Fiore Furlano de Cividale d’Austria, delli Liberi da Premariacco (Fiore dei Liberi, Fiore Furlano, His Flower of Battle (Fior di Battaglia, Flos Duellatorum) is among the oldest .. This manuscript is typically referred to as the ‘Getty version’. Flos Duellatorum by Fiore Dei Liberi Transcription. Uploaded by. morefaya Flos Getty Beta. Uploaded by. Alexandre Zulato. Hand-Book of the Manly. Digital images of Ms. Ludwig XV 13 courtesy of the Getty Museum’s Open Content Program Battaglia, Florius de Arte Luctandi, and Flos Duellatorum). The.

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The war continued until a new Patriarch was appointed in and a peace settlement was reached, but it’s unclear if Fiore remained involved for the duration. From the Morgan’s version referring to the “3 players” illustrated in Figure And it often moves from guard to guard to deceive the companion and to give grand thrusts and knows how to flod them and exchange them.

Fiore dei Liberi

Historical Fencing Dot Org. File upload Batch upload. Enhanced interpretations, the application of the techniques described into practice and the validation of those techniques through their employment in fighting engagements will continue to enhance our understanding of this most detailed of martial art treatises.

You have wicked desires and of this art know little, you especially do things that have flis place in words, come one by one who knows how to do it and even if you were one hundred I will ruin you all because of this guard that is therefore good and strong. Axe in armor by Fiore de’i Liberi.

Ludwig XV 13 is: Four illuminated manuscript copies xuellatorum this treatise survive, and there are yetty of at least two others whose current locations are unknown.

As you will see in my plays that follow here after. Two versions of Fiore’s manuscript re-surfaced in private collections in Venice.


The general thinking as to why the Morgan’s is so much shorter than the other two, was that it was probable duellatodum the manuscript was not completed due to lack of funds or events which precluded its completion. This manuscript is typically referred to as the ‘Pierpont Morgan version’ or simply the ‘Morgan’.

This manuscript is often referred to as the Getty.

You have bad desires and of this art you know little. The four versions are:. Inscribed front flyleaf, recto, upper outside corner, in pencil, “Payne”; center of page, Phillipps stencil, with the number “”. The currently understood and generally accepted provenance for the Getty version is: This manuscript is generally referred to as either the Florius or the Paris.

The translation for the text accompanying the Duelllatorum posta de fenestra in the table above is: Sword in armor by Fiore de’i Liberi. A more detailed examination of the presentation of the First Remedy Master of the first play of abrazare follows.

Fior di Battaglia (MS Ludwig XV 13)

Fiore Furlano de’i Liberi. Interestingly, there is no mention of the Marquis de Ferrera in the Morgan’s prologue, in fact, there is no mention of anyone who may be interepreted as being Fiore’s Patron.

Each section begins with a group of Masters or Teachersfigures in golden crowns who each demonstrate a particular guard for use with their weapon.

Cvet as a gift by an official of the village of Premariacco, Friuli, Italy inand high-resolution digital images of the Getty’s version purchased and acquired from the J. Contributors Editors Forum Global map Hroarr. Perhaps other projects took precedence and the Morgan’s version was left as an incomplete manuscript.

Notizie delle udellatorum ed opere scritte da’ letterati del Friulip. After the scholars there is typically duellaatorum master called “Contrario” counterwearing both crown and garter, who demonstrates how to counter the master’s remedy and those of his scholarswho is likewise sometimes followed by his own scholars in garters. Unlike Fiore’s other works, this manuscript is written entirely in Dulelatorum its descriptions are cast in couplets and quatrains similar to the Pisani Dossi Ms.

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The language has some differences, and may be attributed to differences in the “dialect”, hence the slight differences in the language.

In the Pisani-Dossi prologue, in the ” alter prologus ” section of the prologue, the phrase ” Lively illustrations of charging floa and armored knights accompany duellztorum text. Sword in two hands by Fiore de’i Liberi. MS Ludwig XV 13 is written on parchment in a pasteboard leather binding in a neat humanist script; the illustrations are inked sketches with gold leafing on the crowns and garters. Presumably, he died sometime between and In rare cases, a fourth type of master appears called “Contra-Contrario” counter-counterwho likewise wears the crown and garter and demonstrates how to defeat the master’s counter.

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It can be argued that such a personal detail would hardly succumb to such an obvious error, and therefore, one can postulate that the Pisani-Dossi version was composed approximately 5 to 10 years after the completion of flo Getty’s and Morgan’s versions, meaning the Getty’s and the Duelltorum versions were written sometime after the turn of the 14 th century.

Views Read Edit View history. The couplet can easily be translated into physical reality by a student of the art. Getty – extracted from folio 20 depicts the same scenario and technique as found in the Morgan’s version.