By Ewart Oakeshott
Describes the guns and armor utilized by infantrymen in the course of the four-hundred-year interval of invasions, wars, migrations, and unrest in Europe that the break-up of the solid styles of the Roman Empire.
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431, so the sword dates before that. similar one in remarkably good condition was found at Klein Childeric A XIV. I, — a short one-edged sword about which a sax latter. Norway Hunigen I in Switzerland ; it has all its fittings complete, but its upper and lower guards have disappeared, probably because they were made of something the soil in which it was buried. One which has perished in reminded of a piece from like ivory, 61 is V Left: Sword from Hunigen, Switzerland, Klein c. d. Left: Above: The Klein Hunigen hilt sword Kragehul bog, 450 c.
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Splendid with gold, the seat of a king Most stately of structures under the sun. The street had paving of coloured stone. The path was plain to the marching men. Bright were their byrnies, hard and hand-linked In their shining armour the ring-mail sang As the troop in their war-gear The sea-weary marched down sailors set to the hall. their shields. Their wide, bright bucklers along the wall. And sank to the bench. Their byrnies rang. Their stout spears stood Shod with There is iron in a stack together.
Dark Age Warrior by Ewart Oakeshott