Barbarian sword. History - legend - movies (Conan) etc. They remind us of the Slavic tribes, German and French that swept Europe between the third and eighth centuries, coming to conquer Rome itself. Barbarians called for their uncivilized customs, this term came to be evil connotations for its wild and rough nature.
In a world in which force was the law, their swords were robust and powerful sign of authority and respect. This group of tribes and peoples prevailed in a fragmented and lacking a strong political organization until the beginning of the Carolingian Empire Europe.