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Aug 13 2013

Categories: Society

Medieval Weaponry

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Medieval weapory can be divided into attacking and defensive, and also into cold weapons and firearms. Most popular were cold weapons, although by the end of this period the use of firearms increases, and they subsequently supersede the cold weapons.

Jul 18 2013

Categories: Society

Knights

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Medieval warriors of noble descent, who fought on a horse, were called knights. They preferred using a sword as a weapon, and seldom spears and axes. They appear in Europe along with feudalism, and the period they were most active in was between the 11th and 13th century. By the end of the Middle Ages, knights are replaced by infantry mercenaries, after gradually losing in significance.