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The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece

Modern Fighting Techniques from the Age of Alexander

by Kostas Dervenis

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Destiny Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Combat sports & self-defence,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Martial Arts & Self-Defense,
  • History / Ancient / Greece,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Greece,
  • Martial arts,
  • Pancratium

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12437037M
    ISBN 101594771928
    ISBN 109781594771927

      Many people may not know this, but in ancient Greece there was a widely popular and respected form of martial arts called Pankration. The name stems from the Greek words ‘Pan’ meaning all, and ‘Kratos’ meaning strength. Book Review: The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece Richard Bejtlich 0 Title: The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece: Modern Fighting Techniques from the Age of Alexander Author: Kostas Dervenis and Nektarios Lykiardopoulos Publisher: Destiny Books, an imprint of Inner Traditions • Bear & Company Publication Date: [ ].

    Whether its over comic books or the (in)ability to execute a decent mawashi geri, we find out “tribe” and, more importantly, we find meaning and community. I think that the desire to create/join the martial arts community is one of the primary differences between a “martial artist” and “someone who does martial arts”. - Pankration was a combat sport introduced into the Greek Olympic Games in BC and founded as a blend of boxing and wrestling. "Modern Pankration" was first introduced to the martial arts community by Greek-American combat athlete Jim Arvanitis in and later exposed worldwide in when he was featured on the cover of Black Belt magazine pins.

    The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece will undoubtedly be on the recommended reading lists compiled by Martial History Team. It’s the best book I’ve seen that combines historical research with compelling modern recreation and interpretation/5(12). Pankration: Martial Art of Classical Greece. By Paul McMichael Nurse, Ph.D. Contrary to popular perception, fighting arts are not exclusively an Asian phenomenon, but exist in practically every culture and across all historical time-frames.


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The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece by Kostas Dervenis Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece provides a practical and comprehensive approach to the techniques and philosophy of the martial arts of the ancient Mediterranean that will be welcomed by modern fighters. KOSTAS DERVENIS is a martial arts instructor in /5(12).

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The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece provides a practical and comprehensive approach to the techniques and philosophy of the martial arts of the ancient Mediterranean that will be welcomed by modern fighters. KOSTAS DERVENIS is a martial The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece book instructor in jujutsu, pammachon, and t’ai chi chuan.

Title: The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece: Modern Fighting Techniques from the Age of Alexander. The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece. Author: Kostas Dervenis and Nektarios Lykiardopoulos.

Publisher: Destiny Books, an imprint of Inner Traditions • Bear & Company. Publication Date: Octo Format: Paperback. Pages: 8 in x 10 in. Cover Price: $ ISBN: The ancient friezes and decorative motifs of ancient Greece contain abundant scenes of combat, one-on-one and hand-to-hand.

In The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece, the authors offer close inspection of these depictions to reveal that they exactly correlate to the grappling and combat arts as they are practiced today.

They also show that these Released on: Octo   Kostas Dervenis is a martial arts instructor in jujutsu, pammachon, and t’ai chi chuan. He has written four books on the martial arts and martial traditions, including Nei Kung and The Magus of Java under the pen name Kosta Danaos.

Nektarios Lykiardopoulos has a degree in physical therapy and is certified as an instructor in a number of martial arts : Kostas Dervenis.

The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece provides a practical and comprehensive approach to the techniques and philosophy of the martial arts of the ancient Mediterranean that will be welcomed by modern fighters. KOSTAS DERVENIS is a martial arts instructor in. Modern Fighting Techniques from the Age of Alexander.

Author: Kostas Dervenis,Nektarios Lykiardopoulos; Publisher: Simon and Schuster ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» An in-depth guide to the modern practice of Greek martial arts and their beginnings in ancient Greece and Egypt • Examines the correlation between ancient depictions of.

Unique: Although not the only book in existence that pertains to the martial arts of Ancient Greece and its surrounding Mediterranean neighbours, the way this book synthesizes historical facts with modern techniques provides it with a unique flavour that is a welcome change to the many martial art books that are focused on only one specific /5.

This book's comprehensive research renders it a reference for students of the topic of pankration and, more generally, of combat sport in ancient Greece.

The book also provides practitioners and enthusiasts of combat sports/martial arts useful information and lessons from the ancient practice of pankration. Pankration is an ancient martial art which mixes wrestling and boxing.

The sport can be traced as far back as the second millennium BCE in the territory of ancient name derives from the ancient Greek words pan (all) and kratos (strength, might, power) and literally means “all of the might.” In BCE, the Pankration was introduced as a sporting event in the 33rd Olympic Games.

The ancient friezes and decorative motifs of ancient Greece contain abundant scenes of combat, one-on-one and hand-to-hand. In The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece, the authors offer close inspection of these depictions to reveal that they exactly correlate to the grappling and combat arts as they are practiced today.

They also show that these /5(9). Pankration (/ p æ n ˈ k r eɪ t i ɒ n,-ˈ k r eɪ ʃ ən /; Greek: παγκράτιον) was a sporting event introduced into the Greek Olympic Games in BC and was an empty-hand submission sport with scarcely any rules.

The athletes used boxing and wrestling techniques, but also others, such as kicking and holds, locks and chokes on the ground. The term comes from the Greek. In an earlier review I described a book titled The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece.

Combat Sports in the Ancient World, however, is a different book. Combat Sports is written for a more of an academic audience, but it is still very readable and worthwhile. The author is an expert on classical games, and his book examines combat sports in ancient.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek. Notes: Originally published in Greek, ©   The book provides logical arguments based on a sound knowledge of martial arts and backs ups its theories with evidence from Greek scholars, and depictions of Pankration in Greek art such as sculptures and geek vases, which demonstrate techniques that will be familiar to martial s: 5.

Ancient Greece is famously known for its rich culture, especially with regards to philosophy, art and noted intellectuals, but it is their sport with which we are interested in today.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece Book Summary: An in-depth guide to the modern practice of Greek martial arts and their beginnings in ancient Greece and Egypt • Examines the correlation between ancient depictions of one-on-one combat and how martial arts are practiced today • Explores the close relationship between Greek martial arts and.The ancient friezes and decorative motifs of ancient Greece contain abundant scenes of combat, one-on-one and hand-to-hand.

In The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece, the authors offer close inspection of these depictions to reveal that they exactly correlate to the grappling and combat arts .The Martial Arts of Ancient Greece provides a practical and comprehensive approach to the techniques and philosophy of the martial arts of the ancient Mediterranean that will be welcomed by modern fighters.

KOSTAS DERVENIS is a martial arts instructor in jujutsu, pammachon, and t'ai chi s: