In the last part of our story, we return to 14th and 15th century Europe, when armies of knights under the banner of the cross marched against the Turks and the "heretics". The son of the Father of the Homeland (Charles IV), Sigismund of Luxembourg, was the head of several of these campaigns.
Thinking of getting a crossbow? Good plan. It will help you improve your aiming skills and accuracy, and you will experience an amazing adrenaline rush as your bolt hits the center of the target. Whether you're interested in sports, hunting, history or want to transform yourself into a movie character, we have tips for you how to choose a suitable crossbow and accessories for your needs!
In the 12th century, the Crusaders lost Jerusalem Before that happened, they established several states in the Holy Land. And just like in Europe, the rulers of these feudal states built magnificent castles that adopted European court culture, modified through Oriental influences.
Are you as fascinated by knives as we are? Dazzle your friends with your knowledge of the legendary Victorinox knives! We have all the information about the beginnings of the famous Swiss Army knife, and about the role of Victoria Elsener (the mother of the founder of Victorinox) in it.