Last edited by Tojora
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 | History

2 edition of Scaino on tennis found in the catalog.

Scaino on tennis

Antonio Scaino

Scaino on tennis

by Antonio Scaino

  • 28 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Strangeways in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published 1555.

Statementtranslated into English from the Italian by W.W. Kershaw, corrigenda and historical notes by P.A. Negretti.
The Physical Object
Pagination321p.,18cm
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18344039M

Scaino's effort to provide his readers with a scientific explanation of various tennis shots inspired the authors of other texts on sports to adopt an approach that combined science and leisure. A first edition of the first book printed about tennis. Tennis was one of the most popular hand ball games for more than four centuries from the 16th century onwards, existing in a variety of versions. Scaino da Salo was an Italian priest welcomed into the ecclesiastical court of Alfonso d' Este. The rules for different types of games and their various interpretations often led to arguments.

  The library houses volumes ranging from the ca. Scaino Treatise on real tennis to the latest publications and posters. The Australian Tennis Museum in Sydney, Australia officially opened in January of with a collection of books, artworks, memorabilia and collectibles showcasing the transformation of the sport from an amateur pastime. The Haggard Collection includes the first book about tennis, Antonio Scaino's Trattato del givoco della palla, published in , eighteenth‑century engravings of courts and equipment from Enlightenment French tennis books, and inscribed or limited editions of later titles, books about lawn tennis, tennis engravings, and tennis memorabilia.

The book regularly quotes from the text of the first book on tennis, Antonio Scaino’s Trattato del giuoco della palla (Treatise of the Ball Game) of which was written as an instructive manual for the ballplaying courtier. Scaino’s introduction of tennis laws enabled the aristocracy to draw a line between themselves and the populace who. The book regularly quotes from the text of the first book on tennis, Antonio Scaino’s Trattato del giuoco della palla (Treatise of the Ball Game) of which was written as an instructive manual for the ballplaying courtier.


Share this book
You might also like
All I can manage, more than I could

All I can manage, more than I could

Great Plains gasification

Great Plains gasification

Judaizing faction at Corinth

Judaizing faction at Corinth

Sarasota

Sarasota

DVR job search handbook

DVR job search handbook

Mongolian grammar

Mongolian grammar

Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997.

Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997.

foundation program for education

foundation program for education

The High Dutch Minerva, 1680.

The High Dutch Minerva, 1680.

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Science Tub Topics

Science Tub Topics

CHINA READER V1 V375

CHINA READER V1 V375

Scaino on tennis by Antonio Scaino Download PDF EPUB FB2

Scaino on tennis [Antonio Scaino] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). It is a good title because the book is not really about tennis or real tennis, but rather, as the title suggests, "the game of the ball", from which real tennis evolved. Antonio Scaino da Salò () was a priest in Scaino on tennis book service of Alfonso II d'Este, the 5th and last Duke of Ferrara.5/5.

Scaino's book with diagram of Scaino on tennis book court Should the ball be made bigger for more control on fast surfaces, or smaller in order to generate more pace on slower courts. It is Scaino's philosophy that any ruling to make the game more exciting, for players as well as spectators, serves a most reasonable purpose that is completely in line with Nature.

While anxious to be impartial, Scaino admits to being a player of "il guioco della corda", the closest equivalent to present day real tennis and, indeed, lawn tennis, describing it (ch. xx) as "the rarest and most valued" form of ball-game because it is confined to a limited space, making it less subject to chance than the others and requiring.

Scaino, a priest and theologian, was apparently prompted to write his book after a dispute arose during a game of court tennis. In it he establishes rules and a scoring system for the game, sets the standard court sizes, and mentions some principles of etiquette to be practiced between players.

The very first book in the world on tennis was written by a priest, Antonio Scaino da Salo, after he witnessed a match during which a question about the game arose that was not explained to his apparent satisfaction.

The way the historical accounts of the source of this book are worded, it is possible that the dispute was similar to ones that I. Scaino, a priest and theologian, was apparently prompted to write his book after a dispute arose during a game of court tennis. In it he establishes rules and a scoring system for the game, sets the standard court sizes, and mentions some principles of etiquette to be practiced between players.

