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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.…

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…

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.…

Deadly Blades: 4 Famous Sword Types
Deadly Blades: 4 Famous Sword Types
Weapons
They were used in battles as well as for ceremonies. Although these swords may be long past their heyday, they have left an indelible mark on the history. Which sword types were the most popular and why? Travel with us back in time to discover…
Loyal Not Only to Arthur: 3 Greatest Knights of All Time
Loyal Not Only to Arthur: 3 Greatest Knights of All Time
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A mere mention of their names was enough to make the enemies as well as noble ladies tremble. In the Middle Ages, knights were elite warriors, superior to most of their enemies in terms of combat skills, strength, valour, courage and righteousness.…
Tai Chi: The Art of Mastering Mind-Body Balance
Tai Chi: The Art of Mastering Mind-Body Balance
Samurai swords
Discover the world of Tai Chi, an ancient martial art and workout for both body and mind. We present to you an interesting guide to its mysteries. Explore the history and benefits of Tai Chi, and begin your own journey to harmony and strength!
The History of European Swords - Part 2
The History of European Swords - Part 2
Weapons
In the Middle Ages, the sword became a common weapon and the symbol of knighthood. As infantry became more and more important in the late Middle Ages, the shape and use of swords slightly changed, but the importance of swords did not fade.
The History of European Swords - Part 1
The History of European Swords - Part 1
Weapons
The sword is one of the oldest weapons ever used. This weapon intended for cutting or thrusting served mankind from Antiquity until Modern Era. In many cultures, it has been also used as a symbol of social status and wealth. Our shop has a wide…
Improve Your Fighting Technique with Training Weapons! We Will Tell You Which Weapon You Need.
Improve Your Fighting Technique with Training Weapons! We Will Tell You Which Weapon You Need.
Weapons
Getting impatient and excited about your next re-enactment event? Might as well use the time to perfect your fighting technique. Training weapons made of wood or polypropylene will help you achieve the goal!
Weapons from Game of Thrones: Why Is Valyrian Steel the Best
Weapons from Game of Thrones: Why Is Valyrian Steel the Best
Weapons
How familiar are you with the most famous weapons from the Game of Thrones series or books? Let’s talk about the differences between Ice and Needle, and other swords. We will tell you what material they are made of, and why Valyrian steel is so…
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