Medieval Polearms


Medieval polearms on display in the St. Louis Art Museum. From left to right:

  • Italian langdebeve (ox tongue) spear, 15-16th century
  • Italian poleaxe with the Arms of the City of Venice, early 16th century
  • Italian brandistock, mid-17th century
  • Western European poleaxe for foot combatants, c.1500
  • German halberd, 17th century 

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