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== HEMA Contributions ==
 
== HEMA Contributions ==
  
In 1617, van Breen created a series of prints illustrating militia drill with the pike and shield, and the sword and shield. They were published in 1618 in the Hague, Netherlands, by [[Aert Meuris]] under the title ''[[De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen)|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge van Schilt, Spies, Rappier end Targe]]'' ("On the Weapon-Handling of Nassau with Shield, Spear, Rapier, and Target"); also included were anonymous descriptions and commentary in Dutch, French, and German editions. The structure and format of the treatise is strongly reminiscent of ''[[Wapenhandelinghe van Roers Musquetten ende Spiessen (Jacob de Gheyn II)|Wapenhandelinghe van Roers Musquetten ende Spiessen]]'' by [[Jacob de Gheyn II]], and seems almost to have been intended as an addendum to Gheyn's work.
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In 1617, van Breen created a series of prints illustrating militia drill with the pike and shield, and the sword and shield. They were published in 1618 in the Hague, Netherlands, by [[Aert Meuris]] under the title ''[[De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen)|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge van Schilt, Spies, Rappier end Targe]]'' ("On the Weapon-Handling of Nassau with Shield, Spear, Rapier, and Target"); the first printing included Dutch, French, and German editions, with descriptions and commentary by an anonymous author. The structure and format of the treatise is strongly reminiscent of ''[[Wapenhandelinghe van Roers Musquetten ende Spiessen (Jacob de Gheyn II)|Wapenhandelinghe van Roers Musquetten ende Spiessen]]'' by [[Jacob de Gheyn II]], and could possibly have been intended as an addendum to Gheyn's work.
  
In this concordance, the text of 1625 English publication has been placed in the first transcription column owing to the face that a modernized English version has not yet been produced from one of the original languages. (Unfortunately, the Bodleian Library's copy, from which this transcription was made, is missing several pages.) The text of the other languages has been rearranged to match the English where applicable, but can be read in its original order on the transcription pages.
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In this concordance, the text of 1625 English publication has been placed in the first transcription column, owing to the face that a modernized English version has not yet been produced from one of the original languages. (Unfortunately, the Bodleian Library's copy, from which this transcription was made, is missing several pages.) The text of the other languages has been rearranged to match the English where applicable, but can be read in its original order on the transcription pages.
  
 
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! <p>English Transcription (1625)<br/>by [[Michael Chidester]]</p>
 
! <p>English Transcription (1625)<br/>by [[Michael Chidester]]</p>
 
! <p>Dutch Transcription (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}<br/>by [[Deandra de Looff]]</p>
 
! <p>Dutch Transcription (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}<br/>by [[Deandra de Looff]]</p>
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! <p>Dutch Modern Translation (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}<br/>by [[Jasper Boelsma]] & [[Deandra de Looff]]</p>
 
! <p>French Transcription (1618){{edit index|Le Maniement d’Armes De Nassau (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}</p>
 
! <p>French Transcription (1618){{edit index|Le Maniement d’Armes De Nassau (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}</p>
 
! <p>German Transcription (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}</p>
 
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| <p>'''Mars his Feild or The Exercise of Armes'''</p>
 
| <p>'''Mars his Feild or The Exercise of Armes'''</p>
 
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| <p>'''Neuwe Nassauwische Waffen-Handlung''' von Schilt, Spies, Rappier und Targa. Figurlich abgebildet nach der neuw invertirte Ordnung des Durchleuchtigen hochgebornen Fursten und herren, herren '''Mauritzen''', Printzen zu Oranien, Graven zu Nassau, &c. Obristen Velchherren, Admiral, und Capitein General der vereynigten Niederlendischen Provincien:</p>
 
| <p>'''Neuwe Nassauwische Waffen-Handlung''' von Schilt, Spies, Rappier und Targa. Figurlich abgebildet nach der neuw invertirte Ordnung des Durchleuchtigen hochgebornen Fursten und herren, herren '''Mauritzen''', Printzen zu Oranien, Graven zu Nassau, &c. Obristen Velchherren, Admiral, und Capitein General der vereynigten Niederlendischen Provincien:</p>
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| <p>Dursh '''Adam''' von '''Breen'''. Mit beygefeugter schriftlichen underrichtung zu dienst aller Capiteinen und Befelchaberen neuwelich ins licht gebracht.</p>
 
