Saturday, April 27, 2013


The Xiphos is the Greek short double-edged. It was their secondary battle weapon, next to the Javelin. 

Xiphos' can have cross sections, sometimes decorated.  And sadly not many Xiphos survived.  

*Disclaimer: I have done extensive research on each of these weapons. I am aware that there are many different versions of each of these weapons. I am not trying to spread false information. If you know and can prove any information wrong, please let me know and I will fix my errors.  I have at least three references for all research on the weapons I will discuss through the challenge. 

Reflection posts!

Don't forget, on May 3rd we are linking up to post about our thoughts, comments, concerns, and what we love about this years A-to-Z Challenge!  You can read more about the reflections posts HERE


  1. Interesting theme here. I looked up pics of Xiphos. Quite useful tools to have in certain situations. Writer’s Mark

    1. Thank you . . . I think. :) Yeah it is. I want one!

  2. Another great X word. I must remember these and use them!
    Thanks for your work in the A to Z Challenge this year.
    Jemima at Jemima's blog

    1. Thank you! :D You are most welcome! It has been my pleasure to get to be a part of such an amazing team and challenge!