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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2024, 11:02 PM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
In none of the blades ...Butin shows almost 50...

In none of the blades ...Butin shows almost 50 examples, the designs copied are not of blades but of Hilts... Especially in the case of big broad highly decorated European blades too heavy for the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2024, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
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Just adding a few words about the applied decoration and what I have identified as a sort of Royal Signature on Omani and Zanzibari weapons... and this work applied using quite...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2024, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
For Clarity here again is the detail...showing...

For Clarity here again is the detail...showing the Omani Dancer/ The Omani Sayf with the Rulers Tughra.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2024, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
The Swords of Oman and Zanzibar Inspired by Saaid The Great.

Saaid The Great ruled Oman and Zanzibar during the early to mid 19thC from about 1804 to 1856. Several well known design features entered the history books either invented by him or inspired through...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2024, 01:50 AM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
Dear Ian, For the time being I am pleased to...

Dear Ian, For the time being I am pleased to leave this work in the realms of Forum for discussion but welcome your remarks . In my 40 yers in Oman I was intrigued by this sword form as well as the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2024, 12:56 AM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
This thread is almost tied to...

This thread is almost tied to http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=21833 where many other clues are situated. I reccommend both threads be viewed as there are overlapping and interlinked...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2024, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
Hello Fernando, Thanks for your...

Hello Fernando,
Thanks for your post. Yes I have seen your reference which also states the case for spoken Arabic. Quote"Arabic was used as a lingua franca across the Islamic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2024, 03:42 AM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
The Cultural factor of common spoken arabic in the Indian Ocean.

https://uk.video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-fc-2461&ei=UTF-8&hsimp=yhs-2461&hspart=fc&param1=7&param2=eJwti9kOgjAQRX9lHjUhMF0oUD7F8DCWgg2FEsRg%2FHrHJffl3G0M%2FaXttl4gyhrNJesW9k3T1IyfCpWspWLjfj...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2024, 03:38 AM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
Forum Library shows that we had a beam of light...

Forum Library shows that we had a beam of light shining on this subject about 10 years ago ..

Please see http://vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=17160

Note also at this reference the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2024, 04:56 AM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
Ottoman Pallash.

Likely contender as a copied hilt for the Zanzibari Nimcha...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2024, 04:42 AM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
Ottoman Influence in The Indian Ocean from 16th C

Ottoman expansion and wars with the Portuguese now encouraged other Muslim Indian Ocean states to seek alliances with the Ottomans. The ruler of Ahmednagar in 1561 communicated a proposal for a joint...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2024, 01:33 AM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
The Malibar Coast.

PIRACY IN INDIAN WATERS IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
RUBY MALONI*

Peter Hudson.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2024, 12:48 AM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
Just a close look at Moplah blades...

Hello Jim, Your #8 Post shows the clear evidence of several design features probably made through cross regional movement in the Indian Ocean... Here I want to comment upon the broadened blade aspect...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2024, 12:19 AM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
Movements of the Nimcha design across The Indian Oceanand beyond.

Jim this is an excellent topic. The wide blade in the Moplah style is fascinating.

I think this is an important design transfer dating before the rule of Saaid The Great. I think that the hilts...
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