This video looks at how shields changed shape over time in the medieval period, and how this related to different fighting styles. It shows how shields were used in single combat and how they were set up, and how their form changed over time.
00:00:00 The video discusses the various shapes of medieval shields and why they changed. It also shows how shields are used in single combat and how they are set up.
00:05:00 This video discusses how shields changed shape over time, and how this relates to the different fighting styles of medieval knights. The shields used in the early medieval period were different from those in the later medieval period, and the design of these shields indicated the type of fighting that the knight was likely to engage in.
00:10:00 The video discusses the use of shields throughout history, and how their form changed over time. It particularly focuses on the use of shields by crossbowmen and anti-riot squads.
00:15:00 The video examines the different shapes of medieval shields and how they changed over time. The different shapes were likely intended to protect different parts of the body, and the different shapes were likely based on previous shields.