Articles: Helmet

Roots of Contemporary Conflicts, Part 2. Divided Slavs and the Mongol Invasion
Roots of Contemporary Conflicts, Part 2. Divided Slavs and the Mongol Invasion
Interesting facts of the past

The Mongol invasions in 13th and 14th centuries contributed to the divisions among the Eastern Slavs and had a significant impact on events in Europe. However, the fall of Kiev and other important centres in the eastern region helped another city…

Roots of Contemporary Conflicts, Part I: Ukraine Conflict
Roots of Contemporary Conflicts, Part I: Ukraine Conflict
Interesting facts of the past

The origin of the early Slavs is unclear. Some historians believe that Slavic populations inhabited vast territories of central and northern Europe as early as the Roman period. In the first part of our historical exploration, we will look at the…

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…

The Greatest Fun in the Middle Ages? Knights on Horses with Lances
The Greatest Fun in the Middle Ages? Knights on Horses with Lances
Interesting facts of the past
Whenever knightly tournaments are mentioned, a festive clash of horse riders marching against each other will surely come to everyone’s mind, just like in fairy tales. However, merry flags, proud knights, jugglers and noble ladies were but a…
Living history – History Coming Alive
Living history – History Coming Alive
Interesting facts of the past
Living history (LH) is an activity that seeks to re-enact and present life in the past in the most authentic way possible. It doesn’t have to be a re-enactment of a certain historical battle. Living history attempts to show ordinary, day-to-day life…
Cold Weapons of Renaissance
Cold Weapons of Renaissance
Weapons
Humanism was a revival of classical antiquity and the era of education and science. Renaissance was a turning point that still fascinates people across all continents. The Renaissance Period began in the 14th century in Florence, Italy. Not only did…
Even Caesar Was Afraid of Them. What Were the Celts Really Like?
Even Caesar Was Afraid of Them. What Were the Celts Really Like?
Interesting facts of the past
A group of half-naked barbarians with swords and axes against the formation of Caesar’s soldiers. The barbarians seem eager to fight, without a sign of fear in their eyes. They let out a piercing war cry and surge forward, crashing into the Roman…
How to determine a helmet size correctly
How to determine a helmet size correctly
Historical armor
Please read the following information before you choose a size for an historic helmet. It is always unpleasant for both parties when the selected size does not fit on the first try and the helmet replica must be returned. This is especially true for…
Difference between textile and leather liner
Difference between textile and leather liner
Historical armor
What is the difference between a padded textile liner and a leather liner? Can you send me some sample pictures?