What were swords made from?
Asked in Ancient Wars, Military Equipment, Roman Empire
Which metals did the ancient Romans use for swords?
When were samurai swords made illegal?
If you are referring to the UK, it was April 2008. However traditionally made swords are still perfectly legal (hand forged carbon steel swords). And swords made for martial arts (such as Iaito) can be bought if you are a member of a recognized martial arts school. Antiques are also perfectly legal as are all swords made up until 1954. Modern swords must be handforged and made of traditional materials though. In effect the only swords banned are cheap wall hangers (like those rubbish Triple Sword Sets you could get for like 50 Pounds.
What material a sword is made of?
Asked in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
How does Bilbo discover his sword was made by Elves?
He learns this from Elrond, when the Company speaks with him in Rivendell. "That day he [Elrond] looked at the swords they had brought from the trolls' lair and he said: 'These swords are not troll-make. They are old swords, very old swords of the High Elves of the West, my kin. They were made in Gondolin for the Goblin-wars.'" A Short Rest
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Asked in Ancient Wars, Ancient Greece, Sparta
What type of weapons were used in the peloponnesian war?
Asked in Ancient Greece, Swords
What are the names of ancient Greek swords?
The earliest Greek swords were made of bronze. In the time that Homer wrote about, Homeric swords were more advanced. One type was called chalcos and was made of copper. There were also the Xiphos, Phasganon, and Aor. These were made of steel that sometimes had gold and silver accents. The xiphos has a double edge. There was also a kopis which was a machete like blade.
Asked in Swords
What are swords made of?
The material used to make a sword is steel. Although it used to be Iron or Bronze. Modern day swords are made of high carbon steel or properly heat treated martensitic stainless if they are properly made and intended to be used. Replica and ornamental swords are usually built from ferritic, austeitic, or poorly heat treated martensitic stainless steel.