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'''''Sobre el arte de la esgrima''''' ("On the Art of Fencing") is a brief, anonymous passage in a [[nationality::Spanish]] manuscript (MS II/1579(2)) that dates to ca. 1580.<ref>Valle Ortiz, Curtis, p39.</ref> The original rests in the holdings of the [[Biblioteca del Palacio Real de Madrid]] in Madrid, Spain. This is one of very few sources for instructions on the use of the [[montante]], an Iberian greatsword.
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'''''Sobre el arte de la esgrima''''' ("On the Art of Fencing") is a brief, anonymous passage on folio 184r of a [[nationality::Spanish]] manuscript (MS II/1579(2)) that dates to ca. 1580.<ref>Valle Ortiz, Curtis, p39.</ref> The original rests in the holdings of the [[Biblioteca del Palacio Real de Madrid]] in Madrid, Spain. This is one of very few sources for instructions on the use of the [[montante]], an Iberian greatsword.
  
 
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| <p>Firstly, a nails-up ripped  tajo [rasgado] and withdrawing the right foot that is in front, and taking it and continuing with a nails-down ''reves'', withdrawing the foot, and taking the left foot forward with a […] that doesn't uncover the body, and then the right foot with a ''reves'' in the same small manner, and like this give four similar, and turn back to […] with the right foot, playing the sword in this same manner that […] ahead</p>
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| <p>Firstly, a nails-up gripped ''tajo'' [''rasgado''] and withdrawing the right foot that is in front, and taking it and continuing with a nails-down ''reves'', withdrawing the foot, and taking the left foot forward with a […] that doesn't uncover the body, and then the right foot with a ''reves'' in the same small manner, and like this give four similar, and turn back to […] with the right foot, playing the sword in this same manner that […] ahead. And after testing [''tentando''] the opposing sword on the inside [] it will remain, give him a thrust to the eyes and if he will put it in below mine, lifting it up.</p>
| <p>primeram[ent]e un tajo uñas arriba rasgado y recoger el [pie] d[ere]cho q[ue] esta delante / y sacarle y proseguir c[on] un rebes uñ[as] abaxo recogiendo el pie / y sacar adelante el pie izquierdo con un [...] q[ue] no descubra el cuerpo / y despues el pie d[ere]cho con un rebes de la [mis]ma man[er]a chico / y asi hechar quatro semejantes / y bolver p[ar]a tr[...] p[ara]  m[...]o  con  el  pie  d[ere]cho[,]  jugando  la  espada  de  esta  misma manera q[ue] fu[...] delante /</p>
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| <p>And after testing [''tentando''] the opposing sword on the inside […] it will remain, give him a thrust to the eyes and if he will put it in below mine, lifting it up.  But if he will remove it quickly and give me a thrust to the chest on the outside, I will raise the point of my sword a little to […] and will part his sword to the outside and give him a ''reves'' and taking the foot back I will be established with the sword point to the eye […] would be the opposite, if he would come to me on the outside […] to me, I will place mine nails-down, if he will enter to me on the inside I will place my sword nails-up, always aiming a thrust to the best place on him, always defending my body with the guards of the quillons direct nails-down direct nails-up according to what I say above.</p>
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| class="noline" | <p>But if he will remove it quickly and give me a thrust to the chest on the outside, I will raise the point of my sword a little to […] and will part his sword to the outside and give him a ''reves'' and taking the foot back I will be established with the sword point to the eye […] would be the opposite, if he would come to me on the outside […] to me, I will place mine nails-down, if he will enter to me on the inside I will place my sword nails-up, always aiming a thrust to the best place on him, always defending my body with the guards of the quillons direct nails-down direct nails-up according to what I say above.</p>
| <p>y despues tentando la espada contr[ari]a por la p[ar]te de dentro [...] estubiere queda[,] echarle una estocada a los ojos 46  / y si la metiere baxo de la mia[,] alçandola p[ar]a riba. pero si la sacare de presto y me tirare una estocada por la pa[rte] de fuera a los pechos[,] alçare yo la punta de mi espada un poco a [...] y apartare su espada para fuera y tirarle he un rebes y sacan[do] el pie atras me afirmare con la espada punta al ojo co[...]me  estubiere  la  contr[ari]a[,]  si  viniere  a  mi  por  la  p[ar]te  de  fuera / resp[o...]de mi /  pondre yo la mia uñas abaxo[,] si me entrare po[r] dent[ro] pondre mi espada uñas arriba y esto apuntandole siempre es[to-]cada donde hubiere mejor lugar en el[,] defendiendo siem[pre] mi cuerpo co[n] los gabilanes de la guarnicion d[e]r[ech]a uñas a[baxo] d[e]r[ech]a uñas arri[ba] conforme a lo q[ue] digo arriba.</p>
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Latest revision as of 23:51, 3 June 2020

Sobre el arte de la esgrima
MS II/1579(2), Biblioteca del Palacio Real de Madrid
Madrid, Spain
MS II 1579(2) 184r.png
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Type Fencing manual
Date ca. 1580
Language(s) Spanish
Author(s) Unknown
Size 258 folia (152 mm x 210 mm)
External data Library catalog entry
Treatise scans Digital scans

Sobre el arte de la esgrima ("On the Art of Fencing") is a brief, anonymous passage on folio 184r of a Spanish manuscript (MS II/1579(2)) that dates to ca. 1580.[1] The original rests in the holdings of the Biblioteca del Palacio Real de Madrid in Madrid, Spain. This is one of very few sources for instructions on the use of the montante, an Iberian greatsword.

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References

  1. Valle Ortiz, Curtis, p39.
  2. SÁNCHEZ DE CARRANZA, J. Libro de la Filosofia de las Armas. SanLucar : en casa del autor, 1582. f.147r.

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