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Forum: European Armoury 14th February 2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Reventlov
I think it may very well be genuine, the unusual...

I think it may very well be genuine, the unusual details of its appearance are closely comparable to a sword found in the River Barrow in Ireland, including the langets, narrow cross, quatrefoil...
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,005
Posted By Reventlov
Yes, it's titled "L’armement occidental...

Yes, it's titled "L’armement occidental pendant la premičre croisade", by Olivier Bouzy, and is available online... The theory is mentioned in passing in a footnote, there is not much more than what...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd November 2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,005
Posted By Reventlov
Well done! Such a close match with the swords'...

Well done! Such a close match with the swords' name is new to me. Following up on this leads to an article on the topic of the many continental moneyers at work in England during the 10th century....
Forum: European Armoury 2nd November 2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,005
Posted By Reventlov
I mentioned this up-thread... :rolleyes:...

I mentioned this up-thread... :rolleyes:

vilhelmsson has eloquently (and gently) pointed out the weaknesses in that particular paper by Feuerbach; similar issues were previously raised here:...
Forum: European Armoury 28th October 2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,005
Posted By Reventlov
There are a good many more "Ingelrii"...

There are a good many more "Ingelrii" swords out there in museum collections. The exact number will depend on how much leeway you allow for variations! At least 35+ that I think no one would disagree...
Forum: European Armoury 8th October 2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,188
Posted By Reventlov
Here is an interesting example of the single...

Here is an interesting example of the single millrind mark - on the same blade appears the "Passau wolf". The sword is suggested to be Italian, being exceptionally similar to one in a well known...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd September 2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,344
Posted By Reventlov
Well done! PS. Check your email, I think you...

Well done!

PS. Check your email, I think you missed my last reply... :p
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,547
Posted By Reventlov
Hi Lee, Very interesting, thanks for sharing...

Hi Lee,
Very interesting, thanks for sharing this! I think Tomáš addresses the nuances of the various typologies very well. It has been clear to me for a while that the definition of Petersen's...
Forum: European Armoury 9th August 2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,382
Posted By Reventlov
Another previously unlocated Alexandrian XVIIIc...

Another previously unlocated Alexandrian XVIIIc has resurfaced at auction! It shares the same maker's mark that appears on the XVIIIc in the Royal Armouries: the letter P surmounted by a cross...
Forum: European Armoury 27th March 2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,810
Posted By Reventlov
I think it is almost certain that these are cases...

I think it is almost certain that these are cases where the upper portion of the pommel has been lost... The examples originally published by Petersen have been re-examined by Fedir Androshchuk and...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd February 2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,015
Posted By Reventlov
Thank you again, Fernando! The form of the hilt...

Thank you again, Fernando! The form of the hilt is familiar of course, but the surface decoration seems very different from other swords of this type...
Forum: European Armoury 16th February 2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,015
Posted By Reventlov
Obrigado, Fernando. :)

Obrigado, Fernando. :)
Forum: European Armoury 16th February 2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,015
Posted By Reventlov
Does anyone (Fernando?) recognize this sword...

Does anyone (Fernando?) recognize this sword shown on the cover of another of Daehnhardt's books, and have any more information about it? I could not find an image credit in the few pages available...
Forum: European Armoury 14th February 2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,873
Posted By Reventlov
Sadly, on this topic Wikipedia is not reliable......

Sadly, on this topic Wikipedia is not reliable... in any language! ;)
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,873
Posted By Reventlov
Hi Roland, May I ask what sources are you...

Hi Roland,
May I ask what sources are you referring to? To the best of my knowledge, the only study of the (Falces) Tizona's metallurgy is that performed by Antonio Jose Criado and his team, which...
Forum: European Armoury 7th February 2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,873
Posted By Reventlov
I am resurrecting this excellent thread for my...

I am resurrecting this excellent thread for my own purposes... I am pleased to announce that an article of mine on the swords Tizona and Colada has been published in the most recent (December) issue...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd December 2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,311
Posted By Reventlov
Hello again Jasper, Finally I have time to follow...

Hello again Jasper,
Finally I have time to follow up properly (holiday season!)... What particularly struck me about the shape of the pommel is the recess plus the central nub - I have the impression...
Forum: European Armoury 14th December 2017, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,311
Posted By Reventlov
Hungary... not so far off then! Searching for...

Hungary... not so far off then! Searching for more comparisons from Hungary has not turned up anything interesting though. "Wisigradi" as in Visegrád perhaps?

Marks of zigzags and wavy lines are...
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,311
Posted By Reventlov
Hi Jasper, fellows, This is a very interesting...

Hi Jasper, fellows,
This is a very interesting piece you have shared! Gives me plenty to think about...

The sword in Kazakevicius' book comes from Latvia and is kept in the History Museum in Riga. ...
Forum: European Armoury 5th October 2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,585
Posted By Reventlov
The photos did not appear in the order I intended...

The photos did not appear in the order I intended them, to match my comments... :confused:

The first sword with the bent quillons is the one in the Rijksmuseum, then the second (with closeups) is...
Forum: European Armoury 4th October 2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,585
Posted By Reventlov
There are several other bearing swords of similar...

There are several other bearing swords of similar dimensions and physical features. Two in the Royal Armouries are generally identified as having belonged to either Henry IV or V, which would date...
Forum: European Armoury 26th August 2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,037
Posted By Reventlov
Not really, but I have enough Spanish and French...

Not really, but I have enough Spanish and French that I can at least get the gist of things... like I said, the book was really not very technical at all! ;)
Forum: European Armoury 26th August 2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,037
Posted By Reventlov
I understand how you feel Fernando... The puzzle...

I understand how you feel Fernando... The puzzle of these panels piques my curiosity, but I will no pretend that I have any particular insight one way or the other! The sword I refer to is the first...
Forum: European Armoury 25th August 2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,037
Posted By Reventlov
Yes, I am familiar... ;) At risk of straying a...

Yes, I am familiar... ;)

At risk of straying a little off topic, I found this book quite interesting and you might as well. It tries to build a case for a very early dating of the altarpiece, c....
Forum: European Armoury 24th August 2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,037
Posted By Reventlov
I found one that we haven't seen yet in a book...

I found one that we haven't seen yet in a book about Nuno Goncalves' St. Vincent altarpiece. Not much information about it is provided: it's in the Museo Militar in Lisbon, described as 15th-16th...
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