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

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

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...

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...

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

Hi JapanLovers!  Today’s かっこいい lesson is about the nihontō (Japanese swords, or literally, blades). (ノ≧∀≦)ノ This illustration show the different types of nihontō, and the basic parts of a handle, or tsuka.  (We tried to be as simple and asbasic as...

Hi JapanLovers! Today’s かっこいい lesson is about the nihontō (Japanese swords, or literally, blades). (ノ≧∀≦)ノ This illustration show the different types of nihontō, and the basic parts of a handle, or tsuka. (We tried to be as simple and asbasic as...

Blade Knife Grind Types and Edges That Every Prepper Should Know  Urban Survival Network

Blade Knife Grind Types and Edges That Every Prepper Should Know Urban Survival Network

This type of sword is often called a pillow sword as it was traditionally thought that these small swords were hidden under a pillow for self-defense. There is no evidence that this was the case and it is more likely that it was carried as a gentleman’s sidearm.

This type of sword is often called a pillow sword as it was traditionally thought that these small swords were hidden under a pillow for self-defense. There is no evidence that this was the case and it is more likely that it was carried as a gentleman’s sidearm.

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