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Saturday, August 10, 2013


I guess I've always viewed the broadsword as a knightly weapon, looking like this:

Apparently, once it got to the early Renaissance, they got basket hilts. Kind of like a rapier, but with a battle-worthy blade. Like this:

I don't know about anyone else, but I really like the basket-hilted version more than the plain knightly version.

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