Let's Sword It Out!

Photo by _arktoi

Photo by _arktoi

By Amelia Chan, Yim Hui, Shannon Wan, Anna Choo

By: Amelia Chan, Yim Hui, Shannon Wan, Anna Choo

 

Swords have been around for a very long time, and our group has decided to do a timeline on the different swords through the ages, from between 3500 BCE and 1400 CE. We hope you enjoy the timeline and learn new things about different swords from different cultures! You can view the timeline HERE.

Sources:

An Adventure into the History of The Sword. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2016, from http://www.drakensang.com/swords

A CHINESE BRONZE JIAN SWORD; AND TWO SOUTHERN CHINESE (YUNNAN/SICHAUN) BRONZE SWORD HILTS , THE FIRST, 4TH 5TH CENTURY BC.; THE LATTER TWO, LATE WARRING STATES TO EARLY EAST HAN PERIOD, CIRCA 100 BC. 25AD. (n.d.). Retrieved November 25, 2016, from http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/arms-armor/a-chinese-bronze-jian-sword-and-two-5268149-details.aspx 


Chinese swords. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2016, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_swords


Falcata. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2016, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falcata


History of Celtic swords. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2016, from http://www.swordhistory.info/?p=97


History of Swords. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2016, from https://www.knightsedge.com/s-123-history-of-swords.aspx

History of Roman swords. (n.d.). Retrieved November 25, 2016, from http://www.swordhistory.info/?p=120 

Hurstwic: Viking Sax (n.d.) Retrieved November 25, 2016 from http://www.hurstwic.org/history/articles/manufacturing/text/viking_sax.htm

Jian. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2016, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jian


Khopesh. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2016, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khopesh

Kopis. (n.d.). Retrieved November 25, 2016, from http://deadliestwarrior.wikia.com/wiki/Kopis 


Knights in Armour, Medieval Swords, Medieval Clothing, Renaissance Clothing, Leather Armour, LARP Gear, Chainmail and Helms, from Knights in Armour. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2016, from http://www.knightsinarmour.com/default.aspx

Makhaira - 1066.co.nz. (n.d.). Retrieved November 25, 2016, from http://www.bing.com/cr?IG=3386F8B56E754445891E002E408CF539&CID=03235D8DA9DE6CFF1B305455A8EF6DBE&rd=1&h=Lv4SY4EB3Kf68tAhcmg1iOjVrwzIsFpzVMdO_kx2Fr8&v=1&r=http://www.1066.co.nz/Mosaic%20DVD/whoswho/text/Makhaira%5B1%5D.htm&p=DevEx,5041.1 


Sword. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2016, from http://theodysseyweapons.weebly.com/sword.html

Sword of Kusanagi. (n.d.). Retrieved November 25, 2016, from https://en.touhouwiki.net/wiki/Sword_of_Kusanagi


Trojan War. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2016, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trojan_War