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Sword Types

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Types of swords

art-of-swords: “ Different types of Swords Sword blade from Mycene Persian Egyptian - Leaf-shaped sword (Broze Age) Hilt of a Bronze Age sword Greek Ancient Irish wooden.

Maces, morningstars, axe heads

Maces, morningstars, axe heads and polearm ends used by the various human kingdoms


Another progression chart of medieval swords. If you want more cool information, look at some of my other progression charts under "Medieval Weapon Techniques".

Rapier early 17th century

1570 dress sword Length overall 46 in. width 11 in. ( cm) Length of blade 39 in. width of blade 1 in. thickness of blade 0 in. ( 1616 gm) Hardness of blade

A late Medieval Knightly sword from the end of the Hundred Years' War, circa 1450. In excavated condition, with short blade sharply tapering from a broad base, of flattened diamond section and struck with a mark on both sides at the forte, faceted crosspiece tapering from a broad centre and the tips abruptly downturned, large wheel pommel with recessed centre, facetted tang button, and later grip . L. overall: 88 cm - L. blade: 71 cm - W.: 17 cm. Https://

A late Medieval Knightly sword from the end of the Hundred Years' War, circa…

Undine, Oil On Canvas by John William Waterhouse (1849-1917, Italy)

Undine: 1872 by John William Waterhouse (Unknown Owner/Private Collection - Location Unknown) Pre-Raphaelite