The Duel

The duel is a prearranged combat that is bound by a formal code of rules, ritual and etiquette designed to ensure, among other things, fairness and equitability between the combatants. Duels were private affairs between equals fought in order to settle a dispute over a point of honor. In Europe, the tradition of the duel existed for more than four hundred years; continuing well into the 20th century.   –> Read More

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Dueling Codes

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