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Illustrated treatise on gunpowder and artillery; probably a copy of an early recension of Franz Helm's work Buch von den probierten Kü̈̈nsten that first appeared between 1527 and 1535. The title page includes language similar to that title and a date of 1562 (f. ii). The date is echoed in a note added at the end of the manuscript in another hand; this note also attributes the copying of the manuscript to Georg Ganser of Cham and suggests that it was translated from French into German (f. 265r).

Publication Date

8-26-2022

Keywords

Artillery -- Early works to 1800, Artillery, Explosives -- Early works to 1800, Military art and science -- Early works to 1800, Military art and science, Explosives, Codices, Paintings (visual works), Treatises, Manuscripts German, Manuscripts Renaissance

Disciplines

Military History | Renaissance Studies

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Link to sharable URL (not permanent): https://vceditor.library.upenn.edu/project/6286905bd3ef8000013c5fc1/viewOnly

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https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9948588323503681

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https://colenda.library.upenn.edu/phalt/iiif/2/81431-p3222r66r/manifest

Collation Model for Oversize LJS 254: [Buch von den probierten Künsten]

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