Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Falcata

Forward-curving single-edged sword.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

From Encyclopedia

Buckler
Small and round hand- shield (9 – 18 inches in diameter) with a single handle or two enarmes. Has long spikes or hooks on its front,…
Ballock dagger
Also kidney dagger. Has a double-egded blade with a fuller in its center. Hilt made of wood, horn or sometimes ivory. Has two kidney shaped…
Greave
Also called schynbald or jamber. Plate defence for the leg from knee to ankle, initially pro­tecting only the front, but…
Tang
The continuing, hidden part of a blade inside a handle. May be of a different temper than the blade. Sword may have full or…
More

SSL Certificate Authority
SSL Certificate Authority