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  • The Pole Axe – Medieval Weapons

    The Pole Axe – Medieval Weapons

    A look at the deadly poleaxe, which was used to bloody effect in the War of the Roses. Filmed, produced and edited by Definition Media Limited, of Stratford-upon-Avon. www.definitionmedia.co.uk Search terms:tv re-enactment

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  • Fencing with five different medieval weapons

    Fencing with five different medieval weapons

    The Fencing pieces shown in the video are either interpretations of historical texts or freely combinated sequences. Sword and Buckler: Liegnitzer Messer: Jakob Sutor Poleaxe: Paulus Hector Mair Dagger, Longsword: no direct interpretation of a single piece of text. Fencers in this video are: Tom Brennauer, Gladiatores München Andreas Jacob, Gladiatores Jena Gabi Walther, Gladiatores Jena Frank Aupperle, Gladiatores Leistungszentrum Karlsruhe Sven Baumgarten, Gladiatores Leistungszentrum Karlsruhe Manufacturer of Weapons: Long swords and Poleaxes: Pavel Moc Bucklers and Daggers: Kasto Messers: […]

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  • Sword Fighting As It Was For the Vikings

    Sword Fighting As It Was For the Vikings

    Watch this webisode and find more videos narrated by Colm Feore at http://www.museumsecrets.tv. Museum Secrets Season 3 – Premiere TV Broadcast in Canada Starts March 14, 2013! Broadcasts on History (Canada) on Thursdays at 9 PM; Fridays at 10 PM and Saturdays at 8 PM. Museum Secrets is a hit TV series and rich media website that travels to the world’s extraordinary museums, revealing the stories of irreplaceable treasures, probing familiar legends and assumptions, and using cutting edge research and […]

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  • You Had to Be Strong Just to Wear the Armor as a Viking

    You Had to Be Strong Just to Wear the Armor as a Viking

    Watch this webisode and find more videos narrated by Colm Feore at http://www.museumsecrets.tv. Museum Secrets Season 3 – Premiere TV Broadcast in Canada Starts March 14, 2013! Broadcasts on History (Canada) on Thursdays at 9 PM; Fridays at 10 PM and Saturdays at 8 PM. Museum Secrets is a hit TV series and rich media website that travels to the world’s extraordinary museums, revealing the stories of irreplaceable treasures, probing familiar legends and assumptions, and using cutting edge research and […]

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  • ‘Vikings’ Official Trailer

    ‘Vikings’ Official Trailer

    While VIKINGS is filled with conflict, warfare and bloodshed — for these were extreme times — it is a family saga at heart. It follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel, The Beast, Baytown Outlaws), a curious, compelling man who is always looking to break through barriers and discover new worlds to conquer. A young farmer and family man, Ragnar is deeply frustrated by the unadventurous policies of his local chieftain, Earl Haraldson (Gabriel Byrne, In Treatment, Usual Suspects, […]

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  • Deoringas at West Stow

    Deoringas at West Stow

    A short film about the Early Saxon Re-enactment Group Deoringas at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village over the weekend 10 – 13 August 2012

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  • Man-at-Arms

    Man-at-Arms

    Man at Arms(c) is an 80 minute long DVD available from this site or Amazon being released in September 2012. It chronicles the effects of medieval warfare on the people who fought and suffered the effects of those wars. Aimed at a wide audience from British schools’ Key Stage Three to Post Graduate it is filled with dramatic reconstruction, modern experimental and forensic archaeology and medieval martial arts. from the effects of arrowshot to what it feels like to fight […]

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  • Ancient Technology Centre, Cranborne

    Ancient Technology Centre, Cranborne

    Promotional video for the Ancient Technology Centre in Cranborne, Dorset. For more details call 01725 517618. Produced and donated by ProMotion Media. http://www.promotionmedia.co.uk Search terms:ancient technology centre

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  • Llynnon Prehistoric Roundhouses – Construction

    Llynnon Prehistoric Roundhouses – Construction

    How the Prehistoric Roundhouses at Llynnon Mill on Anglesey in Wales were built. For details about visiting the site go to: http://www.visitanglesey.co.uk/en-GB/llynnon-90.aspx Ancient Arts : http://www.ancient-arts.org/  to learn more and even get involved in an onsite course- UK   Search terms:celtic roundhouses

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  • Prehistoric copper smelting in a pit

    Prehistoric copper smelting in a pit

    How to turn copper ore into copper using Bronze Age techniques. Ancient Arts : http://www.ancient-arts.org/  to learn more and even get involved in an onsite course- UK Search terms:réz olvasztásabakır eritmeصهر النحاسكيفية صهر النحاسطريقة صهر النحاسprehistoric smeltingbakır eritme yöntemleriréz olvasztása házilagsárgaréz olvasztásarézolvasztás házilag

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  • Sailing the Vaaler Moor logboat

    Sailing the Vaaler Moor logboat

    The Vaaler Moor logboat is being tested in scale 1/20. This was part of the “Special Topics” class 2012 at the Maritime Archaeology Programme, University of Southern Denmark; Another seven boats were also tested. The original boat is at Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmuseum at Schloss Gottorf in Schleswig. http://www.schloss-gottorf.de

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  • Going for Bronze: Making a Reconstruction Pot

    Going for Bronze: Making a Reconstruction Pot

    This film follows the making of a reconstruction trevisker ware bronze age pot, at a pottery on Dartmoor. The pot was commissioned by the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter as part of the partnership exhibition ‘Going for Bronze’ with the Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA). The finished pot can be seen at DNPA’s Postbridge Information Centre Easter – October 2012. The film is copyright DNPA 2010. For more information go to www.dartmoor.gov.uk

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  • Ancient Stringed Instrument – Replica being played

    Ancient Stringed Instrument – Replica being played

    Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Culture Fiona Hyslop has revealed a small wooden fragment that it is believed comes from a lyre. It has been burnt and broken, but the notches where strings would have been placed are easy to distinguish on the artefact. Experts believe the remains are of the earliest stringed instrument ever found in Western Europe – dating to more than 2,300 years ago – at an excavation on the Island of Skye. Music archaeologists Dr Graeme Lawson […]

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  • Students live like peasants!

    Students live like peasants!

    Rather than Cavemen  as they start the film with  -  ahem!!!    These students live the life of Iron Age people in a smoky log hut built in Estonia. Five Estonian archaeology students have given up their laptops, music players and mobile phones for five days to live in a small hand-built log hut to see how their ancestors lived over 2000 years ago in winter in the Iron Age. All aspects of life back then have been copied to the […]

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  • Roman legionary’s clothing, armour and equipment

    Roman legionary’s clothing, armour and equipment

    This is the English version of the previously posted Dutch clip. Placidus is a Roman soldier, stationed in the legion’s camp of Noviomagus along the Rhine. In this film he shows you the clothing, armour and equipment of the Roman legionary soldier in the first century AD. Search terms:legionista rzymskiroma kıyafetlerirómai páncélromai katona jelmezrömischer legionär ausrüstungvestimenta de soldado romanoローマ 鎧vestimenta de los soldados romanosroma askerlerinin kıyafetlerirömische legionärskleidung

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