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The Sword in Anglo-Saxon England: Its Archaeology and Literature
by Hilda Ellis Davidson

This book is an invaluable exploration of the significance of the sword as symbol and weapon in the Anglo-Saxon world, using archaeological and literary evidence. ...

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—Updated Feb 12, 2010



Swords of the Viking Age
by Ian Peirce, Ewart Oakeshott

This new work fills a gap in the literature in English on the swords made and used in northern Europe during the Viking age, between the mid eighth and the mid ...

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Beowulf: An Updated Verse Translation (Perennial Classics)
by Frederick Rebsamen

The acclaimed verse translation of the timeless epic tale of bravery and battle--the enduring saga of the hero Beowulf and the monster Grendel--the first true ...




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Have had this edition for many years, i have really enjoyed it.
—Updated Feb 12, 2010



Lean Times in Lankhmar (Lankhmar Series , Vol. 2 - Swords in the Mist and Swords Against Wizardry)
by Fritz Leiber

Readers will travel with the giant barbarian Fafhrd and his diminutive ally the Gray Mouser as they travel the mysterious, exotic world of Nehwon in search of ...


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Love these two rogues.
—Updated May 15, 2009



Legends of the Samurai
by Hiroaki Sato

Over the decades the reputation of the samurai has grown to mythical proportions, owing to such films as Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai and Yojimbo as well as works ...


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—Updated May 15, 2009



Secrets of the Samurai: A Survey of the Martial Arts of Feudal Japan
by Oscar Ratti, Adele Westbrook

History. Secrets of the Samurai is a definitive study of the martial arts of feudal Japan, illustrating in detail the weapons, techniques, strategies, and ...

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A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance: Portrait of an Age
by William Manchester

From tales of chivalrous knights to the barbarity of trial by ordeal, no era has been a greater source of awe, horror, and wonder than the Middle Ages. In ...

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Medieval Art of Sword & Shield: The Combat System of Royal Armouries MS I.33
by Paul Wagner, Stephen Hand

Royal Armouries MS I.33 Companion Deciphering the martial techniques in RA MS I.33 can be difficult. Paul Wagner & Stephen Hand of the Stoccata School of Defence, ...

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Wagner and Hand have done a great treatise on the fundamentals of I.33 with this book. Very useful.
—Updated May 15, 2009



Medieval Military Costume: Europa Militaria Special No. 8 (Europa Militaria Special, 8)
by Gerry Embleton

Reenactors wearing carefully created costumes, photographed in authentic settings, provide a snapshot of spear men, archers, crossbow men, gunners, and knights from ...

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Great info and pics!
—Updated May 15, 2009



Arms & Armor of the Medieval Knight: An Illustrated History of Weaponry in the Middle Ages
by David Edge, John Miles Paddock

More than two hundred illustrations trace the development of medieval arms from their crude beginnings to the beautiful ceremonial armor of the Renaissance

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Great book with lots of great photos of some unique weapons and good basic information on arms and armor up to the 16th century.
—Updated May 15, 2009



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