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.

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Buckler
Small and round hand- shield (9 – 18 inches in diameter) with a single handle or two enarmes. Has long spikes or hooks on its front,…
Pike
Long spear with a small steel head, carried by infantrymen. Metal strips (cheeks) were riveted down the shaft from the point, to reinforce…
Akinakes
The Akinakes was a characteristic Persian sidearm. It was short in length but could be used for both cut and thrust. It is of Scythian origin,…
Gamboised
A padded defense made of linen, flax or other fabric, sometimes reinforced and studded. Gamboised cuisses were often worn as an early addition to…
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