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Monomachia ovvero Arte di Scherma (MS II.iii.315)
|Monomachia ovvero Arte di Scherma|
|MS II.iii.315, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze|
|Date||between 1539 and 1569|
|Author(s)||Francesco di Sandro Altoni|
Monomachia ovvero Arte di Scherma ("Dueling, or the Art of Defense", MS II.iii.315) 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 Nazionale Centrale di Firenze in Florence, Italy. This is one of two manuscript copies of Altoni's work, the other being the MS L.V.23.
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- 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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