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Old 14th March 2014, 04:20 PM   #105
Ibrahiim al Balooshi
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Salaams all ~ An interesting excursion and vignette into the cultural and traditional influence of the Portuguese upon Sri Lanka is nicely outlined at http://www.lusotopie.sciencespobord.../jayasuriya.pdf

Perhaps more to the outline of the Gannoruwa battle in which the Portuguese were routed is at and artwork already recorded at forum showing the type of sword is recorded there... Although this is relatively updated artwork it does appear to have been copied from a 1693 book thus may well be accurate and in describing the lodgement of the kings sword "A Kastane" in the national shrine ...after the battle.

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