Burton, Richard Francis

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The Book of the Sword
A History of Daggers, Sabers, and Scimitars from Ancient Times to the Modern Day
By Richard Francis Burton
(Skyhorse Publishing)
“The history of the sword,” the author writes in his introduction, “is the history of humanity.” For centuries, the sword has been a symbol of power, strength, liberty, and courage. In the Middle Ages, the image of a sword was used to signify the word of God. Nearly every culture in history has forged... [READ MORE]
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