Arte de Esgrima (Spanish) 2nd Edition

→ After running out of print the first edition, we present this second edition with the correction of errata, some mistakes and the improvement of layout of some pages and the order of chapters. Also you can buy the new Portuguese edition through this link. And the pack of both with savings here.

In 1599, during the period when the Portuguese crown was united to the crowns of Castile and Aragon, a Portuguese master called Domingo Luis Godinho wrote a manuscript in Spanish entitled Arte de Esgrima (The Art of Fencing). The book was never published, and almost nothing is known about its author's life beyond him being born in Santarém. However, the text is of utmost relevance in the study of Iberian schools of fencing, since it is the single complete treatise discovered so far describing the old style, the one to be displaced by the apogee of Verdadeira Destreza.

The work, originally written in 137 folios that we present as in 291 pages in this current edition, includes instructions for the single sword, sword and rotella, sword and buckler, twin swords, sword and dagger, sword and cape, plus the longest known text on the use of the iberian montante.


50 in stock

Product ID: 241 SKU: 0009 Category: Tags: , , ,

Manuel Valle Ortiz, Tim Rivera

Published in

Santiago de Compostela : AGEA, Edizer, 2015 (Sacauntos)


Luis Godinho







Physical description

Papel marfim de alta gramatura. Capas em cartolina verjurada.


AGEA Clássica

Original date


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