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Daggers

Very few weapons hold the mystique and the allure that the dagger has. It has a long history and it predates the sword. Daggers came into being before metal working had evolved and then in the early stages of metal working daggers were made first. As the ability to draw metals into longer shapes daggers were transformed into swords.

The dagger has the reputation for being a weapon of the unscrupulous and the assassin and this is for good reason. During many centuries of the middle ages it was considered dishonorable to use a dagger because it is a weapon that could be hidden and then used without warning. This was considered a violation of the code of conduct of the knight.


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Interested in learning about Dagger Combat? Try this book.

Medieval And Renaissance Dagger Combat

Daggers are mentioned in many modern books about medieval and Renaissance swordplay, but until now none described how daggers were used in combat. Drawing from sources written from 1409-1600 (including the works of Hans Talhoffer, Fiore dei Liberi, Filippo Vadi, Joachim Meyer and more), this book uses step-by-step photos and historic illustrations to demonstrate the deadly and effective techniques of European dagger fighting.

 

 

Draco Twin Fantasy Dagger Set Silver Two blades are always better than one, and this is no exception to that. The twin elegant fantasy blades are made of stainless steel. The cast metal guard and pommel are created with intricate details, as the pommel is fashioned in the form of claws. The pommel and guard have a silver finish to them. The black handle has been contoured for supreme comfort. Large dagger is 8 1/4 inches overall, small dagger is 5 1/4 inches overall. Comes with custom sheath to hold both daggers.

 

Triple DaggerPerhaps the Most unusual dagger ever created was the Triple dagger. Read about this secretive and peculiar weapon

 

 

Sword Breaker

The Sword Breaker was a very unusual variation of the dagger. Read more about this unusual dagger - The Sword Breaker

 

 

 

 

 





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