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Compendio di Scherma (Cod.256)
|Compendio di Scherma|
|Cod.256, Biblioteca Trivulziana|
|Date||between 1679 and 1681|
|Place of origin||Milan, Italy|
|Author(s)||Gerolamo Giovanni Battista Christiani|
|Dedicated to||Giuseppe Maria Visconti|
|Size||34 folia (201 mm x 145 mm)|
|External data||Library catalog entry|
Compendio di Scherma ("Fencing Compendium", Codex 256), is an Italian fencing manual written in between 1679 and 1681 by Gerolamo Giovanni Battista Christiani. The original currently rests in the holdings of the Biblioteca Trivulziana in Milan, Italy. Christiani's treatise is dedicated to Giuseppe Maria Visconti, Marquis of Sant'Alessandro and Seigneur of Ossona, and covers the use of the rapier.
|1r - 28r||Rapier by Gerolamo Giovanni Battista Christiani|
|28v - 34v||Blank|
[Digital scans available for import]
- Based on the dedication, it must have been written between 5 December 1679, when Giuseppe Maria became Marquis, and 22 January 1681, when he died.
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