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English Version: Fencing in the “Visible World” of Johann Amos Comenius

Not sure why, but we’ve been getting a ton of requests to provide English translations of our German-language contributions.

(What’s wrong with you people?)

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Fencing Master; Germany, c. 1835

The plates they are a'changing

The plates they are a'changing

 

 

 

The Fencing master in four languages…
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Fencing and Wrestling Practice; Germany, c. 1750

Fechtschule

Fechtschule

 

 

 

These woodcuts might have had didactic value when they were published…

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