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Because Shields and Armor Changed It was not because Bronze was softer or more brittle than iron as the accepted answer stipulates The khopesh was mostly abandoned between ~1200-1100BCE which coincides nicely with the bronze age collapse, but the fact that it was historically made out of bronze has little to do with why the design was abandoned. Properly ...


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Greatly exaggerated, but basically correct for a video game. You are correct that a fire ship is a ship deliberately set on fire, and possibly filled with explosives, and sent into an enemy fleet to set fires or to simply cause chaos. They were a powerful tactic against an enemy fleet in port to force a battle. They have been used through naval history. How ...


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