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Post the worst, shoddiest, most inaccurate historical reproductions you can find

Getting the ball rolling with this gem
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>>3792125
Most Chinese historicals, desu.
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>>3792125
Tell me this is some autists fantasy and not something actually for sale.
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>>3792157
>That furniture.
>Those walls.
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>>3792125
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WE WUZ CARTHAGINIANS AND SHIIIET!!!
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This was on sale for nearly 8000 dollars
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>>3792125
>that visor
literally designed to attract stabs
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>>3792455
>Notice the detail
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>>3792179
>that Kirk Douglas physique
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>>3792472
I thought this was going to kink back to:
>>3792455
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>>3792547
*Link. But it works anyway.
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>>3792148
>when you're trying to look at Chinese armor and literally the only non-bullshit source is the Great Ming Military blog and they don't have a lot of pretty pictures to stare at
I am so mildly upset you have no idea.
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>THE CHAD STRIDE
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>>3792148
Doesn't help that Chinese costume makers love to make pseudo Japanese or fantasy armors.
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>>3793171
the problem is actual Chinese armors were rarely very aesthetic
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>>3793163
Lmao this nigga look like an enemy from Elder Scrolls 1
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>>3792455
>Greathelm
>plate armor
Why do they do this. It doesn't even look right
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>>3793163
kek
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I'm not even sure what this is supposed to be. It looks like a child's Halloween costume.
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>>3793866
haha oh wow
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>>3793866
well yeah, it's something he literally made up himself
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Very rare helmet of the SS Pirate Fireman division
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>>3793922
How can anyone watch this drivel.
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>>3793936
This is gold
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>>3793163
Me on the right
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>>3793922
>>3793848
jesus christ, who tought this looked acceptable, I feel bad for the actors
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>>3793866
Lindyception
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>>3793866
nothing wrong with this besides the amateurish construction
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>>3794022
What bothers me the most is that they make most of the costumes from scratch yet choose to go full D&D when it wouldnt cost a nickel more to atleast try to be historically correct.
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>>3793866
It looks sort of similar to this World War 1 armor piece I saw at a museum
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Behold, the retarded cousin of Lawbringer from For Honor.
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>>3794071
Yeah! like, any reenactor can sew a viking costume for under 250£
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>>3794022
at least we got a good parody show out of it.
From norway even.
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>>3793917
when he was just a larping teenager
>inb4 now he's larping 40something(?)
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>>3792294
Gottem
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>>3792455
Here in Strasbourg this is for sale in a shop in front of the cathedral. Looks even worse irl
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>>3793940
FUCK YOU BIGOT YASSSS VIKANG QUEEN SLAY
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>>3793178
>the problem is actual Chinese armors were rarely very aesthetic
Depends if you like lamellar/scale armors.
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>>3793866
Isn't that from his video about Indian maille?
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>>3793922
What I hate about Vikings is that the actual armours Vikings and Britons used at the time look infinitely cooler than whatever their designers make up.
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>>3794922
Fucking THIS
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What I don't understand about this one is how popular it is.
Seriously, like every hoplite reenactor buys this shit
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>>3794922
>>3795248
Silly goyim this is a TV show about the DARK AGES™ so that means no colors or shiny things allowed. Only browns, greys and leather are acceptable for the DARK AGE™ aesthetic because we don't want you goyim to forget that these people were filthy barbarians.
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https://www.bonanza.com/items/like/145500453/Fully-Wearable-Gothic-Knight-Suit-of-Armor-15th-Century-Reenactment-Costume-sca

This page has some pretty terrible shit at high prices if anyone is interested
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>>3795334
Why are the arms so fucking long
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Pretty much anything sold by Nauticalmart or Indiamart is pure junk.
They've started using images of other armourer's works or museum photos and slapped their watermarks on them because they know their stuff looks like shit.
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>>3793178
>the problem is actual Chinese armors were rarely very aesthetic
Not really. The general's/elite trooper's armor from the 900s-1300s China is pretty aesthetic.

It was the East Asian version of Greco-Roman Armor. You have Japanese gods dressed in this shit.

