Reinventing the fastest forgotten archery

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

The modern image of a pre-modern archer has him drawing an arrow from a quiver over his shoulder, but archers at war often planted their arrows in the dirt — or learned to keep them in hand while shooting, as modern archer Lars Andersen has done:

(Hat tip to Kalim Kassam, who knows I’m a bit of a hoplophile.)

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