Best Ancient WeaponsAnonymous2u Ancient weapons have changed the course of history. Whether it's a large or small military, the one with the best toys wins. So here are some notable ancient weapons that have had a notable effect on warfare.
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Again... We are talking about handheld weapons here, folks. Not siege weapon. - LordDovahkiin
Well you know what catapults are for - Anonymous2u
What is a hoplon? A sheild used by spartans that had a layer of brass, wood, & leather. It could be swung at people to knock them back, crack skulls & charge. This fits with the expression "the best offense is a good deffense" - Anonymous2u
A whipsword basically
It was the largest weapon and delivered the second most deadly blow only following under the Katana.
This weapon was really effective against shield and horses carriages and war elephant when the Scottish invaded other country's but it took strength to wield the weapon.
The anon was the main weapon of the Germanic tribes and maybe vikings
This is a calvary unit. We are talking about HANDHELD weapons here, folks. - LordDovahkiin
An ancient dagger from India, that appears to be just a dagger at first, but then splits into three like Wolverine's claws! Awesome.
Back in the American Revolution, all muskets and rifles were designed to have fixed bayonets to make an effective lance.
Super op thing that launches darts that easily
1 shot kill things
It was the short sword used by the Roman Empire to be thruster through opponents with ease. What made it so effective was the fact that the blade was fashioned for maximum thrust damage rather than slashing, so it was the perfect partner to the titanic shield walls of the legion. *Open wall, impale poor bloke, close wall*
This is a trap. We are talking about HANDHELD WEAPONS. - LordDovahkiin
This weapon was so powerful, a duoble handed swing could cut a mail armoured knight almost clean in half
A frankish throwing axe
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