Most Chinese directors are either just lazy or focused on spectacle.
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>>3793163
pls stab me in the throat
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>>3795514
>Most Chinese directors are either just lazy or focused on spectacle.
Doesn't sound very different from in the west, really.
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HELP
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>>3795552
Tbf its very hard to replicate pre 19th century shit to the point of accuracy, but Chinese-lingo cinema is just freaking egregious. Take a look back at >>3792148. That movie "An Empress and her Warriors" was set during the Warring States.

A time when most Chinese armor was made of leather, and looked like this. And this is for the generals and heavy troopers.
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>>3793866
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>>3795468
Yea, people like Wassonartistry and Whiterosearmoury have had problems with this. I see their armour poping up places where they shoudn't be from time to time
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>>3792179

THEY DIDN'T HAVE FLAT TOPS IN ANCIENT ROME!
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>>3795601
>Tbf its very hard to replicate pre 19th century shit to the point of accuracy,
Honestly prior to the excavation of the Qin terracotta army or Chu charioteers the Chinese really had no idea what the leather armors of the Warring States looked like.

If you look at historical artwork Chinese artists use contemporary equipment similar to how Medieval European depicted Biblical saints.
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>>3795514
At times they make some pretty decent costumes
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>>3792125
My zongles get bongled everytime I see a rubber amour painted with metalic paint in a movie or show bend and shake like jelly. Saw this once on got and got triggered.
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>>3793848
>opponent accidentally stabs one of those plates
>blade slips and you end up stabbed anyways
CAN'T WIN!
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>>3793922
ffs why do they pay some costume designer to shit out some amalgamation of leather world of warcraft bullshit when they could probably spend less money to just go on kultofathena or something and get a few chain shirts and helmets?
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>>3793191
Would it be ok if it where an aventail plus great helm while wearing plate armor?
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>>3795816
While I know a lot of people don't like it, I think the future of historical movies are going to be cgi, espesially now that we're getting much better at it. Then they have no excuse to dress them up as some motorcycle thugs anymore
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>>3792179
OwO whats this
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>>3795861
it's kind of shitty but this is kind of the only way to freeze a the current state of ruins in place, probably too expensive to use shit loads of glass
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>>3795334
>hands not even in the gauntlets
does he know what he's doing?
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>>3795248
what pisses me off about this picture is that that specific type of helm is styled after an Anglo-Saxon BURIAL mask
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>>3795468
>SOME
>BODY
>ONCE
>TOLD ME
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>>3794922
>>3795816

apparently the Burgonet helmets were just what they had laying around in the studio warehouse and they concluded 99% of their audience wouldn't care and just filming the series with them would be more productive than looking for accurate helmets.
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>>3792125
that one viking show on the history channel where the anglo saxons were wearing 15th century helmets
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>>3792148
kek who made those aliens
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>>3794922
>>3795816
>>3796777
> Vikings

Don't forget the Papal Guard...because the Pope is in Rome, you know.
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>>3796946

The Vikings™ will never get past our stout fortifications and powerful catapults!
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>>3795601
>Take a look back at >>3792148 (You). That movie "An Empress and her Warriors" was set during the Warring States.

The movie was set in the Nanbeichao period. Their armor would look something like this.
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>>3796959
Don't forget the rifle tier crossbows.
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>>3796959

Haha, BTFO by our deadly rapid-fire crossbows again!
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>>3794913
No it's about some armour he made as a teenager/20 something for larping iirc
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>>3796708
That isnt Anglo-saxon anon, it is from valsgarde in sweden, you are probably thinking of the sutton hoo helmet
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>>3795572
I didn't know Knuckles wore armor.
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>>3797033
yeah that's what came to mind. it's just that I know a lot about Anglo-Saxon culture and absolutely nothing of Swedish culture
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>>3795847
Bascinet helmet (with or without visor) plus aventail would be better imo
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my first thought on viewing the OP
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>>3797119

Bascinets are from a little before full plate like that was a thing, Armets and other fully articulated helmets are more fitting.
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>>3792148

I hate, HATE, this shit in particular
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>>3796946

wtf am I looking at
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>>3796946
All of my wat
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>>3797003
>>3796959

what video game is this?
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>>3796983
I think the author misinterpreted the statue/mural he based his cataphract on.

