Book of fencing skills – P. H. Mair 1540-1550
First and unique transaltion from P.H, Mair ́s great work Opus amplissimum de arte athletica. This book
is an english translation of all long sword "pieces" which can be found in all three volumes. Beautiful and
rich book including a jewel of Mair ́s biography. A complete description of Mair ́s life, contending many
details. Readers will also find a very suitable description and expalanation of all fencing terms for easier
study of the translated techniques. The design and manufacture of the book is stunning. Authors of the
translation and content are Petr Turya and Stuart Quayle.
Petr Turya (1979 - )
Author of authentic translations of historical treatises and articles in the field of HEMA (Historical
European Martial Arts) Founder of international commnunity Fencer ́s guild. Skilled fencer and wrestler
with practical experience since 1997.