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Sobre el arte de la esgrima
MS II/1579(2), Biblioteca del Palacio Real de Madrid
Madrid, Spain
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Type Fencing manual
Date ca. 1580
Language(s) Spanish
Author(s) Unknown
Size 258 folia
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.





Additional Resources


  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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Translation Tim Rivera Spanish Swordsmanship Society
Transcription Manuel Jesús Valle Ortiz, Mary Dill Curtis Index:Sobre el arte de la esgrima (MS II/1579(2))

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