Piotr N. Kotowicz is one of the leading Polish archaeologists, specialist of antique arms and armor, editor of highly appreciated “Acta Militaria Mediaevalia” magazine.
His newest book, written in English, is an outstanding catalogue of archaeological axes found in the borders of today’s Poland. The timeframe of his study encompasses the Early Middle Ages, and can be closed between 5th and 13th century.
The book contains hundreds of examples of axes, classified into 13 types and dozens of variants, each described and illustrated.
On top of that, the book contais a CD-ROM including PDF files with:
By no means the book is impressive and meticulous, admirable publication trying to organize the current knowledge and typology of axes in Middle Europe.
See the book inside: