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[From Viking Warrior to Medieval Sword-Fighting: The Impact of Historical Shield Design]

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[Join the Legio Dimicatorum at https://www.patreon.com/Dimicator Thanks for your kind interest and support. About this video: In the Early Middle Ages sword design began to change, ultimately resulting in cruciform swords of the high medieval period. But what stirred this development? And why did traditional spatha type swords remain so popular with the Vikings? And in which manner did sword design affect historical fighting arts? This video offers an explanation.]