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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 devolped. 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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[[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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Revision as of 08:05, 29 June 2009

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.