| <p>Dursh '''Adam''' von '''Breen'''. Mit beygefeugter schriftlichen underrichtung zu dienst aller Capiteinen und Befelchaberen neuwelich ins licht gebracht.</p>
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| <p>And are to be sold by Roger Daniell at the Angell in lombard streete</p>
 
| <p>And are to be sold by Roger Daniell at the Angell in lombard streete</p>
 
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| <p>'''Getruckt''' Anno 1618. In des Graffen haagen, mit privilegien der Kans. Ma<sup>t</sup>. und des Kōnigs in Francreich, als auch dern Ho. Mōg. Herren Staten general der Veraynigten Niederlanden.</p>
 
| <p>'''Getruckt''' Anno 1618. In des Graffen haagen, mit privilegien der Kans. Ma<sup>t</sup>. und des Kōnigs in Francreich, als auch dern Ho. Mōg. Herren Staten general der Veraynigten Niederlanden.</p>
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! <p>English Transcription (1625)<br/>by [[Michael Chidester]]</p>
 
! <p>English Transcription (1625)<br/>by [[Michael Chidester]]</p>
 
! <p>Dutch Transcription (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}<br/>by [[Deandra de Looff]]</p>
 
! <p>Dutch Transcription (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}<br/>by [[Deandra de Looff]]</p>
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! <p>Dutch Modern Translation (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}<br/>by [[Jasper Boelsma]] & [[Deandra de Looff]]</p>
 
! <p>French Transcription (1618){{edit index|Le Maniement d’Armes De Nassau (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}<br/>by [[Michael Chidester]]</p>
 
! <p>French Transcription (1618){{edit index|Le Maniement d’Armes De Nassau (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}<br/>by [[Michael Chidester]]</p>
 
! <p>German Transcription (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}</p>
 
! <p>German Transcription (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}</p>
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| <p>'''The exercise of armes ''wherein lively''''' figures is showne the Right Use and perfect manner of Handling the Buckler Sword and Pike with the words of Command and Brefe Instructions correspondent to every Posture.</p>
 
| <p>'''The exercise of armes ''wherein lively''''' figures is showne the Right Use and perfect manner of Handling the Buckler Sword and Pike with the words of Command and Brefe Instructions correspondent to every Posture.</p>
 
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<p>In the first is showne how the Soldier standing in Order with his Pike shall carry the Buckler behind on his backe, and plant the Pike against his Right foot his Arme a little bended and his hand about the height of his eyes.</p>
 
<p>In the first is showne how the Soldier standing in Order with his Pike shall carry the Buckler behind on his backe, and plant the Pike against his Right foot his Arme a little bended and his hand about the height of his eyes.</p>
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<p>How before the first changing of hold hacing the Pike in his Right hand he shall souffer it a little to fall agaist his thumbe, and take it readily with the left hand close under the right.</p>
 
<p>How before the first changing of hold hacing the Pike in his Right hand he shall souffer it a little to fall agaist his thumbe, and take it readily with the left hand close under the right.</p>
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<p>How for his second remove he must bring the Pike forward with his left hand, taking it backeward with the Right the more commodiously to shoulder the Pike.</p>
 
<p>How for his second remove he must bring the Pike forward with his left hand, taking it backeward with the Right the more commodiously to shoulder the Pike.</p>
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<p>How he must carrÿ his Pike sloping that he maÿ march the more readily in close troupe without daunger of hurting his follower with the point of his Pike.</p>
 
<p>How he must carrÿ his Pike sloping that he maÿ march the more readily in close troupe without daunger of hurting his follower with the point of his Pike.</p>
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<p>How in Marching he must carry his Buckler gracefully and keepe it neere to his Pike and to do that he must change the posture of his left foot and shakiny his left shoulder, bring the Buckler forward.</p>
 
<p>How in Marching he must carry his Buckler gracefully and keepe it neere to his Pike and to do that he must change the posture of his left foot and shakiny his left shoulder, bring the Buckler forward.</p>
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<p>How he must hold his left hand betweene the Brases and Center of his Buckler on the forepart of his bodÿ and again shoulder the Pike as is showne.</p>
 
<p>How he must hold his left hand betweene the Brases and Center of his Buckler on the forepart of his bodÿ and again shoulder the Pike as is showne.</p>
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<p>How he shall Port or charge his Pike at three severall motions, and in the first he shall take the Pike forward with the left hand standing upright, the better to cast over the Pike.</p>
 
