Audio plus PDF. The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli The Prince is a simple and straight forward political guidebook for the ruling of autocratic regimes based on the first-hand experiences of Niccolo Machiavelli. The Prince was originally published in 1513 and represented an important departure from previous thought. It is seen as part of a larger transition from medieval scholasticism to Renaissance humanism. Source: Machiavelli, N. (1916). The Prince New York: The Macmillan Company
Here is another quote from Niccolo Machiavelli. I think this fall under universal wisdom but given the historical context I feel the connection to HEMA is strong. In sparring do at once do not hesitate do not falter. Machiavelli is one of those fascinating historical minds if you are into this I suggest reading The Prince. Thank you HEMA Hounds! I hope you enjoy!