After a long and excited waiting, Kevin Maurer has finally managed to deliver a great gift on the last day of the year; a complete translation of Meyer’s von Solms treatise, dated to ca 1560. Kevin has been working on this and lots of other great research for many, many years and I am personally most grateful for his generosity and hard work here. So, a deep and heartfelt thank you to Kevin and the MFFG from us here.

This is another important piece in understanding Meyer and his teachings and I encourage everyone with even a slight interest in Meyer to read it. It is well worth it.

You can find the translation here: Meyer 1560 – MFFG Research site

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And here: MS A.4°.2 – English Translation (on Hroarr) 

And you can read more about the provenance of the treatise here: The history of Joachim Meyer’s fencing treatise to Otto von Solms.

The original treatise can be found here MS A.4°.2