Blacksmithing: The History of the "Mysterious Craft"
Blacksmithing: The History of the "Mysterious Craft"

Blacksmithing has accompanied the humankind for thousands of years. But it has evolved greatly over that time. How has the blacksmithing craft change over the centuries? And how to properly maintain hand-forged items and avoid leaving…

The Mysterious Gandalf: Five (Un)known Facts About the Powerful Wizard of Middle-earth
The Mysterious Gandalf: Five (Un)known Facts About the Powerful Wizard of Middle-earth
Interesting facts of the past

He is often considered the wisest wizard, but he still knew nothing about Durin's Bane. He wielded a ring of power. In Middle-earth, his life and actions were preserved mainly in memories and stories, but in New Zealand, he has an actual life…

Ancient Rome Warfare Under Barbarian Influence
Ancient Rome Warfare Under Barbarian Influence
Interesting facts of the past

After almost a thousand years of existence, the Roman Empire was in decline. The once powerful emperors had become mere statesmen whose position had little importance. Budget deficit started to affect the equipment of the soldiers, who adopted…

Ancient Rome Warfare in Times of Imperial Glory
Ancient Rome Warfare in Times of Imperial Glory
Interesting facts of the past

Our previous article gave us an insight into the arrangement of Roman army during the times of Roman Kingdom and the early Roman Republic.…

Ideas for Affordable Gifts for History Fans
Ideas for Affordable Gifts for History Fans
Other information

Not sure what to buy for your family or friends for Christmas? If they like history, LARP, medieval battles or fantasy literature, we might have a few useful tips for you! Read on to find out how to delight history fans of any age! It does not…

Three Christmas Gift Ideas for Hunters and Fans of Hunting
Three Christmas Gift Ideas for Hunters and Fans of Hunting
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Do you have a family member or friend who loves hunting, crossbows, guns or historical weapons? We have a few ideas you can use! Read our tips for perfect Christmas gifts that will delight every fan of hunting.

Deadly Blades: Part 2  The 3 Most Famous Sword Types in History
Deadly Blades: Part 2 The 3 Most Famous Sword Types in History
Weapons

In the first part of our article series dedicated to famous swords, we talked about some of the most famous cold weapons we know from history. What other weapons earned their…

Samurai Armour: What Did It Look Like?
Samurai Armour: What Did It Look Like?
Samurai swords

The legendary Japanese Samurai are known far beyond Japan. Their courageous behaviour and code of honour have become the main theme of many films and stories. While the Samurai are talked about a lot, we don't hear much about their armour, that…

Ancient Rome Warfare: From Kingdom to Marius
Ancient Rome Warfare: From Kingdom to Marius
Interesting facts of the past

Some of us today are surprised to learn that Rome, whose borders at one time spread beyond the Mediterranean region, was just one of the many cities of the Apennine Peninsula dependent on agriculture in its early days. And it was ruled by kings.…

Mystic Colonial Hardware, passion for historical recreations
Mystic Colonial Hardware, passion for historical recreations
Brands and Makers

Mystic Colonial Hardware is a young company, but built on the solid expertise of its parent company Lord of Battles, which has over 20 years of experience in the manufacture…

Medieval Under-Armour Clothing: What Did Medieval Warriors Wear Under Their Armour?
Medieval Under-Armour Clothing: What Did Medieval Warriors Wear Under Their Armour?
Historical costumes and footwear

When the medieval army was summoned, the higher-ranking officials performed the so-called “muster”. This included inspection of the necessary equipment for each warrior. Not only weapons and armour were the subject of scrutiny, but also the…

Medieval Plate Armour Makers: Forgotten Craft, or an Opportunity?
Medieval Plate Armour Makers: Forgotten Craft, or an Opportunity?
Historical armor

It would seem that the golden age of the makers of plate armour has ended with the emergence of firearms. However, the craft has not completely disappeared. What changes has armour making process undergone since the earliest times? Why are people…

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