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It's a podcast about swords, and their use. In Medieval and Renaissance England, no less.

It's a podcast about swords, and their use. In Medieval and Renaissance England, no less.
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United States

Description:

It's a podcast about swords, and their use. In Medieval and Renaissance England, no less.

Twitter:

@Eswordcast

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 5: Swords of England

8/21/2019
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This time, we take a general overview of the types of swords we think were used to practice the arts portrayed in the English swordplay sources. What's an artifactician? What does our first listener feedback address? Why are the Three Tanyas laughing more than normal? Listen, and learn!

Duration:01:07:05

Episode 4: Who was the Audience?

7/31/2019
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This time around, the Unified Voice of Ben and Tanya discuss the intended audiences for the early English swordplay texts, and what evidence exists to support our conclusions.

Duration:01:04:39

Episode 3: Interpretation Methods

7/17/2019
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In episode 3, we all chit chat about our process for interpreting the somewhat esoteric sources that form the basis of our study. Do we talk at length about the Revised Norwood-Tsay Certainty Scale? Did we cut out several minutes of chatter about Bill & Ted? You can only find out if you listen!

Duration:01:17:47

English Swordplay Podcast: Episode 2

7/3/2019
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In this episode, we do a "flyover" look at the sources of our knowledge of early English swordplay, and try to answer the "who, what, when, where, how, and why," for each text.

Duration:01:10:23

English Swordplay Podcast Episode 1

6/19/2019
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For our inaugural episode, the hosts of the English Swordplay Podcast introduce themselves, talk about their introduction to Western Martial Arts, and explain the purpose of the podcast itself.

Duration:00:42:04