Great Swords or Two Handed Long Swords
Two Handed Long Swords or Great Swords began to appear in the later periods of the dark ages. They were particularly effective against the continual advancements of plate armor, where the single handed swords could no longer compete.
The basket or “basket hilt” is an evolution of the earlier medieval swords where the quillons or crossguard were the primary pro....
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