This fascinating reference covers the weapons and armor used by warriors from the 4th to the 15th century and discusses how and why they changed over time.
* Narrative chapters follow the development of medieval weapons and armor in four periods: early medieval (376-750), Carolingian (750-1050), the Crusades (1050-1300), and late medieval (1300-1550)
* The chronological reference section features vivid illustrations of representative swords, bows, cudgels, shields, and increasingly more sophisticated armor
Number of pages: 333
Weight: 827 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 20 mm
"This is an excellent resource and will be useful for any academic library supporting programs in Eurpean history and literature." - ARBA
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