You are a knight in
You are a knight in the 3rdcentury and need a sword.
You heard about a new metal from Syria. You want itbecause of its beautiful design that looks milk poured in into a wavy bow andit is stronger than other metals. This metal is called Damascus Steel.What is it?This is a weird thing to writeabout. I mean it’s just a metal, why is it special? Well, Damascus steel is a ferrousmetal that can no longer be reproduced the same way it was.
Many have attemptedto find the making process but none have succeeded. The reason for this isbecause the way the ingots were formed. The ingots they are made are no createdin the same way, they have too many impurities now, so sadly they are likely tonever be made the same again. Myths Other FactsIn the myth ofBeowulf, Beowulf uses a magical Damascus steel sword made by giants to slay themonster Grendel’s mother. Although it’s called Damascus steel, it was actuallyproduced in all of India.
The reason for its name is Europeans first traded forit in Damascus.