Page 8 of 8 FirstFirst ... 678
Results 43 to 45 of 45

Thread: Accuracy claims of ancient archers.

  1. #43
    In the Blue

    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    Leeds
    Posts
    232
    Thanks
    52
    Thanked 28 Times in 24 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Andy! View Post
    Right. Where did you get the impression that I would imply that?
    Why would you disagree with something that I didn't actually state?

    It would be absolutely ludicrous to try and state that people weren't interested in hitting what they aimed at. Of course they were.
    They'd have a pretty good understanding of what they were likely to be able to achieve and at what range.
    Glad we sorted that out. It was not obvious from previous posts. Partially because you never declared the kind of accuracy claims you had a problem with, and partially because of other posters claiming the only use case for historic combat archery was massed volley fire, one of which was the post I initially responded to.

  2. #44
    In the Green
    Join Date
    Oct 2018
    Posts
    1
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    As a newbie, I really appreciate this discussion. Where do you get your info from, guys? Can someone recommend a good book/youtube channel/whatever on the subject of ancient archers and the accuracy of their bows?
    Hi!

  3. #45
    In the Blue
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Posts
    158
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 13 Times in 13 Posts
    Not everything that goes on is going to be explained in an easily digestible format.
    The simplest explanation of this thread is that it looks at what aspects are absolutely required for a specific outcome and then reasons that without them, the specific outcome is not achievable.

    For instance, you can't be Formula One World Champion if cars have not yet been invented.

Page 8 of 8 FirstFirst ... 678

Similar Threads

  1. Strathclyde Ayrshire Clubs, Ancient Society of Kilwinning Archers
    By Roadiefromheck in forum Scottish Archery Clubs
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 28-05-10, 11:22 AM

Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •