Wire wrapped knife handles of 9th-12th century

Introduction This article is a continuation of the work of Wire wrapped sword grips of 9th-11th century that was published on this website in November 2020. The reason for creating this article is both informing the reenactor community and academic interest, which aims to: revise this type of objects. organize objects according to the country […]

Evolution of Scandinavian long knives

Long knives – called seaxes or scramaseaxes by academics and reenactors – represent a largely neglected chapter of the Early Medieval arms tradition. In general, Scandinavian knives have the greatest popularity in the period, but half-truths and inaccurate information follow due to the absence of literature. We would like to bring this unhappy situation to […]

Long knives from Haithabu

Dear reader. Hereby I present another article from the series about long knives and seaxes. In the following translation, you can find the long knives from Haithabu / Hedeby. The article can be read or downloaded via the following button:  Thank you for your time and we look forward to any feedback. If you want to […]