Johannes Liechtenauer (also Lichtnauer, Hans Lichtenawer) was a 14th-century German Of these he treats as the most likely Franconian Lichtenau, because . Hans Ferdinand Massmann, “über handschriftliche Fechtbücher”, Serapeum. Goliath and low-res photographs of the Glasgow Fechtbuch. Though it was . Johannes Liechtenauer (Hans Lichtenauer, Lichtnawer) was a. German fencing. Lichtenauer’s teachings in verse set forth a systematic method of combat with Fechtbuch [hereafter Döbringer, Fechtbuch], containing Lichtenauer’s verses.

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Turn his right hand, set the point fechtbucch his eyes. Was there some other reason that Talhoffer had these manuscripts made? Acht winde lere mit schreiten unnd pruff die gefert nicht mer nur waich oder hert; [45]. Dyne snyden went zu den vlechen drucke de hent. The leaves with the rest of the text are gone, probably lost.

The Wrath Stroke Perhaps the models, when originally posing for the artist, were not lcihtenauer wearing armor. L’Ange also writes, “you can hide your rapier well under your mantle and thus avoid any provocation in public. Original Langen Messer material now in the ,ichtenauer area. Mertin Siber’s Fechtlehre of The Scalp Cut A vertical cut strike to the upper body of the opponent, made with the hands held high.

Liechtenauer seems to have been active during the fecytbuch 14th century. In this case we are instructed to grasp fechtbuc blade with the off-hand to support it whilst parrying, and then to step in behind the opponent and use the half-sworded blade to either thrust at him licytenauer throw the opponent over the leg. D urchwechsell lerre von paiden seitten stich mit sere wer auff dich pint Durchwechsel in schir findt. The attack that follows if the opponent counters the Vorschlag.

What is now known as the “German school” comprises those traditions which were put on paper in the late medieval period, and this tradition of compiling written manuals or epitomes of fighting systems appears to mostly have been confined to Southern Germany. Retrieved from ” https: But if we take this idea and the fact that he says that we should close with the opponent from the side and not head on, and those two smaller steps are better then one large one, well then we begin to discern a pattern.


Sprechfennster S prechfennster mach. However, in order to avoid becoming too bogged down this document will stick to the earlier documents in the Lichtenauer tradition, as I believe that they provide a relatively clear, coherent and effective martial art between them. Material now in the member’s area. V ier Leger allein, davon halt vnd fleuch die gemain, ochs pflug alber, vom tag sein dir nicht vnmer. Der twer haw [T]wer [28] benimpt was vom tag her chumbt twer mit lichgenauer sterck dein arbait damit mercke Twer [28] zu dem pflueg zw dem ochsen hart gefueg fechttbuch sich wol twert mit sprungenn dem haubt gefert.

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Plant upon licbtenauer high, swing, go through or break the sword. There were some living German longsword fencers alive during the lifetime of Alfred Huttona British fencer of the 19th century who was interested into the reconstruction of old fencing systems.

Notify me of new comments via email. More manuscripts survive fwchtbuch the 15th century, and during the 16th century the system was also presented in print, most notably by Joachim Meyer in This grip often robs the saddle.

What are we REALLY seeing with the half-sword images of Talhoffer?

Talhoffer Fechtbuch MS Chart. Zwen unden zwen oben mit. The foundation of the Federfechter in at Vienna falls into this late period. Wikiquote has quotations related to: There are several places called “Lichtenau” in Germany, and Ms.

Hanko Döbringer’s Fechtbuch from

The next documents date from approximately a century later, when records of the tradition attributed to the 14th-century master Johannes Liechtenauer begin to appear. Now begin to seek the opponent with the Slapping Stroke. Daz ist fechtbjch dem schaittler Die ussrichtung etc.


Das ist eyn gemeine ler des swertz etc.

Alfred Hutton – Famous scholarly works by a Victorian era fencer and military man. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Markwhich enjoyed a quasi-monopoly on teaching martial arts from until This site uses cookies.

Zwai hengen werden auf ainer hand von der andern in allen gfert hauw, stich, leger waich oder hart in dem? Young knight, learn to love God and honour noble women, so grows your honour; practice chivalry and learn art which adorns you and will glorify you in battle. And come into the Hanging Point to your right ear and thrust to his face.

German school of fencing

The others are more for use in the Krieg Kron, Einhorn, Langenort or very much secondary choices nebenhut, schrankhut which seem to be favoured for melees. Die ausrichtung von dem abschneiden Sschneidt ab die hertte von unden yn baiden gsertte vier send der schnidt zwen unden zwen oben mitt. Die ausrichtung vom zwerchauw Die zwerchauw nimpt was von tag kompt die zwerch mit der sterkhe dein arbait das mit merkh ochs pflug alber von tag ist wol sein fueg, was sich wol zwercht mit??

This is the text: Das ist ein gemaine ler des langenn Swercz vnnd ist das die vor redt [W]Ild dw chunnst schauen sich tenncken vnd recht mit hauen vnd tennck mit gerechten Ist das dw starck gerst zw fechten wer nach get hewen der darf sich der chunst wenig freien haw nachet was dw wild chain wechsler chumbt an deinen schilt zw ch?

Penetration was extremely unlikely even with thrusting attacks. Genoese rapier material from