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New Blog post today! There is no denying that the Middle Ages is one of the greatest periods in history. Though it is now in the past, medieval reenactments continue to preserve the spirit and impact of this exciting period.  More than just a group of nerds in medieval leather armor, reenactments can be both entertaining and educational. Among them, one of the most popular is Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament.  You may have heard of this attraction, but here's a brief overview of what you can expect if you are fortunate enough to pay a visit. Click the link to see the full post:

http://blog.armorvenue.com/2016/09/02/medieval-leather-armor-a-medieval-meal-and-a-medieval-reenactment-you-wont-forget/
The Middle Ages was a time of exhilarating excitement, bloody battles, and awesome action that is, no doubt, one of the greatest periods in history. Though this era is now a thing of the past, its legacy and impact is still preserved through historical reenactments. Reenactments surface in a ...
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Aside from leather armor being worn for fantasy role playing, there is much speculation as to its existence and value in armor history.  However, it did have a strong presence during the Middle Ages and even paved the way for shaping future armor. Find out more with this awesome blog post!

http://blog.armorvenue.com/2016/08/05/leather-armor-for-sale-is-it-worth-it/
If you are someone who likes to engage in historical re-enactments or happen to be an armor enthusiast, there is no doubt you have been to conventions or Renaissance fairs where you have seen steel and leather armor for sale. As you stand there debating which type to add to your collection next, ...
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The interlocking ring pattern style, known as chainmail armor, has lasted through the ages and is still used today.  Due to its flexibility and effectiveness in resisting deadly weapons, it is easy to see why this protection became so widespread.  On that note, here is a brief history of the development of chainmail armor. Check this interesting post below!

http://blog.armorvenue.com/2016/07/22/chainmail-armor-through-the-ages/
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Our latest blog post is written in a very unique and creative way in poem form! Check out the post all about the Great Helm history and distinction.

http://blog.armorvenue.com/2016/06/24/the-great-helm-a-medieval-helmet-for-the-ages/
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Historical Hollywood Celebrities...aka Roman Gladiators! Find out what the life of a gladiator was like and the various pieces of armor they wore!

http://blog.armorvenue.com/2016/06/10/gladiators-or-knights-in-roman-armour/
There were no televisions. There were no movie theaters. And the internet was still many centuries away. Alas, what was a person to do for entertainment in ancient Rome? Fortunately there were fights…gladiator matches to be exact. They were the hottest ticket in town and kept spectators on the ...
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Ever wonder what the evolution of medieval head protection looked like? Take a walk through history with our new blog post on the various styles of medieval helmets! http://blog.armorvenue.com/2016/05/13/medieval-helmets-or-stylish-protection/
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We've created a nice info graphic on tips and instructions for maintaining your breastplates and chainmail. Take a look and feel free to share!

Read more at our blog here: http://blog.armorvenue.com/2016/05/11/armor-and-chainmail-maintenance-simple-instructions-to-keep-your-armor-new/
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The Roman Empire was one of the most prosperous and thriving civilizations to grace the pages of history.  Many factors contributed to its success including the integral role of centurions.  As the most famous officers of the Roman armies, centurions displayed upstanding character and true bravery.  Find out a bit more about these great men in our new blog post! Link below:

http://blog.armorvenue.com/2016/08/19/centurions-more-than-just-average-guys-in-roman-soldier-armor/
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The most popular type of Greek helmet is probably the Corinthian or Spartan helmet.  However, this is not necessarily the defining piece of ancient Greek head gear.  Because there was such a vast array of styles, Greek helmets don't just have one dominant kind that represents them all.  So why not take a brief look at some of these helmet styles and enlighten yourself?

http://blog.armorvenue.com/2016/07/08/bringing-definition-to-the-greek-helmet/
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Check out our new blog about medieval shields! Ever wonder why there was such variety in designs of shields? Did knights have an artistic background or was there more?  Find out with our informative blog post!

http://blog.armorvenue.com/2016/05/27/medieval-shields-more-than-meets-the-eye/
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Want to know what the full get up of a Roman Soldier was comprised of, and how it evolved over time? Read our new blog post that we researched on the top!

http://blog.armorvenue.com/2016/04/29/roman-armor-a-mixed-bag/
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Roman soldiers were expected to serve 25 years in the army and march up to 25 miles in full armor (weighing 40 lbs) in 5 hours! What troopers! Read more facts on the Roman legionnaires at our new blog post:

http://blog.armorvenue.com/2016/04/15/what-lies-beneath-a-roman-soldier-costume/
If you have ever taken part in an Easter media production or any other Roman period piece, there is a good chance you wore a Roman soldier costume. Portraying one of the troops in the Roman army was, no doubt, a fun experience, but do you ever wonder what it was really like serving as a ...
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Armor Venue was created for the mission of sharing our passion of ancient armor and weapons to our visitors and customers. We strive to offer our customers the very best in our products and service. Each of our items come from India and are hand-crafted by traditional techniques or else engineered precisely with machines to produce a wide range of high-quality, historically accurate products. Our supplier’s manufacturing plants use highly skilled craftsmen, artisans, and designers with years of expertise and experience.
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