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| name             = [[name::Talhoffer Fechtbuch]]
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| name               = [[name::Talhoffer Fechtbuch]]
| location         = [[inventory::MS 26.236]], [[museum::Metropolitan Museum of Art]]<br/>New York City, New York
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| location           = [[inventory::MS 26.236]], [[museum::Metropolitan Museum of Art]]<br/>New York City, New York
 
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<!----------General---------->
 
<!----------General---------->
| Index number     =  
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| Index number       = [[WI::—]]
| Hils' catalog   = [[HK::—]]
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| Wierschin's catalog= [[WC::—]]
| Beck catalog     = [[BC::—]]
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| Hils' catalog     = [[HK::—]]
| Also known as   =  
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| Beck catalog       = [[BC::—]]
| Type             = {{plainlist | [[type::Fencing manual]] | [[type::Wrestling manual]] }}
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| Also known as     =  
| Date             = [[year::1500s|early 16th cenury]]
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| Type               = {{plainlist
| Place of origin =  
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| [[type::Fencing manual]]
| Language(s)     = [[language::Early New High German]]
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| [[type::Wrestling manual]]
| Scribe(s)       = Unknown
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}}
| Author(s)       = [[author::Hans Talhoffer]]
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| Date               = [[year::1500s|early 16th cenury]]
| Compiled by     =  
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| Place of origin   =  
| Illuminated by   =  
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| Language(s)       = [[language::Early New High German]]
| Patron           =  
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| Scribe(s)         = Unknown
| Dedicated to     =  
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| Author(s)         = [[author::Hans Talhoffer]]
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| Compiled by       =  
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| Illuminated by     =  
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| Patron             =  
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| Dedicated to       =  
 
<!----------Form and content---------->
 
<!----------Form and content---------->
| Material         =  
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| Material           =  
| Size             = 151 [[folia]] (?)
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| Size               = 129 [[folia]] (206 mm × 327 mm)
| Format           = Double-sided; one illustration per<br/>side, sometimes with text above
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| Format             = Double-sided; one illustration per side, <br/>with text above
| Condition       =  
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| Condition         =  
| Script           = [[script::Bastarda]] (?)
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| Script             =  
| Contents         =  
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| Contents           =  
| Illumination(s) =  
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| Illumination(s)   =  
| Additions       =  
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| Additions         =  
| Exemplar(s)     = [[Talhoffer Fechtbuch (MS Chart.A.558)|MS Chart.A.558]] (1443)
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| Exemplar(s)       = [[Talhoffer Fechtbuch (MS Chart.A.558)|MS Chart.A.558]] (1448)
| Previously kept =  
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| Previously kept   =  
| Discovered       =  
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| Discovered         =  
| Website         = [http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/40010875 Museum catalog entry]
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| Website           = [http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/40010875 Museum catalog entry]
| below           =  
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| Images            = [http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/32426 Digital scans]
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The '''MS 26.236''' was copied in the early 16th century from the [[Talhoffer Fechtbuch (MS Chart.A.558)|MS Chart.A.558]], a [[nationality::German]] [[fencing manual]] created by [[Hans Talhoffer]] in 1443.<ref name="Met">Donald J. LaRocca. {{google books|f769tE97hxYC|The Academy of the Sword: Illustrated Fencing Books, 1500-1800|page=4}}. New York: The [[Metropolitan Museum of Art]], 1999. p4.</ref> The original currently rests in the holdings of [[Metropolitan Museum of Art]] in New York City, NY.
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The '''MS 26.236''' was copied in the early 16th century from the [[Talhoffer Fechtbuch (MS Chart.A.558)|MS Chart.A.558]], a [[nationality::German]] [[fencing manual]] created by [[Hans Talhoffer]] in 1448.<ref name="Met">Donald J. LaRocca. {{google books|f769tE97hxYC|The Academy of the Sword: Illustrated Fencing Books, 1500-1800|page=4}}. New York: The [[Metropolitan Museum of Art]], 1999. p4.</ref> The original currently rests in the holdings of [[Metropolitan Museum of Art]] in New York City, NY.
  
 
== Provenance ==
 
== Provenance ==
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== Contents ==
 
== Contents ==
  
As the MS 26.236 is not available for study, this table is from the [[Talhoffer Fechtbuch (MS Chart.A.558)|archetype]].
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{| class="treatise"
 
 
{| class="wikitable treatise"
 
|-
 
! id="page" | Folio
 
! Section
 
 
 
|-
 
! [[Hans Talhoffer|2r - 4v]]
 
| [[Longsword]], by Hans Talhoffer
 
 
 
 
|-  
 
|-  
! [[Johannes Hartlieb|5r - 17r]]
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! id="page" | 2r
| ''Onomatomantia'', by Johannes Hartlieb
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| Swordsman kneeling under crucifix
  
 
|-  
 
|-  
! [[Johannes Liechtenauer|18r - 20v]]
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! [[Johannes Hartlieb|3r - 13v]]
| [[Bloßfechten]], by Johannes Liechtenauer
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| ''Ueber die Erhaltung des Sieges'' by [[Johannes Hartlieb]]
  
