• Early medieval axes from the territory of Poland

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ISBN 978-83-7676-271-5
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Autor: Piotr N. Kotowicz

Rok wydania: 2018

Ilość stron: 268

Oprawa: miękka

Format: 21,0 cm x 29,5 cm

 

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Table of contents:

1. Introduction /11

1.1. Territorial and chronological scope of the study  /11

1.2. Brief history of research  /12

1.3. Source basis  /14

2. Written and iconographic sources  /17

2.1. Written sources  /17

2.2. Iconographic sources  /20

3. Axe heads /23

3.1. Technology of axe head forging  /23

3.1.1. One-piece axe heads  /25

3.1.2. Multi-segment axe head  /27

3.1.3. Carburisation and thermal treatment  /28

3.2. Ornamentation techniques and motifs  /29

3.2.1. Ornamentation techniques  /29

3.2.1a. Hot forging /29

3.2.1.b. Hammering  /30

3.2.1c. Pointille  /31

3.2.1d. Engraving  /31

3.2.1e. Inlay  /34

3.2.1f. Punching and cutting  /35

3.2.1g. Combinations of ornamentation techniques  /36

3.2.2. Ornamentation motifs  /38

3.2.2a. Geometric motifs /38

3.2.2b. Floral motifs  /39

3.2.2c. Zoomorphic motifs  /39

3.2.2d. Symbolic motifs  /40

4. Typo-chronical analysis of axe heads  /43

5. Axe hafts  /139

5.1. Selecting wood for axe hafts  /139

5.2. Forming axe hafts  /142

5.3. The lengths of axe hafts  /143

5.4. Axe haft ornamentation  /146

6. Stabilising the axe head on the haft /147

6.1. Manners of mouthing the axe head on the haft  /147

6.2. Leather overlays /148

6.3. Metal wedges  /149

6.4. Metal overlays  /149

7. Storage, protection, and transport of axes  /151

7.1. Leather cases /151

7.2. Textile cases  /151

7.3. Other  /152

8. Weapon or tool? Functions of early medieval axes /155

8.1. Axe as a weapon /155

8.1.1. Axe as a close combat weapon  /155

8.1.2. The axe as a throwing weapon /160

8.2. The axe as a tool  /161

8.2.1. Lumber axes  /161

8.2.2. Carpenter axes  /161

8.2.3. Butcher`s axe  /163

8.2.4. Executioner`s axe  /163

8.2.5. `Sapper`s axe /164

8.3. Miniature axes  /164

9. Axe symbolism in the territory of Poland during the Early Middle Ages  /167

9.1. Indicator of social status  /167

9.2. The axe as a magic, cultic, and religious symbol  /171

10. The role of the axe in the warfare and daily life of early medieval communities inhabiting the territory of present-day Poland  /175

10.1. The ace in the warfare and daily life of Slavic tribe  /175

10.1.1. Early Salvic phase  /175

10.1.2. Tribal phase /176

10. 2. The axe in early medieval Polish warfare and daily life  /178

10.2.1. The First Early Piast monarchy  /179

10.2.2. The Second Early Piast monarchy /181

10.2.3. Period of feudal fragmentation  /182

10.3. The axe in the early medieval warfare and daily life of Prusian and Yotvingian tribes  /182

10.4. The axe in the early medieval warfare and daily life of the West Ruthenian principalities  /183

11. Summary /187

12. Bibliography  /193

13. Plates /243

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