Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Our unique Encyclopedia will provide you with comprehensive guidance to the terminology of historical weapons, armour, battlefield equipment and warfare in general. The Encyclopedia has been compiled by experts with both theoretical knowledge and hands-on weapon-making experience, gathered over many years. You are welcome to browse our website for their excellent products, available for immediate on-line purchase. Your armourlonline.com Team Further information, queries and ideas: info@armouronline.com


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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Byrnie
Mail shirt with elbow-length sleeves, ends in the middle of the beholder’s thighs.
Cut-and-Thrust Sword
Quite thin, tapered sword with compound hilts suitable for fingered grip.
Kama
Sickle consisting of a tanged steel head fitted into a wooden handle; fighting style often utilizes two kamas, one in each hand.
Nagan
Sword with a serrated edge; hilt is padded and fitted with a spiked pommel. 
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