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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2021, 04:58 PM
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Posted By Sylektis
Thank you very much kwiatek, you are so precious...

Thank you very much kwiatek, you are so precious !!!

DavidFriedman, here are your measurements.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th June 2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,083
Posted By Sylektis
I am uploading some new photos, just in case they...

I am uploading some new photos, just in case they are clearer for translation.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,083
Posted By Sylektis
Ottoman Kilij in a Greek scabbard.

An Ottoman kilij (pala) in a Greek silver scabbard that dates between 1832-1862 in the reign of Otto.
Among the drawings stands out the portrait of an unknown Greek fighter during the revolution of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,105
Posted By Sylektis
Thank you very much guys for the help you have...

Thank you very much guys for the help you have given me, with your knowledge and experience.
I am uploading the photos that Oliver requested to complete your opinion.
And again I ask, what is your...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,105
Posted By Sylektis
Persian (?) shamshir.

Any iformation on this shamsir could be usefull. Origin, type of wootz, translation and a mild way of cleaning if it is possible.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,572
Posted By Sylektis
To begin with, it should be noted that at that...

To begin with, it should be noted that at that time, Greece did not exist. However, there were Ottomans of Greek descent, very good at their job. They were located throughout the Ottoman territory,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,793
Posted By Sylektis
Ιt reminds me a little, the Eurovision contest......

Ιt reminds me a little, the Eurovision contest...
Good evening from beautiful Greece !!! .... Our twelve points go to ........
:) :) :) :) :) :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,252
Posted By Sylektis
The richest Greeks ordered to silversmiths...

The richest Greeks ordered to silversmiths "medoularia" in silver and niello-silver (savati) with various decorations, usually Athena like Greek palaskas.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st December 2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,078
Posted By Sylektis
Α more complete translation from a friend,...

Α more complete translation from a friend, Hussein Hamdy Mahmoud Mohamed Genedy. I prefer to post his manuscript.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st December 2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,233
Posted By Sylektis
Αfter 7 years, thanks to my friend Hussein Hamdy...

Αfter 7 years, thanks to my friend Hussein Hamdy Mahmoud Mohamed Genedy, I have a complete translation of the amulet. I prefer to upload his handwritten note.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,997
Posted By Sylektis
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=214...

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=21422
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,487
Posted By Sylektis
Agia Lavra, Kalavryta, Greece.

A small museum with a collection of excellent weapons, almost all from Greek workshops, dates from 1800 to 1850.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,899
Posted By Sylektis
Silver, wood, pearl, sapphire, diamond, enamel,...

Silver, wood, pearl, sapphire, diamond, enamel, iron, gold, garnet, surely not Greek. All these materials suggest a workshop in Istanbul-Konstantinoupoli.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,516
Posted By Sylektis
I just wonder if there is one, after so long, to...

I just wonder if there is one, after so long, to translate it.
Thank you all, anyway.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,935
Posted By Sylektis
Wonderful pistols indeed! Two similar has...

Wonderful pistols indeed!
Two similar has Vasilatos in his book. He even attaches the upper in Albanian and the lower in Greek workshop.
Forum: European Armoury 6th September 2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,661
Posted By Sylektis
Lion was a very old symbol of strength and...

Lion was a very old symbol of strength and gentleness for Kings and Heroes.(although they have disappeared from Greece many years ago!) The Ottomans were not using people and animals as symbols and...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd September 2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,661
Posted By Sylektis
With the beginning of the Greek Revolution of...

With the beginning of the Greek Revolution of 1821, the temporary government tried to link the new country with its ancient history. So, in art, Greece has the face of Athena.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,935
Posted By Sylektis
Probably for decorative purposes , as you see in...

Probably for decorative purposes , as you see in this example.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,935
Posted By Sylektis
Pistols for Souliotes, made by Greek or Albanian...

Pistols for Souliotes, made by Greek or Albanian silversmiths.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,935
Posted By Sylektis
Five more.

Five more.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th June 2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 27,482
Posted By Sylektis
https://www.antiquestradegazette.com/news/2016/wag...

https://www.antiquestradegazette.com/news/2016/wagner-weapons-sold-after-ivory-elements-surrendered-to-customs/
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th May 2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 27,482
Posted By Sylektis
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/06...

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/06/france-destroys-illegal-ivory-poaching
"Philippe Martin the minister for ecology, durable development and energy, added that all ivory seized in...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th May 2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 27,482
Posted By Sylektis
My friend Eutyxis showed me this: ...

My friend Eutyxis showed me this:
https://www.antiquestradegazette.com/news/2016/uk-dealers-told-to-destroy-ivory-antiques-in-us/
:mad:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th May 2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 27,482
Posted By Sylektis
The end.

The end.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th May 2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 27,482
Posted By Sylektis
Some more.

Some more.
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