Mythic Artifacts

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Chariots from Classical Greek and Roman mythology: Cabeiri chariot – dran by metallic – fire-breathing horses (Greek mythology)

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Chariots from Classical Greek and Roman mythology: Dionysus chariot – drawn by panthers (Greek mythology)

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Chariots from Hindu mythology: Vitthakalai – a gold-decorated chariot of Kali (Ayyavazhi mythology)

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Chariots from Classical Greek and Roman mythology: Hades chariot – drawn by four black horses (Greek mythology)

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Chariots from Classical Greek and Roman mythology: Hera's chariot – a chariot drawn by peacocks (Greek mythology)

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Chariots from Classical Greek and Roman mythology: Nemesis chariot (Greek mythology)

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Chariots from Classical Greek and Roman mythology: Poseidon's chariot – pulled by hippocampi (Greek mythology)

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Chariots from Classical Greek and Roman mythology: Rhea's chariot – drawn by lions (Greek mythology)

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Chariots from Hindu mythology: Surya's chariot

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Chariots from Classical Greek and Roman mythology: Sol Invictus chariot – depicted riding a quadriga on the reverse of a Roman coin (Roman mythology)

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Chariots from Classical Greek and Roman mythology: Zeus's chariot – drawn by the four directional winds (Anemoi) in horse-shape (Greek mythology)

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Chariots from Hindu mythology: Rahu's chariot

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Projectile weapons: Sagitta (Greek mythology)

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Projectile weapons: Silver bullet – a bullet cast from silver that is often the only weapon effective against a werewolf – witch – or other monsters

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Chariots from Classical Greek and Roman mythology: Selene's chariot

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Projectile weapons: Kenkonken – a chakram of great power wielded by Nezha (Chinese mythology)

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Projectile weapons from Hindu mythology: Narayanastra – the personal missile of Vishnu in his Narayana or Naraina form

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Projectile weapons from Hindu mythology: Sudarshana Chakra – a legendary spinning disc like weapon used by the Hindu God Vishnu

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Projectile weapons from Hindu mythology: Vasavi Shakti – the magical dart of Indra. Used by Karna against Ghatotkacha in the Mahabharata war

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Belt: Megingjörð (Power-belt) – a magic belt worn by the god Thor (Norse mythology)

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Girdles: Aphrodite's Magic Girdle – a magic material that made others fall in love with the wearer (Greek mythology)

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Girdles: Girdle of Brynhildr

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Girdles: Bridle of Constantine – said to be made from the nails used during the crucifixion of Christ

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Projectile weapons: Tathlum – the missile fired by Lugh from the Sling-stone (Irish mythology)

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Caps and hats: Petasos (also Petasus) (Greek mythology)

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Projectile weapons: Xiuhcoatl – a lightning-like weapon wielded by Huitzilopochtli (Aztec religion)

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Spears: Gunnar's Atgeir

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Spears: Maltet – the name of the spear of Baligant from The Song of Roland (French folklore)

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Spears: Rhongomiant – the spear of King Arthur that he used to defeat the legendary Sir Thomas of Wolford (Arthurian legend)

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Spears: Spear of Achilles (Greek mythology)

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Spears: Golden Dragon Cresent Blade – the spear of Tran Quang Dieu – given by Diep Dinh Tong in Vietnam's history

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Spears: Spear of Longinus – see Lances: Bleeding Lance and Holy Lance (below)

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Spears: Black Dragon Cresent Blade – the spear of Nguyen Hue in Vietnam's history

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Hammers: Mjölnir – a magical hammer wielded by Thor. It was invulnerable and when thrown would return to the user's hand (Norse mythology)

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Axes: Shango's axe – an axe wielded by Shango that can produce thunder (Yoruba mythology)

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Hammers: Ukonvasara (also Ukonkirves) (Finnish mythology)

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Caps and hats: Cap of invisibility (also Cap of Hades) – a cap that turns a person invisible (Greek mythology)

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Hammers: Hammer of Hephaestus – the hammer of the Greek god Hephaestus – which he used to make the Greek gods' weapons (Greek mythology)

