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Re: Polish medieval terminology

From:James Landau <neurotico@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 18, 2002, 0:01
In a message dated 12/15/2002 11:07:51 PM Pacific Standard Time, 
vionau@MAC.COM writes:

> 1. What's the English for ?pó³pancerz?? It's a suit of armor that comes down > only to the waist..."hauberk" is the closest I can think of, but I have the > feeling that's not quite right. >
Could this be a cuirass? The cuirass was originally made out of leather, but later it came to be made of metal.