Viking Sword Oslo (Bronze)
The legend and the romantic tradition define the Vikings as a group of northern barbarians who practiced piracy and spread their fury across Europe, crowned with horns with horns and sword in hand and deployed in their vessels as bloodthirsty warriors.
- Overall: 92 cm
- Width: 11 cm
- Weight: 1,7 kg
Viking sword was the favorite weapon of the Scandinavian warriors and trusted her life.
Viking sword was one of the weapons most commonly used during the Viking Age. Viking sword was a really effective weapon in the battlefield;
The assumed reasons for the sudden appearance of the Vikings by the end of VIII century are many and different.
The overpopulation at their homelands is one of the most mentioned reasons, this demographic explosion that took place in Norway and Denmark during the VII and VIII centuries, furthermore, the progressive setting of a stable rule in almost all Western Europe, specially in the continent after the foundation of Charlemagne’s Empire, had created a remarkable increase in the European trade, this meant chances for piracy.
Their armament comprised of a sword or axe, spear and shield, while most men had a short knife attached to their belts. Of these weapons, the sword was the most popular and this piece was considered with a certain respect, especially in the case of old swords that had been handed down from generations, or looted from burial mounds.
High Quality Sword of the Exclusive Collection "Historical, Fantastic and Legend Swords" made by MARTO.
Certificate of Quality and Origin, Made in Toledo (Spain).
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