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  • argh@cogeco.ca
    Apr 10, 2007
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      I can for the time remaining that I am a student acquire--albeit sureptitiously any of the english manuals in pdf
      format.

      Aaron

      >
      > Another source but thelink evades my memory right now
      > is William Wilsons stuff for Tattershall
      > Robert
      > --- John Enzinas <jenzinas@...> wrote:
      >
      > > On 4/10/07, Kelly Wyatt <kgarlow@...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > The only thing that's clear is that I need to do
      > > some reading on Silver and
      > > > Saviolo...and then catch up with you again. Any
      > > suggestions? Links? Here's
      > > > what I've found on these two...I'd prefer to get
      > > as pure copies as possible.
      > > > I like to translate myself. I understand Silver's
      > > manuals are already in
      > > > English (well, antiquated but readable) however I
      > > must ask if Saviolo's
      > > > manuals were done in Italian or English? Are there
      > > any other places you can
      > > > suggest for me to look?
      > >
      > > Saviolo was done in English. The transcriptions you
      > > have found are the
      > > most easily accessable but you can also find
      > > reproductions of both.
      > >
      > >
      > http://www.amazon.com/Elizabethan-Fencing-Manuals-Giacomo-Grassi/dp/0820111074
      > > contains Digrassi, Saviolo and Silver.
      > >
      > > It's worth it if you want to read the originals.
      > >
      > > Chivalry Bookshelf has an interpretation of Silver
      > > done by Steven Hand
      > > that includes a trascription. It's not bad, but read
      > > the original
      > > before you take Hand's word as gospel .
      > >
      > > Likewise, a friend of mine is working on an
      > > interpretation of Saviolo
      > > for CB but I don't know when it is expected to be
      > > finished. If you are
      > > interested, I can put you in touch with him.
      > >
      > > --j
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      Aaron Miedema
      Lente autem non celer sum.
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