Ударное вооружение Северной Буковины ХII — первой половины XIII вв.
Shock Weapons during the 12th — Early 13th Centuries on the Territory of Northern Bukovina
Subject(s): History, Archaeology, Military history, Middle Ages, 6th to 12th Centuries, 13th to 14th Centuries
Published by: Издательский дом Stratum, Университет «Высшая антропологическая школа»
Keywords: Northern Bukovina; 12th —13th cc.; spear; pike; axe; mace; fl ail; sulitsa; strike-piercing weapons; strike-slashing weapon; strike-pounding weapon
Summary/Abstract: The article considers strike weapons which were discovered on ancient archaeological sites between the Upper Prut and the Middle Dniester area. Short distance weapons by their use can be divided into strike-piercing, strike-slashing, and, additionally, strike-pounding. The author offers a typology of such weapons as spear, pike, axes, maces and flails and suggests broad analogies with other related areas. It implies that the warfare on the researched territory was highly developed and close contact with other lands of Ancient Rus’.
- Issue Year: 2014
- Issue No: 6
- Page Range: 55-64
- Page Count: 10
- Language: Russian