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Revision as of 17:47, 2 December 2021

Oplosophia e Verdadeira Destreza das Armas
MS Vermelho.nº.91,
Academia das Ciências de Lisboa
Lisbon, Portugal
(No scans available)
Type Fencing manual
Date 1628
Place of origin Portugal
Language(s) Portuguese
Author(s) Diogo Gomes de Figueyredo
Size 120 folia (?)

Oplosophia e Verdadeira Destreza das Armas ("Hoplosophy and True Skill at Arms",[1] MS Vermelho.nº.91) is an Iberian fencing manual written by Diogo Gomes de Figueyredo in 1628.[2] It currently rests in the holdings of the Academia das Ciências de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal. This is a fairly orthodox Carrancista treatise on la Verdadera Destreza, written early in Figueyredo's career.




Additional Resources

  • Figueyredo, Diogo Gomes de. Oplosophia e Verdadeira Destreza das Armas. Ed. Manuel Valley Ortiz, Francisco Campo Nieto. Santiago de Compostela: AGEA Editora, 2013. ISBN 978-84-941648-4-2


  1. For a discussion of the meaning of "hoplosophy", see Lois Spangler. "Destreza: On the meaning of Oplosophia". Storytrade, 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  2. Myers, Eric, and Hick, Steve. Memorial of the Practice of the Montante. The Oakeshott Institute, 2009. Retrieved 24 November 2010.

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