Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Greave

Also called schynbald or jamber. Plate defence for the leg from knee to ankle, initially pro­tecting only the front, but later the whole lower leg. Constructed of two plates hinged together and shaped to the contours of the mus­cle. Schynbald and jamber are used in connection with the earlier type.

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Jupon
Short, fitted overcoat made of several thick fabric layers and a final layer which was usually from silk or velvet. Has an embroided coat of arms of…
Pommel nut
Also pommel bolt or tang nut. Capstan rivet sometimes included in pommels.
Slaughtersword
See Two-handed sword.
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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