List of medieval weapons

Summary

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

Melee weapons

Trauma and cleaving weapons

Swords and hilt weapons

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

Spears and polearms

Ranged weapons

Siege weapons

Warships

Animals in war

Defensive weapons

Armor

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

Fortifications

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

See also

References

  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.