EIN MITTELALTERLICHES SCHWERT SIEBENBÜRGISCHER HERKUNFT AUS DER SAMMLUNG DES MUSEUMS FÜR NATIONALE GESCHICHTE UND ARCHÄOLOGIE IN CONSTANŢA
Author(s): Zeno Karl Pinter
A Transylvanian medieval sword in the collection of the National Museum of History and Archaeology Constanţa
Published by: Editura Academiei Române
Keywords: Keywords: History; Middle Age; Transylvania; Dobrudja; 14th and 15th centuries; medieval; sword; weapons; weaponry.
Summary/Abstract: The subject of our study is a medieval sword that is exposed in the National Museum of History and Archaeology Constanţa. Considering the sword itself, it seems to come from Transylvanian area, where we can find analogies and similar weapons. Moreover, there are evidences which mention that the object came to the museum only in the seventh decade of last century. Regarding the sword, it is a heavy weapon for two hands, with a slender blade, a sharp edge and median nervures on both sides of the blade. This kind of weapon can be placed chronologically in the first half of the 15th century.
Journal: Forschungen zur Volks- und Landeskunde
- Issue Year: 2013
- Issue No: 56
- Page Range: 51-59
- Page Count: 9
- Language: German
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