Homosapiens (humans) first roamed the earth and even before with
early humans weapons were in use. Back then spears and knives were
used to hunt, fish, and prepare food. They were vital. They food
provide food and through teaching others how to make these tools
we became more intelligent and cavemen vanished. Then the time
of the bible started. Though not everyone agrees that the events
in the bible actually accured, the bible does describe new
weapons as well as battles. These new weapons were used in
battle. One flaw seen strait away way. The only materials
available at the time were stone, wood, copper, and bronze.These
were all fairly soft materials and would break easily. So
a new fighting style
developed that is different than what we know. Below is a video
showing the weapons of the bible and how they were
Rome is considered the most powerful empire that ever lived. They copied
then improved the weapons of their enemies. They also were in perfect
shape as well as educated. They were diciplined and were put through non
stop training. Their main weapon was the modified gladius which was
perfectly desighned to peirce through armor, flesh, and bones. They also
carried a large rectangular shield about 3-4 feet long and about2-3 feet
wide. They were extremely motivated and refuse to lose. With their large
shilds in formation they make a wall. Here is a video.
Vikings and Barbarians
Vikings and Barbarian armies were made up of civilizations or small
empires. Despite what you may think these empires were quite well
organized. These groups were known for their strength and will to win.Here
is a video on Barbarians.
Ninjas And Samurai
Ninjas and Samurai are very well known, yet they are complete opposites.
Ninja weapons are not decorated or sacred. They are desighned to be
multi-purpose and vercitile. Samurai weapons are sacred and very
decorated. Weapons made for one use. Their styles are different to.
Samurai are diciplined to attack and retreat with strategy. Ninjas are to
win by any means necessary. Here is a three part video on ninjas, then
below that another on samurai.