Fighting must begin no earlier than sunrise and end exactly at sunset.
2One on One
No more than one warriors may attack a single warrior.
No warrior may kill or injure a warrior who has surrendered.
4Prisoner of War
One who surrenders becomes a prisoner of war and will then be subject to the protections of a prisoner of war.
No warrior may kill or injure an unarmed warrior.
No warrior may kill or injure an unconscious warrior.
No warrior may kill or injure a person or animal not taking part in the war.
No warrior may kill or injure a warrior whose back is turned away.
No warrior may attack a woman.
No warrior may strike an animal not considered a direct threat.
11Below the Belt
The rules specific to each weapon must be followed. For example, it is prohibited to strike below the waist in mace warfare.
Warriors may not engage in any unfair warfare.
Two warriors may “duel”, or engage in prolonged personal combat, only if they carry the same weapons and they are on the same type of mount (on foot, on a horse, on an elephant, or in a chariot).