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Amulets and Charms: Phylactery – an amulet or charm – worn for its supposed magical power

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Garments: Coat of many colors – the garment that Joseph owned – which was given to him by his father – Jacob (Jewish mythology)

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Amulets and Charms: Agimat – a Filipino word for "amulet" or "charm"

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Amulets and Charms: Wolfssegen (also Wolfsegen and Wolf-Segen) (European folklore)

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Rings: Andvaranaut – a magical ring capable of producing gold – first owned by Andvari (Norse mythology)

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Rings: Ring of Gyges – a mythical magical artifact that granted its owner the power of invisibility (Greek mythology)

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Rings: Seal of Solomon – a magical brass or steel ring that could imprison demons (Jewish mythology/Christian mythology)

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Rings: Svíagris – Adils' prized ring in the Hrólfr Kraki's saga (Norse mythology)

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Rings: Stone and Ring of Eluned the Fortunate – a cloak of invisibility owned by Merlin (Welsh mythology)

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Rings: Wish Ring – three princesses gave Halvor a ring to wish himself to his parents and back to Soria Moria Castle (Scandinavian folklore)

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Arm rings: Draupnir – a golden arm ring possessed by Odin that is a source of endless wealth (Norse mythology)

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Arm rings: Keyur (Hindu mythology)

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Boots: Fast-walker Boots (Cапоги-скороходы) – allows the person wearing them to walk and run at an amazing pace (Russian folklore)

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Necklaces: Brísingamen – the necklace of the goddess Freyja (Norse mythology)

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Necklaces: Mikuratana-no-kami (Japanese mythology)

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Boots: Seven-league boots – a pair of boots said to allow the wearer to make strides of seven leagues in length (European folklore)

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Sandals: Sandals of Jesus Christ – these were among the most important relics of the Catholic Church in the Middle Ages (Christian mythology)

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Sandals: Talaria – Hermes's winged sandals which allowed him to fly (Greek mythology)

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Shoes: Helskór (Hel-shoes) – were put on the dead so that they could go to Valhöll (Norse mythology)

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Shoes: Shoes of Víðarr – which gave the god Vidar unparalleled foot protection (Norse mythology)

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Coats: Babr-e Bayan – the mythical coat worn by the Persian legendary hero Rostam in combat (Persian mythology)

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Cloaks: Falcon Cloak – a cloak owned by Freyja that allows the wielder to turn into a falcon (Norse mythology)

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Cloaks: Swan Cloak – a magic robe made of swan feathers belonging to a swan maiden

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Rods and staffs: Thyrsus (Greek mythology)

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Cloaks: Tarnkappe – Sigurd's magical cloak that made the wearer invisible (Norse mythology)

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Pants and shirts: Shirt of Nessus – the poisoned shirt that killed Heracles (Greek mythology)

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Rods and staffs: Ruyi Jingu Bang – the staff of Sun Wukong – which could alter its size from a tiny needle to a mighty pillar (Chinese mythology)

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Rods and staffs: Gríðarvölr – a magical staff given to Thor by Gríðr so he could kill the giant Geirröd (Norse mythology)

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Rods and staffs: Rod of Asclepius – a serpent-entwined rod wielded by Asclepius – a deity associated with healing and medicine (Greek mythology)

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Rods and staffs: Gambanteinn – appears in two poems in the Poetic Edda (Norse mythology)

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Rods and staffs: Aaron's rod – was endowed with miraculous power during the Plagues of Egypt that preceded the Exodus. Was carried by Aaron (Jewish mythology)

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Rods and staffs: Circe's staff – a staff with which the sorceress Circe could transform others into animals (Greek mythology)

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Scythes: Cronus' scythe – Cronus castrated his father Uranus using an adamant sickle given to him by his mother Gaia (Greek mythology)

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Scythes: Death's scythe – a large scythe wielded by the Grim Reaper

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Spears: Red Dragon Cresent Blade – the spear of Le Si Hoang in Vietnam's history

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Spears from Celtic mythology: Crann Buidhe – the spear of Manannán (Irish mythology)

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Spears: Aram – the spear of Jangar (Mongol mythology)

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Rods and staffs: Prospero’s staff – staff belonging to the wizard Prospero in the Shakespearean play "The Tempest."

