Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Grip

The handle of a sword. Mostly made of wire, leather, wood, ivory, bone or horn. Also a method of holding a sword.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Arquebus
Also called Harquebus, Hackbut or Hagbush. A short gun used by infantry throughout the sixteenth and early seventeenth…
Gisarme
Solid and bulky, ornamental spear-like polearm.
Pike
Long spear with a small steel head, carried by infantrymen. Metal strips (cheeks) were riveted down the shaft from the point, to reinforce…
Rapier
Long, double- edged, single-handed sword with a thin blade. Designed to emphasize the thrust. Probably the first…
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