Author: Ewart Oakeshott Publisher: Boydell Press ISBN: 9780851157153 Size: 43.55 MB Format: PDF View: 4948 DownloadRead Online
A comprehensive history and typology of the European knightly sword from c.1050 to c.1550, that draws on evidence from literature and art as well as from archaeology.
Author: Ewart Oakeshott Publisher: Boydell Press ISBN: 184383720X Size: 11.65 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi View: 4388 DownloadRead Online
The story of arms in Western Europe from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution.
Author: Ian G. Peirce Publisher: Boydell Press ISBN: 1843830892 Size: 22.70 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: 6348 DownloadRead Online
Representative examples of swords from 8th-11th century, fully described and illustrated, with general overview.
Author: Publisher: ISBN: 9780802312990 Size: 70.57 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 2744 DownloadRead Online
That the average medieval warrior became a full-fledged fighter by the time he was fifteen years old? Or that armor made by a master could, by modern standards, cost the price of a Rolls Royce?
Author: J. H. von Hefner-Alteneck Publisher: Courier Corporation ISBN: 0486155897 Size: 71.76 MB Format: PDF, ePub View: 3504 DownloadRead Online
DIVRichly detailed images of authentic shields, swords, crossbows, helmets, and ornate suits of body armor for knights and their steeds. Descriptive notes. 100 black-and-white illustrations. /div
Author: Michael 'Tinker' Pearce Publisher: Lulu.com ISBN: 1430328010 Size: 61.33 MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: 7018 DownloadRead Online
The first book of it's kind to examine the place of the Medieval sword in the modern world.
Author: Michael Edelson Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform ISBN: 9781979910972 Size: 76.51 MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: 2716 DownloadRead Online
This book lays bare the principles of the use of the sword with unprecedented detail-principles that are universal across nearly all cultures and time periods, including our own.
Author: Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd ISBN: 9780851157160 Size: 45.89 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 2781 DownloadRead Online
To read Beowolf is to be immediately aware of the aura of magical power the poet vested in the sword, and Hilda Ellis Davidson's other concern in this book is to look at literary sources for what they reveal of the quality of a good sword ...