Author: linlinlinlin

Top 10 ancient Chinese weapons [Copy link] 中文

Rank: 4

Post time 2014-3-1 17:56:17 |Display all floors

#7. Dao


In ancient China, the Dao was one of the most widely used weapons. ‘Dao’ was a term that referred to any kind of long weapon. Most of the Dao were long weapons that had blades mounted on their long shafts. Sometimes the Dao were similar to long swords; they had blades attached directly to their handles. The Dao was in many ways similar to the ‘saber’. The blades of these weapons, even today, are considered as masterpieces by the iron smiths of the Chinese civilization.


Use magic tools Report

Rank: 4

Post time 2014-3-1 17:56:31 |Display all floors

#8. Gun


The Gun was a basic weapon rather, it was actually a simple staff. The Gun was basically made from bamboo and its usage was accompanied by martial arts. It was a popular weapon of self-defense in China. The Gun, aided by sophisticated martial arts techniques, often proved to be fatal. The Gun was used by the Chinese army, however, bladed weapons dominated the Chinese arsenal. It was often used to train new recruits. Usage on the battlefield was, however, rare.


Use magic tools Report

Rank: 4

Post time 2014-3-1 17:56:46 |Display all floors

#9. Fu


The axe, or fu, was mostly used by imperial security forces and guards, rather than soldiers. Axes were characterized by one large blade that was often engraved or carved with the image of a powerful animal or a face. The axe was a symbol of power. Fu prevailed during the Shang dynasty. Because of mao and ge became popularity. Fu backed out quickly in the battlefield and then used in people’s daily life.


Use magic tools Report

Rank: 4

Post time 2014-3-1 17:57:01 |Display all floors

#10. Ji


Halberds, or ji, was used as a military weapon in one form or another from at least as early as the Shang dynasty until the end of the Qing dynasty. They are still used for training purposes by many Chinese martial arts. it consists of a long handle with a curved blade attached to the top and a pointed metal tip. This combination of elements allowed the bearer to slash with the side blade or stab with the tip, making it a very diverse and useful instrument. When later replaced by the simpler spear for military combat, the halberd was carried by ceremonial guards and used in martial arts.


Use magic tools Report

You can't reply post until you log in Log in | register

BACK TO THE TOP
Contact us:Tel: (86)010-84883548, Email: blog@chinadaily.com.cn
Blog announcement:| We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to use content, including words, photos and videos, which you provide to our blog
platform, for non-profit purposes on China Daily media, comprising newspaper, website, iPad and other social media accounts.