Some articles on swords, sword, edged, edged swords:
... Traditionally there are about fifteen types of Korean swords with some better known than others ... Elements of the Korean sword include geomjip or scabbard, most often of lacquer hyuljo or fuller (most genuine Korean swords didn't have a fuller) hwando magi or collar ho in or collar kodeungi or hand guard a ring-desig ... As well there are practice wooden swords (mokgeom), metal swords (shingeom) and practical swords (Jingeom) the list would include Yedo (예도 銳刀) This sword is ...
... The Viking sword was for single-handed use to be combined with a shield, with a double edged blade length of typically around 90 cm ... This was in keeping with the rest of Europe as, at that time, this design of sword was the most widespread ... The double-edged blade design hints toward combat based on thrusting as opposed to hacking ...
... around 350 BC, where more than 50 shields, 11 single-edged swords and 169 spearheads accompanied the boat ... the change from single edged swords at Hjortspring to double edged swords at Illerup ...
Famous quotes containing the words swords and/or edged:
“When men change swords for ledgers, and desert
The students bower for gold, some fears unnamed
I had, my Countryam I to be blamed?”
—William Wordsworth (17701850)
“A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.”
—Washington Irving (17831859)