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Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Schiavona

Special form of a cut & thrust sword with a cage- hilt and distinctive cat-head-like pommel. Mostly single-edged back-swords but also wide or narrow with a double-edged blade. Has a ricasso for the fingering grip or thumb-rings.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Backplate
Plate armour defence for the back.
Compound-Hilt & Complex-Guard
Term for the many forms of hilts in Renaissance and on some late-Medieval swords. Ususally consist of finger-rings,…
Studded and Splinted Armor
Heavy fabric or leather with the filling of rigid materials riveted in plates or strips.
Targe
Small, more flat wooden shield covered with leather or metal-trimmed, later all- steel.
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