Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Quillions

Special (Renaissance) term for two straight or curved cross-guards (front and back). Called just cross or guard when on Medieval swords.

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Schiavona
Special form of a cut & thrust sword with a cage- hilt and distinctive cat-head-like pommel. Mostly single-edged …
Abbasi
Straight-bladed steel sword with a padded hilt; back of the blade was strengthened by supports; often highly decorated with gold inlay and gilt.
Gladius
The Legions patterned their short swords after those of the Spanish Celts. The historian, Polybius, says they were introduced into the army during…
Viretoni
Large crossbow bolt. Dalmatia, 14th century.
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