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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Zifir
Hi Efhitis, Name of the maker, owner and date...

Hi Efhitis,

Name of the maker, owner and date are as follows:

Amel-i Osman Beşe Cemaat 3 Sahib İbrahim Beşe Sene 1111

Work of Osman Beşe of 3rd Janissary Cemaat, Owner...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By Zifir
Post #3, similarly some of the names of seven...

Post #3,
similarly some of the names of seven sleepers:
Yemliha, Meksalina, Mislina, Mernuş, Debernuş
but the rest are missing.

I am not very sure about the makers name, and I could not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By Zifir
Post # 2 Names of seven sleepers and their dog:...

Post # 2
Names of seven sleepers and their dog:
Yemliha, Meksalina, Mislina, Mernuş, Debernuş, Sazenuş, Kefestetayuş, Kıtmir
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By Zifir
Post # 4 Maşae Allah, 1239, sahib Mustafa /...

Post # 4

Maşae Allah, 1239, sahib Mustafa / As Allah wishes or willed (a phrase used to show appreciation -as well as to avoid casting a bad eye on something), Year 1823-24, owner...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By Zifir
I will start with the post #5: As far as I see...

I will start with the post #5:

As far as I see it's; li-sene 1331 / Year 1912/13

The inscription:
Lâ fetâ illâ Ali, lâ seyfe illâ Zülfikâr / There is no hero like Ali, there is no sword like his...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,923
Posted By Zifir
Again the Turkish parts. By the way Teodor, these...

Again the Turkish parts. By the way Teodor, these inscriptions are very interesting, I have not seen similar ones until now. The second one is little bit heavy metallish though :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,923
Posted By Zifir
Turkish part of the inscription - though I am not...

Turkish part of the inscription - though I am not sure about the last word. And my translation to English is as close as possible to Turkish meaning.
Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,923
Posted By Zifir
Hi Teodor, You can find translations in the...

Hi Teodor,
You can find translations in the attachments.
Regards,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By Zifir
Hi, here is the translation Best,

Hi,
here is the translation

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,923
Posted By Zifir
The Ottoman word is "tiğ-ı...

The Ottoman word is "tiğ-ı teber" which I translated as sword. "Tiğ" or "tegh" is a Persian word for sword, much used by the Ottomans especially in poems. "Teber" or "tabar" is also a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,923
Posted By Zifir
Teodor, Translation as promised and sorry for the...

Teodor,
Translation as promised and sorry for the delay.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By Zifir
We don't have the typical terms; amelu (made by)...

We don't have the typical terms; amelu (made by) or sahib (owner) before the name. However my guess is it's the name of the owner.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By Zifir
Here is the translations cheers,

Here is the translations

cheers,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By Zifir
I think we are not looking at a standard Muslim...

I think we are not looking at a standard Muslim or Turkish name. Just an opinion but this might be a non-Muslim name or a nickname. There are possible combinations but nothing exact. It might be:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd December 2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Zifir
Hi, Transcription and translation. Best,

Hi,
Transcription and translation.
Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th December 2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By Zifir
This might also be of interest,...

This might also be of interest,

http://www.tirendaz.com/tr/?page_id=1052

http://www.tirendaz.com/tr/?page_id=1778
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd November 2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,461
Posted By Zifir
Norman, Thanks a lot for these interesting...

Norman,
Thanks a lot for these interesting examples. These are new for me.
Regards,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd November 2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,461
Posted By Zifir
Well, instead of explanations I have two...

Well, instead of explanations I have two questions :shrug: Is there a inscription in latin at the top of the first picture because I am not sure. And secondly, the figure in the second picture, is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,923
Posted By Zifir
Teodor, it seems I missed many posts in this...

Teodor, it seems I missed many posts in this thread. I will try to make it up.
The inscriptions in post # 60 seemed problematic at the first sight, the first one and the maker's seal in the last...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By Zifir
Hi, It goes like this: Eddünya...

Hi,

It goes like this:

Eddünya bi'l-mâl
Ve'l-ahire bi'l-iman

a rough translation is:

What you need is
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By Zifir
Hi Paolo and Dom, 1) 1217 amel usta Salih sahib...

Hi Paolo and Dom,

1) 1217 amel usta Salih sahib Salih Ağa - 1802/03 work of Master Salih, owner Salih Agha

2) Bıçak elde gerek dilde sübhan - One should have knife(yataghan) in his hands...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,491
Posted By Zifir
Hi dandi, Thanks for the invitation, I am not a...

Hi dandi,
Thanks for the invitation, I am not a traveler type but I would definitely visit you when I have a chance.
All the best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,491
Posted By Zifir
Hi Dandi, A supplement to Dom's reading: Amal...

Hi Dandi,

A supplement to Dom's reading:

Amal Mustafa Sahib Molla Emin (Amin) - Molla means religious scholar (usually in a small village / or a minor scholar in a city, speaking of course in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,491
Posted By Zifir
Hi Stelio, the script on the blade is unreadable,...

Hi Stelio,
the script on the blade is unreadable, at least for me. Am I correct to read "177_" with arabic numbers at the end? or maybe I am hallucinating from looking at it too much :D. The blade...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,491
Posted By Zifir
Toedor, You are welcome. These translations...

Toedor,
You are welcome. These translations create an opportunity to see pictures of different yatağans which would otherwise be impossible to see for me, so it's not boring, on the...
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