DUELING, 1595. Dueling techniques as illustrated in 'Vincentio Saviolo, His Practise
Dueling techniques as illustrated in 'Vincentio Saviolo, His Practise,' a translation, published at London, England, in 1595, of a treatise of 1558 commonly used by Elizabethan actors preparing for stage duels. Woodcut.
1558, 1595, Actor, Challenge, Clothing, Duel, Elizabethan, England, Fashion, Fencer, Fencing, Interior, Italian, Knife, Late, Medieval, Men, Mifflin, Practice, Renaissance, Saviolo, Stage, Sword, Sword Fight, Trouble, Versus, Vincentio, Warfare, Woodcut
BOER WAR CARTOON, 1899. 'Plain English: John Bull (to Boer) - "As you will fight
BOER WAR CARTOON, 1899.
'Plain English: John Bull (to Boer) - "As you will fight, you shall have it. This time it's a fight to a finish."' Contemporary English cartoon by John Tenniel, 1899.
1899, Boer, Boer War, Bull, Cartoon, Challenge, Dutch, English, Fight, John, John Bull, Late, Men, Plain English, Politics, Punch, Sir, South Africa, Tenniel, Turn Of The Century
DAVID SLAYS GOLIATH. David slays Goliath (I Samuel xviii: 45-51)
DAVID SLAYS GOLIATH.
David slays Goliath (I Samuel xviii: 45-51). Abner brings David to Saul; Jonathan gives David his garments (I Samuel xviii: 57-xviii, 4). French manuscript illumination, c1250.
13th Century, Abner, Adversity, Ancient, Challenge, Christianity, David, Death, French, Giant, Goliath, Handwriting, Israel, Israelite, John, Kill, King, Manuscript Illumination, Medieval, Old Testament, Palestine, Palestinian, Royal, Saul, Slingshot, Text