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Monomachia ovvero Arte di Scherma
MS II.iii.315, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze
Florence, Italy
MS II.iii.315 Ir.jpg
Folio Ir
Type Fencing manual
Date between 1539 and 1569
Language(s) Italian
Author(s) Francesco di Sandro Altoni
Size 72 folia
Format Double-sided
Treatise scans Microfilm scans

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[1] 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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  1. Based on its dedication to Cosimo I de' Medici as Duke of Florence; after 1569, he was Grand Duke of Tuscany.