Swords from the Balkans, from the 12th to the 15th century. These samples, based initially in Byzantine art, demonstrate both the contact of the Balkans with the latest developments in the West, and the existence of an original, Balkan and Byzantine weaponsmithers with particular characteristics.
The images were taken from study
|The number4isthe late type of “paramerion”.|
|The various shapes of the knobs|