Medieval Knights of the
- Costuming - Heraldry -
Our Medieval Swords - The Knights Templar
Suitable for browsing, this excellent entry in the
series focuses on knights and armor. The succinct text is accompanied by
stunningly clear color photographs of castles, costumes,
illuminated volumes, and heraldry.
Detailed photographs trace the origins, heyday, and eventual decline of knighthood, chivalry, and the feudal
system. Discover how armor was made, how
men became knights, and what life in a medieval
castle was like. "Great for reluctant readers."
Great resource for reproduction
collectors. This book describes different period arms and armour, also how some of
the armour was manufactured. It has absolutely great photos.
Anyone interested in the arms, armour and lifestyles
of the people who wore and carried them will definitely enjoy. I believe
anyone who collects accurate modern made reproductions,
will just have to own this book for it's photos alone.
(Medieval Craftsmen Series)
by Matthias Pfaffenbichler
Concise and informative, with outstanding illustrations.
Although small (72 pages), this work provides the reader with a glimpse into
the Armourer's trade. Illustrated with 40 color and 40 black and white photographs
and drawings, it allows the reader to visualise the splendour of the era.
the price, a great book...
by R. Ewart Oakeshott
Recounts four medieval battles of different tactical
styles and discusses the changes in weapons and armor between 1100 and 1500.
David C. Nicolle, in this second volume of his
comprehensive study of military weapons and equipment examines
the arms and armor actually used by Moslem, Orthodox Christian and Mongol
armies. Emphasising the evolution of military technology, fashion and science,
this definitive study throws light on Eastern Europe and Asia as old empires decay and new
powers emerge. Arms and Armour of the Crusading Era examines the arms and
equipment for each specific power or ethnic group. Conclusions are then linked
to hundreds of superbly detailed line drawings based on archaeological evidence,
iconography and contemporary accounts.
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