Lord of Battles - Supplier of Weapon Replicas for Popular Films and Series
You may have seen their weapons in Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones, but many other films too. The Indian manufacturer Lord of Battles supplies its replicas not only to film-makers, but also theatres or organizers of historical battle re-enactments and other events featuring weapons and historical gear. The company is the world's leading supplier. Here is why...
Viking Weapons and Armour
The first states began to emerge on European territory in uneasy and difficult times. The Iberian Peninsula was dominated by Muslims, and various nomadic tribes poured in from the eastern steppes. As if it weren't enough, the Vikings began invading Europe during the 9th century. Our three-part article is dedicated to the Viking weapons and customs, as well as their most dangerous enemies.
Sabrage - Open Champagne Bottles with a Sabre!
Try adding a little adventure to your champagne-drinking experience, and open a bottle in an unconventional way. Try cutting the top of the bottle neck off with a sabre before pouring sparkling wine to your glass! This article introduces the technique of sabrage and useful tips on how to perform it safely at home.
The Evolution of Chainmail Armour
Chainmail armour, or ring armour, was the most widespread and longest-used type of armour throughout history. From Antiquity to the Early Modern Period (or even longer in certain regions), ring armour was widely used by warriors throughout Europe, the Middle East, the Asian steppes, Persia and India, China, Korea, Vietnam and Japan. Read on and find out why this armour was so popular!