August 2022

History of European Arms and Armor

Have you ever wondered what weapons and armor would a medieval soldier have carried? The arms and armor of a European warrior would have changed over the centuries. From the Romans to the Renaissance, we will give you a quick idea of the history of European arms and armor.
Roman Arms and Armor
Let’s start with the […]

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Have you ever wondered what weapons and armor would a medieval soldier have carried? The arms and armor of a European warrior would have changed over the centuries. From the Romans to the Renaissance, we will give you a quick idea of the history of European arms and armor.
Roman Arms and Armor
Let’s start with the

Swords of the Middle Ages: A History

Have you ever wondered how European swords evolved from the time of the Romans to late-medieval mercenaries? In this post, we briefly cover a quick history of the different sword designs and styles of the Middle Ages.
Let’s begin with the most popular swords of the Romans. Their swords are important for context surrounding medieval swords.

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Have you ever wondered how European swords evolved from the time of the Romans to late-medieval mercenaries? In this post, we briefly cover a quick history of the different sword designs and styles of the Middle Ages.
Let’s begin with the most popular swords of the Romans. Their swords are important for context surrounding medieval swords.

Timeline of the Middle Ages

Have you ever been confused about the general order of when things happened in the Middle Ages? In this post, Medieval Collectibles hopes to give you a quick timeline of the span of European history known as the Middle Ages.
What were the Middle Ages?
The Middle Ages were a period of time that spanned from the

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Have you ever been confused about the general order of when things happened in the Middle Ages? In this post, Medieval Collectibles hopes to give you a quick timeline of the span of European history known as the Middle Ages.
What were the Middle Ages?
The Middle Ages were a period of time that spanned from the

Getting to Know the Parts of Your Sword

Have you read a sword description but not sure what each term means? Do you want to get to know your sword? Here, we go through the different parts of a sword, explaining the terms used for European and Japanese swords.
What are some blade terms to know?
Let’s get to know the parts of a sword

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Have you read a sword description but not sure what each term means? Do you want to get to know your sword? Here, we go through the different parts of a sword, explaining the terms used for European and Japanese swords.
What are some blade terms to know?
Let’s get to know the parts of a sword

How to Join the SCA

Ever hear about SCA? Wonder what it is and how to join this organization? In this post, we explain how to join the SCA, aka the Society for Creative Anachronism. We hope to help you find out how to participate in this popular organization.
What is the history of the SCA?
The SCA is an international nonprofit.

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Ever hear about SCA? Wonder what it is and how to join this organization? In this post, we explain how to join the SCA, aka the Society for Creative Anachronism. We hope to help you find out how to participate in this popular organization.
What is the history of the SCA?
The SCA is an international nonprofit.

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