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Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Backsword

Also Mortuary sword or German Reitschwert. Has only one cutting edge (therefore its name). The non-cutting edge is thicker, creating a wedge-like shape. This shape supposedly increases cutting capacity.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Angon
Frankish and Anglo-Saxon throwing spear. Has a long (6 ft) thin iron neck with a barbed head. Almost indentical to the Roman…
Coif
Hood of fabric or mail worn under a helmet. By the twelfth century it often incor­porated a ventail.
Skeggox
Anglo-Saxon single-handed axe, used in hand-to-hand combat and also as a missile.
Xiphos
Bronze sword with a tanged metal blade fitted into a plain wooden hilt.
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