 
|-  
 
|-  
! [[Johannes Liechtenauer|21av - 23r]]
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! [[Johannes Liechtenauer|14r - 16v]]
| [[Roßfechten]], by Johannes Liechtenauer
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| [[Recital]] on the [[long sword]] by [[Johannes Liechtenauer]]
  
 
|-  
 
|-  
! [[Hans Talhoffer|24v - 48r]]
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! [[Johannes Liechtenauer|18r - 20r]]
| [[Longshield]], by Hans Talhoffer
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| Recital on [[mounted fencing]] by [[Johannes Liechtenauer]]
  
 
|-  
 
|-  
! [[Johannes Liechtenauer|48v]]
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! [[Hans Talhoffer|21r - 45r]]
| [[Kampffechten]], by Johannes Liechtenauer
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| [[Long shield]] dueling by [[Hans Talhoffer]]
  
 
|-  
 
|-  
! [[Hans Talhoffer|49r - 72r]]
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! [[Johannes Liechtenauer|45v]]
| [[Armored fencing]], by Hans Talhoffer
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| Recital on the [[short sword]] by [[Johannes Liechtenauer]]
  
 
|-  
 
|-  
! [[Hans Talhoffer|72v - 76v]]
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! [[Hans Talhoffer|46r - 69r]]
| Poleaxe, by Hans Talhoffer
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| Short sword by [[Hans Talhoffer]]
  
 
|-  
 
|-  
! [[Hans Talhoffer|81r - 101v]]
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! [[Hans Talhoffer|74r - 81rv]]
| [[Dagger]], by Hans Talhoffer
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| [[Poleaxe]] by [[Hans Talhoffer]]
  
 
|-  
 
|-  
! [[Ott Jud|109v - 114v]]
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! [[Hans Talhoffer|82r - 103v]]
| [[Wrestling]], by Ott Jud
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| [[Dagger]] by [[Hans Talhoffer]]
  
 
|-  
 
|-  
! [[Hans Talhoffer|116v - 132v]]
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! [[Ott Jud|106r - 111v]]
| Wrestling, by Hans Talhoffer
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| [[Grappling]] by [[Ott Jud]]
  
 
|-  
 
|-  
! 141r - 148v
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! [[Hans Talhoffer|116v - 127v]]
| Anonymous war book
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| Grappling by [[Hans Talhoffer]]
  
 
|}
 
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== Additional Resources ==
 
== Additional Resources ==
  
 
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* [[Gustav Hergsell|Hergsell, Gustav]], and [[Hans Talhoffer|Talhoffer, Hans]]. ''[http://jfgilles.perso.sfr.fr/escrime/bibliotheque/talhoffer_gotha/index.html Livre d'escrime de Talhoffer (codex Gotha) de l'an 1443]''. Prague: Chez L'Auteur, 1893.
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* [[Gustav Hergsell|Hergsell, Gustav]], and [[Hans Talhoffer|Talhoffer, Hans]]. {{Google books|-3oVAAAAYAAJ|Talhoffers Fechtbuch (Gothaer Codex) aus dem Jahre 1443: gerichtliche und andere Zweikämpfe darstellend}}. Prague: Selbstverlag, 1889.
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* [[Rainer Welle|Welle, Rainer]]. ''"...und wisse das alle höbischeit kompt von deme ringen". Der Ringkampf als adelige Kunst im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert.'' Pfaffenweiler: Centaurus-Verlagsgesellschaft, 1993. ISBN 3-89085-755-8
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
  
 
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== Copyright and License Summary ==
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Latest revision as of 03:46, 2 March 2021

Talhoffer Fechtbuch
MS 26.236, Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, New York

MS 26.236 left.png
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WiktenauerLeng
WierschinHils
Type
Date early 16th cenury
Language(s) Early New High German
Scribe(s) Unknown
Author(s) Hans Talhoffer
Size 129 folia (206 mm × 327 mm)
Format Double-sided; one illustration per side,
with text above
Exemplar(s) MS Chart.A.558 (1448)
External data Museum catalog entry
Treatise scans Digital scans

The MS 26.236 was copied in the early 16th century from the MS Chart.A.558, a German fencing manual created by Hans Talhoffer in 1448.[1] The original currently rests in the holdings of Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, NY.

Provenance

The known provenance of the MS 26.236 is:[1]

  • Copied from the MS Chart.A.558 in the early 16th century by an unknown scribe.
  • before 1926 – acquired by Miss Marguerite Keasbey (donated New York, 1926).
  • 1926-present – held by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Contents

2r Swordsman kneeling under crucifix
3r - 13v Ueber die Erhaltung des Sieges by Johannes Hartlieb
14r - 16v Recital on the long sword by Johannes Liechtenauer
18r - 20r Recital on mounted fencing by Johannes Liechtenauer
21r - 45r Long shield dueling by Hans Talhoffer
45v Recital on the short sword by Johannes Liechtenauer
46r - 69r Short sword by Hans Talhoffer
74r - 81rv Poleaxe by Hans Talhoffer
82r - 103v Dagger by Hans Talhoffer
106r - 111v Grappling by Ott Jud
116v - 127v Grappling by Hans Talhoffer

Gallery

Additional Resources

References

Copyright and License Summary

For further information, including transcription and translation notes, see the discussion page.

Work Author(s) Source License
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