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Types of swords

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This is a list of types of swords. The term sword used here is a narrow definition. This is not a ... Flamberge (properly called Flammard). Basket-hilted swords · Broadsword ... to the Europe...

History of Scimitars and Curved Swords - Strongblade

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A concise and insightful history of curved swords including scimitars, sabers, ... is called a scimitar; the term refers to the entire group of curved swords that came ...

Types of Swords - Sword Buyers Guide

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A complete, illustrated guide to many different types of swords from Europe, Asia and ... swords – most notably the Katana, a single edged, slightly curved sword with a ... Of note though is the exotic combination of sword and sickle called the ...

Sword Types

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A kind of generic name for most of the curved "Western" swords, just as ... "The arming sword (also sometimes called a knight's or knightly sword) is a type of ...

Sword Types of the World - Sword Swallowing

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Cutlass: Heavy short sword with curved single-edged blade used by sailors and ... The sword now called shamshir was popular in Persia by the early 16th ...

The Japanese curved sword - Ejmas.com

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In early medieval usage, single-edged long swords were most commonly called " tachi," written with any of several characters or compounds, while the term ...

History of Arabic swords | Sword history

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Jul 10, 2011 ... Traditionally, Arabic cultures have favoured a curved, single-edged sword named a saif, of a type known as a scimitar. These swords, which ...

ANCIENT SWORDS, Bible archaeology

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The curved sword underwent changes during the different periods in history. ... The Egyptians called this sword khopesh after their term for the foreleg of an ...

Cavalry sword - definition of cavalry sword by The Free Dictionary

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Noun 1. cavalry sword - a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back saber, ... In Circassian, the dagger is called EoACAyKama' and the cavalry sword ...

Curved Swords - Dark Souls Wiki - Wikia

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Curved Swords are a type of weapon in Dark Souls. Curved Swords are very similar to Straight...

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Why were most Indian and Middle Eastern swords curved but ...

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I would like to answer here more from the historical point of view. Rohan has already pointed .... If the so-called Zulfikar even existed, guess what it'd been?

28 Different Types of Swords With Pictures - Buzzle

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Aug 6, 2016 ... Here, we give you a brief description of the different types of swords that have been around. ... than a sword, that had a single-edged blade with a curved edge. ... It was even dramatized in an anime series called Claymore.

Swords: Sabers and Curved Swords - Dragon's Breath Forge

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To some people, there is simply no reason why a curved sword could possibly be better than a straight sword. For example, a straight sword is easier to thrust ...