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Japanese Antiquities expert discusses the intricacies of the samurai aesthetic, nihonto and armour

Posted by on Nov 23, 2014 in Events, In the News | 0 comments

Japanese Antiquities expert discusses the intricacies of the samurai...

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New Encyclopedia of Japanese Sword Terms

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Culture, History | 0 comments

For those who might be interested, a new  book from Markus Sesko is now...

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News: Centuries-old sword found in home may solve 1829 murder mystery.

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

via CTV Atlantic News (Video clip available on article page) A Nova Scotia...

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Putting the curve in a katana via quenching

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Putting the curve in a katana via quenching

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in Featured, History, Video Slider, Videos, Weapon Analysis | 0 comments

When looking at the graceful curve of a katana, many imagine the smith...

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Analysis of English Viking graves shows half of Viking “warriors” were women

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in Forensic Analysis, History | 0 comments

via USAToday  “So much for Hagar the Horrible, with his stay-at-home...

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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 | 0 comments

As I mentioned in my previous article, there are few good resources on Islamic...

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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 | 0 comments

Today we’re going to start and exploration of a topic that sees little...

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