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    per-second even when charging the enemy. As a result of these highly skilled mounted archers the middle east became well known historically for its mounted archers. Some other civilization that become known for their archers include parts of Japan and Mongolia. As technology advanced and more effective weapons became available archery was phased out of warfare. during the medieval time period the traditional English long bow for example was replaced by the Crossbow. “Although a longbow had greater range and penetration, and could achieve comparable accuracy and faster shooting rate than a wooden or composite crossbow, the latter can be used effectively after a week of training, while a comparable single-shot skill with a longbow could take years of practice” (History of crossbows). The crossbows take over shows that there are many factors that influence how a technology is used. Even though the long bow could shoot faster and was more powerful, the crossbow was able to take over as you could train hundreds of crossbow men in the time it took one person to become and expert archer. even though the cross bow had become more wide spread there were still archers in most armies who served almost like modern day snipers. This all changed with invention of firearms. “By the time the Spanish Armada attempted to invade England in 1588, an English county troop levy consisted of one-third bowmen to two-thirds soldiers with guns, and by century's end the bow had been…

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    Compound Bow: Introduction Introduction Bows are tools or weapons used by archers and archery hunters to compete in competition and harvest wildlife for food and trophies. The compound bow in particular, is a mechanical tool/weapon that enhances the primitive technology originally created by man to enhance accuracy when hunting or shooting at a target. Compound bows can be used for hunting various types of game as well as used for competition shooting. People of most ages with practice and…

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    In recent years, the media has increased their coverage of crime reporting, more specifically, in suburban neighbourhoods. Although violent crime rates are low, the covering of these stories has increased in the last few decades. Therefore, it does not come as a surprise that several media platforms have been closely following up with the “Scarborough crossbow killings”. The Toronto Star is one of many media outlets that have published articles regarding Brett Ryan’s case. “Brett Ryan’s friends…

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    Peter burkholder, a Studies in Popular Culture writer, discusses the anachronism and omission of the use of crossbows in his article X Marks the Plot: Crossbows in Medieval Film. Peter states that the use of crossbows in medieval film is complex which needs in-depth analysis. Robert Toplin’s viewpoint was used by Peter to support his idea that different judging principles need to be applied when judging made-for-television movie. After introduction, Peter starts his analysis by introducing the…

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    with the Crossbow is the outmost importance due to the zombie’s nature. The only way to completely kill a zombie is dismembering the brain, by either completely destroying it or severing the connection to the spine. Referencing the more famous TV show in America right now which has zombies in it, Daryl Dixon, a character who strictly uses the Crossbow in The Walking Dead, he personally uses the crossbow at his own discretion. It’s his main squeeze and babies it rightly so, because he uses it for…

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    having the right kind of tools. A crossbow scope is a very important accessory that plays a great role in achieving perfect accuracy. Having the right kind of scope is especially very crucial for beginners. So if you are planning to start hunting, it is crucial to know what to watch out while you are looking for different scopes available in the market. Before you go for shopping crossbow scopes make sure you know your bow well. If you cannot really describe your bow, it is better to take it…

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    There were many weapons in Medieval times, but some of the most effective were long range weapons. There were many types of long range weapons, the most influential were the longbow and the crossbow. Some other long range weapons that were not so effective compared with the crossbow and longbow were slingshots and throwing axes. These weapons may not have been as effective but they were much cheaper and easier to use. How were long range weapons made? Two main weapons dominated in the Medieval…

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    Differences Many people mistake crossbows as being the same as compound bows, but they are not. The biggest difference is crossbows are held horizontally, and compound bows are held vertically. This causes different challenges for the user. Most bow hunters think that crossbows are easier to hunt with, but they really are not. Except for the fact that they don’t have to be pulled back and held steady. Where as a compound bow has to be pulled back and held as steady as possible for the most…

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    The crossbow was a pretty common weapon in China until the invention of gunpowder. The crossbow was composed of several pieces,”This is a weapon based on the bow, featuring a horizontal bow-like assembly called a prod, which is then mounted on a stock. It shoots projectiles that are sometimes called bolts or quarrels.”-William Bernhardt. The crossbow has a very long history that all started in Ancient China. “The crossbow was invented in Ancient China during the Zhou dynasty, around the year 700…

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    during battles and warfare in history. They were mostly used in the Middle Ages when castle walls were being built taller and stronger. Because of this, the catapult was a new and stronger weapon that was commonly used. A catapult was a large machine on wheels with a long wooden arm that had a basket attached to it at the end to hurl projectiles at something. Around 400 BC, the first catapult was invented in Greece. It is not the version that most people are used to seeing. It was called…

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