List of medieval weapons

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The following is a list of Wikipedia articles of the types of weapons that were in use during the post-classical historical period (roughly between the mid 1st to mid 2nd millennia AD).

Offensive weapons[edit]

Melee weapons[edit]

Trauma and cleaving weapons[edit]

Swords and hilt weapons[edit]

Swords can have single or double bladed edges or even edgeless. The blade can be curved or straight.

Spears and polearms[edit]

Ranged weapons[edit]

Siege weapons[edit]

Warships[edit]

Animals in war[edit]

Defensive weapons[edit]

Armor[edit]

While armor is not technically a weapon, its use was driven by weapon technology and was a driving force in weapon development.

Fortifications[edit]

Medieval fortifications also developed in connection with the weapons that opposed them.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Γεώργιος Ηλιόπουλος (Georgios Iliopoulos), "Η χαμένη πυραυλική τεχνολογία των αρχαίων Ελλήνων" (The lost missile technology of the ancient Greeks), Ιχώρ (Ihor), 27, page 12-13, Greece, 2002.
  2. ^ Γεώργιος Ηλιόπουλος (Georgios Iliopoulos), "Η χαμένη πυραυλική τεχνολογία των αρχαίων Ελλήνων" (The lost missile technology of the ancient Greeks), Ιχώρ (Ihor), 27, page 12-13, Greece, 2002.
  3. ^ Γεώργιος Ηλιόπουλος (Georgios Iliopoulos), "Η χαμένη πυραυλική τεχνολογία των αρχαίων Ελλήνων" (The lost missile technology of the ancient Greeks), Ιχώρ (Ihor), 27, page 13, Greece, 2002.