Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Volant-piece

An English term for the reinforcing brow-piece on a helmet such as the sallet.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Dagger
Knife in a sword-like form. Daggers came in many forms and in single or double-edged variations. Usually equipped with a pommel…
Etching
A decorative process fre­quently applied to the surface of metals especially in Europe from about 1500 onwards; frequently used in conjunction…
Edge
The sharp, cutting part of a blade. Swords are single or double-edged.
Gladius
The Legions patterned their short swords after those of the Spanish Celts. The historian, Polybius, says they were introduced into the army during…
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