What is Zweihander?


A zweihander is a medieval 2 handed sword used mostly around the 12th-15th centuary . This devistating sword normally 6 feet in length required great strength and stamina to use . Zweihander translated litterally means twohander in mordern english . After the 15th centuary bastard and short swords where prefered and the use of the zweihander slowly died out . Many models are still around but most of them are owned by medieval enthusiast clubs of museums . A fine piece of medieval history

Most zweihander where forged during the 12th centuary at the time when they sounded most suitible to the thick heavy armour of the other nations

See medieval, short sword, bastard sword, zweihander


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