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2,500 Years of European Helmets: 800 B.C.-1700 A.D
by Howard M. Curtis

The book is an illustrated guide to European helmets from the Dark Ages through the Renaissance. There are upward of 100 helmets within. Each helmet gets it's own page and captioning stating the relevant facts about it. This is the first book of it's sort published in English.

Average myArmoury rating:  (5 votes)

Edition: Hardcover

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This item is on 20 member reading lists:

Todd Hawkins :: Unrated
—Updated Jun 8, 2014

Harry Marinakis :: Unrated
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James Hixson :: Unrated
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Joel Scott :: Unrated
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John Apsega :: Unrated
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Scott Hrouda :: * RECOMMENDED *
I purchased a copy of this book sight unseen due to the reviews provided by Nathan Robinson, Chad Arnow and Russ Thomas on myArmoury. Suffice it to say, I was amazed by this pictorial history of helmets!

I will not repeat information included in earlier myArmoury ...
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—Updated Jun 2, 2010

Richard Schneider :: Unrated
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Hasan Icinmeot :: Unrated
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Wilf Lim :: Unrated
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Don Stanko :: Unrated * RECOMMENDED *
—Updated Jan 13, 2009

Russ Thomas ::
This a great book, especially for anyone who makes armour. 150 helmets are shown ,together with relevant details where known. Unfortunately it is a little difficult to obtain now , and therefore rather expensive. If you find it at a reasonable price, buy it. Otherwise you can buy a ...
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—Updated Apr 9, 2008 :: 2 of 2 members found this review helpful

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Chad Arnow :: * RECOMMENDED *
This is a fantastic pictorial reference for helmets, probably one of the top two out there. 150-160 helmets are pictured accompanied by 1-3 paragraphs of description for each. Some of the helms are ones frequently published elsewhere. A good number are ones I haven't run across or ...
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—Updated Apr 27, 2007 :: 4 of 4 members found this review helpful

Hugh Knight :: * RECOMMENDED *
—Updated Apr 19, 2007

László Töll :: Unrated
—Updated Sep 10, 2006

Nathan Robinson :: * RECOMMENDED *
This book covers about 150 helmets with accompanying text and photos. There are many pieces discussed here not commonly found in other books. The photos are often unique and at interesting viewing angles. Often, the descriptions are sparse or somewhat outdated compared to modern ...
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—Updated Jun 29, 2006 :: 8 of 8 members found this review helpful

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