Swords were one of the earliest complex weapons. Maybe because they had the power to take the human life they soon found their place in magic, myths and legends. Some of them made for a good story while some of them made pretty scary ones.
We use sword for thousands of years now, and many interesting stories can be said about them. Some are true while some are just stories that originate from legends and from modern media like movies. Find out the most interesting facts about swords.
Excalibur is one of the most famous mythological swords in the Western world. This sword has many legends written about it and is popular even today thanks to modern media. Read about Excalibur facts.
Miyamoto Musashi is one of the most famous swordsmen in the world. He fought from his 13th year and never lost a duel even when he was greatly outnumbered. Many books, movies and even comics were made about him.
Making of a sword is an art that was in the older times considered for a magic. Today we know that there is no magic involved in making a piece of ore into a weapon that can cut a handkerchief in flight but that does not make it any less of an art.