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Viking axes

Printed From: History Community ~ All Empires
Category: Regional History or Period History
Forum Name: Medieval Europe
Forum Discription: The Middle Ages: AD 500-1500
Printed Date: 13-Aug-2022 at 18:11
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Topic: Viking axes
Posted By: IanZonja
Subject: Viking axes
Date Posted: 17-Mar-2018 at 15:56
Did you know that the - Viking axe  had many forms and purposes?
For example, the http:// - Dane axe was a two-handed weapon and was used exclusively for battle :

And there was also the http:// - bearded axe that was a one-handed weapon. It had a "beard" which was utilized to hook an enemy's weapon or shield. The bearded axe was also used for wood-working, like chopping wood and harvesting timber.

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