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Monomachia ovvero Arte di Scherma (MS L.V.23)
|Monomachia ovvero Arte di Scherma|
|MS L.V.23, Biblioteca Comunale degli Intronati di Siena|
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|Date||between 1539 and 1569|
|Author(s)||Francesco di Sandro Altoni|
|Dedicated to||Cosimo I de' Medici|
|Exemplar(s)||MS II.iii.315 (?)|
Monomachia ovvero Arte di Scherma ("Dueling, or the Art of Defense", MS L.V.23) is a 16th century Italian fencing manual written between 1539 and 1569 by Francesco di Sandro Altoni. It resides in the holdings of the Biblioteca Comunale degli Intronati di Siena in Siena, Italy. This is one of two manuscript copies of Altoni's work, the other being the MS II.iii.315.
- Battistini, Alessandro; Rubboli, Marco; e Venni, Iacopo. Monomachia - Trattato dell'arte di scherma (ca. 1530). Rome: Il Cerchio Iniziative Editoriali, 2007.
- Based on its dedication to Cosimo I de' Medici as Duke of Florence; after 1569, he was Grand Duke of Tuscany.
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