The place denotes the end of the blade of cutting and stabbing weapons.
There are different forms that have been developed or refined over time to make the various weapons more effective. The only purpose of these changes was to achieve the optimum effect of the weapon.
The shape of the location depends on the particular use of the weapon. The individual forms are addressed using technical terms.
Sword, saber and epee locations
As cut is called a Klingenort, of but is not pointed straight or obliquely tapering. This place form is often used in Asian weapons. In Europe, the pointed shape is more common, as it is better suited to piercing armor. Example of a cut blade: Kachin Dha .
- Gerhard Seifert : sword, epee, saber. The manifestations of Europe's long handle arms are shown as a floor plan for collectors and enthusiasts. Publishing house HG Schulz, Hamburg 1962.
- Gerhard Seifert: Technical terms of edged weapons. German ABC of the European naked defensive weapons. (Cut, thrust, hit and hand thrown weapons). Verlag Seifert, Haig 1981.
- Technical terms of edged weapons from Gerhard Seifert (PDF file; 1.26 MB)
- Kluge : Etymological dictionary of the German language. 23rd expanded edition. de Gruyter, Berlin et al. 1995, ISBN 3-11-012922-1 , p. 604.
- Gerhard Seifert: Technical terms of the edged weapons knowledge. German ABC of the European naked defensive weapons. (Cut, thrust, hit and hand thrown weapons). Verlag Seifert, Haig 1981.