By Timothy Dawson
This is often the 1st quantity to collect the entire hitherto scattered evidence—archaeological, literary, and artistic—for the types and makes use of of scale and lamellar armors within the quarter west of the Urals during the thousand years within which those armors have been used. Lamellar armor differs from the sooner scale armor in no longer desiring a backing for the person items of leather-based, iron, or bronze. the translation of this meticulous number of facts is educated through the author’s decades-long functional event as a maker of palms and armor, martial artist, and horseman. It bargains systematic definitions and research of those frequently misunderstood varieties of armor, in addition to distinct diagrams and directions that would be of significant use to any who desire to flip their arms to reconstruction. alongside the way in which, this special synthesis of proof and interpretation debunks myths that experience arisen in recent times.
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