Johannes Bengedans' bossemester - og krigsbog om KRIGSKUNST OG KANONER / Das Buchsenmeister - und Kriegsbuch des Johannes Bengedans.

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Place Published: Aarhus
Publisher: Aarhus Universitetsforlag
Date Published:
Edition: First edition
Condition: As-new
ISBN: 978-8779-34162-3
Book Id: 21641


2 volumes, folio, pictorial boards, 287; 149 pp., full-color reproductions of the original circa-1450 manuscript throughout.


Text in Danish and German (ms text is German) with English-language introduction at end of second volume. First publication of this medieval manuscript from the University of Copenhagen's Arnamagnaean Collection (AM 374 fol). Johannes Bengedans was a German master of artillery in the employ of "The Teutonic Order." His fully-illustrated autograph manuscript "Book on Artillery and the Art of War" contained the summation of his knowledge and skills.

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