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The history of Fencing August 5, 2008

Posted by sallehon in Uncategorized.
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Fencing first originated in preparation for duels between men for warfare.  Throughout human history, man has fought with weapons.  When technology changed so did the weapon and consequently the tactics.

A picture of a fencing “match” was uncovered on an Egyptian temple dating back to approx 1190 B.C. The Babylonians, andcient Greeks, Persians, and Romans all had some type of fencing.

rest of the article from Swordfighters Australia here

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1. chris - August 6, 2008

Hi,
I’m quite happy for you to have the link to my website… so long as you acknowledge the link.
cheers Chris


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