An extensive and thorough study of the origins, development and usage of the glamorous two-edged knightly sword of the European middle ages, with a complete typology. Spanning the period from the great migrations to the Renaissance, this book presents a selection from a very large body of photographs and research and gives a full and detailed record of the swords of that turbulent time.
- Softcover: 320 pages
- Language: English
- Illustrations: 381 b/w illustrations,
84 line illustrations.
- ISBN-13: 9780851155661
- Product Dimensions: 27.5 x 21.6 x 2.0 cm