The Chinese never used riveted lamellar but they did have riveted leather laminar.
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>>3797129
I was under the impression simole bascinets continued to be used as armor for footmen and common soldiers through the 14th and 15th centuries. But yeah I guess if we're talking late full plate a fully articulated full enclosed helmet would be better. (Still, even nobles often ditched such helms for simple kettle hats for more visibility.) I guess aventail are kind of passe by the time you have armets etc.

I've always wondered, though, wouldn't rigid chin/throat pieces severely restrict the ability to turn your head?
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>>3797092
I'm this guy >>3795248

What exactly is wrong with the Sutton Hoo helmet? More ceremonial than practical, like the Celtic horned helmets?
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Knight Errant is a pretty great YouTube channel on medieval European armor. I just found him recently but he really goes into the details of different helmet setups, etc.
https://www.youtube.com/user/neosonic66
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>>3797301
>wouldn't rigid chin/throat pieces severely restrict the ability to turn your head?

that's pretty much why Armets and articulated helmets in general came to be. Hound skull bascinets
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I have never been more triggered by a post on here than this >>3792125
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>>3797364
If you're asking if I have a problem with the Sutton Hoo helm, I don't. I just get irritated when I see movie/tv portrayals with combat helms modeled after it. Engravings offer no tactical advantage whatsoever.
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>>3797127
ガイガンw
I had this toy as a kid.
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>>3797509
Not everything needs to. Flaunting wealth on the battlefield isn't anything new, and for warrior cultures like the Norse, gilded weapons and armor are naturally going to be prestige items.

I guess what I was asking about the Sutton Hoo helmet was how confident you were that it was a purely ceremonial piece, and that it couldn't possibly be used for combat. I know fuck-all about the Anglo-Saxons, and always thought that the Sutton Hoo helmet was simply a lordly combat helmet.
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>>3793866
Is the problem the butted mail? Cause I'm pretty sure that was used in India and SEA.
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>>3795281
Pretty sure muscle cuirasses existed, anon.
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>>3797620
well sure but they didn't look like that monstrosity
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>>3797557
I'm fairly certain it was just for ceremony, seeing as how it was found in the wreckage of a burial ship among other prestigious items.
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>>3797152
>>3797157
>>3797158
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>>3797666

those nipples must be weapons too
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>>3793922
Literally surplus from Game of Thrones. Stannis' army wear those helmets and they made a ton of those props, so they just give them out to other studios to save a nickel.
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>>3796946

is this an empire that, dare I say, is holy, AND Roman?
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>>3797666
That's literally just the recreation but oxidized and a bit bent up.
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>>3796946
What the absolute fuck? They had to have known.
Also, less extreme, but still important, that Papal tiara is anachronistic.
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>>3792179
Not too bad, really.
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>>3793848
At least the actor was great
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>>3797666
How do I get hoplite armor mode? Fucking goal body
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>>3792125
/his/ when can we start are bean warrior reenactment?
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>>3798024
lots of muscle + high body fat
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>>3798103
That isn't high body fat
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>>3794194
Are you being sarcastic? I don't know anything about LARPing so i'm not sure
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>>3798034
literal beaners
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>>3798233
Not that anon but yeah, it wouldn't be very expensive to make. The Viking outfit that I use for reenactments cost me about £150
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>>3798200
I think he meant higher body fat than traditional body builders. Romans were a bit stockier than glamor body builders, with less definition.
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>>3795861
This is kind of neat in a weird way
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>A story takes place around Greek mythology
>Especially the Trojan war
>They wear Classical Greece clothing
Ever since I began to learn more about Ancient Greece seeing this always annoys me to some extent.
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>>3792179
that bulge hot damn
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>>3798449
Well, the Greeks themselves were guilty of this. All of their depictions of the Trojan War are contemporary to the periods they were made.
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>>3798472
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>>3793922

God what an awful show, even for History Channel
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>>3795861

I'm not sure why people complain about this. It's doing exactly what it's supposed to. The actual structure is being protected and it's clear what is original and what is modern repair work. It's no different to most museums displays of pottery where the missing sherds are filled in with similarly coloured clay (once you notice them, you can't not notice them).

