Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Pike
Long spear with a small steel head, carried by infantrymen. Metal strips (cheeks) were riveted down the shaft from the point, to reinforce…
Fist mace
Iron or steel mace shaped like a clenched fist.
Onager
Roman Ballista, so named after a wild ass because of the way it kicked back upon firing. It was most common in the armies in the mid 4th century…
Yeamberren
Wooden club with a large conical head
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