Die Blume des Kampfes (Cod.5278) ~ Wiktenauer, the world's largest library of HEMA books and manuscripts ~☞ Insquequo omnes gratuiti fiant
The Codex 5278 is a German manuscript created some time after 1428, consisting of a war book and a fencing manual. The original currently rests in the holdings of the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek in Vienna, Austria. The text is a compilation work including both Konrad Kyeser's popular treatise on siege warfare Bellifortis ("Battle Strength") and the first entry in the group of manuscripts known as die Blume des Kampfes ("The Flower of Battle"). Die Blume des Kampfes may be based…
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An illustration from Nicolaes Petter, 1674, entitled "Klare Onderrichtinge der Voortreffelijcke Worstel-Konst"