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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 | Comments Off on News: Centuries-old sword found in home may solve 1829 murder mystery.

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 | Comments Off on Putting the curve in a katana via quenching

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

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Boy finds 3000-year-old Chinese brozne sword while washing hands in river

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in History | Comments Off on Boy finds 3000-year-old Chinese brozne sword while washing hands in river

via Shanghaiist   An 11-year-old boy in Gaoyou city, Jiangsu province was...

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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 | Comments Off on Analysis of English Viking graves shows half of Viking “warriors” were women

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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