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Swords from Buddhist mythology: Houken

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Swords from medieval legend: Grus – the historical sword of Bolesław III Wrymouth – medieval prince of Poland

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Clubs and staffs from Hindu mythology: Mace of Bhima

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Rods and staffs: Merlin’s staff (Arthurian legend)

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Swords from medieval legend: Morgelai

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Swords from medieval legend: Guy of Warwick's Sword – belonged to the legendary Guy of Warwick who is said to have lived in the 10th century

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Clubs and maces: Heracles' club – a gnarled olive-wood club wielded by Heracles (Greek Mythology)

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Clubs and maces: Sharur

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Clubs and maces: Tishtrya's mace (Persian mythology)

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Clubs and maces: Yagrush and Ayamur (Phoenician mythology)

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Clubs and maces: Indravarman III (Buddhist mythology)

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Clubs and staffs from Hindu mythology: Kaumodaki – the mace of the Hindu god Vishnu – found in iconography of some of Vishnu's avatars

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Clubs and staffs from Hindu mythology: Gada – the main weapon of the Hindu god Hanuman – an avatar of Shiva

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Swords from Chinese mythology: Huàyǐng – a branch that morphed into a sword in the hands of Zhuānxū – has the ability to command the elements and animals

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Spears from Japanese mythology: Otegine

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Axes: Pangu's axe (Chinese mythology)

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Bows from Hindu mythology: Kaundinya's bow – a magic bow wielded by the Brahman Kaundinya – who used it to make the Naga princess Mera fall in love with him

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Bows from Hindu mythology: Sharanga – the bow of Krishna

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Arrows: Apollo's arrow – an arrow that was crafted of sun rays. It could cause health or cause famine and death in sleep (Greek mythology)

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Arrows: Hercules arrows – arrows wielded by Hercules that were coated in poisonous Hydra blood (Greek mythology)

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Arrows: Gusisnautar (Norse mythology)

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Whips: Ogmios's whip – the sun-god is depicted holding a whip (Celtic mythology)

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Daggers: Dagger of Rostam (Persian mythology)

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Daggers: Parazonium (Roman mythology)

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Axes: Axe of Perun – the axe wielded by the Slavic god of thunder and lightning – Perun (Slavic paganism)

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Axes: Lightning axe – an axe that is wielded by the Maya rain deity Chaac and used to produce thunder and rain (Maya mythology)

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Bows from Hindu mythology: Shiva Dhanush (Shiva's bow) – a bow given by Shiva to Janaka and broken by Rama during Sita's swayamvara

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Bows from Hindu mythology: Sharanga – the bow of the Hindu God Vishnu

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Axes: Parashu – the battle-axe of Shiva who gave it to Parashurama (Hindu mythology)

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Bows from Hindu mythology: Kodandam – Rama's bow

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Spears from Chinese mythology: Jiuchidingpa (Nine-tooth Iron Rake) – the primary weapon of Zhu Bajie

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Spears from Chinese mythology: Octane Serpent Spear

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Spears from Chinese mythology: Spear of Fuchai – the spear used by Goujian's arch-rival King Fuchai of Wu

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Bidents: Devil's pitchfork – a bident or two-pronged pitchfork belonging to the devil (Christian mythology)

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Javelins: Vel (Hindu mythology)

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Lances: Bradamante's lance – a magical lance that unhorses anyone it touches (Matter of France)

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Bows: Fail-not – the bow of Tristan. It was said to never miss its mark (Arthurian legend)

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Bows from Hindu mythology: Vijaya (also Vijaya Dhanush) – a bow wielded by Karna – one of the greatest heroes of the Hindu epic – Mahabharata

