The Sword in Medieval Times
Sword in Medieval Times
By Devon Findley
*Swords in Medieval times (500-1500 AD)
were Celtic in origin
*Bronze Swords can be traced as far back as 1500 BC
of Medieval Times
, Sword length = 1 meter
*Beginning of Medieval Times, Swords were designed for sliceing.
*Beginning of Medieval Times,
they were thin
, sharp, and had rounded tips.
*W/ improvements in armor, design changed for thrusting.
*Thrusting = try to pentetrate armor.
*Most Knights used swords.
*Steel in sword = iron w/ carbon
*Swords originally were 1 handed
*Most popular sword =
*Longsword is a 1½ Sword = 1 or 2 handed sword
*Longsword 2hnded =
VERY damaging blows
#Broadsword = Broad Blade (duh
#Broadsword = Double Edged
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