I can only imagine it's because it doesn't look pretty.
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>>3796777

This happens a lot. Most productions go to the same prop companies and just hire costumes and equipment instead of buying or making their own. It's why armour from Starship Troopers and Tiberian Sun reappears in Firefly for example.
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>>3798803
He probably wanted them to rebuild the structure, which is not what Conservers want to do.
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>>3793178
you got documents to back that up?
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>>3797729

Why does it being used as part of its (presumed) owners burial suggest it was purely ceremonial and never actually used?
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>>3798823
Probably because he considers it unpractical, but people marched into battle in all kinds of stupid bullshit before tactical warfare.
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>>3798817

It's remarkable how often people seem to think "conservation" means "rebuild".
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>>3792148
>not boob plates
throw it in the garbage
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>>3798016
Second.
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>>3796716
WHAT ARE YOU DOING IN MUH FIEF?!
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>>3792294
Indeed, too black.
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>>3797729
People were buried with actual, useable tools, weapons, and armor all the time. Granted, among the Norse, burial items may also have been either non-functional or nearly broken, but this doesn't mean that just because an item was a grave good, it couldn't possibly have been used by the living.
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>>3798472
To be fair, it isn't like they had the written historical accounts or the archeological skills we have today. They even lost their ability to write during the greek dark age.
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>>3792157
'Athendros, the Cursed Blade'-Dark Souls 3, Lost Disciples DLC
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>>3798034
I would love to bash someone wearing a avocado armor. The sound must be horible from inside, throw 2 rocks at it and the warior would start being confused and dazed. One stick hit on the side and the man would fell sick from the noise, lol.
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>>3792148
Isn't this supposed to be highly exaggerated because a lot of wushu and old chinese historical epics use a lot of Peking opera fantastical over-emphasis? That's what I figure at least.
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>>3797771
Pics?
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>>3792437
Pol get out your opinions are dogshit
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>>3793922
>the Saxons would have had less armor than the vikings
It was angry farmers vs angry sailors in a gang fight, not some clash of armies.
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>>3799947
t. roman propagandist
Carthage, is not, never was, and never will be a black civilization.
It was pure Levantine, No arabs or jews either.
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>>3799966
>implying they weren't large gang fights
>implying they had adequate equipment
Can you please state what issue you take with my post?
>"hurr durr muh stamford muh heathen army, muh summer army"
So, approximately three large armies, as opposed to thousands of gang fights?
Not to mention the armies came AFTER Ragnars lifetime.
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>>3799982
Mainly, my issue is that you're simplifying a fairly extensive area and time period of history (i.e., all of Anglo-Saxon England during the early Viking Age, and every single raid or incursion that ever occurred there) into a reductionist statement of 'it was a gang fight between farmers and sailors', and implying that Anglo-Saxon soldiers never, ever fought against bands of Vikings.

Vikings is retarded for a lot of reasons. Portraying scenes of Vikings fighting English soldiers isn't one of them. Pretty much everything about how they go about that is, though, so I guess it's a moot point.
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>>3800015
>implying they never ever fought against bands of Vikings.
Where?
Also, that still falls under gang fighting, my dude.
Real military warfare, Bellum Romanum if we use the standards of today and of our founding military tradition, would not be seen in Europe for nearly a thousand years.
Armies of tens of thousands simply couldn't be fielded nor organized in the Northern European political, military, economic, social, and metaphysical climate.
They simply weren't "soldiers" they were warriors and champions, the 1500s is where warfare en masse made a return.
Essentially, down to a gang fight. It was rather rare that you had two large unified States going into a state of total war.
It was usually lesser nobles leading a retinue independently or under the guidance of a king.
Militarily speaking it's not that extensive.
You gather your men, then you go to fight. Not much of a war with front lines, frontiers, extended sieges of an entire kingdom, etc.
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>>3795847
>>3797119
>>3797129

not trying to defend that awful piece of shit, I just want to point out that there was a period where great helms were worn with plate armor in the late 14th and early 15th centuries.
http://manuscriptminiatures.com/search/?manuscript=4365

>>3797301
>I've always wondered, though, wouldn't rigid chin/throat pieces severely restrict the ability to turn your head?