<p>How he shall Port or charge his Pike at three severall motions, and in the first he shall take the Pike forward with the left hand standing upright, the better to cast over the Pike.</p>
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<p>Having presented the head of the Pike forward he shall take it at the butt and let it sinke handsomely downewards the better to passe throug the Port etc.</p>
 
<p>Having presented the head of the Pike forward he shall take it at the butt and let it sinke handsomely downewards the better to passe throug the Port etc.</p>
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<p>How if he will charge he shall hold it well in the Right hand, his arme being strecht out, setting his left elbowe fast against his hippe.</p>
 
<p>How if he will charge he shall hold it well in the Right hand, his arme being strecht out, setting his left elbowe fast against his hippe.</p>
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<p>How he shall set downe the Pike at three motions and in the first he shall put downe the but and with his right hand, the easier to raise the point of the same.</p>
 
<p>How he shall set downe the Pike at three motions and in the first he shall put downe the but and with his right hand, the easier to raise the point of the same.</p>
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<p>How to trayle the Pike he must by Palming the handle the same backeward till he shall bring his right hand close to the head of it.</p>
 
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<p>How thus trayling he must hold the Pike neare to the Point right against his girdle stead resting his hand on his hippe, as in the figure appeareth.</p>
 
<p>How thus trayling he must hold the Pike neare to the Point right against his girdle stead resting his hand on his hippe, as in the figure appeareth.</p>
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<p>How he must hold his Buckler ready for his sword bearing it a little from his body that he maÿ traverse the sword a croße within his buckler.</p>
 
<p>How he must hold his Buckler ready for his sword bearing it a little from his body that he maÿ traverse the sword a croße within his buckler.</p>
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<p>How he must lawÿ downe the Pike on the ground at his right foot, that is, he must bend to the same side, that the Pike may fall the more freely without daunger</p>
 
<p>How he must lawÿ downe the Pike on the ground at his right foot, that is, he must bend to the same side, that the Pike may fall the more freely without daunger</p>
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| <p>How he must stand upright with his Buckler in readines, his Pike layd at his right foot expecting further command</p>
 
| <p>How he must stand upright with his Buckler in readines, his Pike layd at his right foot expecting further command</p>
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<p>How we shall most conveniently draw his sword that is he must hold his Buckler a little from his bodÿ that it may be no hinderance to the drawing of the same.</p>
 
<p>How we shall most conveniently draw his sword that is he must hold his Buckler a little from his bodÿ that it may be no hinderance to the drawing of the same.</p>
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<p>How in presenting of his drawne sword he shall hold the same no higher then his face as appeareth.</p>
 
<p>How in presenting of his drawne sword he shall hold the same no higher then his face as appeareth.</p>
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<p>How resting his Buckler against his body and left shoulder he must bring his sword betweene towards the left shoulder, attending in this posture further Command.</p>
 
<p>How resting his Buckler against his body and left shoulder he must bring his sword betweene towards the left shoulder, attending in this posture further Command.</p>
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<p>How to gard himselfe before the enemy he must rest his Target against his left thigh and shoulder firme, the hilt of his sword against the verge of his Target inward, and the left brimme of his morion against the inside of his Target to gard his sight and view the enemy.</p>
 
<p>How to gard himselfe before the enemy he must rest his Target against his left thigh and shoulder firme, the hilt of his sword against the verge of his Target inward, and the left brimme of his morion against the inside of his Target to gard his sight and view the enemy.</p>
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<p>Here is represented how the Soldier may gard him self with his Target against the point of the enemies Pike. bearing his sword as in the precedent figure.</p>
 
<p>Here is represented how the Soldier may gard him self with his Target against the point of the enemies Pike. bearing his sword as in the precedent figure.</p>
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<p>How standing upright it will be most expedient for him to set forward his left foot and shoulder that he may rest the Target against his body and that in a free and no enforced posture.</p>
 
<p>How standing upright it will be most expedient for him to set forward his left foot and shoulder that he may rest the Target against his body and that in a free and no enforced posture.</p>
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<p>How in sheathing his sword with the right hand he must beare the Buckler backeward on his body that he may do it without any impediment.</p>
 
<p>How in sheathing his sword with the right hand he must beare the Buckler backeward on his body that he may do it without any impediment.</p>
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<p>How when he shall draw his arme from out the braces of his Buckler he shall hold the Buckler firme with his right hand.</p>
 
