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hauberk and lamellar armor. X-XI the century
helmet with the the barmitsa. X century. X century
hauberk (schema of production)
armor is scaly. XI century
the splitting weapon
helmets. XI-XIII century
armors from the plates and the scale
warrior. XII century
hauberk. XII-XIII century
the chopping weapon
helmet with the half-mask and barmitsa. XII-XIII century
armor is lamellar. VIII the century
the shields
archer. XIII century
the impact weapon
armors. XIII-XIV century
the banner
arbalest. XIV century
the missile weapon
kolontar'. XIV century
baydana. XV century
kuyak. XVI century
swords and the sabre
yushman. XVI century
chaldar (horse attire). XVI century
the helmets
archer. XVI century
tegilyay. XVI century
bakhterets and tarch. XVI century
zertsalo. XVII century
rynda. XVI-XVII century
ceremonial armors. XVII century
baydana. XV century
Artist Vladimir Semenov.
baydana. XV century

Baydana - variety of annulated armor. From strictly hauberk it is differed only in terms of sizes and form of its rings. Rings of baydany - large, flatly. Were fastened rings either overlapping or to the nail or the shaft, which gave large strength to articulation. Is most widely known baydana, which belonged to Boris Godunov. The inscription is knocked out on many rings of this armor: "with us god not to ktozhe on they are".
Baydana weighed to 6 kg was reliable protection from the sliding sabre impacts, but from the splitting weapon and the arrows I could not save because of the large diameter of its rings.
"baydana is besermenskaya", as is called this form of defensive armor in "zadonshchine". the monument of the literature OF THE XIV century, it is known in Russia since 1200. It could be supplemented with other objects of defensive armament, for example by ponozhami, which protected the legs of warrior. Ponozhibuturlyki, or batarlyki. occurred three it was specific: of three wide boards, which were being connected by ferrules in such a way that buturlyk covered entire foot from the heel to the elbow; of one wide board and two narrow: of one convex board, which was being fastened to the foot with belts.
A. Yurasovskiy
"Russian armors X-XVII centurys".
Artist Vladimir Semenov.
© depictive skill ". Moscow. 1983

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