Tag Archive: sword history

Sword typologies and why we need them

Many of my swords on this website are defined by their “type”. What does that mean, and why does it matter? The uses of sword typologies Typologies need to be understood as a modern overlay, trying to bring meaning and order to the huge variety of swords (and other things) used throughout history. They are …

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New Resource – How to Make a Sword

To help answer your questions, I have put together a new resource, the page How to Make a Sword. This includes a detailed bibliography and some good – and bad – news about where you can learn blacksmithing and more.

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