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A modern-day swordsmith reverse engineers the ultimate weapon of the Middle Ages—a sword both prized and feared.

Aired October 10, 2012 on PBS

1 posted on 12/10/2012 9:24:18 AM PST by Renfield
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To: Renfield

Cool stuff.


2 posted on 12/10/2012 9:28:55 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Ramius

Sword Ping!


3 posted on 12/10/2012 9:31:02 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Renfield

Video not available.


4 posted on 12/10/2012 9:33:12 AM PST by Drawsing (The fool shows his annoyance at once. The prudent man overlooks an insult. (Proverbs 12:16))
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To: Renfield

The Uthbert sword - crucible steel... A very cool PBS show.


6 posted on 12/10/2012 10:12:03 AM PST by jurroppi1
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To: Renfield

I like the interactive selection for writing your name in runes. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/write-your-name-in-runes.html


7 posted on 12/10/2012 10:16:40 AM PST by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: SunkenCiv

Ping


12 posted on 12/10/2012 10:19:50 AM PST by Renfield (Turning apples into venison since 1999!)
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To: Renfield

I am still waiting for them to find the swords in the Great Lakes and the St Lawrence river where my Ancestors may have dropped them long before The Southern Europeans arrived.


14 posted on 12/10/2012 10:25:10 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: Renfield

Beats Politics. Thanks


16 posted on 12/10/2012 10:28:15 AM PST by Tugo (Sojourner)
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To: Renfield

Thanks for posting... sending to my Norwegian relatives!


17 posted on 12/10/2012 10:56:54 AM PST by ReleaseTheHounds ("The problem with Socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
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To: Renfield

Pretty interesting video!


18 posted on 12/10/2012 10:57:41 AM PST by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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