4 Roman Swords Found in Cave Near the Dead Sea
Over 1900 years old, Archaeologists in Israel have discovered four well-preserved Roman swords lodged in a crevice inside a cave in the Judaean Desert. Quite a rare and truly amazing sword find.
2 Spatha Roman swords found in the UK
Seems to be the month for multiple Roman sword finds, as a treasure hunter in the UK found not one, but two well preserved Roman Spatha believed to be over 1800 years old. Who knows how many more remain hidden waiting to be discovered..
5 Deadliest Sword Designs from History
The article starts with the age old question 'cut or thrust' and lists 5 broadly classified sword types that were the most successful designs of their era and geography. Far from perfect, it's still thought provoking enough to be worth the read.
New Display of Nihonto in Nikko, Japan
With swords from 5 major collections in Japan and displaying the largest blade in the country, this exhibition is a must see and celebrates 60 years of the treasure museum and the 1,240 year anniversary of the mountain top shrine where the exhibition can be found.
Famous Historical Samurai Photos in Context
You have probably seen these famous 19th century photos of actual Samurai and warrior monks taken just before they faded from history forever. But did you know the backstories to these photos? Find out here!
Police in UK actually looking to re-unite owner with stolen swords..
While almost every UK sword story is about police taking swords away from the public, this rare article has 2 cavalry swords that they are trying to return back to the blades rightful owner (most likely Matt Easton - j/k). Nice to see that they still respect SOME property rights over there..
Roronoa Zoro's Best Swords from One Piece
Best known for pioneering his iconic '3 sword fighting style' (one in each hand and one between his teeth!) One Piece's Roronoa Zoro has been the owner of some of the finest and best swords in the One Piece universe. Here are his finest..