Thursday 26.1 at 6pm: ‘Violent Verse’ by Guy Windsor

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to ‘Violent Verse’ by Guy Windsor onThursday 26.1 at 6pm. Guy will talk about his new book, The Armizare Vade Mecum. Published as an ebook last November and due out in print this year, this little book is a collection of comic and serious verse primarily intended to help students of Italian medieval combat remember the main aspects of the Art. Guy will explain how the book came to be written, read an example or two, and answer any questions you may have about swordsmanship, writing, verse, and even writing verse about swordsmanship! Welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fiEntrance is free and green tea will be offered. A donation of €2 (or more!) to fund the event is suggested and would be most welcome. Guy Windsor came to Finland in 2001 to open The School of European Swordsmanship (, and is the author of The Swordsman’s Companion (2004) The Duellist’s Companion (2006), The Little Book of Push-ups (2009) and has three further books due out this year as part of his Mastering the Art of Arms series.