Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Pilum

Roman throwing spear. Has a small, leaf-shaped head on a long and thin iron part attached to a wooden shaft. Effective vs. shields when it digs into it and draws it down.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Boss
Also umbo. The round shaped piece of metal at the center of a shield. Protects the hand.
Coif
Hood of fabric or mail worn under a helmet. By the twelfth century it often incor­porated a ventail.
Morning star
Also called morgenstern. A form of spiked club , popular in the early sixteenth century.
Eccat
Sword with a deer horn hilt and no guard.
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