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Bows from Hindu mythology: Gandiva – a bow created by Brahma and used by Arjuna during the Kurukshetra war

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Bows: Houyi's bow – the God of Archery used his bow to shoot down nine out of ten sun-birds from the sky (Chinese mythology)

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Bows from Classical Greek and Roman mythology: Apollo's bow – a bow that was crafted of sun rays (Greek mythology)

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Bows from Hindu mythology: Pinaka (also Shivadhanush)

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Swords from Continental Germanic mythology: Blutgang (also Burtgang or Blodgang) – the sword of Háma

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Swords from Anglo-Saxon mythology and folklore of the British Islands: Brainbiter – the sword of Hereward the Wake

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Swords from Anglo-Saxon mythology and folklore of the British Islands: Hrunting – the magical sword lent to Beowulf by Unferth which was annealed in venom

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Swords from Anglo-Saxon mythology and folklore of the British Islands: Nægling – the other magical sword of Beowulf. Found in the cave of Grendel's mother

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Swords from the Matter of Britain: Coreiseuse (Wrathful)

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Swords from the Matter of Britain: Galatine

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Swords from the Matter of Britain: Grail Sword – a cracked holy sword which Sir Percival bonded back together – though the crack remained

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Swords from the Matter of Britain: Egeking

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Swords from Norse mythology: Hǫfuð – the sword of Heimdallr – the guardian of Bifröst

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Swords from Norse mythology: Hrotti – part of Fafnir's treasure – which Sigurd took after he slew the dragon

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Swords from Norse mythology: Sword of Freyr – the sword of the Norse god of summer Frey – it is a magic sword which fought on its own

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Swords from Norse mythology: Lævateinn

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Swords from Norse mythology: Legbiter – the sword of Magnus III of Norway

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Swords from Continental Germanic mythology: Balmung or Nothung – the sword from Die Walküre – wielded by Siegfried the hero of the Nibelungenlied

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Swords from Continental Germanic mythology: Mimung – a great sword that Wudga inherits from his father Wayland the Smith

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Swords from Continental Germanic mythology: Nagelring – the sword of Dietrich von Bern

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Weapons: Pasha (Hindu mythology)

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Weapons: Magic wand – found in the hands of powerful fairies (Medieval legend)

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Swords: Jokulsnaut – a sword belonging to Grettir which was later given to his brother Atli (Sagas of Icelanders)

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Swords: Flaming Sword – a sword glowing with flame by some supernatural power

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Swords: Kalevanmiekka – Kaleva's sword (Finnish mythology)

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Swords from Celtic mythology: Caledfwlch – often compared to Excalibur.

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Swords from Celtic mythology: Ceard-nan Gallan – the Smith of the Branches – sword of Oisín

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Swords from Celtic mythology: Cosgarach Mhor – the Great Triumphant One – sword of Oscar

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Swords from Celtic mythology: Cruadh-Chosgarach – the Hard Destroying One – sword of Caílte mac Rónáin

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Swords from Celtic mythology: Mac an Luin – the Son of the Waves – sword of Fionn mac Cumhaill

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Swords from Celtic mythology: Singing Sword of Conaire Mór – a sword that would sing in battle

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Swords from Celtic mythology: Cruaidín Catutchenn – the sword of Cú Chulainn

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Weapons: Halayudha – a plough used as a weapon by Balarama (Hindu mythology)

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Swords from Chinese mythology: Kunwu

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Swords from Roman mythology: Crocea Mors – the sword of Julius Caesar and later Nennius according to the legends presented by Geoffrey of Monmouth

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Swords from Hindu mythology: Aruval (Tamil mythology)

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Swords from Hindu mythology: Asi – a legendary sword mentioned in the epic Mahabharata

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Swords from Hindu mythology: Girish – special sword of Shiva with unique characteristics

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Swords from Hindu mythology: Nandaka (also Nandaki) – the sword of the Hindu god Vishnu

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Swords from Hindu mythology: Nistrimsha – the sword of Pradyumna – son of Krishna

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Swords from Hindu mythology: Pattayudha

