Francine Nicholson wrote:
> Question: have any medieval Irish weapons been found
> having several heads with pointed tips?
Hello Francine & Friends,
Literature mentions such weapons, whether they actually
existed or not. In Táin Bó Fraích* we read about a
five-pointed spear with which Ailill nearly killed his
Dolléici a hathair sleig cóicrind dí anúas rout
n-aurchora co lluid treda triliss, 7 condo ragaib
Fróech inna láim in slig.
* Taking David's recent comments on pronunciation to heart,
I guess we should say something like /ta:n’ vo: vraix’/,
which would give us as a modern spelling Táin Bhó bhFraoich.