Posts Tagged ‘humanities’

Rapiers and Elizabethan Streetfighting

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Armor expert Jeffrey Forgeng describes the relationship between street fighting and stage fighting in Romeo and Juliet. To learn more, visit the exhibition website at www.folger.edu/armor.

The Pembroke Armor

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Luxury armor that maximized battle-readiness plus fashion was a must for Elizabethan knights. Curator and armor expert Jeffrey Forgeng discusses a magnificent suit of armor owned by the Earls of Pembroke. To learn more, visit www.folger.edu/armor

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