Mortuary sword

A warhorse is a European sword of the 16th century.


As a warhorse is referred to actually fold unconstitutional a sword, which is single-edged only at the top two-edged and on the other blade. This type of sword was created in the 16th century in Spain and Italy. There he was introduced as a weapon for mounted troops and often reached completely exaggerated blade lengths.

Colloquially referred to as a ( old ) warhorse also a battle-hardened man.