- Arming sword
- Also short sword. Single-handed weapon which looks like a simple longsword. Attached to the a knight’s belt.
- Fabric covering for the groin, latterly padded. Its counterpart in armour could be either of mail or, more usually, of plate.
- Axe-like tool/weapon used by legionnaires; socketed head attached to a wooden handle.
- 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…