<p>How when he shall draw his arme from out the braces of his Buckler he shall hold the Buckler firme with his right hand.</p>
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<p>How when he removes againe the Buckler to his backe, it must be done with his left arme as appeareth in the figure.</p>
 
<p>How when he removes againe the Buckler to his backe, it must be done with his left arme as appeareth in the figure.</p>
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| <p>How the Soldier standing upright with the Buckler at his backe shall attend further Command.</p>
 
| <p>How the Soldier standing upright with the Buckler at his backe shall attend further Command.</p>
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<p>How he must raise his Pike as high as he can standing firme with his right foot and drawing backe his left, that without forcing he maÿ bend himselfe sidewayes towards the Pike for the handling it again.</p>
 
<p>How he must raise his Pike as high as he can standing firme with his right foot and drawing backe his left, that without forcing he maÿ bend himselfe sidewayes towards the Pike for the handling it again.</p>
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| <p>Here also is represented a Ran[...]<br/>to showe how they maÿ shut their [...]<br/>no waies hindering them) ÿet so th[...]<br/>quisite place, to the end that ea[...]<br/>draw his sword and use it agai[...]<ref>The Bodleian Library copy, which was the basis of this transcription, is torn off at the fold, so half of the text is missing.</ref></p>
 
| <p>Here also is represented a Ran[...]<br/>to showe how they maÿ shut their [...]<br/>no waies hindering them) ÿet so th[...]<br/>quisite place, to the end that ea[...]<br/>draw his sword and use it agai[...]<ref>The Bodleian Library copy, which was the basis of this transcription, is torn off at the fold, so half of the text is missing.</ref></p>
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{{section|Page:Le Maniement d’Armes De Nassau (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf/8|19|lbl=-|p=1}} {{section|Page:Le Maniement d’Armes De Nassau (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf/9|1|lbl=5|p=1}}
 
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! <p>{{rating}}<br/></p>
 
! <p>{{rating}}<br/></p>
 
! <p>English Transcription (1625)<br/>by [[Michael Chidester]]</p>
 
! <p>English Transcription (1625)<br/>by [[Michael Chidester]]</p>
! <p>Dutch Transcription (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}</p>
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! <p>Dutch Transcription (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}<br/>by [[Deandra de Looff]]</p>
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! <p>Dutch Modern Translation (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}<br/>by [[Jasper Boelsma]] & [[Deandra de Looff]]</p>
 
! <p>French Transcription (1618){{edit index|Le Maniement d’Armes De Nassau (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}<br/>by [[Michael Chidester]]</p>
 
! <p>French Transcription (1618){{edit index|Le Maniement d’Armes De Nassau (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}<br/>by [[Michael Chidester]]</p>
 
! <p>German Transcription (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}</p>
 
! <p>German Transcription (1618){{edit index|De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge (Adam van Breen) 1618.pdf}}</p>
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| <p>'''The perfect manner of handling ''The sword and Target''' Set forth in Lively '''Figures''' with the words of Command and Breife Instructions correspondent to every Posture.''</p>
 
| <p>'''The perfect manner of handling ''The sword and Target''' Set forth in Lively '''Figures''' with the words of Command and Breife Instructions correspondent to every Posture.''</p>
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<p>First in the exercise and use of the Target is showne how the Soldier shall assume his due posture, his Target hanging at his backe, attending further Command from his Captaine.</p>
 
<p>First in the exercise and use of the Target is showne how the Soldier shall assume his due posture, his Target hanging at his backe, attending further Command from his Captaine.</p>
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<p>How with greatest conveniency he may readily present the Target from his back before his body, that is retyring his left legge and shaking his left shoulder he causeth the Target to slippe forward.</p>
 
<p>How with greatest conveniency he may readily present the Target from his back before his body, that is retyring his left legge and shaking his left shoulder he causeth the Target to slippe forward.</p>
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| <p>How he shall make ready his Target for his sword, that is he shallhold his Target fast above with his right hand, that he maÿ the more easilÿ put his hand betweene the Brases, and so be readÿ to draw his sword.</p>
 
| <p>How he shall make ready his Target for his sword, that is he shallhold his Target fast above with his right hand, that he maÿ the more easilÿ put his hand betweene the Brases, and so be readÿ to draw his sword.</p>
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<p>How he must hold his Target a little distant from his body, that he maÿ without anÿ impediment draw out his sword.</p>
 
