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A '''spear''' is a weapon made by attaching a sharp blade to a stick. In battle this allowed early man to attack his foes from a few feet away. This was a major advantage. A man armed with a spear could defeat many attacking [[warrior]]s with getting hurt himself.
 
A '''spear''' is a weapon made by attaching a sharp blade to a stick. In battle this allowed early man to attack his foes from a few feet away. This was a major advantage. A man armed with a spear could defeat many attacking [[warrior]]s with getting hurt himself.
 
[[Bronze]] was made obsolete when [[ironworking]] was developed. From the spear, the [[pike]] was developed. The pike was a longer spear with different [[iron]] tips for a different situation. Pikes and spears were commonly used as a defense against charging [[cavalry]].  
 
[[Bronze]] was made obsolete when [[ironworking]] was developed. From the spear, the [[pike]] was developed. The pike was a longer spear with different [[iron]] tips for a different situation. Pikes and spears were commonly used as a defense against charging [[cavalry]].  
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==See Also==
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* [[Hunting]] with:
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** [[Firearm]]s: [[Handgun]], [[Shotgun]] and [[Rifle]]
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** [[Archery]]: [[Crossbow]], [[Compound bow]]
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* [[Fishing]]
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==References==
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{{reflist|2}}
  
 
[[Category:Weapons]]
 
[[Category:Weapons]]
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[[Category:Hunting]]
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[[Category:Survivalism]]
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[[Category:Tools]]

Revision as of 01:20, 10 December 2014

A spear is a weapon made by attaching a sharp blade to a stick. In battle this allowed early man to attack his foes from a few feet away. This was a major advantage. A man armed with a spear could defeat many attacking warriors with getting hurt himself. Bronze was made obsolete when ironworking was developed. From the spear, the pike was developed. The pike was a longer spear with different iron tips for a different situation. Pikes and spears were commonly used as a defense against charging cavalry.

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