Objections and Admonishments on the Subject of Fencing By Jacopo Monesi (1640)

In 1640 Jacopo Monesi, a prominent master in his native Florence, published a short tract outlining his fencing philosophy: Opposizioni et avvertimenti sopra la scherma. Only a handful of copies are known to survive, two in the Biblioteca nazionale centrale in Florence, and one in the Biblioteca sportiva nazionale in Rome. Although almost forgotten today, … Continue reading Objections and Admonishments on the Subject of Fencing By Jacopo Monesi (1640)