Armor

A Look at The Evolution of Protective Armoring thru History

Triple Disc Armor

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/triple-disc-armor 31st Jul 2021 - Also identified as “Triple Disc” Armor, this style of early Armor plating/suit dates to the 4th and 5th Centuries B.C. Linked with The Sam …

Corslet Armor

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/corslet-armor 31st Jul 2021 - A 2-piece Armor component, Corslet (in Middle Ages terms), was akin to Demi-Armor. Design versions of Corslets go well back into Ancient Greece (and d …

Japanese Namban Helmet

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/japanese-namban-helmet 31st Jul 2021 - In addition to the previously discussed Kabuto and Jingasa Helmets, another form of Feudal Japanese protective headgear was The Namban Helmet. Seen ar …

Chinese Chichak Helmet

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/chinese-chichak-helmet 31st Jul 2021 - Designed around the 11th/12th Century, The Chichak was an attempt to create “full” head and neck protection for it's Wearers. Constructed …

Egyptian Cloth, Hide and Metal Armor

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/cloth-hide-and-metal-armor 31st Jul 2021 - From Ancient Egypt's development from The Old to The New Kingdom (a period of several hundred years), they experimented with different type of militar …

Yetholm Shield

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/yetholm-shield 31st Jul 2021 - A well-known Bronze Age attempt at protective Shield design, The device got it's name from a Scottish Bog (Marsh), where the first example was discove …

Japanese Yoroi ''Bell'' Armor

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/japanese-yoroi-bell-armor 31st Jul 2021 - Sometimes placed in the “Lamellar Family” of Armor, “Bell Armor” (or Yoroi), was among the first types developed in early Feud …

Japanese Katabiri

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/japanese-katabiri 31st Jul 2021 - Seen in the 8th Century (and redesigned with different construction components through the preceding centuries). Extremely similar to the European Gam …

Japanese Kutsu Boots

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/japanese-kutsu-boots 31st Jul 2021 - Worn by both lesser and Elite troops alike, the short leather Kutsu Boot provided basic protection to the foot. Made of layers of thick leather, some …

Japanese Zukin

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/japanese-zukin 31st Jul 2021 - Although not a traditional helmet, The Zukin Headpiece was another early form of Feudal Japanese head protection. Seen around the 13th Century (with v …

Chinese Breastplate Armor

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/chinese-breastplate-armor 31st Jul 2021 - An early example of modern “Body Armor”, these 14th Century Breastplates were designed to be worn under regular clothing. Consisting of tw …

Celtic Armor

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/celtic-armor 31st Jul 2021 - Dating back as far as 1,200 B.C. - the peoples who would become identified as The Celts, were a highly organized Bronze Age Culture. As many as 6 Celt …