Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Xiphos

Bronze sword with a tanged metal blade fitted into a plain wooden hilt.

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Langet
Metal strips attached to the the shaft of a polearm to reinforce the torque of its head, and to protect the joint connecting the head and…
Pike
Long spear with a small steel head, carried by infantrymen. Metal strips (cheeks) were riveted down the shaft from the point, to reinforce…
Plackart
Part of armor. Covers the wearer's lower rib and stomach area. Attached with straps which allows better flexibility.
Epaule de mouton
Steel defense for the complete arm; developed during the 15th and 16th centuries; used exclusively in jousts.
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