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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By fernando
Thank you Detlef. Indeed this not a topic...

Thank you Detlef.
Indeed this not a topic directed to this mythic figure's weapons but, the 'miscellania' surrounding him is somehow interesting.
In any case, we can see in the attached pictures...
Forum: European Armoury 19th August 2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By fernando
Excelent pieces, corrado :cool: .

Excelent pieces, corrado :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 19th August 2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By fernando
Hello shayde, I wonder why knowledged members...

Hello shayde,

I wonder why knowledged members haven't yet posted a word on this.
If i knew a little about theses things, i would say it is 'too new' to be true, but ... :o .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 350
Posted By fernando
Waw ... such deluxe hailings :cool: :D .

Waw ... such deluxe hailings :cool: :D .
Forum: European Armoury 15th August 2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,682
Posted By fernando
After all, a determined part of Northern Angola...

After all, a determined part of Northern Angola was indeed part of the Congo kingdom, having this later been split after controversial events.
It is known that, a number of these swords in their...
Forum: European Armoury 15th August 2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 81
Posted By fernando
A French powder horn for comments

A very French mid 19th century example. What is not (so much) common is the spout; swinging by a quarter turn, for both filling and pouring. With a glass window in both sides so that you can watch...
Forum: European Armoury 15th August 2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By fernando
Very nice piece, Corrado. Hopefully for a price...

Very nice piece, Corrado. Hopefully for a price based on its repairs and missing parts ;).
I wish i had one of those, though :cool:.
Forum: European Armoury 10th August 2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By fernando
Not impossible, Rick ... but not probable either....

Not impossible, Rick ... but not probable either. She has sunk close from the shore, crushed by the rocky coast this is. Locals noticed her presence when, after a sea storm (already in 2014, but...
Forum: European Armoury 10th August 2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,648
Posted By fernando
I guess the whole engraving has the misspelt...

I guess the whole engraving has the misspelt inscription " VIVA EL REY DE ESPANNA" but, Zenete and Nimcha accents are hardly there ... and still i don't see this sword connected with swords a la...
Forum: European Armoury 10th August 2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By fernando
Thank you Captain :cool:, This ship being...

Thank you Captain :cool:,

This ship being approx. the size of the Whydah, was a rather earlier merchant one; maybe not a good catch for pirates ... no gold or jewels reported ;). This could be taken...
Forum: European Armoury 9th August 2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By fernando
Thank you Marcus, I will periodically contact the...

Thank you Marcus,
I will periodically contact the city hall, to check when the cannons emerge ... and where and when they will exhibit them.
Forum: European Armoury 8th August 2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,151
Posted By fernando
I must be repeating myself but, notwithstanding...

I must be repeating myself but, notwithstanding the veracity (and plausibility) of the above said, i have learnt of episodes occurred over year during the Peninsular war with a different approach in...
Forum: European Armoury 8th August 2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,151
Posted By fernando
Great catch, Alexander.

Great catch, Alexander.
Forum: European Armoury 8th August 2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By fernando
Oh, i am aware of that, even in a non scholar...

Oh, i am aware of that, even in a non scholar basis; i must have made a wrong punctuation in my approach to the subject :o .


Again i must have made myself misunderstood.
On the other hand, i would...
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By fernando
Gret shot :cool: . So, no weapon :shrug: .

Gret shot :cool: .
So, no weapon :shrug: .
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By fernando
Talking nonsense ...

What would be the criteria ? The Celts started the Hallstatt C iron culture between 8th-5th Centuries BC. Then we had the La Tene culture, one developed from the late Hallstatt, which lasted untill...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 74,809
Posted By fernando
Yet since the beginning of such compulsion,...

Yet since the beginning of such compulsion, several Converted Jews remained secretely faithful to their religion and had to resource determined 'convincing' practices to hide such creed from their...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 74,809
Posted By fernando
Also (Northwest) windy over here, as usually in...

Also (Northwest) windy over here, as usually in August, but my pages are virtual :cool:.

Pity i don't have such book, but that photographer must have had his own source.
From the Chazt Hanoar...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 74,809
Posted By fernando
Excelent picture Rick, but ... this is breaking...

Excelent picture Rick, but ... this is breaking news !!!
Christian Jews ? Wouldn't this be the author's own way to allude to those known as Converted Jews (Cristãos novos) ?
One may only be either a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 74,809
Posted By fernando
So early as around 1140 ? Wouldn't this be a...

So early as around 1140 ? Wouldn't this be a Hijri date ... corresponding to Gregorian 1748 ?
In a line with those Sefardit Jews that were expelled from Spain and have reportedly gonne to North...
Forum: European Armoury 6th August 2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By fernando
The most recent wreck finding around ...

This is an exciting one; just 10 miles North from my home town, Esposende, not far from the shore. The rocky coast in this area is the cause for a rough sea and, up to now, only endless objects of...
Forum: European Armoury 6th August 2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,648
Posted By fernando
Spanish Colonial, just like one had in my...

Spanish Colonial, just like one had in my collection. Sorry but, nothing to do with typical Swords a la Portuguese... or a la Iberian :shrug: .


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Forum: European Armoury 6th August 2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By fernando
Weapons of the Iberian Iron Age

For those who care for these things and didn't have a chance to appreciate them as they were dispersed in 'less topic' threads and posts, i thought i would upload here a series of images on these...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,551
Posted By fernando
What a comprehensive approach, Wayne . Still a...

What a comprehensive approach, Wayne .
Still a pity my shorter version, much easier to digest ;), not being (necessarily) correct :shrug: .
... All in all this is a shceme to prevent the sword...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,551
Posted By fernando
Wasn't that to prevent your carrier from falling...

Wasn't that to prevent your carrier from falling back, so that when you seat it conflicts with your back section ... or your horse croup ?


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