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Swords of the Viking Age
by Ian Peirce

This new work fills a vacuum in English language studies of the swords made and used in northern Europe during the Viking Age, from the mid-eighth through to the ...

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The Sword in the Age of Chivalry
by Ewart Oakeshott

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. ...

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Sword in Hand: A History of the Medieval Sword
by Ewart Oakeshott

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Records of the Medieval Sword
by Ewart Oakeshott

Forty years of intensive research into the specialised subject of the straight two-edged knightly sword of the European middle ages are contained in this classic ...

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A Knight in Battle
by R. Eward Oakeshott

Explore a fascinating dimension of medieval life in this engaging account of knights and their horses. Oakeshott reveals how war tactics changed because of the ...

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A Knight and His Weapons
by Ewart Oakeshott

Take an engaging journey back in time, when battles were fought with swords, lances, maces, and an array of well-crafted devices that could be elegant and ornate, ...

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A Knight and His Armor
by Ewart Oakeshott

This is another in the famous Knight series by the renowned medieval historian Ewart Oakeshott. Explore another fascinating dimension of medieval warfare in this ...

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The Book of the Sword: With 293 Illustrations (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor)
by Sir Richard F. Burton

Eloquent, exceptionally erudite history of the "Queen of Weapons." Traces sword's origin — from prehistory to its full growth during early Roman Empire. ...

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The Archaeology of Weapons: Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of Chivalry (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor)
by R. Ewart Oakeshott

Premodern weapons of war receive a tremendously detailed and thorough accounting in this volume — the work of a noted authority on medieval arms in Europe. ...

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