Cuirassiers were cavalry soldiers using cuirass (breastplate). Cuirassiers evolved from medieval knights in 15-16th century. Cuirassiers sucessfully fought in 30 years war and in Napoleonic wars. Cuirassiers were disbanded after WW1.
Cuirassiers were heavy cavalry—”big men on big horses”. Cuirassiers were effective in penetrating lines... [Read more]
Knight Quotes-quotes and phrases on medieval knights and noble warriors. Famous quotes and quotations on knights and warriors. Knight phrases and mottos.
Knight quotes and quotations
The word knight, which originally meant boy or servant, was particularly applied to a young man after he was admitted to the privilege of bearing arms.
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Roman Military Phrases-Latin Terms
Roman military phrases, terms and names. Latin military glossary. Roman army terminology, Roman legions, weapons, siege weapons and navy phrases.
Roman Military Phrases, Terms and Latin Glossary
Roman military units and ranks
pedites-infantry, who formed the backbone of the roman army
legio-legion, largest Roman military unit
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Chivalry Quotes and phrases. Chivalry, knight and medieval quotes on Getasword.com. Noble knights and chivalry code in medieval times. Famous chivalry quotes.
Knights believed in the code of chivalry. They promised to defend the weak, be courteous to all women, be loyal to their king, and serve God at all times. Knights were expected to... [Read more]
Battle of Austerlitz 2012
Battle of Austerlitz 2012 info, news and pictures. Major military history event of the Napoleonic wars suitable for all history fans, reenactors and for the public audience.
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Templar Quotes, Phrases and Mottos
Templar Quotes, Phrases and Mottos. Famous latin sentences connected to Knights Templar (Militia Christi).
Templars-members of the Poor Knights of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon, a religious military order of knighthood established at the time of the Crusades that became a model and inspiration for other military orders.... [Read more]
Medieval execution methods and medieval executioners. History of execution. Capital punishment in medieval times. Hanging, burning at stake, impalement, sawing, breaking wheel and other methods of the capital punishment.
Execution is defined as to put to death as punishment. Imposing a “Death penalty” or “death sentence”. Execution... [Read more]
King Solomon Temple
Solomon Temple, also known as the First Temple, was the main temple in ancient Jerusalem, on the Temple Mount (also known as Mount Zion), before its destruction by Nebuchadnezzar II in 6th century BC.
According to the Hebrew Bible, the temple was constructed under Solomon, king of the Israelites. This would date its construction to the 10th century... [Read more]
Saint Agnes of Bohemia-Story of Princess
Saint Agnes of Bohemia, true story of a special, unconventional medieval princess who changed the rules and who created a better world for her people. Legends of saints.
Why was Saint Agnes so special?
Agnes was a notable medieval personality who made great contributions in the area of charitable care, diplomacy and in art. She also... [Read more]
Alexander The Great Quotes
Alexander the Great quotes, phrases and proverbs. Famous quotes by Alexander, the Macedonian military leader and general who conquered the whole known world of his time.
Alexander The Great
Alexander the Great, Alexander III of Macedonia, nicknamed Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia, Born July 21 of 356 B.C., (reigning from 336 to 323 B.C.), conqueror... [Read more]
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