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        Category: Viking Sword - Norse Sword

        Viking Sword - Norse Sword

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        Viking Sword – Norse Sword – Viking Warrior Swords and Seax for Sale. Premium quality, full tang, museum-quality and modern reproductions. The Viking Age sword (also Viking sword) or Carolingian sword is the type of sword prevalent in Western and Northern Europe during the Early Middle Ages. The Viking Age or Carolingian-era sword developed in the 8th century from the Merovingian sword (more specifically, the Frankish production of swords in the 6th to 7th century, itself derived from the Roman spatha) and during the 11th to 12th century in turn gave rise to the knightly sword of the Romanesque period

        viking swordThe greatest of Viking warriors have a sword. Viking swords were single-handed and had a wide fuller down the length of the blade. Most blades would be around 30 inches long with some being a little longer or shorter. They are very light and balanced swords, typically weighing less than 3lbs. The hilts often had a lobed or cocked hat pommel that was decorated with inlay. Viking Shield stocks a broad range of high quality, historical Viking swords from Albion, Armour Class, Cas Iberia, Deepeeka, Hanwei, Kris Cutlery, Paul Chen, Tinker, and Windlass.

        norse swordAlthough popularly called “Viking sword”, this type of sword was produced in the Frankish Empire during the Carolingian era. The association of the name “Viking” with these swords is due to the disappearance of grave goods in Christian Francia in the 8th century, due to which the bulk of sword blades of Frankish manufacture of this period were found in pagan burials of Viking Age Scandinavia, imported by trade, ransom payment or looting, while continental European finds are mostly limited to stray finds in riverbeds