The question, how were the bow and arrow invented, might be asked by many a hunter. Hunting of a longbow and arrow is nothing new. Hunters in the past relied on the arrow to pierce the hide of the animal, making them easy to find, before the bow and arrow came into use.
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The history of the bow and arrow is quite well documented. It was first used during the Crusades, but it was not until the Middle Ages that it really became popular. It was not until the middle ages that the weapon became famous. It has since enjoyed its fame worldwide.
Archery was the art of shooting an arrow with the aid of a bow. It was popular in medieval times and even back in ancient times. During those times arrows were made of iron or bone and were heavier than today’s arrows. Also, archers relied on the force of the arrow to penetrate the hide of the animal. In times when no bows were available, the hunter used clubs were of a different type, which did not pierce the skin of the animal.
The bow and arrow was initially of the crossbows type. It used a string to move the bolt back and forth, firing the arrow as it went. The arrow would come up and hit the strings and was fired. It was first developed at the beginning of the sixteenth century.
The crossbow had several disadvantages compared to the arrow. The crossbow could only be used by using two hands, and therefore, was more difficult to use. Also, they were not the most accurate type of weapon. They were also quite bulky, and also had a lot of weight, making them awkward to use.
The arrow however was a weapon of choice, because it could penetrate the hide of the animal quickly and efficiently. It was therefore less prone to being dodged, and thus, more accurate. And they could easily be reloaded.
The bow and arrow made it possible for archers to shoot at two targets at once. This would make for a very fast weapon. Also, it made them more efficient. Today, archers can target far off targets with the aid of the far-range sights. However, they can still rely on the arrow to hit the target.
Many modern hunters also rely on the bow and arrow. It gives them a more accurate weapon. The main disadvantage though is that the bow and arrow can be clumsy. You have to be careful to aim at your target, and when you pull the trigger, your hands have to move in a certain way.