<p>How he must hold his Target a little distant from his body, that he maÿ without anÿ impediment draw out his sword.</p>
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<p>How in presenting of his sword he must lift his hand no higher then his face.</p>
 
<p>How in presenting of his sword he must lift his hand no higher then his face.</p>
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<p>How in holding againe his Target against his body and left shoulder, he must put his sword between his Target and forenamed shoulder attending in this posture further command.</p>
 
<p>How in holding againe his Target against his body and left shoulder, he must put his sword between his Target and forenamed shoulder attending in this posture further command.</p>
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<p>How to close his Casquet spedily he must do it with his thumb and forefinger, yet nevertheless hold his sword fast with the other fingers that he maÿ be presently in readines.</p>
 
<p>How to close his Casquet spedily he must do it with his thumb and forefinger, yet nevertheless hold his sword fast with the other fingers that he maÿ be presently in readines.</p>
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<p>How to gard himselfe well, he must hold his Target before him against his left knee and shoulder firme to beare of the shocke or downe right blow and on the right hippe susteine himselfe with the hilt of the sword, till he may use it.</p>
 
<p>How to gard himselfe well, he must hold his Target before him against his left knee and shoulder firme to beare of the shocke or downe right blow and on the right hippe susteine himselfe with the hilt of the sword, till he may use it.</p>
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<p>[Repeated on subsequent page]</p>
 
<p>[Repeated on subsequent page]</p>
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<p>How he maÿ releive himselfe and stand upright as is showne in the sixt Posture.</p>
 
<p>How he maÿ releive himselfe and stand upright as is showne in the sixt Posture.</p>
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<p>How he shall put the sword again into his scabbard, holding it firme in his right hand, that he maÿ more readily put it up.</p>
 
<p>How he shall put the sword again into his scabbard, holding it firme in his right hand, that he maÿ more readily put it up.</p>
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<p>How he shall draw his hand out of the Brases of the Target, holding it fast with his right hand as is showne in the third Posture</p>
 
<p>How he shall draw his hand out of the Brases of the Target, holding it fast with his right hand as is showne in the third Posture</p>
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<p>How the Target shall hang at his backe as is before showne.</p>
 
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Latest revision as of 03:57, 13 September 2020

Adam van Breen
Born 1585
Amsterdam
Died 1642
Norway
Spouse(s) Maria Gelle
Occupation
  • Painter
  • Engraver
Nationality Dutch
Genres Drill manual
Language
Notable work(s) De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge van
Schilt, Spies, Rappier end Targe
(1618)
Concordance by Michael Chidester

Adam van Breen (Amsterdam, 1585 - Norway, after 1642) was a Dutch artist from the Golden Age. Van Breen was born in 1585, most likely in Amsterdam, and specialized in winter landscapes. He was married in The Hague on 13 February, 1611, to Maertje Castel. In 1612, he became a member of the Guild of Saint Luke (the painter's guild), which membership lasted until 1621. After he went bankrupt in Amsterdam in 1624, he left for Oslo but returned to Amsterdam in 1628. In 1636, he left for Norway again, where he helped decorate the Akershus Castle among other things. He stayed in Norway until his death, some time after 1642. Van Breen was influenced by Hendrick Avercamp and David Vinckboons, he was possibly a pupil of one of them.

HEMA Contributions

In 1617, van Breen created a series of prints illustrating militia drill with the pike and shield, and the sword and shield. They were published in 1618 in the Hague, Netherlands, by Aert Meuris under the title De Nassavsche Wapen-Handelinge van Schilt, Spies, Rappier end Targe ("On the Weapon-Handling of Nassau with Shield, Spear, Rapier, and Target"); the first printing included Dutch, French, and German editions, with descriptions and commentary by an anonymous author. The structure and format of the treatise is strongly reminiscent of Wapenhandelinghe van Roers Musquetten ende Spiessen by Jacob de Gheyn II, and could possibly have been intended as an addendum to Gheyn's work.

In this concordance, the text of 1625 English publication has been placed in the first transcription column, owing to the face that a modernized English version has not yet been produced from one of the original languages. (Unfortunately, the Bodleian Library's copy, from which this transcription was made, is missing several pages.) The text of the other languages has been rearranged to match the English where applicable, but can be read in its original order on the transcription pages.

Additional Resources

References

  1. The Bodleian Library copy, which was the basis of this transcription, is torn off at the fold, so half of the text is missing.