Q: Is a helmet a form of protective gear worn to protect the head from injuries? ¶
Q: Is a helmet diminutive from helm? ¶
A: Yes, and a medieval word for protective combat headgear.
Q: Was a helmet even considered to be inseparable from the shield? ¶
A: Yes, and in contrast to English heraldry, where the practice of displaying the helmet and crest alone with no shield whatsoever came into vogue in Victorian times.
Q: Were helmets usually made of metals? ¶
A: Yes, and often bronze, iron or steel, though some boar's tusk helmets were known to ancient Mycenea.
Q: Were helmets developed? ¶
A: Yes, and almost all of these being made of metals.
Q: Were helmets depicted in a manner faithful to the styles in actual military or tournament use at the time? ¶
Q: Are helmets by Assyrian soldiers in 900 BC? ¶
A: Yes, and who wore thick leather or bronze helmets to protect the head from blunt object and sword blows and arrow strikes in combat.
Q: Are helmets used for recreational activities and sports? ¶
A: Yes, dangerous work activities; and transportation. Since the 1990s, most helmets are made from resin or plastic, which may be reinforced with fibers such as aramids.
Q: Were helmets also made of leather? ¶
Q: Was a helmet a helm which covered the head only partly? ¶
Q: Were helmets also developed throughout the 20th century? ¶