THE NORWEGIAN VIKING SWORDS by JAN PETERSEN (1919) translated by Kristin Noer (1998)

http://www.vikingsword.com/petersen/ THE NORWEGIAN VIKING SWORDS by JAN PETERSEN (1919) translated by Kristin Noer (1998)   The Sword Types The typological - chronological arrangement of the sword types that will be given below, accompanied by an overview over their local distribution, will build mainly upon a study of the sword hilts. When I therefore speak of … Continue reading THE NORWEGIAN VIKING SWORDS by JAN PETERSEN (1919) translated by Kristin Noer (1998)

Byzantine Lamellar Armour

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~chrisandpeter/lamellar/lamellar.html Byzantine Lamellar Armour: Conjectural Reconstruction of a Find from the Great Palace in Istanbul, Based on Early Medieval Parallels Peter Beatson - NVG Mikligard   The ruins of the Great Palace of Constantinople were explored in excavations carried out in 1935-38 under the direction of Prof. J.H. Baxter of the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, … Continue reading Byzantine Lamellar Armour