Category Archives: Medieval Weapons

The Battle Axe: A Cutting Companion

When reflecting on the Medieval period, the common image is of galloping horses, adventurous knights, and daring swordfights.  True, these were elements of the Middle Ages, but more than being exciting, it was an extremely violent time in history.  War … Continue reading

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The Medieval Shield: Weaponry Or Art?

For a knight or soldier during the Middle Ages, a shield not only offered solid protection from those brutal blows from their adversaries, but this piece also served as a weapon.  As part of their training, men practiced for hours … Continue reading

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A Pointed Game

In thinking about a weapon like a spear, it seems like so much fun to use.  Think of all those war scenes in movies where warriors go crazy and charge into battle aiming their spear all over the place.  While … Continue reading

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