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Michael Hundt

Arms of Michael Hundt
Born 16th century
Died 17th century
Occupation Fencing master
Movement Freifechter
Influenced Jakob Sutor von Baden
Genres Fencing manual
Language Early New High German
Notable work(s) Ein new Kůnstliches Fechtbuch im Rappier
Concordance by Michael Chidester

Michael Hundt was a 17th century German fencing master. His inclusion of a griffon with a sword is arms may indicate affiliation with the Veiterfechter fencing guild.

In 1611, he authored a treatise on the use of the rapier entitled Ein new Kůnstliches Fechtbuch im Rappier ("A New Art-Filled Fencing Manual on Rapier"); this, along with Gründtliche Beschreibung der Kunst des Fechtens by Joachim Meyer, was one of the sources drawn upon by Jakob Sutor von Baden for his own treatise of 1612.


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