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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 10:00 PM
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Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum, Alex :) . Let us see how...

Welcome to the forum, Alex :) .
Let us see how challenging is to ID your dagger !
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,235
Posted By fernando
And you recall correctly. Protecting all the...

And you recall correctly. Protecting all the (four) sides, as in combat formation idiom.
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By fernando
Watch how this develops !

Watch how this develops !
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 05:21 PM
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Views: 480
Posted By fernando
Ariel, i gather that we have had a cross post...

Ariel, i gather that we have had a cross post issue.The Streltsy and the musket rest purpose were illutrated and mentioned in my previous post. On the other hand, i wouldn't know of A.B. Viscovatov's...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By fernando
Well Bruno, what i meant to say is that the...

Well Bruno, what i meant to say is that the Bardiche, a term from the Russian бердыш (Berdyš), regardless of having also been used by Turks, is not an Ottoman...
Forum: European Armoury 11th November 2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By fernando
Haven't you got it wrong, Corrado ?

Haven't you got it wrong, Corrado ?
Forum: European Armoury 11th November 2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,235
Posted By fernando
Those ... i know what they mean. ;). ... Although...

Those ... i know what they mean. ;). ... Although we here use a different terminolgy :cool:.
On the other hand, i wouldn't know that the langets position criterion was exclusive from this or that...
Forum: European Armoury 11th November 2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By fernando
Remember La Lyz (April 1918). The greatest...

Remember La Lyz (April 1918). The greatest Portuguese military disaster since the battle of Ksar-el-Kebir in 1578 !
Forum: European Armoury 11th November 2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,235
Posted By fernando
Wayne, are you concluding such perspective by...

Wayne, are you concluding such perspective by your own reasoning or is this a registered evidence ?. I confess i don't catch some of your explanation (language issues).
I see langets placed along...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th November 2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By fernando
Thanks much for the info, Richard. I will keep in...

Thanks much for the info, Richard.
I will keep in mind the prosaic notice and will forget about the turtles !
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th November 2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 441
Posted By fernando
In context, some loose notes extracted from...

In context, some loose notes extracted from Mughals at War: Babur, Akbar and the Indian Military Revolution, 1500 - 1605 A Dissertation for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy By Andrew de la...
Forum: European Armoury 9th November 2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By fernando
More ... .

More ...


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Forum: European Armoury 9th November 2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By fernando
Bruno, i see that you still struggle with your...

Bruno, i see that you still struggle with your pictures exercises ;) ; it would be excellent to see that nice example of yours in a complete pose.
Perhaps attributing this weapon an Ottoman...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th November 2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By fernando
Oh, i see now. What brought my attention in the...

Oh, i see now. What brought my attention in the first place was that the column looks like having been (deliberately) turned with effects similar the table next to it; perhaps a coincidence. This...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th November 2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 441
Posted By fernando
What a splendid input, Bhushan. I am certain that...

What a splendid input, Bhushan. I am certain that Jens will appreciate it.
Many answers to questions that were yet unanswered or passive of uncertainty.
Also worthy of note is that, in cases where...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th November 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By fernando
Thank you for caring, Richard :) . If my eyes...

Thank you for caring, Richard :) .
If my eyes don't deceive me, that one is even taller than mine but apparently made of wood.
Still the conviction is that mine was made to grind something harder,...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th November 2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 441
Posted By fernando
In my army time 'half century' ago, when we were...

In my army time 'half century' ago, when we were out in the field we were given ration 20, which was miserable, and later on they introduced ration 30, rather more decent.


Speaking of which...
Forum: European Armoury 6th November 2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By fernando
You may find here and there descriptons worth a...

You may find here and there descriptons worth a pinch of salt, specially on what touches the recurrent attribution 'dispute' Portuguese VS Spanish, as also some texts emphasized, like for adding...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th November 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 441
Posted By fernando
Great link, shaide ! ... and a critical...

Great link, shaide !
... and a critical condition to bear in mind; the number of men to be fed.
If you have a real (huge) army you will hard manage (or even intend) to serve them gourmet dishes as a...
Forum: European Armoury 6th November 2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By fernando
That's where my link in post #4 came from; only i...

That's where my link in post #4 came from; only i just wanted to focus in the specific example ;) .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th November 2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 441
Posted By fernando
From what i gather as implicit from reading...

From what i gather as implicit from reading chronicles, depending on how far or how intense is going to be the battle, the need to prepare things requires corresponding antecipation. We may be...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th November 2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 441
Posted By fernando
I don't know Jens but, burning the dead after a...

I don't know Jens but, burning the dead after a battle is not properly a religious ritual, but a need to avoid epidemic situations. If rulers had some common sense, they would (both faiths) think of...
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By fernando
Probably most parabolic blades didn't come like...

Probably most parabolic blades didn't come like that from the original maker or even obbeyed regulations; i believe they were modified by owners once in their possession, being sent to a (black)...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 4th November 2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 441
Posted By fernando
I would guess that wood was not such a problem,...

I would guess that wood was not such a problem, in a Sub-Continent full of forests. More impressive is the number of people involved in these confrontations, even taking into account that some...
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By fernando
... Which were commonly referred as Sabres de...

... Which were commonly referred as Sabres de Gatilho (trigger sabres).
The one below in this picture was for use by Army Staff Officers, those of the Corps of Engineers and Scouts.
The example...
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