Steel Greek/
/

The sword of the term "originating in the old English word" sweord. The terms of this weapon are also found in Old High German, Dutch Middle, Old Norse, Old Saxon, and other ancient languages. It is obvious that the sword was part of the culture and society principles thousands of years ago. In fact, the first swords are believed to originate from the Bronze Age. Although technically a double-edged sword, some rifles a single edge may also be referred as swords, simply because of its length.

At the age of iron swords have been developed across Europe. The Hittites, the Mycenaean Greeks and other ancient cultures 13 to the 8th century a. C. It is known that iron swords were available. iron swords were slightly better in terms of strength and hardness compared with swords bronze before, but still tend to bend in the battle. Both the Greek and Roman empires had stockpiles of iron swords.

The development medieval sword Spantha began with the Roman '. " This sword was ineffective against the armor, although there was relatively little armor in the Roman period. Sword Construction in the Middle Ages period in question several craftsman, as the architect of the leaf, polish, and the person who built the hilt of the sword. Because the chemical of metals are not well understood, this sword was varied greatly in quality.

Around the tenth century, the proper use of hardened steel became much more common knife blades and achieved a high level of quality. Damascus steel, developed in the Indian subcontinent and in the 5th century BC, it became appreciated for its properties and high quality. Blades made with this steel were known for a very hard edge. From about 1300 to 1500, this type of steel became very popular for weapons. Other techniques swordmaking were also taken to Europe. Scandinavian Vikings introduced carbon steel, a metal very strong for the manufacture of swords.

The sword was developed from Spantha in connection with new fighting techniques and new forms of armor. During the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries swords, not only weapons but also saw great improvements. sword blades became longer, and could be used with both hands. This new type of sword was known as a long sword, and often measuring four feet or more. Its extreme range and improve cutting skills become very useful in battle. The grip was sometimes wrapped in animal skin and make it a better grip more difficult for an opponent that is enough for the user's hand. From the thirteenth to the sixteenth century, many manuscripts survive contemplate the long sword fighting techniques, providing comprehensive information on their use. Other bars in addition to the long sword were also important, including the sword. The sword was known for his rapier armor piercing capabilities, and was designed with a very sharp point. Was almost no rough edges, making it useless for slashing movements, and their goal was just to push through the armor. Swords became longer and heavier over this period.

Compared with medieval swords, swords of the Renaissance were smaller, thinner and shorter. The extremely long swords of the past centuries were not good to fight face to face. As the metal industry grew, new technologies sword swords allowed thinner and lighter. Throughout the modern age, swords fell on military significance, but become civil handguns. The shortsword, much more shorter than the swords seen in previous centuries, it became a fashion accessory in Europe in the seventeenth century. The smallsword and forceps remained popular dueling swords in the age of mid-18th.

/
/ /
/

Here at Sharpen ‘Em we pride ourselves in having a fantastic selection of Bench Stones that will keep your Medieval and Renaissance Swords in tip top condition.

/
/ /
//
/GREEK STEEL-FIXER ND PSALTI (PANTELIS)
/
//
//
//
//
/
/
//
//
/
/
/ /
/[affmage source=”ebay” results=”25″]Steel Greek[/affmage]/
/[affmage source=”amazon” results=”8″]Steel Greek[/affmage]/
/[affmage source=”clickbank” results=”4″]Steel Greek[/affmage]/
/

Filed under: Uncategorized

Like this post? Subscribe to my RSS feed and get loads more!