Weapons by period

2017-07-27T20:12:00+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Hwacha, Sagaris, Hastati, Body armor, Roman legion, Stone tool, War elephant, Ala (Roman allied military unit), Parazonium, Pata (sword), Mambele (knives), Hurlbat, Pike (weapon), War pig, War hammer, Crossbow bolt flashcards Weapons by period
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  • Hwacha
    A hwacha or hwach'a (화차; 火車) (fire cart) was a multiple rocket launcher developed by Koreans and deployed in the defence of Korea against Japanese invasion in the 1590s.
  • Sagaris
    The sagaris is an ancient Iranian (or Persian) shafted weapon used by the horse-riding ancient North-Iranian Saka and Scythian peoples of the great Eurasian steppe.
  • Hastati
    Hastati (singular: Hastatus) were a class of infantry employed in the armies of the early Roman Republic who originally fought as spearmen, and later as swordsmen.
  • Body armor
    Body armor or Body armour, or personal armor/armour is protective clothing, designed to absorb and/or deflect slashing, bludgeoning and penetrating attacks by weapons.
  • Roman legion
    A Roman legion (from Latin legio "military levy, conscription", from legere "to choose") was the largest unit of the Roman army involving from 3000 men in early times to over 5200 men in imperial times, consisting of centuries as the basic units.
  • Stone tool
    A stone tool is, in the most general sense, any tool made either partially or entirely out of stone.
  • War elephant
    A war elephant is an elephant that is trained and guided by humans for combat.
  • Ala (Roman allied military unit)
    An Ala (Latin for "wing", plural form: alae) was the term used during the mid- Roman Republic (338-88 BC) to denote a military formation composed of conscripts from the socii, Rome's Italian military allies.
  • Parazonium
    A parazonium is a long triangular dagger, wide at the hilt end and coming to a point.
  • Pata (sword)
    The pata or patta (Marathi:दांडपट्टा, Hindi: पट) is an Indian sword with a gauntlet integrated as a handguard.
  • Mambele (knives)
    A Mambele is a form of knife in mid- to South Africa, but was originally a curved throwing dagger used by the Mangbetu.
  • Hurlbat
    A hurlbat (or whirlbat, whorlbat) is a weapon of unclear original definition.
  • Pike (weapon)
    A pike is a pole weapon, a very long thrusting spear formerly used extensively by infantry.
  • War pig
    War pigs are pigs reported to have been used in ancient warfare as a military animal, mostly as a countermeasure against war elephants.
  • War hammer
    A war hammer is a late medieval weapon of war intended for close combat action, whose design resembles the hammer.
  • Crossbow bolt
    A quarrel or bolt is the arrow used in a crossbow.