Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Pilum

Roman throwing spear. Has a small, leaf-shaped head on a long and thin iron part attached to a wooden shaft. Effective vs. shields when it digs into it and draws it down.

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…
Crest
A heraldic recognitive device fixed to the top of the great helm, introduced in the second half of the thirteenth and in wide use by the…
Cronel
See Coronel.
Ancus
Indian elephant goad; vary greatly in size from about 40 to 120 centimeters in length; shorter ones were used by riders, while the longer versions…
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