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 ”

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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...

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

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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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)

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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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

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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.

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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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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Khanda Sword Dated: probably 18th century Culture: Indian This type of sword and other similar weapons were used in Indian from at least…

Khanda Sword Dated: probably 18th century Culture: Indian This type of sword and other similar weapons were used in Indian from at least…

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Knives are made for a range of purposes, so whether you’re skinning deer, dicing tomatoes, or defending yourself, selecting the correct knife for the job is essential.

Knives are made for a range of purposes, so whether you’re skinning deer, dicing tomatoes, or defending yourself, selecting the correct knife for the job is essential.

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