It depends, sometimes they do and sometimes they don't, to varying degrees. I can't answer that except on a case by case basis.
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>>3800222
Okay, don't trust me 100% on this, but from I remember there are two types of great helms. One that is the typical one worn in the 13th century. On the battlefield this was replaced, but it continued to be used in jousting. Eventually it evolved into pic related, which is very distinct from the classic great helmet. This would later evolve into the frogmouth helm, also only used in jousting.

So yea late type great helms were used with plate.
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>>3798472
this is extremely common throughout history. Most medieval depictions of historical events used contemporary material culture. Sometimes they intentionally added fantasy or "classical" elements to make it look more ancient/exotic, but it's not like they had strong historical records and perfect knowledge of the material culture of the period they were depicting, so it's not like a medieval artist could depict the siege of Troy accurately even if they wanted to.

Pic related, a 15th century manuscript miniature depicting a scene from the Trojan War.
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>>3800092

But that's fucking wrong you 14 year old
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>>3799154
Great point. Come to think of it, Norse pagans would sacrifice the servants and concubines of dead thanes so they could serve them in the afterlife, so it's more than reasonable to assume the same of tools, weapons, and armor.
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>>3799949
Scared-shitless albeit angry farmers vs. slightly better equipped not-so scared-shitless angry farmers, you mean.
Very rarely do we actually get to see Vikingr in the show, which I find funny -- you'd have thought the show would be much less about professional Norse armies given the title, but apparently not.
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>>3797729
Ceremonial doesn't necessarily preclude practical use, especially if the design of the object in question is relatively sound. I recall that there are some very well-decorated medieval helmets and armour which bear some wear and tear, indicating that they have been used in some capacity either in battle or tournament.
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>>3796540
>>3798803
Well do we really need some old crumbling walls? I'm sure whatever was to be learnt about it had already been learnt, and before the conservation it at least had some aesthetic value.
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>>3799600
Homer's description of the warriors do relate physical details of armor and weaponry. Everything was bronze, and he describes accurate Mycenaean armor like Boar Tusk Helmets.
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>>3796519
Kubrick's Spartacus
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>>3794194
>>3798270
You could go cheaper than that if you bought the wool and linen in bulk like they would for a decent production.
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>>3798034
Hahaha that armour looks hilarious! But I imagine it was fairly effective against spiked clubs.
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>>3797937
Seriously are you face blind? One is a golden alien like monstrosity and the other one is a fairly accurate depection of a human torso.
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>>3801004
what about it is wrong?
Where were the 50,000 man strong armies fighting each other in Medieval Northern Europe?
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>>3801228
>Very rarely do we actually get to see Vikingr in the show
this
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>>3798034
I want to believe.
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>>3798034
The Moche virgin and the Wari Chad
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>>3796946
uh WTF is that?!
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Every time you watch something set in Roman times.

I will always be there.

Always.

And there's not a thing you can do about it.
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>>3802712

Melt yourself bitch
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>>3792157
Clearly a god among men
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>>3795334
I can't stop laughing.
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>>3795334
Finally! A suit of armour for me!
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>>3795334
Other than the ridiculous proportions and quality, is it inaccurate?
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>>3794209
Oh no, this isn't a trip. You're our slave now. You don't get to go home. Sorry
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>>3793163
weak bait
this is obviously warcraft 1 cosplay
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>>3797937
No, the authentic armor is shorter than the "recreation". The muscles on real muscle cuirasses are "squashed" so the lower edge aligns with the ribs. The reason for this is that it allows the wearer to bend at the waist.

