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Forum: European Armoury 6th February 2016, 08:22 PM
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Salaams All, I note from Wikepedia, Quote"...

Salaams All, I note from Wikepedia, Quote" Late survivals in the modern period.

However, there are paintings from the middle of the 18th century that still show practitioners using long swords at...
Forum: European Armoury 6th February 2016, 07:55 PM
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Salaams Ulfberth...Wise words indeed !!...

Salaams Ulfberth...Wise words indeed !! :)
Regards,
Ibrahiim al Balooshi.
Forum: European Armoury 4th February 2016, 06:48 PM
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Salaams cornelistromp ...You illustrate Stunning...

Salaams cornelistromp ...You illustrate Stunning artwork showing the weapon :)
Below; sketches and fighting technique illustration..

Regards,
Ibrahiim al Balooshi.
Forum: European Armoury 4th February 2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 61
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In Consideration of the Fighting Technique.

Salaams All, Eventually the big two handers fell out of favour...I note from Wikepedia SEE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_school_of_fencing QUOTE"The author Jean Daniel L'Ange writes in his...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd February 2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
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Salaams cornelistromp, I can see where the...

Salaams cornelistromp, I can see where the confusion may have crept in regarding the different spelling therefor I wish to place a counter theory to the project sword's inscription.


I suggest it...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd February 2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,042
A famous quotation..

I Quote" Salingen a Sword Cutler.A sword in my possession, with inlaid basket guard, perhaps of the early part of the seventeenth century, is inscribed on the blade "Salingen me fecit." If this is...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd February 2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
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Salaams all.. Magnificent thread! ... In...

Salaams all.. Magnificent thread! ... In reference to http://art-of-swords.tumblr.com/post/123363780361/small-sword-dated-circa-1640-place-of-origin What does the text imply about this spelling? It...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Salaams all...Please see...

Salaams all...Please see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pseudo-Kufic

The project knife is not pseudo script..The date appears on the left of the item ... These inscriptions are automatically...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Salaams Michael Blalock, Always nice to see your...

Salaams Michael Blalock, Always nice to see your posts...Thank you for the details. Here is a further reference showing the weapon in the possession of Sheikh Sadiq bin Abdullah bin Hussein bin...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Salaams all... I wouldnt necessarily bother about...

Salaams all... I wouldnt necessarily bother about the scabbard ..or the wood inside it...because often the scabbards are from another weapon or replaced new . I would exercise caution on the coin...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,558
Salaams Jim, Thank you for the post and excellent...

Salaams Jim, Thank you for the post and excellent artwork ..It backs up my previous statement at #26 above that Among Tuaregs, the four most visible stars of Crux (The Southern Cross) are considered...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st January 2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
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Daggeurotype Photography.

The type of picture was a daggeurotype...These began appearing in 1840 and present unique evidence to the ethnographic research student. The process can be viewed at...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 912
Salaams estcrh , Excellent pictures of armour...

Salaams estcrh , Excellent pictures of armour which in my view and though I am a great advocate for broadening the base of thread content would be better placed in a separate thread since the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,558
Salaams Andreas, Thank you for posting these...

Salaams Andreas, Thank you for posting these excellent pictures which I have often alluded to before but without knowing the original book from which they came...I believe these are of the first form...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,558
Salaams Khanjar 1, In the case of crosses they...

Salaams Khanjar 1, In the case of crosses they are common since the cross is a symbol of light often seen in rugs and textiles particularly on Yurt door carpets and up the silk road work.

Southern...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,558
Salaams Kubur, The drawing is not initially...

Salaams Kubur,
The drawing is not initially attributed except that it appears as an image after searching for Omani Shield. In fact it is attributed to omanisilver.com only as a written reference...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30
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Salaams all...I wondered if the brass cross...

Salaams all...I wondered if the brass cross format of the two rivet heads in the front of the Terrs shield holding the back hand strap in place were related to the Ethiopian Cross. May that indicate...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,558
Salaams All...I post an interesting collage of...

Salaams All...I post an interesting collage of weapons some of which are floated into the region from the Zanzibar Hub and some like the shield near the top already adopted by Oman. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 912
Salaams estcrh ... I note that there are several...

Salaams estcrh ... I note that there are several ways of describing in spelling the armour above...which by the way is an excellent picture for which you are thanked for posting. In fact the business...
Forum: European Armoury 28th January 2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Salaams Jim, Just fresh from your blade marks and...

Salaams Jim, Just fresh from your blade marks and urge others to look at http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=5453&page=4&pp=30&highlight=blade+marks in particular # 106 #119 #110 and the...
Forum: European Armoury 28th January 2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Salaams Ulfberth ... If I may quote #13 above...

Salaams Ulfberth ... If I may quote #13 above "Italian heraldry, however, usually depicts the Moor wearing a white band around his head instead of a crown, indicating a slave who has been freed;...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 912
Salaams estcrh ~ Well I have to say that the Met...

Salaams estcrh ~ Well I have to say that the Met does loom rather large in the business of trusted expertise and status... and looking at the contributor he also carries a certain degree of weight.
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Salaams Kubur ...You are right. Serves me right...

Salaams Kubur ...You are right. Serves me right for trying to short circuit the definition... Perhaps readers will look at http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/islamic_calligraphy/ for a ballanced...
Forum: European Armoury 27th January 2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Salaams all...This is a fascinating thread .. I...

Salaams all...This is a fascinating thread .. I found this from the webpage See http://celticowboy.com/Moors%20Head.htm . Quote" The Moor's head is not rare in European heraldry. It still appears...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 418
Salaams kahnjar1....Nice Omani boys belt...These...

Salaams kahnjar1....Nice Omani boys belt...These were sometimes made with castings done using cuttlefish bones as the mold.

With Afghan belts it is always interesting as spoils of war often adorn...
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