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Thursday, 24 February 2011

Armour

Arms and armour c.1230
                                                            Templar knight of around 1290
                                                              Horse armour, sixteenth century
                                         
Lorica segmentata "Corbridge" armour type-A
                                                           Teutonic knights, 14th century
                                   Teutonic knights, 13th century, and heraldry associated with the teutonic order
                                                    Armoured condottiere, late 15th century
Turkish cavalryman, late 12th century
                                                                    Armour diagram
                                                             Frankish warrior, 6th century AD
                                                  Armoured condottiere, italian style, early 14th century
                                                        Persian cavalryman, early 13th century
                                                         Roman Legionnaire c. 50-250 AD
                                                           Visigoth warrior, 5th century AD

60 comments:

  1. Chainmail, this were the days

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  2. Gotta love the epic armour used back then!

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  3. Templar armor is so sick, I would wear that today if not for social stigmas of being a blade-wielding wierdo.

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  4. Wow, thanks for the different armor types information!

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  5. I love medieval and ancient armors. Truly epic.

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  6. very interesting i am kinda fan of "oldschool" warfare

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  7. Nice post !!
    I love the Armoured condottiere, it's Cool

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  8. Some armor remind me of Demon's souls

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  9. Very cool ancient stuff, when you're posting, use the "Page Break" feature to allow users to "Read More" rather than fill the home page with long posts! you'll get more traffic on each post that way. I followed you, hit me back when u can.

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  10. I love history like this! Thanks for sharing! Thumbs up!

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  11. Thanks for that! It's really inspiratory for my drawings!

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  12. So I was playing World of Warcraft wondering where some of the armors and weapons originated, thats when I found your blog. Thanks!

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  13. aweee yeah, visigoth warriors ftw !!

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  14. I wish wars were still fought with hand to hand weapons. Cool drawings kid.

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  15. I really like your blog man! I'm into weapons and military as well, very nice!

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  16. Wow, that must have been heavy!
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  17. This makes me wish the Renaissance fair was in :/

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  18. Great image dump! They just don't make armor like they used to.

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  19. Nice blog, please post alle fact about Ak-47 its My gav weapon!
    Followed!

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  20. i often time think it would be bad ass if the gods had atire like this. but like. with technology.


    (dear dan from Sumerian Records)

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  21. I wannt make some of these too bad I wouldnt have a good excuse to wear them :P

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  22. Funny to see how much it has evolved..

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  23. I love medieval armor and weapons, good job on the blog :D

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  24. I used to love this shit as a kid good stuff

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  25. What's the purpose of small eye slits in the helmets? Arrow defense?

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  26. Fucking love this blog man, i'm a fan of your work

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  27. Nice Blog! Followed and Supporting!

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  28. Interesting i never knew horses used aromour

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  29. This is awesome. I love the great range of pics!

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  30. Wow i love the horse armor, I want to get some for my own horse!

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  31. The development of armor is so interesting! Thanks for the informative post man, keep up the good work!

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  32. Damn, I can't even comprehend how heavy some of those would have been.
    The heat in them too... D;

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  33. Nice post, I had a guy come into my school a long time ago and brought some of this kind of stuff with him, was preetty sick.

    Keep em coming

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  34. Looking over this armor, I can't help but picture it in some video games. =p

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  35. Nice work bro! Followed!
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  36. Holy hell, I totally had this book as a kid! Thanks for the nostalgia :D

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  37. another nice stuff I love history I'm following and such check my blog

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  38. Wow, I've always been interested in medieval stuff, awesome armors!

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  39. Nice collection, I had a few pages of these myself but this will fill the rest of it up nicely.

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  40. Awesome armor bro.. Help me click to victory :) followed.

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  41. These were the good ole' times!

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  42. Not sure how I stumbled upon this spot, but this looks like it may be one of my favorite blogs! Looking forward to more posts!

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  43. Too bad war nowadays is ruined by nukes.

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  44. totally AWESOME armor drawings & concepts. I spent honestly around 20 minutes just downloading & scanning over these!

    follwed!

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  45. reminds me at the einstein quote:

    "I do not know with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones." Albert Einstein ;)

    following!! :)

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  49. These are some amazing images, really helpful! I was wondering which book it is from?

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