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Date postedMay 3, 2012
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Categoriesrapier, dagger, unarmoured combat, german, 1600, sidesword, pdf, Köppe Joachim, Fabris Salvator
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Author: Joachim Köppen (Koppe, Koeppen, Koppen)
Date: 1619

Description: Koppen was a Phil. and Med. Doctor in Magdeburg who wrote this treatise after having been taught to fence at the University of Wittenberg by a certain Heinrich Beler(n) von Bautzen. His treatise was first published in 1619, and this copy in 1625. Finally a late copy was printed in 1880. His treatise is also inspired by Italian fencing master Salvator Fabris.

Furthermore, there are notes from 1630-35 about a Fähnrich and Capitain Joachim Köppen in Swedish service fighting against the Catholics. If this is the same person is at this stage still unclear.

Located: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek