Author: Ewart Oakeshott Publisher: Boydell Press ISBN: 9780851157153 Size: 65.92 MB Format: PDF, Docs View: 1388 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: Ian G. Peirce Publisher: Boydell Press ISBN: 1843830892 Size: 72.50 MB Format: PDF, ePub View: 268 DownloadRead Online
Representative examples of swords from 8th-11th century, fully described and illustrated, with general overview.
Author: Ewart Oakeshott Publisher: Boydell Press ISBN: 184383720X Size: 32.26 MB Format: PDF, ePub View: 111 DownloadRead Online
The story of arms in Western Europe from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution.
Author: Publisher: ISBN: 9780802312990 Size: 58.84 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 7006 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: David Edge Publisher: Crescent ISBN: 9780517103197 Size: 72.62 MB Format: PDF View: 411 DownloadRead Online
More than two hundred illustrations trace the development of medieval arms from their crude beginnings to the beautiful ceremonial armor of the Renaissance
Author: Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd ISBN: 9780851157160 Size: 57.34 MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: 4874 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 ...
Author: John Clements Publisher: ISBN: 9781581600049 Size: 49.84 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 3108 DownloadRead Online
From the author of Renaissance Swordsmanship comes the most comprehensive and historically accurate view ever of the lost fighting arts of Medieval knights, warriors and men-at-arms.
Author: Kelly DeVries Publisher: ABC-CLIO ISBN: 1851095268 Size: 18.92 MB Format: PDF View: 6729 DownloadRead Online
This fascinating reference covers the weapons and armor used by warriors from the 4th to the 15th century and discusses how and why they changed over time. * Narrative chapters follow the development of medieval weapons and armor in four ...