Drawn sword in the hand of a saint in the Church of the Saviour, Republic of Macedonia

Sword - Russian, меч [Mech]//// Belarusian, Меч//// Bulgarian, меч//// Polish, miecz//// Czech, meč//// Slovak, meč///// Serbian, мач//// Croatian, mač
Macedonian, Сабја (sa-bya)



Medieval sword in the Novgorod Archaeological Museum, Russia.

Straight blade swords dating from the 9th to 11th centuries from various sites in Russia (Kolchin 1985:Figure 116)

Two swords illustrated by Sedov (1968).

Two sword hilts illustrated by Sedov (1968).

Igor of Kiev sends envoys to the Bulgarians so they ally with him to attack Byzantinium. An illumination from the the Radziwiłł Chronicle showing a curved sword and two straight blade sword. From Sakharov (1980).

An illumination from the the Radziwiłł Chronicle showing a sword in the hands of a mounted soldier. From Sakharov (1980).

An illumination from the the Radziwiłł Chronicle showing a seated elite individual receiving two men including one wearing a straight blade sword. From Sakharov (1980).
Kolchin, Boris Aleksandrovich
1985 Archaeology of the USSR: city, castle, village. Institute of Archaeology, Moscow. [in Russian]

Sakharov, Andrei Nikolaevich
1980 Diplomatiia drevnei Rusi : IX-pervaia polovina X v. Moscow, Msyl. [in Russian]

Sedov, Valentin Vasil'evich
1982 Vostochnye slavi͡ane v VI-XIII vv. Moscow. [in Russian]
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