We offer a wide selection of medieval sword and knife books and videos. Our medieval sword books and videos are very helpful in learning skills like how to make a knife as well as teaching tools for hand to hand combat and sword fighting. These medieval books and videos are great for that medieval person who would like to learn more about the medieval times. We now offer traditional archery books and videos. Our traditional archery books and videos teach you about the history of longbows, hunting, bow making and target practice. Traditional archery books and videos are great for that beginning archer to learn more about his or her bow.
Medieval Arms & Armour Books (3)
The books in this category are educational and give insight into the world of medieval arms and armour. They explain how weapons were crafted, definitions of armour parts, how armour evolved, and the overall history of these items. Our medieval arms and armour books make great reading material for history enthusiasts and students studying the subject.
Medieval Castle Books (8)
Standing as remnants to a time long-since-past, the castles that remain today are a testament to the strength and solidarity of the fortresses that were constructed during medieval times. We offer an assortment of books and reading materials that are all about the various castles from across the world. Our medieval castle books describe the castles that were built during medieval times, providing a deconstructed view of these grand fortresses and offering detailed explanations of how they changed and evolved over time to suit the needs of their monarchs and residents. Each medieval castle book details where and why castles were built, providing a background on the general functions of the different types of castles that were built throughout the ages, as well as the defensive measures that were built into the different castles of the different ages. Given that this is a great deal of information, this knowledge is divided up among several different medieval castle books, most of which are divided by location and century. These books make for wonderful resources from which to draw medieval factoids and information when needed, as well as wonderful pieces of reading material for those who enjoy reading about history.
Medieval DVDs (13)
We offer a great selection of informative and teaching DVDs and videos on popular topics like knife making, sword making, and even sword fighting. Our medieval DVDs and videos are very informative in teaching a person hand to hand combat and sword skills. These medieval sword DVDs and videos also make a great gifts for anyone who wants to learn about medieval life and history.
Medieval History Books (27)
History has always been important, and for those seeking to emulate the old ways of knighthood and chivalry, either in everyday life or when participating in reenactments, history takes on a whole new level of importance. And of course, for those who study it, there is nothing greater then to learn from history. This is why we offer a wide variety of medieval history books, all of which feature detailed information about various topics. Many of these medieval history books give detailed accounts of various groups of warriors and knights that were prominent, militarily, during medieval times, including general groupings of warriors like English knights or Norman knights, as well as including such famous knightly orders as the Knights Templar and the Knights Hospitaller. These medieval history books make for great reading material for avid students of history, as well as for those who need a focused resource from which to learn about a particular group of medieval knights.
Sword Fighting & Combat Books (3)
While reading about combat is no substitute for actual experience and training, it is a fantastic place to start educating yourself about the rigors and techniques that are expected of a warrior. In any one of our fantastic sword fighting and combat books, you can read about, and thus begin to familiarize yourself with, any number of proven combat techniques that you may wish to attempt to learn with your chosen weapon. Featuring several books on several different styles of combat, you can find among our sword fighting and combat books a wide variety of manuals that describe a wide variety of combat techniques: from historic treatise on fencing to books about the knightly arts of combat and beyond, we offer books about several different forms of medieval armed combat. Each of these sword fighting and combat books are excellent resources to study in order to gain a deeper insight into the practice and use of medieval weapons and combat techniques and they are an excellent place to start your own education in the ways of medieval combat, although no amount of reading will replace the valuable lessons that are learned through physical exercise and practice.
Fantasy Novels (21)
We offer more than just informative and historical books. We also offer entertaining works of fiction. There is nothing quite like sitting down and curling up with one of the books from our fantasy novels section, each of which will draw you into a world unlike anything you have ever seen before. Or perhaps you have, as we carry a variety of different fantasy books, some of which have been taken and made into something more. Books from the likes of George R. R. Martin and J.R.R. Tolkien have been made into television series and feature films, respectively, and now that the masses have gotten a taste, it seems only logical that they will want to read the books to find out what happens next. Of course, we carry other books as well that have not yet made it onto the silver screen, which will keep you glued to your chair and turning pages until you have finished the whole saga! So if you are an avid reader or a lover of fantasy, then this fantasy novels section is bound to please. Even if you are not always the most dedicated of readers, you will still want to check it out, because you are sure to find a good book here that is definitely worth a read.