I'm hoping someone on here can help me with a translation to let me know if I have it correct. This text comes from folio 15v of the Glasgow Fechtbuch:
"So vinst du an im schieÃŸ die plos"
Which I translate as:
"Thus you gain the opening at which to shoot [thrust]."
The original transcription I used suggested that the word "schieÃŸ" was actually "schier," however, I think that's a bit of scribal sloppiness because schieÃŸ makes more sense contextually to me. The original plate can be seen here:
http://www.marylandkdf.com/wiki/File:E. ... 41_15v.jpg
Thank you for your help.
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- Hugh Knight
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