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Skeleton executed by sword blows to head poses questions on Norman Conquest

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: UK via Culture/24 UK An unusual set of battlefield burials have led...

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Unusual religious symbolism and early Medieval European weapons

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Unusual religious symbolism and early Medieval European weapons

Posted by on May 20, 2014 in Culture, Featured, History, Philosophy and Theory, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

Weapons in every culture have been inscribed with religious and other symbols...

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Japanese Metalwork Technique book and film Kickstarter by Ford Hallam

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Culture, In the News, Videos | 0 comments

For those interested in metal art crafting and Japanese metalworking...

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Why a sword feels right

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Why a sword feels right

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in Cutting Arts, Featured, Philosophy and Theory | 0 comments

Many readers will have had the experience of shopping for modern, practical...

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Evaluating and appreciating nihonto: Antique Japanese blades

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Evaluating and appreciating nihonto: Antique Japanese blades

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in Culture, Featured, Weapons | 0 comments

In an earlier article ( Collecting, authenticating and appraising antique...

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More on opening Champagne with a sword

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More on opening Champagne with a sword

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Culture, Featured, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

Yesterday I posted an interesting — and humorous — news piece on...

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European vs Japanese swordsmen:  Historical encounters in the 16th-19th centuries

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European vs Japanese swordsmen: Historical encounters in the 16th-19th centuries

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Culture, Featured, History, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

There’s a popular, long-standing debate on the Internet as to which kind...

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