Author: Ewart Oakeshott Publisher: Boydell Press ISBN: 9780851157153 Size: 28.85 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 1519 DownloadRead Online
A comprehensive history and typology of the European knightly sword from c.1050 to c.1550, that draws on evidence from literature and art as well as from archaeology.
Author: Ian G. Peirce Publisher: Boydell Press ISBN: 1843830892 Size: 77.60 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 497 DownloadRead Online
Representative examples of swords from 8th-11th century, fully described and illustrated, with general overview.
Author: Ewart Oakeshott Publisher: Boydell Press ISBN: 184383720X Size: 27.88 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: 7736 DownloadRead Online
The story of arms in Western Europe from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution.
Author: Publisher: ISBN: 9780802312990 Size: 71.91 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: 4753 DownloadRead Online
That the average medieval warrior became a full-fledged fighter by the time he was fifteen years old? Or that armor made by a master could, by modern standards, cost the price of a Rolls Royce?
Author: Michael 'Tinker' Pearce Publisher: Lulu.com ISBN: 1430328010 Size: 44.98 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi View: 3626 DownloadRead Online
The first book of it's kind to examine the place of the Medieval sword in the modern world.
Author: David Edge Publisher: Crescent ISBN: 9780517103197 Size: 54.47 MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: 3956 DownloadRead Online
More than two hundred illustrations trace the development of medieval arms from their crude beginnings to the beautiful ceremonial armor of the Renaissance
Author: Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd ISBN: 9780851157160 Size: 43.42 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 316 DownloadRead Online
To read Beowolf is to be immediately aware of the aura of magical power the poet vested in the sword, and Hilda Ellis Davidson's other concern in this book is to look at literary sources for what they reveal of the quality of a good sword ...
Author: John Clements Publisher: ISBN: 9781581600049 Size: 55.78 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: 2266 DownloadRead Online
From the author of Renaissance Swordsmanship comes the most comprehensive and historically accurate view ever of the lost fighting arts of Medieval knights, warriors and men-at-arms.