Author: Ewart Oakeshott Publisher: Boydell Press ISBN: 9780851157153 Size: 53.90 MB Format: PDF View: 4529 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: 19.64 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 7321 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: 47.40 MB Format: PDF View: 6328 DownloadRead Online
The story of arms in Western Europe from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution.
Author: David Edge Publisher: Crescent ISBN: 9780517103197 Size: 80.65 MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: 7503 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: 60.63 MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: 2507 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: Kelly DeVries Publisher: ABC-CLIO ISBN: 1851095268 Size: 75.42 MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: 5321 DownloadRead Online
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 ...
Author: John Clements Publisher: ISBN: 9781581600049 Size: 78.70 MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: 7060 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.
Author: Mike Loades Publisher: Pen & Sword ISBN: 9781848841338 Size: 24.43 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 2212 DownloadRead Online
Author Mike Loades traces the history of the sword in war and the evolution of the private duel. The book takes certain surviving swords as landmarks on this journey of discovery.