Johannes Liechtenauer was a 14th century German fencing master. The martial arts taught by Liechtenauer, especially the swordsmenship, dominate in. The Recital of the. Chivalric Art of Fencing of the. Grand Master Johannes Liechtenauer. With Commentary and Illustrations by. Master Sigmund ain Ringeck. Buy The Art and Science of Johannes Liechtenauer for sale in our UK Shop. Buy HEMA books, swords, shields, helmets, armour and clothing for re-enactment.

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That is because practice is better than art, your practice may very well be useful without art, but your art is useless without practice. Thus, it may be that the figures are a mnemonic that represent the initial stage of mounted fencing instruction, and that the full verse was learned only afterward.

In Saint George’s Name: Freelance Academy Press,p. You must be logged in to post a comment. S chneit ab die hertten, Von unnden johannees baiden geferten. With the empty hand learn two strokes against all weapons. The fourth section covers the glosses of the short sword in the largely the same fashion. Paulus Jlhannes Fechtbuch Cgm hohannes Retrieved from ” https: There are several places with this name.

Additionally, many sections of verse were expanded by the glossator, and those additional verses have been greyed out for clarity. D urchlauff las hangen Mit dein knopff greiff wiltu rangen Wer gegen dir sterckt durchlauff do mit merck. The liechtenuer is by Thomas Stoeppler, and the transcription by Dierk Hagedorn. D urchwechsell lerre von paiden seitten stich mit sere wer auff dich pint Durchwechsel in schir findt. Later masters in the tradition often wrote extensive glosses commentaries on this poem, using it to structure their own martial teachings.


The defense precedes all meetings, striking, or thrusting. Instead, he travelled across and visited many lands for the sake of this rightful and true art, as he wanted to study and know it. Be mindful to take and hold the messer.

The translation is by Christian Trosclair and the transcription by Dierk Hagedorn. Liechtneauer it was full of errors and had many omissions, I happily distributed this text to the members of my group since I found it more useful than anything else on the market.

Liechtenauer’s actual authorship of this material is however doubtful. The first section contains introductory materials: For further information, including transcription and translation notes, see the discussion page. Der unden renet und uberlaufft der wirt oben geschauwet, wann es glitzt oben, so setz ab dz will ich loben, dein arbait johannnes hart oder waich, und trukh dz zwifach.

Johannes Liechtenauer

The only account of his life was written by the anonymous author of the Nuremberg Ms. You are not currently logged in. Zucken T rit nahent in pinden das zucken gibt gut funde Zuck trift er lirchtenauer mer arbait erfinde das thut ime we Zuck allen treffen den maistern wiltu sy effen.

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Several masters from this list are known to have written fencing treatises, but about half remain completely unknown. In the translation, Branches A and B are folded together into a single entry. The third section is the longest and, for most readers, the most important.

The Recital of the Chivalric Art of Fencing of the Grand Master Johannes Liechtenauer

This is a general teaching of the long sword 9. List of manuscripts Hs. Wilt du anfassen, neben raiten nicht soltu lassen, das zum [lengck] Werr dir das remt [so] druck arm zu haubt, [d er ] grif oft selten beraubt. If you charge to the left, then fall to the sword pommel, jab under the eyes.

This gloss always includes the entire passage of the Recital and the entire commentary in separate blocks, so it johanes to be rearranged to match the other two. This is the Prologue 1.

Lere absetsen haw stich krum schnielgkeichen letzen wer auff dich sticht so lug das dein ortt [ ]riff liechtenaued den seinen bricht von baiden seitten briff alln mal wilstu schreitten. The Speaking Window Nuremberg Hausbuch MS a. All perks are delivered apart from the scan bundles, and the last two sets of scans should arrive soon to close that out.

Views Read View source View history. Johannes Liechtenauer Hans Lichtenauer, Lichtnawer was a German fencing master in the 14th or 15th century. Jagt man rechtens Halt ker vmb wart vechtens Mit armen vahen So mag dir kain schad nachen.