>but there were cuirasses that went all the way down to the waist!
Those were bell cuirasses. They were wide at the waist. Shaped like a church bell, almost. Hence the name.
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>>3795417
It's made for niggers.
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>>3795638
fuck outta here Ralph
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>>3797771
Dunno if it is QUITE the same?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hk_rdfSCS0
I dont know what you guys are talking about. I love that viking show
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>>3792125
someone explain this
is that like a roman segmented plate on top of chainmail with a- what is that helmet
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>>3798829
>asian
>bobs
no vagene
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>>3795468
blacksmith onion diet
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>>3799967
>merchant empire in northern africa
>no arabs or jews ever

/pol/ really is composed of brainlets
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>>3797771
>surplus from Game of Thrones
Nope, its from The Borgias, seeing as how its same studio and they have nothing to do with HBO.
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all hollywood shit
all video ga*es (especially to*al war)
etc
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>>3803785
They got some details right and it does resemble a 1480s gothic armor but they messed up the whole suit with missing/wrong articulation, wrong leather strap & buckle placement and overuse of rivets.
The gauntlets are attached to the vambraces with leather straps which is plain wrong.
Too many rivets connecting the individual parts of the cuirass; looks as if the upper and lower breastplate are just bent in shape and riveted together.
Hinges on the greaves should be on the outside; he probably put them on wrong.
Pauldrons are attached with leather straps and buckles instead of cords or leather strings.
Judging by the looks, the armor has no sliding rivets or internal leathers for articulation; the fauld lames are only connected with rotating rivets.
I'd say the leg armor is the best looking part of the entire suit.
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>>3792179
Jesus Christ, what an aesthetic physique. Based Kirk Douglas.
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>>3792157
>dodge the left blade
>dodge the right blade
>teleport behind him
>get impaled on the sword in his mouth because all he needs to do is turn his head around
M-MASAKA! NO WEAKNESS!
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>>3795468
>>3796716
Top kek.
>>3795634
Well, at least they got the american look down.
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>>3792179
Goal body on the right.
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>Blonde
>Greek
>Woman born in the Ottoman Empire dressing like that
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>>3810118
>greeks cant be blonde
Modern turko-greeks maybe
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>>3810118
At least the gimp, the soul eating sword, a lizardman and was historically accurate.
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>>3810208

>Implying greeks and turks aren't the same genetically as they were in ancient times
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>>3810323
>doesnt know that the word TURK comes from asian steppe people
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>>3810340

>Doesn't know that modern turks are greeks and armenians larping
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>>3796946
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>>3808995
For this one, they reasoned that since Thais traded with the Europeans and even hired some of them as mercs (Portuguese mercenaries ca be seen in the movie), they also imported/reverse-engineered European plate.
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>>3792148
Too bad the Chinese are so up their own asses and WE WUZ about their history that they won't accurately depict anything without either romanticizing or epicizing it to the nth degree.
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>>3796946
ENOUGH
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>>3796946
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It may be niche, but the uniforms and equipment of the British army in the peninsular war is my area of interest, and holy fuck could this be more wrong. Hate reenactors who don't make any effort.
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>>3793176
Why does this man have a scrotum on his head?
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>>3812728
Vikings is a Canadian-Irish co-production my man
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>>3792294
OOF
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>the virgin knight vs the Chad crusader
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>>3812007
I really want to watch this movie but I cant find it
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>>3797666
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>>3813494
Chad
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>>3813539
Zoidberg
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>>3813177
I am sure it is available on the web somewhere. The title is "King Naresuan", it has turn into a SIX movies series, apparently.

Fantastical elements (like European plate armor) aside, Thai movies always have extremely brutal and cool fighting scenes, and in war movies like this, war scenes that are truly epic - like entire ARMY of real elephants charging at each other and blasting cannons on their backs, while the main characters enter single combat on the back of their elephant mount.

Plus Thailand being SE Asian, you can find all sort of quirky but actually somewhat historical true elements not found elsewhere - like European fighting on the Thai side, or Thai samurai, or both, or them fighting Chinese for some reason etc.
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>>3813730
>fighting Chinese for some reason
Because China always wanted SEAsia but never could
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>>3806175
Open milks
Show bobs
Bitch Lasagna
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>>3813494
average /his/tronaut
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>>3796946
idgi
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>>3813930
>Because China always wanted SEAsia but never could
No?

Only place China ever wanted in SEA was Vietnam. And that was historically because it was a Chinese province for a thousand years.

To the Chinese, the rest of SEA was "fantastic places filled fascinating savages and spices." Only traders and pirates went there.
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>>3812007
That seems unlikely.

Mainland SEA empires did make their own European-style cannons, but I doubt they made armor. Traded for it, sure. Actually made their own, probably not.

