Bohemian Ear-Spoon was: Re: Armour help
The side 'points' or blades are much larger and project upward on an
angle on the korseka and runka. The triangular projections on the
ear-spoon point straight out from the shaft of the weapon and are not
George Cameron Stone
"A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration, and Use of Arms and
Armour in all Countries and in all Times"
Hope that helps,
--- In sig@y..., "Alastair Millar" <alastair@i...> wrote:
> Many thanks, Landolf!
> >Stone describes a weapon in his Glossary: Bohemian Ear-Spoon. A
> >type of pike with a long,broad point with two triangular
> >at the base,
> So... is this similar to the French 'corseque' (Cz. korseka) or
> 'roncone' (Cz. runka) then?
> Also, any chance of a reference for the glossary to which you
> Wishing the Bohemians called it a Bohemian something-or-other too...
> Alastair Millar, BSc(Hons)
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