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Mediaeval arms and armour

Francesco Rossi

Mediaeval arms and armour

by Francesco Rossi

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Published by Magna Books .
Written in English


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Statementtext by Francesco Rossi.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21956526M
ISBN 101854221728

Common Subjects Search for books published by Arms and Armour Press. subjects. History, Accessible book, Protected DAISY, World War, , Great Britain, Internet Archive Wishlist, Pictorial works, Great Britain. Army, Firearms, Germany, Military Airplanes. Early medieval Islamic arms and armour. Jarandilla, Spain: Instituto de Estudios sobre Armas Antiguas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Patronato Menendez y Pelayo, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Nicolle.

  Medieval Review takes a look at the Italian Warhammer by Arms and Armor. You can find this warhammer here:   Medieval arms and armor: a pictorial archive Item Preview His illustrations for this handsome archive--drawn with incredible exactitude--depict a wide array of medieval weapons and armor dating from the early ninth century to the mids. Adapted primarily from decorative ornamentation on burial monuments and manuscripts, hundreds of Pages:

  DK Eyewitness Arms and Armour is an original and exciting look at the history of weapons and armour through the ages. Stunning real-life photographs reveal the design, construction, and workings or armour, offering a unique "eyewitness" view of how methods of warfare have changed/5(6). Brigandines combined with splinted arms and legs should be a universal option of heavy fantasy armour. Special focus on widespread decorative elements. Try to avoid such as nonsense as horned helmets, spikes, and other projections, which needlessly increase the weight of the kit, and opt for custom fantasy armor of rounded, streamlined shapes.


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Hefner-Alteneck spent much of his life observing the influence of art on many aspects of human life, including weaponry/5. * Narrative chapters follow the development of medieval weapons and armor in four periods: early medieval (–), Carolingian (–), the Crusades (–), and late medieval (–) * The chronological reference section features vivid illustrations of representative swords, bows, cudgels, shields, and increasingly more sophisticated armor.

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