Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Tassets

Overlapping plates covering the joint of the haunch part in a full- armor.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Guige
Strap which holds a shield up the shoulders or neck.
Mail
Type of armor made from small metal rings. Is flexible but insufficient vs. thrusts (therefore usually worn with a tough padding…
Partisan
Special type of a polearm. Its blade is wide, long (2-2.5 ft) and sword-like and is also double- edged with lugs on its bottom.…
Hasta
The hasta was the Roman trusting spear. It was carried by the units called triarii in Republic times. Marius military reforms made the pilum the…
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