In Scaino's time tennis was the most prominent physical exercise practised at court. Through the publication of the first book of tennis rules Alfonso tried to enhance his prestige and assert the Este's authority as patrons of tennis over their rivals the Medici of Florence.

Known in the several English language translations as “Scaino on Tennis”, this is the foundation book not only on Tennis but also on Athletic (as opposed to Field) Sports. The book has 6 wood engravings showing the lay-out of the medieval tennis court and the playing equipment of the period. The princely tennis courts were increasingly regulated in their layout.

The disorderly was made orderly; the aristocracy had created a wonderful elitist recreation. - Tennis historians have all emphasized the enormous value of Scaino `s book, serving as an accurate foundation for the history of the sport.

- Titel mit teils gelöschtem altem hs. The Tennis Book is the pre-eminent single volume illustrated work of tennis reference, tracing the game from its relaxed beginnings as a pastime of the s through to what has become the high energy, all-action global sport of the 21st century.

This new and fully updated edition includes comprehensive chapters profiling the legends of the /5(21). If Scaino’s book of “Trattato del Giuoco della Palla” is the foundation book in Tennis, then Atkins’ “The Book of Racquets” is certainly the foundation book in Rackets/Racquets.

As with Scaino and Tennis, there is no earlier published book on Rackets that deals with the game solely. (ED). upstart younger cousin.

lawn tennis, and as lawn tennis mutated from country-house recreation to suburban club sport, professional career, the rise of media stardom, and a new democratization.

1: THE EARLIEST TENNIS BOOK Tennis: from an illuminated manuscript, ca. Scaino, Antonio, Tratto del Givoco della Palla. Vinegia, Partendo dal libro di Scaino da Salò per arrivare alle parole di Bill Tilden, che definì la racchetta ‘un passaporto per ogni città’.

Un po’ di storia di Roma, dal Foro di Mussolini a Nadal e. By the mid-sixteenth century, after more than a century of trial and error, the game of tennis came to full maturity, culminating in the publication of the first book on the game, Antonio Scaino’s Trattato del giuoco della palla (Treatise of the Ball Game) of Real tennis – one of several games sometimes called "the sport of kings" – is the original racquet sport from which the modern game of tennis (originally called "lawn tennis") is derived.

It is also known as court tennis in the United States, formerly royal tennis in England and Australia, and courte-paume in France (a reference to the older, racquetless game of jeu de paume, the ancestor. Antonio Scaino’s Book on Tennis, So I ended up reading Antonio Scaino’s book on tennis written in honour of Alfonso d’Este and published in Venice in by Gabriel Giolito de’ Ferrari et Fratelli.

Scaino clearly explained this sport would hopefully become an art as his written words could fix its laws and rules. The Hardcover of the Royal Tennis in Renaissance Italy by Cees de Bondt at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. B&N Book Club B&N Classics B&N Collectible Editions B&N Exclusives Books of the Month Boxed Sets Discover Pick of the Month Escape into a Good Book Read.

Book a Court. VIEW LOCATIONS ON A MAP. Court Hire: Member Plus. With Member Plus you can book all 28 All Star Tennis courts in Wandsworth Borough with 7 days notice: Off peak price: varies per venue between £3-£6; Peak price: varies per venue between £5-£ per hour (£13 under floodlights when booking online).

It was also in the 16th century that the game acquired the name of “tennis” and that first major book about tennis, Trattato del Giuoco della Palla was written by Antonio Scaino da Salothe.

Further tennis developments came as a result of the formation of other, similar games in the United Kingdom. Follis, a term used in the Ancient Rome, or Ball of Wind (pilota de vent), a term used in the 15th and 16th centuries in Spain and Italy, was a hollow ball, inflated with air under pressure, which allowed the ball to jump and bounce when impacting at a certain speed with any solid body.

The different types of balls of wind were commonly used to play a variety of ball games that were popular on.The first English version (Scaino on tennis, tr. W.W.

Kershaw) was published in (London: Strangeways Press for C.B. Gabriel). Another (Treatise on the game of the ball) was published in (London: Raquetier Productions).The book regularly quotes from the text of the first book on tennis, Antonio Scaino's Trattato del giuoco della palla (Treatise of the Ball Game) of which was written as an instructive manual for the ballplaying courtier.

Scaino's introduction of tennis laws enabled the aristocracy to draw a line between themselves and the populace who.