Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Arbalest

Also crossbow. Consists of a bow attached to an arched stick. Is powerful, low-trajectoried weapon. Fires a bolt (a shorter arrow).

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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'Maximilian' armour
A modern term applied to the style of early sixteenth century armour charac­terized by narrow, parallel fluting, popular during the…
Sword
Most common weapon in history. Looks like a big dagger. Consists of a blade and a hilt, which has many detailed parts. Blade is made of…
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.
Vervelles
Bronze, brass, or latten staples that attached to a bascinet to enable the leather cuff of an aventail to be secured to the helmet.
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