Learning to sword fight

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 4:21pm

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Sometimes the best way to learn a new skill is to just do it. Like picking up a new language, or learning how to bake or drive. Turns out: this is also the case for Bronze Age swordsmanship. Yes, you can learn that, too. A team of archeology researchers has added sword fighting to its to-do list. Raphael Hermann is an archaeologist at the University of Göttingen.