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Reit und Turnierbuch (MS 23.279)
|Reit und Turnierbuch|
|MS 23.279, Metropolitan Museum of Art|
New York City, New York
|Place of origin||Innsbruck, Austria|
|Language(s)||Early New High German|
|Compiler||Jeremias Schemel von Augsburg|
|Scribe(s)||Friedrich Otto von Leber|
|Illustrator(s)||Friedrich Otto von Leber|
|Size||342 mm × 476 mm|
|External data||Museum catalog entry|
Reit und Turnierbuch ("Riding and Tournament Book"; MS 23.279) is an 1838 copy of a German fencing manual created in the 16th century by Jeremias Schemel von Augsburg. The original currently rests in the holdings of Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, NY. This manuscript consists of various treatises on riding and dressage, including a German translation of the treatise of Federico Grisone, as well as an extensive tournament book and Jörg Wilhalm's teachings on mounted and dismounted dueling. It was copied from the MS KK5247 in 1838 by Friedrich Otto von Leber.
The Met indicates that this manuscript is a partial copy of the KK5247, the contents of which are placed below. It is unclear at this time how much of the manuscript was included in this copy.
|1r - 57r||Treatises on dressage by Federico Grisone|
|57v - 83r||Tournament figures based on the work of Hans Burgkmair der Jüngere|
|83v - 110v||Armored fencing by Jörg Wilhalm|
|111r - 133r, 148v - 192r||Mounted fencing by Jörg Wilhalm|
|134v - 147r, 193v - 222r||Mounted fencing by Antonius Rast|
|223r - 340r||Treatise on tournaments|
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|Transcription||Index:Reit und Turnierbuch (MS 23.279)|