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De la Palestra (alfa.T.7.25)

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De la Palestra
alfa.T.7.25, Biblioteca Estense
Modena, Italy

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Type Wrestling manual
Date after 1492
Language(s) Italian
Author(s) Pedro Monte
Scribe(s) Unknown
Material Paper, in a red leather cover
Size 37 folia (138 mm × 187 mm)
Script Humanist
Exemplar(s) De Dignoscendis Hominibus (1492)
External data Library catalog entry
Treatise scans Digital scans (3000x4500)

De la Palestra ("On Wrestling", alfa.T.7.25) is an Italian translation of a small portion of De Dignoscendis Hominibus, a wrestling manual written by Pedro Monte in 1492. It currently rests in the holdings of the Biblioteca Estense in Modena, Italy. The translator of this text is anonymous, but neither did he credit the work to Monte.




Additional Resources

  • Carlo Bascetta. Sport E Giuochi: Trattati E Scritti Dal XV Al XVIII Secolo. Milan: Il Polifilo, 1978. ISBN 978-8870501223


Copyright and License Summary

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

Work Author(s) Source License
Images Biblioteca estense universitaria
Transcription Index:De la Palestra (alfa.T.7.25)