Konstantin Nosov. Jousting tournaments
Cover handmade genuine leather (shagreen)
Format 140x210 mm
200 numbered copies.
It all started with the stapes. Without this invention there would be no knights, no cult of a Beautiful Lady, no tournaments, laid the foundations of many modern sports. After all, the rules of sports competitions back to the events generated by the dueling code. Respect for the opponent, banned strikes, the time limit of the game and norms of behavior in the course are basic principles of conducting tournaments, has come down to us virtually unchanged. In a respectable work of Konstantin Nosov addressed the origins and causes of the tournaments in the middle Ages, their organization and development, types of weapons and even the issues of training of members of the "clashes".
The book is illustrated with reproduced hand coloured etchings by Dimitri of Makhashvili and Julia Payprotocol.