses-how-knights-in-the-middle-ages-faught




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