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A Brief History Of The Ancient Science Of Sword Making

This i09 article details a brief history of sword making, from bronze to iron, including the ever-elusive ‘Damascus Steel’. A decent read, and a great reminder that humanity’s had no problem with killing each other before the invention of gunpowder.

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One Response to “A Brief History Of The Ancient Science Of Sword Making”

  1. Tierlieb says:

    The article mixes up wootz and pattern welded steel. The bibliography contains three books, none written by Oakeshot. Hands off.