Gladius is the most important Spanish scholarly journal devoted to the study of Ancient and Medieval Weapons, Military History, Warfare and Cultural Life in Europe, America and the East. It is an annually published scientific journal subsidized and supervised by the Hoffmeyer Institute for the Study of Ancient Weapons of the CSIC Institute of Archaeology of Mérida in the framework of a patronage made up by CSIC, Junta de Extremadura, Diputación de Cáceres, National Heritage, Caja de Extremadura and the Municipal Council of Jaraíz de la Vera. Gladius covers the following subjects: Arms, Military History and Polemology, from the earliest times until the end of the 18th century, mainly in the Iberian Peninsula, Europe, Islam and the Americas, although other contributions will be considered. It also contains a section on scientific discussion and reviews. Gladius is indexed in Web of Science (Thomson-ISI) A & HCI, SCOPUS, ERIH Plus, REDIB and DOAJ. Gladius…
In 2004, the Royal Armouries Yearbook was relaunched as Arms & Armour: a peer-reviewed academic journal. It aims to encourage and publish serious research in the field of arms and armour, from scholars – both professional and amateur – based around the world. Its areas of study are multi-disciplinary in approach and content, and include, but are not limited to, the history, development, use, decoration and display of arms and armour throughout history. Arms & Armour is edited under the auspices of the Royal Armouries, the UK’s national museum of arms and armour, alongside an international Editorial Board comprising many of the leading experts in the field. Arms & Armour is published twice a year in spring and autumn and also includes reviews of recently published books, and announcements and accounts of seminars, conferences and events.
The journal Zeitschrift für historische Waffenkunde (Journal of the Historical Weapons, now «Waffen- und Kostümkunde») was founded by Wendelin Boeheim, an Austrian army officer and weapons historian. The journal is published by the Gesellschaft für Historische Waffen- und Kostümkunde (Company of Historical Weapons and Costumes). The journal released annually in two volumes, each with about 100 pages and consist 4 to 6 essays of both disciplines (Weapons and Costume).
Armi Antiche (Antique Arms) is published since 1953 as the bulletin of Accademia di San Marciano, partnership between students, amateurs and collectors, non-political and non-denominational, non-profit organization. Academy aims are the study of ancient weapons and associated technology, vexillology, uniformology, art and military history of the fortifications, the spread of interest in these fields, the preservation of objects and testimonies, the collaboration with museums, schools and other institutions.