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Grondige Beschryvinge van de Edele ende Ridderlijcke Scherm- ofte Wapen-Konste (Johannes Georgius Bruchius)

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Grondige Beschryvinge van de Edele ende Ridderlijcke Scherm- ofte Wapen-Konste
Thorough Description of the Noble and Knightly
Fencing- or Weapon-Art
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Title page of the 1671 edition
Author(s) Johannes Georgius Bruchius
Dedicated to Universiteit Leiden
Place of Origin Amsterdam, Netherlands
Language Dutch
Genre(s) Fencing manual
Publisher
Publication Date 1671, 1676
Pages 160 pages
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Grondige Beschryvinge van de Edele ende Ridderlijcke Scherm- ofte Wapen-Konste ("Thorough Description of the Noble and Knightly Fencing- or Weapon-Art") is a Dutch fencing manual written by Johannes Georgius Bruchius and printed in 1671. The treatise presents a system of rapier fencing based on the Germanic evolution of on the teachings of Salvator Fabris. It is notable as the first treatise on swordsmanship printed in the Dutch language, and one of only a handful ever produced.

Publication History

The first edition of Grondige Beschryvinge van de Edele ende Ridderlijcke Scherm- ofte Wapen-Konste was printed in Leiden, Netherlands in 1671 by Abraham Verhoef. In 1676, it was reprinted in Amsterdam by Daniel van den Dalen.[1]

Contents

1 - 160 Rapier by Johannes Georgius Bruchius

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Additional Resources

References

  1. Reinier van Noort. "Johannes Georgius Bruchius". School voor Historische Schermkunsten. Retrieved 4 March 2012.

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