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fernando 23rd March 2016 03:30 PM

The influence of Europan swords in the Deccan
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The following article by Robert Elgood:

Swords in the Deccan in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: Their Manufacture and Influence of European Imports

... contains vital information for arms collectors in general.

This thread will be held in the 'Classics' section.


Hotspur 23rd March 2016 07:55 PM

What type of file is that?

fernando 23rd March 2016 08:36 PM

Adobe Acrobat (PDF).
Can't you open it ?

Hotspur 23rd March 2016 09:05 PM

Originally Posted by fernando
Adobe Acrobat (PDF).
Can't you open it ?

Yup weird but I am viewing from a Chromebook. I do open pdfs with this, so I don't know. I will check via a pc later.

I sent it to an external drive and can open it fine. Strange? I just dunno.

Thanks for posting it.


Ken Maddock 23rd March 2016 09:19 PM

Opens fine for me on an I pad with no app's required
Thanks for posting article
Interesting read

fernando 23rd March 2016 10:07 PM

Easier now ?

Hotspur 24th March 2016 02:43 AM

Originally Posted by fernando
Easier now ?

Yes, thank you.

mariusgmioc 2nd April 2016 08:21 PM

:) Thank you! :)

Battara 5th April 2016 03:54 PM

Is this from his book or an independent article?

fernando 5th April 2016 05:05 PM

Looks like an independent article. The Metropolitan Museum calls it an essay; as various other contained in their publication of a symposium on Deccan arts, held in 2008.
The whole book contains over 320 pages:

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