By Timothy Dawson

Armour by no means Wearies is the 1st quantity to compile all of the hitherto scattered facts – archaeological, literary and creative – for the kinds and makes use of of scale and lamellar armours within the sector west of the Ural Mountains in the course of the 3,500 years in which those armours have been used. the translation of this knowledge is proficient by means of the author’s lengthy useful event as a maker of fingers and armour, martial artist and horseman. It bargains systematic definitions and research of those frequently misunderstood sorts of armour, besides unique diagrams and directions that may be of significant use to any who desire to flip their fingers to reconstruction.

Along the best way, this certain synthesis of proof and interpretation debunks a few myths that experience arisen in fresh years.

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