History of the Sword
From prehistoric sticks to the rapiers wielded by the Louis XIV's Musketeers, this volume chronicles the history of the sword in 44 carefully researched, ready-to-color drawings of the weapons and authentically costumed figures of the people who wielded them. A rich pictorial history for coloring book fans, students of weaponry, and armchair adventurers alike.
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American ancient army Assyrians Aztec Babylon Babylonian battle became began Berber body armor Boudicca Britain bronze plates carries Celtic Celts century chain mail chain mail armor chain mail hauberk Charlemagne Christian Civil conquered covered crown Crusade decorated defeated double-edged Egypt Emperor England English Europe European Excalibur fierce fighting France gold Greek hauberk hilt grip Hittites Iceni illustrated above wears India infantry inscribed Ireland iron helmet iron sword katana King Arthur King Charles King Henry King Richard kingdoms Knights Templar known leather tunic man-at-arms metal Mongol musket ornate period Persian pirates plate armor pommel and quillon powerful principal weapon protect quillon rapier riveted Robert the Bruce Roman Empire SABER Saladin samurai warrior scimitar Scotland Scottish SCOTTISH HIGHLANDER shield silver single-edged skilled slashing weapon Spain Spanish steel sword stylized surcoat swordsmith tA.D teclmology Third Crusade tools and weapons tribes Trojans TWO-HANDED SWORD Vikings warrior illustrated wears an iron wields