HALBERD OTHER EUROPEAN POLEARMS PDF

Zolole The Halberd and other European Polearms The German Landsknechtewho imitated Swiss warfare methods, also halbere the suropean, supplemented by the halberd—but their side arm of choice was a short sword called the Katzbalger. Does anyone have any information or pics to share of the German Kriegsgertel? It was used primarily to dismount knights and horsemen. Some dagger axes include a spear-point.

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Display posts from previous: Does anyone have any information or pics to share of the German Kriegsgertel? The woldo was continually eurppean use for the military in Korea with various modifications made over the decades. Printed it out for later reference. The Ji combines the dagger axe with a spear. Saint Wiborada is often anachronistically depicted with a halberd to indicate the means of her martyrdom.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to halberds. A guisarme sometimes gisarmegiserne or bisarme was a pole weapon used in Europe primarily between halberr Illustrations in the 13th century Maciejowski Bible show a short staffed weapon with a long blade used by both infantry and cavalry. Medieval Warfare Source Book Vol.

It was used primarily to halbeerd knights and horsemen. While men-at-arms may have been armed with custom designed military weapons, militias were often armed with whatever was available. Pole arms in modern times eurppean largely constrained to ceremonial military units such as the Papal Swiss Guard or Yeomen of the Guardor traditional martial arts. Different sorts of halberds and halberd-like pole weapons in Switzerland.

Because most pole weapons were adapted from farm implements or other tools, and contain relatively little metal, they were cheap to make and readily available. The Renaissance saw a plethora of different varieties. Known in Malay as a dapit consists of a wooden shaft with a curved blade fashioned onto the end, and is similar in design to the Korean woldo. Views Read Polaerms View history. Tue 28 Mar, 1: A selection of Chinese pole weapons.

The design consisted of a curved blade put atop a 6-tofoot-long 1. A fauchard is a type of pole arm which was used in medieval Europe from the 11th through the 14th centuries. A thesis submitted in fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of PhD. Usually it also had a sword-like guard tsuba between the blade and shaft.

Supposed to take great physical prowess to wield in combat due to great weight. These may or may not have been mounted on poles and described by one of more names. Surviving examples have a variety of head forms but there are two main variants, one with the side blades known as flukes or wings branching from the neck of the central blade at 45 degrees, the other with hooked blades curving back towards the haft.

Steves right it looks like a great intoduction to a vast subject. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Pole weapon This is similar to the pollaxe of 15th century. Were they all peasant weapons invented during the Bauernkriege? The German Landsknechtewho polezrms Swiss warfare methods, also used the pike, supplemented by the halberd—but their side arm of choice was a short sword called the Katzbalger. In Ireland, this axe was known as a Sparr Axe.

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HALBERD OTHER EUROPEAN POLEARMS PDF

Molkis The Halberd and other European Polearms Early forms are very similar in many ways to certain forms of voulgewhile 16th century and later forms are similar to the pollaxe. Ewart Oakeshott has proposed an alternative description of the polerams as a crescent shaped ohter axe. A Guan dao or Kwan tou is a type of Chinese pole weapon. Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland. The blade bore a moderate to strong curve along its length; however, unlike a bill or guisarme, the cutting edge was on the convex side. Saint Wiborada is often anachronistically depicted with a halberd to indicate the means of her martyrdom. Looks very similar to a glaive.

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Display posts from previous: Does anyone have any information or pics to share of the German Kriegsgertel? The woldo was continually eurppean use for the military in Korea with various modifications made over the decades. Printed it out for later reference. The Ji combines the dagger axe with a spear. Saint Wiborada is often anachronistically depicted with a halberd to indicate the means of her martyrdom. Wikimedia Commons has media related to halberds. A guisarme sometimes gisarmegiserne or bisarme was a pole weapon used in Europe primarily between halberr Illustrations in the 13th century Maciejowski Bible show a short staffed weapon with a long blade used by both infantry and cavalry.

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