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).

Melee[edit]

Swords and blades[edit]

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

Trauma or cleaving weapons[edit]

Spears and polearms[edit]

Ranged[edit]

Animals in war[edit]

Siege weapons[edit]

Warships[edit]

Defensive[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]

External links[edit]