Archive for November 2020

Ep. 30 - Absetzen

Absetzen, 'setting aside.' Lines 38-35. What is it and how are we meant to remember which is absetzen, ansetzen, vorsetzen or versetzen? Does it even matter?

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Ep.29 - Uberlauffen (running above)

In this episode we put down the word Indes to continue on to lines 80-82. These lines and their gloss are the best insight we have into how the Liechtenauer longsword system deals with attacks from below (or is it low attacks?)

Also learn why the standard 'triangles' approach and explanation isn't there in the text. 

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Ep. 28 - ‘Indes’ pt. 2

'Das fulñ lere / Inndes das wort schneidet sere'. 

This is the second part of our bumper episode on 'Indes'

Our giant panel for this episode is Michael Chidester, Kendra Brown, Steven Cheney, Jess Finley, Tea Kew, Johanna Hopfgartner and Michael Smallridge.

We mention a load of things in the next few episodes, so the links are here on the website.

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Ep. 28 - ‘Indes’ pt. 1.

Couplet 78 of Liechtenauer's Zettel goes 'Das fulñ lere / Inndes das wort schneidet sere'. This is Liechtenauer explaining that they use the word 'Indes' to mean 'tempo' in fencing.

Just pulling your leg, it's a lot more complicated than that. The word 'indes' and how it's used is complicated enough for us to have recorded a two-parter episode on it, and still want to record more in the future.

Our bumper panel for this episode is Michael Chidester, Kendra Brown, Steven Cheney, Jess Finley, Tea Kew, Johanna Hopfgartner and Michael Smallridge.

We mention a load of things in the next few episodes, so the links are here on the website.

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