Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Gisarme

Solid and bulky, ornamental spear-like polearm.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Angon
Frankish and Anglo-Saxon throwing spear. Has a long (6 ft) thin iron neck with a barbed head. Almost indentical to the Roman…
Elbow gauntlet
The cuff of this gauntlet reaches the elbow, replac­ing both the lower cannon of the vambrace and the couter.
Morion
Form of a helmet with a distinctively curved brim and a high crest.
Tang
The continuing, hidden part of a blade inside a handle. May be of a different temper than the blade. Sword may have full or…
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