Battle of Nations 2013

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Title

Battle of Nations 2013

Subject

Archery, armour, axe, Battle of Nations, Battle of Nations Festival, bow, combat, crossbow, Europe, festival, helmet, heraldry, Kit Houston, knight, longsword, plate armour, re-enactment, replica, shield, sword, sword and buckler, television, tournament, tv, website.

Description

The Battle of Nations Festival is a full contact medieval tournament held in Europe which began in 2009. Australia will field a team for the first time in 2013 and will be captained by Kit Houston. The event features various combat categories, from one vs one duels to all vs all, and one including mounted knights on horses. There is also a side archery event for bows and crossbows. Contestants are expected to use historically accurate weapons and armour, and heraldry. Weapons featured include sword, longsword, shields, axes, and sword and buckler. The event also has an six-part online television show.

For their website see http://www.battleofthenations.com.au/index.html

 

Creator

Battle of Nations

Date

2012

Rights

(c) Battle of the Nations Australia and European Medieval Martial Arts Academy

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Citation

“Battle of Nations 2013 ,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed June 26, 2017, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1241.