The Archaeology of Weapons - Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of Chivalry

- Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of Chivalry

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The Archaeology of Weapons - Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of Chivalry
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Format:
Bog, paperback
Udgivelsesdato:
01-01-1960
Sprog:
Engelsk
Sidetal:
392
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In The Archaeology of Weapons, Ewart Oakeshott traces the development of European arms in logical sequence, showing how changes were wrought by the use of new materials and the ever-shifting demands of war and fashion. This history begins nearly two hundred years before the Christian era, covering among other subjects the charioteers of the Near East, the Roman attitude to arms and the Bronze Age weapons of Europe. The core of the book, however, is the middle ages: a general survey of the institution of chivalry, an understanding of which is vital to the appreciation of all the arms of the high middle ages, is followed by a classification covering all sword types from about 1050 to 1500. Oakeshott draws on a variety of sources, from the archaeological evidence provided by existing weapons to the clues to be found in literature as diverse as the Old Testament, the works of Homer, Norse sagas and medieval romances. The symbolic importance of the sword is treated as an essential part of this lucid study and adds much to its archaeological interest. The late EWART OAKESHOTT was one of the world's leading authorities on the arms and armour of medieval Europe. His other works on the subject include Records of the Medieval Sword and The Sword in the Age of Chivalry.

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Udgivelsesdato:
01-01-1960
ISBN13:
9780851157382
Vægt:
590 g
Dybde:
22 mm
Bredde:
153 mm
Højde:
228 mm
Format:
Paperback
Udgave:
New edition
Forfattere
Bibliotekernes beskrivelse A history of arms and armour in Europe from pre-history to the 15th century.

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