I mean, I'm still new to SEA history, but it's my understanding that armor was actually quite rare in the region.
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>>3796946
no fucking way, what episode is this??
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>>3812894
good, now where is Canada located?
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>>3796959
>vikings lost to 1 (O N E) catapault
Odin blow me
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>>3801679
>more crumbling walls
Consider suicide
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>>3813177
Try primewire.ag
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>>3808995
CRIKEY MATES look like we'll need to bring out the elephant ballista to deal with these guys
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>>3809030

Litterally Dungeons and Dragons
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>>3797509
>engravings offer no tactical advantage
>he doesn't want to lose 0.1 g to move 0.5 m/s faster
Also engraving noble weapons is so fucking common man at least after the renaissance
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>>3803317
Me and every kid I knew had either this set, or one of the similar sets.
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>>3795468
>WHAT ARE YOU DOING IN MY FIEF
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>>3796716
Kek
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>>3793848
TLK is such a godawful cheese-fest
>>3798016
One of the few people in first season who could actually act.
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>>3796716
OH FUCK
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>>3815876
I AM UTHRED SON OF UTHRED AND I WILL HAVE MY KINGDOM
Uthred help me
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>>3792455
>Plate
>But not enough segments to make it wearable
>Most likely heavy too
>and have poor strap points
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>>3797620
those tended to also have some understanding of human anatomy.
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>>3792437
At least they got the armor alright.
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>>3796946
I just noticed it holy shit
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>>3815976
can someone explain to me what is joke here thank you
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>>3816083
The pope's guards are literally pre-Marian roman legionaries.
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>>3815357
I am that anon.

Indeed, I agree with you on this one, it's unlikely. It'd be pretty suicidal to wear a plate armor in that climate, given that it is hot AND humid

(i.e you will sweat a lot due to the heat, but your sweat doesn't vaporize fast enough due to the humidity, so it doesnt help cooling you down.)
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>>3812101
Yeah, and nobody else does this either huh
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>>3803317
I remember I loved my castle sets, i had about 5 and two pirate ships, many times I played naval invasions, storming the castles and such

it was like playing an irl turn based game, damn I miss my childhood
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>>3809692
I see, thanks
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>>3815377
nice non argument. I'm saying leave it as it was, instead of tastelessly encasing it like that
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>>3792148
>Tell chinese costume designers to make realistic chinese armor from the year X
>use that armor for your medieval european(or not) fantasy movie/shows
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>>3813930
No, because China was the superpower of that region, and no one likes a superpowet acting high and mighty and meddling with your business.

I am sure most SEA countries had one or two legends about them beating the living shit out of some Chinese warriors (or best them/trick them in some contest) to show off how badass they are. Put it in other words, they are using "whether you can beat Chinese" as the measurement of badassery.

Case in point:
http://www.magicartartgallery.com/arthistory/?v=detail&id1=94&rec=P-21
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>>3817666
I also recall a Malaccan or Malay legend about some Malay emissary tricked the Chinese emperor into earing sugar cane - apparently something he never ever heard before. Thus the emperor had to lift his crown to eat the cane, revealing his forbidden emperor holy face to the emissary.
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I mean I get it's porn but come on, put in a little effort
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>>3817847
>coif falls off whilst giving head
>just then an arrow flies through, impaling her head on your dick
wat do?
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>>3801879
Not the same guy, but the Georgian knight-heathen-coalition that fought the mongols after they crossed the Caucasus mountains was allegedly like 50-70k strong(in the early 12th century, like 400 years after vikings),but typically you're correct, knights were champions and large scale warfare involving 50k+ troops was very rare afaik
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>>3810118
>Blonde
>Greek
Achilles and Alexander were blonde.Her design is just mimicking the the Blonde Greek hero archetype.

As for the clothes in 16th century Ottoman empire er i got nothing.
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>>3817722
>Chinese emperor.
>Face forbidden to see.

Their portraits are literally state symbols, what the kek.
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>>3795248
thats something a royal guard/soldier would wear. Not some common reaver
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>>3818609
Isn't this where we post the monthy python sketch?
And we agree that its not the DIVINE FORBIDDEN EMPEROR, but merely a replica? A model? A statue? A face?




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