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Talhoffer Fechtbuch (MS 26.236)

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Talhoffer Fechtbuch
MS 26.236, Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, New York
MS Chart.A.558 002r.jpg
An image from the original 1443 edition
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Type
Date ca. 1600s
Language(s) Early New High German
Scribe(s) Unknown
Author(s) Hans Talhoffer
Size 151 folia (?)
Format Double-sided; one illustration per
side, sometimes with text above
Script Bastarda (?)
Exemplar(s) MS Chart.A.558 (1443)
External data Museum catalog entry

The MS 26.236 was copied in the 17th century from the MS Chart.A.558, a German fencing manual created by Hans Talhoffer in 1443. The original currently rests in the holdings of Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, NY.

Provenance

Contents

These contents are from the 1443 edition, from which it was copied.

Folio Section
2r - 4v Longsword, by Hans Talhoffer
5r - 17r Onomatomantia, by Johannes Hartlieb
18r - 20v Bloßfechten, by Johannes Liechtenauer
21av - 23r Roßfechten, by Johannes Liechtenauer
24v - 48r Longshield, by Hans Talhoffer
48v Kampffechten, by Johannes Liechtenauer
49r - 72r Armored fencing, by Hans Talhoffer
72v - 76v Poleaxe, by Hans Talhoffer
81r - 101v Dagger, by Hans Talhoffer
109v - 114v Wrestling, by Ott Jud
116v - 132v Wrestling, by Hans Talhoffer
141r - 148v Anonymous war book

Gallery

Additional Resources

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