CAVALIERI IN GIOSTRE E TORNEI VOL.2 LE DAME, I CAVALIERI, L'ARME, GLI AMORI DEL XV E XVI SECOLO
KNIGHTS AT JOUSTS AND TOURNAMENTS DURING XV & XVI CENTURY VOL. 2
ITALIAN TEXT WITH ENGLISH CAPTIONS
The book describes the history and practice of jousts and tournaments during the XV and XVI centuries, and the 12 colour plates illustrate the armour and the weapons of the Knights.
Two great books on the world of knights and his exercise for excellence: jousting, . in an eternal challenge in which values like honor and nobility were the supreme value to defend. We talk about knights but also ladies, that are the most coveted prize contended. A daring exploration of the tournaments in the golden years of 1400 and 1500, armor and regulations. Judges, kings and princes. Tournaments and parades with horses and trappings painted by the greatest artists of the time. Each volume is based on 68 pages with 12 full-page color plates, real treasures of this publication. Very interesting also are the rich illustrations in black and white, accompanied by a text that takes into account the development of the tournament until the last years when it was practiced. To conclude, the narration is a facsimile of the first 800 books devoted to knights romances.
Foto in bianco e nero e 12 tavole a colori