Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Guige

Strap which holds a shield up the shoulders or neck.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Bec de Faucon
Polearm with a large hammer head instead of an axe, and backed with a spike or curved fluke. Usually has a heavy steel…
Etching
A decorative process fre­quently applied to the surface of metals especially in Europe from about 1500 onwards; frequently used in conjunction…
Forte'
Also prime or fort. Special (Renaissance) term for the lower part of a blade. Does most of the parrying and has more…
Spatha
Long cavalry sword.
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