The official Catalog of German-language Illustrated Manuscripts of the Middle Ages, Vol. 38:, lists all known German Fencing and Wrestling Books on just 144 pages.
We’re ridiculously proud that 2 of those pages are dedicated to a fragment closely associated with the American HEMA movement…
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A passing reference in a German paper could indicate another fencing-related manuscript languishing in Berlin… Continue reading