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Traite des armes (MS E.1939.65.360)

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Traite des armes
MS E.1939.65.360, Glasgow Museums
Glasgow, Scotland
(No scans available)
Type Fencing manual
Date ca. 1610s
Language(s) Middle French
Author(s) Pedro de Heredia
Illustrator(s) Unknown
Material Paper, with a leather cover
Size 105 folia
Format Double-sided

Traite des armes ("Treatise on Weapons", MS E.1939.65.360) is a Spanish fencing manual created by Pedro de Heredia in the early 1600s.[citation needed] The original currently rests in the R. L. Scott Collection of the Glasgow Museums in Glasgow, Scotland. Heredia's work is written in French and seems to describe a style combining elements of the Iberian esgrima antigua and the Bolognese fencing of Girolamo Cavalcabo.[citation needed] This is one of three manuscripts of Heredia's work, the other two being the MS E.1939.65.359 and the X.911.




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