primus-pilus: “ http://the-8-elements.deviantart.com/art/Common-Sword-Types-290730689 ”

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art-of-swords: “ Different types of Swords 1. Sword blade from Mycene 2. Persian 3. Egyptian 4. - 5. Leaf-shaped sword (Broze Age) 6. Hilt of a Bronze Age sword 7. Greek 8. Ancient Irish wooden...

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This double-edged sword was found in the River Witham near Lincoln. It is an extremely well preserved example of the type of sword which was common from about 1300. Overall length: 960 mm Blade length: 815 mm Read more: http://sword-site.com/thread/273/oakeshott-type-medieval-sword-circa#ixzz3YmPZk0x5

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This is actually one of my favorite types of swords... The disk on the hilt acts as a counter weight making it very easy to swing and control...CW

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Modern period swords of different types. First 13 (2 and half rows) are transitional 16th century forms from arming swords to side swords towards a basket hilted sword. 14th sword is a Scottish basket hilted claymore, almost all the rest are Venetian Schiavone, then the last row and one sword before that are rapiers.

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Ohh! Okay. Got it. Could never figure out what a rapier was.... I knew it was a sword but had no clue what kind. (It was the kind that Reep had)

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Magic Calender by Tyshea elemental horoscope elements wizard warlock witch sorcerer sorceress chart | Create your own roleplaying game material w/ RPG Bard: www.rpgbard.com | Writing inspiration for Dungeons and Dragons DND D&D Pathfinder PFRPG Warhammer 40k Star Wars Shadowrun Call of Cthulhu Lord of the Rings LoTR + d20 fantasy science fiction scifi horror design | Not Trusty Sword art: click artwork for source

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Ninja also known as #Ninjato is constructed shorter as compared to the katana swords. Read more at our article here about #Ninja #Sword.

Ninja also known as #Ninjato is constructed shorter as compared to the katana swords. Read more at our article here about #Ninja #Sword.

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The Association for Renaissance Martial Arts :: View topic - What can a crossguard tell you about a sword's use? Not Taijiquan specifically but informative.

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