Wars & weapons in the Bible
PSYCHOLOGICAL WAR & TERRORISM IN THE BIBLE. First, frighten the enemy
Siege warfare, war propaganda. How did warriors spook their enemies?
WARRIOR vs. WARRIOR. Famous fights in the Bible
Champions, villains, murder? David vs. Goliath, Abner vs. Joab. Winner takes all.
SHIELDS IN ANCIENT BIBLE WARS. What was the best shield?
What shield gave the best protection in battle? Leather/wicker? Or tough metal?
SWORDS in ANCIENT BIBLE WARFARE – what were they like?
What made a perfect sword? Sickle, long-bladed, straight – archaeological photos, info.
CHARIOTS OF WAR IN ANCIENT TIMES – deadly weapons!
How was a light/heavy chariot used in battle? Chariot design in Egypt, Assyria, Israel.
BATTLE HELMET: a soldier’s essential piece of armor
Damage a soldier’s head & he is useless. Protect him & he fights on. War helmets.
SLINGS, SLINGSHOTS – deadly weapons in ancient times
David’s weapon: slings & slingshots in battle. How could they be used to attack a city?
BATTLE ARMOR to protect the ancient warrior
Leather armor, coat of mail, armor for elite warriors, scale armor. Bible warfare.
BATTERING RAMS – fearsome ancient weapons of war
Loot & slaves in an ancient city – but how did you get inside? Battering rams.
BOW & ARROW, beautiful, deadly weapon of war
The bow & arrow. In the hands of a skilled archer, it was effective, deadly. Pictures
AXES IN ANCIENT BATTLE – the most ancient weapon?
What were the first battle axes like? How were these fearsome weapons used?
ANCIENT BATTLE AXES – images & information
Stunning pictures of ancient battle axes: socket, tang, epsilon, anchor, eye and duck-bill
CHARIOT HORSES in ancient Bible warfare
Solomon’s splendid chariot horses, war horses in Bible battles. How were they used?
BIBLE WARS & SOLDIERS in ancient Israel
Ancient armies, battles, weapons, military engineering. Horrors of a siege, battles won & lost. What happened to the losers?
DEBORAH & BARAK – surprise victory in a Bible battle
Less men, less weapons – but God was on their side. Deborah & Barak led the Israelite army to victory