FC: Anglo-Saxon Weapons & Warfare
1: Anglo-Saxon Weapons & warfare By: Justin Cline
2: The spear was the most common weapon; it was used for throwing and jabbing
3: The spear was seven foot long ash shaft and it had an iron head | In early Anglo- Saxon times they had a special type of javelin know as 'argon'.
4: The argon is a special type of spear it has a barbed head when they throw it into the opposing army's shields and it would become so heavy they would have to discard them
5: The shields they used was round, made of wood, and covered with leather. they also has iron or brass in the center.
6: To be a warrior was to be a hero
7: A hero was strong, smart, and courageous and had to be willing to die for glory and their people
8: Beowulf was perhaps the best hero in the Anglo-Saxon history
9: Beowulf was said ti have the strength of thirty men in one arm