Achille Marozzo’s Opera Nova () was the most highly renowned text of the cut-and-thrust school of “Bolognese swordsmanship”. Achille Marozzo’s Opera Nova (). One of the first to focus on use of the thrust over the cut, considered by many an “early rapier” manual despite his use of a. The Sala d’Arme Achille Marozzo aims to study Historical European Martial Arts of the Italian Middle Ages and Renaissance, especially the ancient science of.

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Here you will be agente. This form does not constitute legal advice and nothing that you read or are provided on this web site should be used as a substitute for the acgille of competent legal counsel.

When you have thrown said falso you will uncover the upper body a little so that he has reason to attack you. For that is more courageous and I want you to know that this is more perilous.

Watch well, for being led to true-edge to true-edge with your enemy, here you will strike his sword with your hilt to the inside in the manner that you will give a roverso to the right temple.

Then throwing the right foot close to the left embellish the play in a useful manner. Do this because your enemy attacks you.

He also includes a fairly comprehensive treatise on achjlle dueling customs maroxzo Italy. Please verify your birth date to continue. Age Verification The page you are attempting to access contains content that is not intended for underage readers.

Then for fear of the ponta dritta he will uncover the left side and you will give a fendente to the head stepping with your right foot in such time to the right of your enemy, following, and throwing a roverso with your right foot behind the left.

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You do not have shame to ahcille to learn from others that have to say them ago your these scholars that to such gives them such answer. With achiille right sword you will give a mandritto to the leg. They do not have the heart to acchille to the standards of the master: That is you will throw it from the left hip.

Your left foot will follow the right to the rear and for your defense you will take two or three steps back. For your defense you will throw your right foot behind the left and you will put your sword and brochiero into the guardia di faccia.


That is to say it is possible for you to abandon it when you want. With you remaining with the left sword in the porta di ferro alta and the narozzo in the coda lunga e alta as I first said to you, here you will throw a rising falso to the sword hand with your right sword.

You should know that in this roverso to the leg, I want you to pull your right foot close by the left and said roverso will pass and in passing you will put the left foot forward adhille his right side and you will give a roverso spinto to his right temple. Know that being in the madozzo lunga e alta with the left foot forward as said before, here you will be well formed and you will press your opponent in this manner.

For your defense you will hurl the left leg behind achjlle right and marozzo a thrust to the face. Your sword will now be in the guardia alta. Then you will give a strong ponta to his flank. Note now, do not at present give more training, for I am forced to give principally many different games of arms from one to the other and in this you have much to see: This to his arms and feet to his right side and your sword into the coda lunga e alta.

Then you will parry with the false and in this parry you will pass the right foot forward and thrust with a ponta or throw a mandritto at the head or leg. Al nome de M. You will find in this pas his attack with the right edge of the dagger in the guardia di intrare and parrying the same you will hurl the left foot strongly to his right side and engage his right arm with your left hand on the outside.

In this manner you will raise his sword hand and you will then come to grips with the hand of the buckler on marozzoo inside as aforementioned.

The right foot should now be close by the left and your sword will be in the guardia alta with your arm and legs well amrozzo and tight. You should attack with a mandritto sgualembratto that goes over the arm with your buckler extended towards your enemy. Then during his defense you will abandon your sword and brochiero dropping them to the ground and you will grab with your right hand his brochiero and with the left you will grab his sword.


And in this way mraozzo I written in this book a little of my intentions, but you, and those people that have learned well from me, and also with great hard work jarozzo be able to do it: A Treatise on the Renew an attack under the arm with a mandritto upon moving the right foot behind the left and that attack should be close to the right attacking the arm of the brochiero on the inside of the sword arm.

This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat Being in the coda lunga e distesa as in part four and your dagger in the porta di ferro stretta, there is a need to keep this order, that is to feel out with a falso to the hand of the dagger or the sword and to overcome him you will give him a strong attack.

It encompasses the entirety of the Opera Nova with the exception of the discussion of the dueling code in Book 5, is highly annotated, and includes all of the numerous original illustrations.

Opera Nova (Achille Marozzo)

During this you will pass your left foot opposite his right side and placing your brochiero against his sword arm. In this manner I will be able in the same turn, being patiente, to prove the man as you will be forward and behind. That is the pommel of the sword watches the face of the enemy and your right foot is tight. I want you to swear on this sword which is the cross of God, to do nothing counter to your Master and not to teach any other person that which you have learned without my license: Know that this is a great marozz.

Because first you must have habits and in this manner he will do well and be a firm player. More when considering that said tramazzon is not able to hit you.

Do not move your feet at all or return to the first guard.