10 Mind Shattering Medieval Weaponry Used Throughout History



Trebuchet

The trebuchet was an early siege weapon designed to knock down castle walls and sometimes used to throw rotting corpses over walls, thus spreading disease.

Claw of Archimides

Originally designed to protect the city of Syracuse, of Carthage, when a Roman ship would get too close to the metropolis. The Claw would lift the ship up and tip it over.