Arms Armor Of The Medieval Knight

Author: David Edge
Editor: Crescent
ISBN: 9780517103197
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More than two hundred illustrations trace the development of medieval arms from their crude beginnings to the beautiful ceremonial armor of the Renaissance

Arms And Armour In The Medieval Teutonic Order S State In Prussia

Author: Andrzej Nowakowski
Editor: Akanthina
ISBN:
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A detailed study of the arms and armour of Teutonic troops in Medieval Prussia. A discussion of the sources is followed by a weapon by weapon account of defensive arms (helmet armour and shield) and offensive arms (sword, side arm, staff weapons, butt weapons, shooting weapons, hand firearm and knightly belt). There is also a discussion of horse armour and harness.

European Weapons And Armour

Author: Ewart Oakeshott
Editor: Boydell Press
ISBN: 184383720X
Size: 15,72 MB
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The story of arms in Western Europe from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution.

Arms And Armour Of The Medieval Joust

Author: Tobias Capwell
Editor: Arms and Armour Series
ISBN: 9780948092831
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Jousting is the most iconic form of mounted combat. For more than five hundred years, the sport itself, and the chivalric culture that surrounded it, took on almost mythical qualities. Here, Tobias Capwell explains the glitz and glamour of a sport that attracted enormous popular audiences throughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Though he deals almost exclusively with weapons and warriors, Capwell tells a story not of war and destruction, but of pageantry and valor. This is the story of the armor of peace.

Arms And Armour Of Late Medieval Europe

Author: Robert C. Woosnam-Savage
Editor: Arms and Armour Series
ISBN: 9780948092770
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The idea of late medieval arms and armour often conjures up images of lumbering warriors, clad in heavy plate armour, hacking away at with each other with enormous weapons - depictions perpetuated in both bad literature and bad movies. In this book, internationally-renowned edged weapons expert Robert Woosnam-Savage describes the brutal reality of personal protection and attack in the so-called age of chivalry'. From Bannockburn to Bosworth, Poitiers to Pavia, this book is an indispensable introduction to an iconic era.

Medieval Weapons

Author: Kelly DeVries
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851095268
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This fascinating reference covers the weapons and armor used by warriors from the 4th to the 15th century and discusses how and why they changed over time. * Narrative chapters follow the development of medieval weapons and armor in four periods: early medieval (376–750), Carolingian (750–1050), the Crusades (1050–1300), and late medieval (1300–1550) * The chronological reference section features vivid illustrations of representative swords, bows, cudgels, shields, and increasingly more sophisticated armor

Medieval Costume Armour And Weapons

Author: Eduard Wagner
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486320251
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Over 400 illustrations in this superb pictorial archive trace the evolution of clothing styles, armor, and weapons during the medieval period in Central Europe. Unsurpassed in its comprehensiveness and variety, the volume draws upon a wealth of authentic primary sources, including written accounts, contemporary paintings and sculpture, and the remains of textiles and other relics. A profusion of apparel and weaponry are depicted, ranging from the simple tunics and robes of peasants, blacksmiths, gardeners, shoemakers, fishermen, and other common laborers to the fur-lined cloaks and brocaded garments of the aristocracy. Tools and utensils used by peasants as well as the battle equipment and armor of warriors are also pictured and described, with special emphasis on how these weapons were handled, carried, and used in combat. Accompanied by a scrupulously researched and well-documented text, these royalty-free illustrations not only offer general readers an intriguing and authentic insight into a past age but also provide artists, historians, students of weaponry, and theater and film professionals with a highly accurate source of reference material.

Early Medieval Islamic Arms And Armour

Author: David Nicolle
Editor:
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Medieval Arms And Armor

Author: J. H. von Hefner-Alteneck
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486155897
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DIVRichly detailed images of authentic shields, swords, crossbows, helmets, and ornate suits of body armor for knights and their steeds. Descriptive notes. 100 black-and-white illustrations. /div

Indian And Oriental Arms And Armour

Author: Earl Wilbraham Egerton Egerton
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486422299
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Long a vital sourcebook of information on the military history of India, this excellently illustrated volume provides factual accounts of events ranging from the earliest invasions of the subcontinent in 200 b.c. to the First Burmese War in 1824. A shorter section of the book includes detailed information on Arabian and Persian arms and Japanese armor. Illustrations and notes describe helmets, daggers, sabers, maces, blowpipes, and other weapons--all grouped according to geographical areas. A comprehensive reference for enthusiasts of arms, armor, and military history. New Introduction. 350 halftones and line illustrations.