Saxon military costume

Saxon military costume

Saxon military costume

In Norse mythology, Siegfried is a brave young man who is raised by the dwarf, Regin. He decides that he wants to do something important and goes into the cave where the dragon lives. He battles and slays the dragon.

Siegfried Slays the Dragon

In Norse mythology, Siegfried is a brave young man who is raised by the dwarf, Regin. He decides that…

Sigmund, the son of Volsung, lived in a castle with a giant oak tree growing out of it. A disguised Odin thrusts a powerful sword in the oak and says that whoever can pull it out will be able to keep the mighty sword. No grown men could pull it out, but young Sigmund pulls it out with ease.

Sigmund and the Oak Tree

Sigmund, the son of Volsung, lived in a castle with a giant oak tree growing out of it. A disguised…

"The early Greeks used a very short sword, as may be seen from the preceding cut. The ancient Homeric sword had generally a straight, two-edged blade, rather broad, and nearly of equal width from hilt to point." — Anthon, 1891

Greek soldier

"The early Greeks used a very short sword, as may be seen from the preceding cut. The ancient Homeric…

An ancient Greek soldier.

Greek soldier

An ancient Greek soldier.

Captain Myles Standish (sometimes spelled Miles) was an English born military officer hired by the Pilgrims as military advisor for Plymouth colony.

Standish's Sword and Musket Barrel

Captain Myles Standish (sometimes spelled Miles) was an English born military officer hired by the Pilgrims…

Battle between Confederate and Union forces at Sudley Church.

Sherman's Brigade at Sudley Church

Battle between Confederate and Union forces at Sudley Church.

An offensive weapon having a long, strong, and usually harp-pointed blade, for cutting or thrusting.

Sword

An offensive weapon having a long, strong, and usually harp-pointed blade, for cutting or thrusting.

The sword of Miles Standish. Miles Standish was a soldier hired by the Pilgrims to be their military advisor.

Sword

The sword of Miles Standish. Miles Standish was a soldier hired by the Pilgrims to be their military…

A sword is a long-edged piece of metal, used as a cutting, thrusting weapon.

Sword

A sword is a long-edged piece of metal, used as a cutting, thrusting weapon.

A sword and axe resting on a square block.

Sword and axe

A sword and axe resting on a square block.

Sword and constitution

Sword and Constitution

Sword and constitution

A sword and scabbard from the Bronze Age. Not drawn to scale.

Bronze Age Sword and Scabbard

A sword and scabbard from the Bronze Age. Not drawn to scale.

"Argent, a sword proper couped, hilted or. HILTED. The handle of a sword tinctured." -Hall, 1862

Sword Hilted

"Argent, a sword proper couped, hilted or. HILTED. The handle of a sword tinctured." -Hall, 1862

The swordfish is found in every part of the Mediterranean Sea. Its "sword" is an elongation of the upper jaw, of great strength.

Swordfish

The swordfish is found in every part of the Mediterranean Sea. Its "sword" is an elongation of the upper…

Three swords from the Bronze age, each with different handles. Not drawn to scale.

Bronze Age Swords

Three swords from the Bronze age, each with different handles. Not drawn to scale.

Roman god of fire

Vulcan

Roman god of fire

Roman god of fire

Vulcan

Roman god of fire

George Washington's sword and belt

George Washington's Sword

George Washington's sword and belt