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Swords from Japanese mythology: Totsuka-no-Tsurugi – the sword Susanoo used to slay Yamata no Orochi

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Swords from Japanese mythology: Ame-no-Ohabari (also Ama-no-Ohabari)

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Swords from Japanese mythology: Futsu-no-mitama (August-Snap-Spirit) – the sword of Takemikazuchi

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Swords from Chinese mythology: Gan Jiang and Mo Ye – the legendary Chinese twin swords named after their creators

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Swords from Chinese mythology: Feijian

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Swords from Greek mythology: Sword of justice

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Swords from Greek mythology: Harpe

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Swords from Greek mythology: Sword of Peleus

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Swords from Norse mythology: Mistilteinn

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Swords from Norse mythology: Ridill (also Refil) – sword of the dwarf Regin

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Swords from Norse mythology: Dragvandil

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Swords from Norse mythology: Gambanteinn – a sword which appears in two poems in the Poetic Edda

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Swords from the Matter of France: Almace (also Almice or Almacia) – sword of Turpin – Archbishop of Reims

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Swords from the Matter of France: Balisarda

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Swords from the Matter of France: Corrougue – the sword of Otuel

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Swords from Spanish mythology: Colada – the other sword of El Cid

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Swords from the Matter of France: Froberge – the sword of Renaud de Montauban

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Swords from the Matter of France: Sauvagine

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Swords from Spanish mythology: Tizona (also Tizón) – the sword of El Cid – it frightens unworthy opponents – as shown in the heroic poem Cantar de Mio Cid

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Swords from the Matter of France: Murgleys (also Murgleis)

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Swords from the Matter of France: Précieuse – sword of Baligant – Emir of Babylon

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Headgear: Goswhit

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Headgear from Christian religion: Crown of thorns – which was placed on the head of Jesus during his crucifixion

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Headgear: Huliðshjálmr – a concealing helmet of the dwarves (Norse mythology)

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Body armour: Armour of Diomedes – made of bronze – that Diomedes exchanged with the golden armor of Glaucus

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Headgear: Helmet of Rostam (Persian mythology)

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Body armour: Golden Coat of Chainmail – part of Fafnir's treasure which Sigurd took after he slew the dragon (Norse mythology)

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Body armour: Green Armour – protects the wearer from physical injuries (Arthurian legend)

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Body armour: Kavacha – the armour of Karna that was granted by his father Surya at birth. It was impenetrable even to heavenly weapons (Hindu mythology)

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Body armour: Armour of Örvar-Oddr – an impenetrable "silken mailcoat" (Norse mythology)

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Body armour: Armour of Beowulf

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Headgear from Christian religion: Veil of Veronica – according to legend – was used to wipe the sweat from Jesus' brow as he carried the cross

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Headgear from Christian religion: Iron Crown of Lombardy – said to be made from the nails used during the crucifixion of Christ

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Headgear from Greek mythology: Ariadne's Diadem

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Shields from Hindu mythology: Khetaka – the shield of Shamba

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Shields from Hindu mythology: Srivatsa

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Gauntlets: Járngreipr (Iron Grippers) – a pair of iron gauntlets of the god Thor (Norse mythology)

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Shields from Hindu mythology: Jaivardhan – the shield of Lords Vishnu and Shiva

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Shields from Graeco-Roman mythology: Shield of Achilles – the shield that Achilles uses in his fight with Hector (Greek mythology)

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Shields from Graeco-Roman mythology: Aegis – Zeus' shield – often loaned to his daughter Athena – also used by Perseus (Greek mythology)

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Shields from Graeco-Roman mythology: Shield of Ajax (Greek mythology)

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Shields: Dubán – the shield of Cú Chulainn (Irish mythology)

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Shields from Arthurian legend: Pridwen (also Wynebgwrthucher) – the shield of King Arthur

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Shields: Shield of El Cid – a shield which bears the image of a fierce shining golden dragon

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Body armour: Armour of Achilles – created by Hephaestus and said to be impenetrable (Greek mythology)

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