Plate armour plate armour, which protected the chest and the lower limbs, was used by the ancient greeks and romans, but it fell into disuse after the collapse of the roman empire because of the cost and work involved in producing a lorica segmentata or comparable plate armour. Arms & armor of the medieval knight, by david edge, john miles paddock english medieval knight 1300-1400 (warrior, 58) , by christopher gravett wallace collection catalogue of european arms and armour , by j g mann. Librarything review user review - imshi - librarything i love this book it's excellent for anyone wanting to know about medieval arms and armor it goes through various types of weapons and armor chronologically, so you can see how things developed over time, and the pictures are very nice too. Note: citations are based on reference standards however, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.
Abebookscom: arms & armor of the medieval knight: an illustrated history of weaponry in the middle ages (9780517103197) by david edge john miles paddock and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. About the armour of this period see david edge, and john miles paddock, arms and armor of the medieval knight: an illustrated history of weaponry in the middle ages (new york: crescent books, 1991), 69-73, 80-83.
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Arms & armor of the medieval knight follows all these themes and also looks at the history of knights in action, in war and in the hazardous melees which tournaments often were in life if not in literature a comprehensive glossary of terms is provided, and an appendix gives details of the construction of armor. Another text helpful to my study is arms and armour of the medieval knight, by david edge and john miles paddock edge and paddock are highly respected and frequently cited authorities in the field of medieval arms and armor. Arms and armor of the people, period, and place about which beowulf was written this book is a compilation of previously published journal articles, and is therefore very authoritative and accurate the book also provides photographs of the extant arms and armor from the time, from which my final study will benefit.
Arms and armor of the medieval knight by david edge and john miles paddock is an extremely great overview of the development of the knights' armor and weapons, covering the evolution of the knight from the eleventh century all the way to the sixteenth century.
From the 11th to 14th centuries when medieval jousting was still practised in connection to the use of the lance in warfare, armour evolved from mail (with a solid, heavy helmet, called a great helm, and shield) to plate armour. David edge and john miles paddock argue in their comprehensive work arms and armour of the medieval knight that [a knight's horse] was the most effective and significant weapon the knight had the basis of his pre-eminent position in society and on the battlefield. Explore armor through the eyes of the medieval knight and perform in-depth analysis on traditional manufacturing techniques the horse played an important role in the middle ages.
A pole weapon or polearm is a close combat weapon in which the main fighting part of the weapon is fitted to the end of a long shaft, typically of wood, thereby extending the user's effective range spears, glaives, poleaxes, halberds, and naginata are all varieties of polearms the purpose of using. By david edge & john miles paddock simply the best book on medieval arms i've ever encountered, arms & armor reveals the evolution of knighthood through its most fundamental aspect: warfare defensive armament, weapons and their uses are examined by century, and supplemented with appendices on armor construction, a glossary, and numerous photos. Arms and armor of the medieval knight: an illustrated history of weaponry in the middle ages david edge and john miles paddock diane publishing co, 2000 this book covers the history and armament of medieval knights from the eleventh to the seventeenth centuries. A book like this is probably useful for a variety of different purposes, and may be more or less useful depending upon your purpose someone may want it, for example for military history, but i can't evaluate how good it is as a piece of military history.