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|Cod.11093, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek|
ff IIIv - 1r
|Also known as||Cod. Vindob. B. 11093|
|Material||Parchment, in a modern binding|
|Format||Double-sided; one illustration |
|External data||Library catalog entry|
|Treatise scans||Microfilm scans|
The Codex 11093 is a German fencing manual thought to have been created in the 1440s. The original currently rests in the holdings of the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek in Vienna, Austria. According to Dr. Hans-Peter Hils, this manuscript appears to have originated in southwestern Germany; his analysis of the clothing, arms and weapons provides us with the approximate date. Rainer Leng assigns this manuscript to the Gladiatoria group, but Hans-Peter Hils concluded that despite a few similarities to Gladiatoria it should not be considered a member. On the other hand, it much more closely resembles Hans Talhoffer's 1443 treatise in its content and art style.
|1r - 3v||Illustrations of spear in armor|
|4r - 32v||Illustrations of longsword in armor|
|33r - 37r||Illustrations of dagger in armor|
|37v - 39v||Illustrations of pole weapons in armor|
|40r - 44v||Illustrations of grappling|
|45r - 46v||Illustrations of mounted fencing|
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- Leng, Rainer. Katalog der deutschsprachigen illustrierten Handschriften des Mittelalters, Band 4/2, Lieferung 1/2 – 38. Fecht- und Ringbücher. Munich: C. H. Beck’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 2008. pp 22–34.
- Hils, Hans-Peter. Meister Johann Liechtenauers Kunst des langen Schwertes. Peter Lang, 1985. p201.
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