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Human Bones Burned to Make “Spirit”-Filled Swords

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Culture, Weapons | Comments Off on Human Bones Burned to Make “Spirit”-Filled Swords

via National Geographic Note:  The video clip in the NG article is no longer functional.  A Youtube version of the same clip follows the...

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Islamic swords from the 14th century on (Islamic swords Part 2)

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Islamic swords from the 14th century on (Islamic swords Part 2)

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Culture, Featured, History | Comments Off on Islamic swords from the 14th century on (Islamic swords Part 2)

As I mentioned in my previous article, there are few good resources on Islamic swords for the general reader. Today I’m going to...

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A look at early Medieval Islamic swords

Early period sword

A look at early Medieval Islamic swords

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Culture, Featured, History | Comments Off on A look at early Medieval Islamic swords

Today we’re going to start and exploration of a topic that sees little light;  Medieval Islamic swords.  With the exception of a...

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Back on the job…

Posted by on Aug 8, 2014 in Admin | Comments Off on Back on the job…

After being offline for most of the last few weeks due to medical issues and vacation, we’ll be back with regular postings starting...

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