Topic 1: Bronze Age
Ancient warfare covers a period from the earliest times through to the end of the Anglo-Saxon period.
Little is known about conflict in the earliest periods from the Palaeolithic to the late Neolithic. This is mainly because there is little difference between weapons used for hunting and those used for conflict.
At the beginning of the Bronze Age, the first distinct pieces of military paraphernalia appear in the form of daggers and battle axes.