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The Sword in the Age of Chivalry
The Sword in the Age of Chivalry
by Ewart Oakeshott

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Product Description:

The resplendent image of the medieval knight is symbolised by his sword, a lethal weapon on the battlefield and a badge of chivalry in that complex social code. Ewart Oakeshott draws on his extensive research to recount the history of the sword from the knightly successors of the Viking weapon to the emergence of the Renaissance sword - roughly from 1050 to 1550. Evidence for dating is adduced from literature and art as well as from archaeology, and a detailed chronological typology of swords is developed, based on entire swords, pommel-forms, cross-guards, and the grip and scabbard. With clear illustrations and invaluable photographic plates The Sword in the Age of Chivalry offers first-class reference material for all weapons enthusiasts. The late EWART OAKESHOTT was an authority on the arms and armour of medieval Europe. His other books include Records of the Medieval Sword and The Archaeology of Weapons.



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Product Details/Specifications:
Author: Ewart Oakeshott
Publisher: Boydell Press

Manufacturer: Boydell Press
EAN: 9780851157153
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 0851157157
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 204
Publication date: 1994-02
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)
Brand: Boydell Pr






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