Ancient swords

Toni Lozica delves into swordcraft, historical use, and modern sword dances.

Short story, Documentary, Storytelling  2023   5:04 sec

Toni Lozica explains the significance of crafting and shaping swords, emphasizing the contrasting features of the 17th-century schiavone, a double-edged basket-hilted sword, and the rapier, a slender and sharp-pointed thrusting sword. He explores their historical utilization and their present-day role in sword dances, highlighting the adaptations made to ensure safety in sword dance performances such as the Moreška, Kumpanija, and Moštra on the island of Korčula.



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