List of historical swords

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This is a list of notable individual swords, known either from historical record or from surviving artifacts.

Legendary swords[edit]

These swords do not survive as artifacts and their description may be of doubtful historicity.

Asian[edit]

European[edit]

Artifacts[edit]

These swords are preserved artifacts, or were previously preserved artifacts that are now lost. Their attribution to historical characters may be doubtful.

European[edit]

The British Isles
Western Europe
Iberia
Northern Europe
Central Europe
Southern Europe
Russia

Asian[edit]

Chinese
Japanese
Southeast Asia
Near Eastern

North American[edit]

South American[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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