Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Backsword
Also Mortuary sword or German Reitschwert. Has only one cutting edge (therefore its name). The non-cutting edge is…
Court-sword
See Small-Sword.
Falling buffe
Hinged, face part of a helmet. Can be secured by a leather strap and has flexible lames so it can be lowered for better…
Dolabra
Axe-like tool/weapon used by legionnaires; socketed head attached to a wooden handle.
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