This book describes and analyses all the military equipment of the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal) that was home to warriors of great renown – weapons, armour, horse tack, fortifications, etc., as well as their tactics and warrior society.
An analyses of the different areas of the warlike Keltiké, from Britain to Gaul, from Spain to the Alpine region, with more than 120 black & white drawings of the archaeological finds and a number of original color artworks of these enigmatic warriors.
Step into our village and take a glimpse into the life of those from the Medieval period with an array of medieval inspired activities and entertainment for all ages to enjoy.
Ancient warfare was every bit as vicious and unscrupulous as warfare in the nuclear age. The wars of the Middle Ages were no exception.
This book looks at the various tricks reported in medieval chronicles, from the Normans feigning flight at the battle of Hastings (1066) to draw the English off Senlac Hill, to the Turks who infiltrated the Frankish camp at the Field of Blood (1119) disguised as bird sellers, to the Scottish camp followers descending on the field of Bannockburn (1314) waving laundry as banners to mimic a division of soldiers.
An in-depth account of the wars Scotland's northern and western highlands in the early Middle Ages, focusing on the rivalries between the Norse warlords and the early Scottish kings.
More than 300 beautiful and comprehensive color illustrations showcase the weapons, equipment, techniques, and tactics of the medieval warrior. All types of soldiers appear in stunning detail—including English longbowmen, Norman knights, Milanese crossbowmen, Saxon huscarls, Swiss pikemen, Hussite handgunners, Mongol horse archers, and Mamluk cavalry.