Re: Polish armor?
- On Tue, 21 Sep 1999, Jenne Heise wrote:
> I'm posting this for someone in my shire. He is beginning to make armorBy "arms" do you mean weapons and battle accoutrements, or do you mean
> and would like to make it Polish. We have some resources around here, but
> I don't have much on arms and armor of Poland myself. Can someone point us
> in the direction of some good resources?
that you also need help designing heraldry appropriate to Poland. If you
are also interested in heraldry, I have a nice collection of articles and
resources on 15th century Polish heraldry, though be warned that it isn't
used the same way as western heraldry -- each coat of arms was used by
many people, and it usually identified your _rad_, a word usually
translated as "tribe" but which is more like a political alliance.
If your interested, I can suggest some general articles, or help with
--Walraven van Nijmegen