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San Michele
Italian System

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Eire-Irish Stick

 

The Three Warriors

Achilles Consisor

His name means, "he who tears enemies to pieces". He was said to turn back any attack against one he is attached to with great ferocity.

He is pictured as a fierce warrior who carries a large curved sword.

Image from the book Sicilian Stiletto Fighting, The Way of Honor

Offerings: garlic, grappa,blood sausage

Candle: red

Barus Domitor

He tames and dominates your enemies. His name means "dominator". He is the one who tames bullies and people trying to force their will on you through force or other unjust means. He works with Achilles.

In life he tamed tigers and is seen holding a tiger by a chain

Image from the book Sicilian Stiletto Fighting, The Way of Honor

Offerings: pears, grapes , milk and honey, white wine ad pipe tobacco.

Candles: purple, red and blue candles

Symbol: chain with a lock and key

Vitus Defensor

He is a warrior who controls attacks with pure courage. He at once takes control of the attacker and then turns him over to Barrus Domitor to subdue.

Image from the book Sicilian Stiletto Fighting, The Way of Honor

Offerings: red wine , semolina bread, polenta and garbanzo beans

Candles: orange, red and white candles

Symbol: a helmet and a shield

All of these were said to be great fighters in the coliseum when alive and lived during the Sicilian slave uprisings. The internal side of San Michele is very interesting and helpful for the spirit and confidence of the practitioner .