Historical Weapons

  • December 20, 2023By Mikos Gunners

    Introduction The United States has a long and complicated relationship with firearms. Gun ownership is a right enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, and for many Americans, firearms are an important part of their identity and lifestyle. But with this right comes responsibility, and it’s important to understand the risks and benefits associated with firearms and

  • November 14, 2023By Mikos Gunners

    Introduction The art and science of historical weapon replicas are a fascinating subject. From the design of the replica to its manufacture, and from its use in reenactments to its use in historical displays, the history and craftsmanship behind these replicas is truly remarkable. Whether you are a collector, a reenactor, or simply a history

  • October 10, 2023By Mikos Gunners

    Introduction The invention of firearms has revolutionized the way modern warfare is conducted. For centuries, mankind has relied on historical weaponry to protect themselves and their communities, from swords and spears to bows and arrows. However, with the invention of firearms, these weapons have become obsolete. Firearms have become the go-to weapon of choice for

  • September 21, 2023By Mikos Gunners

    Introduction The Japanese samurai is one of the most iconic figures in history, renowned for their skill and bravery in battle. As such, their weapons have become synonymous with the samurai, and have come to represent the spirit of Japan itself. From the katana sword to the yumi bow, these weapons have a long and

  • August 31, 2023By Mikos Gunners

    Introduction The technology behind historical siege weapons has been a fascination for centuries. From the trebuchets used in medieval warfare to the battering rams and ballistae of ancient times, these weapons were often the deciding factor in a battle. Today, we have the opportunity to explore the engineering, mathematics, and physics that went into creating

  • August 17, 2023By Mikos Gunners

    Introduction Throughout history, mankind has been fascinated by the development of increasingly deadly weapons. From the Chinese repeating crossbow to the Mongol composite bow, these weapons have all been designed to give their wielders an edge in battle. Each weapon has unique features that make them stand out from the competition. In this blog, we’ll

  • August 7, 2023By Mikos Gunners

    Introduction The Ancient Greeks and Romans are remembered for their impressive military prowess and the weapons they used to achieve victories on the battlefield. Ancient Greek and Roman weapons such as the Hoplite spear and Gladius sword have become iconic symbols of the classical world, and have had a lasting impact on modern warfare. The

  • July 31, 2023By Mikos Gunners

    The Impact of Firearms on Society The history of firearms has had a significant impact on society. Starting with the flintlock musket, the development of firearms has changed the way wars are fought and how people protect themselves. In the 17th and 18th centuries, flintlock muskets were the standard weapon used in battles. They were

  • July 26, 2023By Mikos Gunners

    Introduction The Middle Ages were a time of great advancements in warfare and weaponry. Medieval weapons were used to defend and conquer, and for many years their power was unmatched. From longbows to crossbows, swords to battle axes, these weapons were essential to the success of any army. As technology advanced, so did the weapons,

  • July 13, 2023By Mikos Gunners

    Introduction From the stone tools of our ancient ancestors to the firearms of today, the evolution of historical weapons has come a long way. Our earliest ancestors used stone tools to hunt and protect themselves in their everyday lives, and over time, these tools have become more sophisticated and complex. As societies have developed, so