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Other Weapons

Arab warriors have available to them, and use, the full range of melee weapons known to Europeans. Arab cavalry is the best equipped in the world; riders would often carry lance, bow, sword, and mace into battle. Likewise, in addition to swords and bows, Arab infantry uses a variety of weapons, including spears, axes, javelins, and pole arms, in combat.

Hans Georg Schaathun
Sun May 25 14:21:01 MET DST 1997