Medieval Combat a Fifteenth Century Illustrated Manual

Medieval Combat : A 15th Century Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat

Medieval Combat : A 15th Century Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat
Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal | September 2000 | English | ISBN: 1853674184 | 161 pages | PDF | 65.05 MB

268 illustrations 6 x 9 This brilliant and attractive new book makes one of the most influential fencing manuals of the middle ages available in English for the first time. The authentic fifteenth-century techniques of master-of-arms Hans Talhoffer are illustrated in detail, presenting not only a unique historic record but also a visual guide for modern practitioners. This unparalleled guide to medieval combat, illustrated with 268 contemporary images, provides a glimpse of real people fighting with skill, sophistication and ruthlessness. Mark Rector, the editor and translator of this work, is an actor, playwright, stage combatant and fight choreographer. He is a founder of the Chicago Swordplay Guild and Associate Director of Swordplay Symposium International.
The Voices of Medieval Bulgaria, Seventh-Fifteenth Century: The Records of a Bygone Culture (repost)

The Voices of Medieval Bulgaria, Seventh-Fifteenth Century: The Records of a Bygone Culture
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub | ISBN: 9004168311 | 2008 | PDF | 573 pages | 3.7 MB
The Voices of Medieval Bulgaria, Seventh-Fifteenth Century: The Records of a Bygone Culture

K. Petkov, "The Voices of Medieval Bulgaria, Seventh-Fifteenth Century: The Records of a Bygone Culture (East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450)"
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub | ISBN: 9004168311 | 2008 | PDF | 573 pages | 3.7 MB

L. Cooper - Lydgate Matters: Poetry and Material Culture in the Fifteenth Century  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by rotten comics at Sept. 5, 2016
L. Cooper - Lydgate Matters: Poetry and Material Culture in the Fifteenth Century

L. Cooper - Lydgate Matters: Poetry and Material Culture in the Fifteenth Century
2007 | ISBN: 1403976740 | English | 223 pages | PDF | 0.9 MB
Remaking Buddhism for Medieval Nepal by Will Tuladhar-Douglas

Remaking Buddhism for Medieval Nepal: The Fifteenth-Century Reformation of Newar Buddhism (Routledgecurzon Critical Studies in Buddhism) by Will Tuladhar-Douglas
English | Jan 24, 2007 | ISBN: 0415359198 | 237 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

Will Tuladhar-Douglas sheds new light on an important branch of Mahayana Buddhism and establishes the existence, character and causes of a renaissance of Buddhism in the fifteenth century in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal.
Healing and Society in Medieval England: A Middle English Translation of the Pharmaceutical Writings of Gilbertus Anglicus

Healing and Society in Medieval England: A Middle English Translation of the Pharmaceutical Writings of Gilbertus Anglicus (History of Science and Medicine) by Faye Marie Getz
English | Oct 15, 1991 | ISBN: 0299129306 | 378 Pages | PDF | 23 MB

Originally composed in Latin by Gilbertus Anglicus (Gilbert the Englishman), his Compendium of Medicine was a primary text of the medical revolution in thirteenth-century Europe. Composed mainly of medicinal recipes, it offered advice on diagnosis, medicinal preparation, and prognosis. In the fifteenth-century it was translated into Middle English to accommodate a widening audience for learning and medical “secrets.”
Barbara Hanawalt, "Bodies And Disciplines: Intersections of Literature and History in Fifteenth-Century England"

Barbara Hanawalt, "Bodies And Disciplines: Intersections of Literature and History in Fifteenth-Century England"
Univ Of Minnesota Pr | 1996 | ISBN: 0816627142/0816627150 | English | PDF | 242 pages | 16.25 Mb

Brings the insights of cultural studies to medieval studies.
Centered on practices of the body-human bodies, the “body politic”-Bodies and Disciplines considers a fascinating and largely uncanonical group of texts, as well as public dramas, rituals, and spectacles, from multidisciplinary perspectives. …
Archaeology, Economy and Society: England from the Fifth to the Fifteenth Century (repost)

Archaeology, Economy and Society: England from the Fifth to the Fifteenth Century by David Hinton
Routledge; 1 edition | November 8, 2005 | English | ISBN: 0415188482 | 256 pages | DJVU | 3 MB

Many books have been written on particular aspects of medieval archaeology, or on particular parts of the period, but synthesis across the whole spectrum has not been attempted before. The aim of this book is to examine the contribution that archaeology can make to an understanding of the social, economic, religious and other developments that took place in England from the migrations of the fifth and sixth centuries to the beginning of the Renaissance, showing how society and economy evolved in that time-span.

Systems Engineering: A 21st Century Systems Methodology (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Nov. 28, 2016
Systems Engineering: A 21st Century Systems Methodology (repost)

Systems Engineering: A 21st Century Systems Methodology by Derek K. Hitchins
English | 2008 | ISBN: 0470058560, 0470518758 | 528 pages | PDF | 8 MB

Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (2006)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Nov. 20, 2016
Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (2006)

Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (2006)
BRRip | AVI | 720x306 | [email protected] Kbps | English [email protected] Kbps | 2 channels | 1h 34mn | 1.20 GiB
BluRay 720p | MP4 | 1280x544 | [email protected] Kbps | English [email protected] Kbps | 2 channels | 1h 34mn | 1.15 GiB
Genre: Documentary | Biography | Sport

Football match Real Madrid vs. Villareal, April 23, 2005, from the perspective of soccer superstar Zinedine Zidane.