The Sword In The Age Of Chivalry

Author: Ewart Oakeshott
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 9780851157153
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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.

European Weapons And Armour

Author: Ewart Oakeshott
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 184383720X
Size: 11.65 MB
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The story of arms in Western Europe from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution.

Swords Of The Viking Age

Author: Ian G. Peirce
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 1843830892
Size: 22.70 MB
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Representative examples of swords from 8th-11th century, fully described and illustrated, with general overview.

A Knight And His Weapons

ISBN: 9780802312990
Size: 70.57 MB
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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?

Medieval Arms And Armor

Author: J. H. von Hefner-Alteneck
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486155897
Size: 71.76 MB
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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

Cutting With The Medieval Sword

Author: Michael Edelson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781979910972
Size: 76.51 MB
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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.

The Sword In Anglo Saxon England

Author: Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 9780851157160
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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 ...