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lyevMaestro Lyev Davidovitch

Major Fields: 15th and 16th century dance, Crossbows, Fencing manuals and schools of the Renaissance, Chivalric literature, Cards and card games

.Other Areas of Interest: Harp music, Field Heraldry, English Elizabethan Clothing, Brewing, Student bibles, Estampie and Salterelli (14th century dance)

Teaching: Please feel free to contact him if you would like him to teach any topic in his major fields. He is available for group and one-on-one instruction. Here are several recent classes to give you an idea of what he does


  • Bouffons -- a French sword dance
  • Introduction to the period fencing sources
  • Pochspiel -- a German card game
  • The Gresley dance manuscript
  • The four wards from Agrippa
  • SCA fencing melee tactics
  • What Arbeau and Guglielmo really had to say about dance.


Current Group: Barony Marche of the Debatable Land

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