Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Forte'

Also prime or fort. Special (Renaissance) term for the lower part of a blade. Does most of the parrying and has more strength and control.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

From Encyclopedia

Estoc
Called tuck in English. Long, pointed and rigid longsword with a triangular or square blade, which was quite blunt.…
Main-gauche
Left-handed, parrying dagger used along with a rapier.
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…
War axe
The term war axe is not a particular weapon but rather descriptive of an axe designed specifically for use in combat. War axes were generally…
More

SSL Certificate Authority
SSL Certificate Authority