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Development of European Arms and Armor


Educational charts of arms and armor, prepared by Bashford Dean, ill. by S.J. Rowland and Hashime Murayama. European armor, helmets, breastplates, gauntlets, shields, swords, pole arms, spurs, crossbows and bows and guns - the development of their common forms during the centuries.

Educational charts

  1. European armor and its development during a thousand years from a.s. 650 to 1650
  2. A complete suit of European armour
  3. Helmets their kinds and development during the centuries
  4. Breastplates, the development of their common forms during the centuries
  5. Gauntlets, the development of their common forms during the centuries
  6. Shields, the development of their common forms during the centuries
  7. Swords, the development of their straight forms during the centuries
  8. Pole arms, the development of their common forms during the centuries
  9. Spurs, the development of their common forms during the centuries
  10. Crossbows and bows, the development of their common forms during the centuries
  11. Guns, the development of their common forms during the centuries

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Periods: Sword Armor

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