Translations

Here you can find historical fencing manuals and related material that I have translated into English. Everything I offer for download is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, but included plates and illustrations may fall under different licensing.

Nicoletto Giganti – Scola, overo teatro (1606)

A complete English translation of Nicoletto Giganti’s 1606 work Scola, overo teatro. Also included is a translation of marginalia left by a 18th century reader in a 1628 copy held in the Austrian National Library.