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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:46 PM
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Posted By fernando
That was an extra photo i though of adding to...

That was an extra photo i though of adding to those in the blog ... unedited :o .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:41 PM
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Posted By fernando
Good shot Ren Ren; the Spanish version of the...

Good shot Ren Ren; the Spanish version of the Media Luna :cool: .
(COMBATE DE MUJERES, by José de Ribera, 1636).


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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:32 PM
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Posted By fernando
It didn't work either way, Filipe; but it doesn'r...

It didn't work either way, Filipe; but it doesn'r matter so much at this stage. Muito obrigado, anyhow.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:23 PM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you for the enlightening, Filipe :cool:.

Thank you for the enlightening, Filipe :cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:19 PM
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Posted By fernando
An interesting blog; and apparently one with...

An interesting blog; and apparently one with significant knowledge.

https://greatmingmilitary.blogspot.com/2019/03/telling-apart-chinese-polearms-quick.html?showComment=161069358338.

(scroll down...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:48 PM
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Posted By fernando
Duly noted :cool: .

Duly noted :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:44 PM
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Posted By fernando
Monks spade

Those pictures are curious, as the Monks device is supposed to have a half moon in one end and a spade (shovel, pá in Portuguese) in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:19 PM
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Posted By fernando
I have looked into that link before i posted my...

I have looked into that link before i posted my question, Bruno. But as i saw plenty other links appointing to gekken being sword fencing, i realized the caption in the picture was wrong, as so often...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 10:41 AM
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Posted By fernando
I would guess certainly not a Spanish name,...

I would guess certainly not a Spanish name, Stefan.
An excelent Pata, by the way :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 10:29 AM
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Posted By fernando
Bruno, do you mean to say that the term 'Gekken'...

Bruno, do you mean to say that the term 'Gekken' is the name of this weapon ?
Apparently this is (also ?) the name of some form of Fencing art.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gJWs4z5nfA



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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 10:22 AM
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Posted By fernando
Philip, do you recall the key word/s to locate...

Philip, do you recall the key word/s to locate such example at the Met ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2021, 08:13 PM
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Posted By fernando
Why don't you try and get a more clear picture,...

Why don't you try and get a more clear picture, Stefan ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2021, 05:25 PM
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Posted By fernando
And the pictures, Chris ? ;) .

And the pictures, Chris ? ;) .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2021, 06:29 PM
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Posted By fernando
Good choice; "no replicas" is my middle...

Good choice; "no replicas" is my middle name. You might as well strengthen your search and acquire one as used by this Inca General of Division ;).


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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2021, 06:21 PM
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Posted By fernando
For plural we always use the S. Castillian (so...

For plural we always use the S.

Castillian (so called Spanish):

Un (cuchillo) Corvo, dos Corvos.
Un (pajaro) Cuervo, dos Cuervos.

Portuguese:

Um (passaro) Corvo, dois Corvos.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2021, 04:33 PM
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Posted By fernando
Talking Pulling my leg

Wayne, you are unique. You now perfectly that it is the translation engine that decided on such flaw.
The Spanish version:
Como prueba de su predilección por el cuchillo como arma de lucha, se cuenta...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2021, 01:36 PM
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Posted By fernando
And by the way ...

Famous Chilean historian Don Benjamin Vicuña Mackena affirms in "" El Libro de la Plata "(1882) that the corvo is actually Peruvian and that it was adopted by the Chilean workers who worked in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2021, 01:34 PM
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Views: 704
Posted By fernando
I see no mention of crows in the article, Wayne;...

I see no mention of crows in the article, Wayne; only curved (or crooked) knives :confused:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2021, 01:04 PM
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Posted By fernando
You guys are amazing :confused:. I cherish you...

You guys are amazing :confused:.
I cherish you with a picture of the real thing and you show up saying that you prefer the Antonio Banderas parfum advert version :rolleyes: :shrug:.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th January 2021, 07:48 PM
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Posted By fernando
The Spaniards. .

The Spaniards.


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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th January 2021, 06:35 PM
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Posted By fernando
Happy new year to you too, Rick :cool: . Yes,...

Happy new year to you too, Rick :cool: .
Yes, surely a ceremonial uniform version. I had one myself but mine had the symbol of the (Portuguese) military branch it belonged.
Forum: European Armoury 10th January 2021, 06:20 PM
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Posted By fernando
Such a pity no one knows the mark on this device,...

Such a pity no one knows the mark on this device, Thomas. I have a Dutch book on this area listing a significant number of marks, but this one is not there :shrug:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 704
Posted By fernando
You're welcome Detlef :cool: . .

You're welcome Detlef :cool: .

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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 704
Posted By fernando
The notes on the Corvo...

The notes on the Corvo courtesy:

https://www.guioteca.com/mitos-y-enigmas/el-corvo-la-historia-del-arma-mas-representativa-del-ejercito-de-chile/

And by the way, raven in Portuguese translates to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 704
Posted By fernando
What you can read about Chilean corvos ...

"The exact origin of the Chilean Corvo cannot yet be clarified. Some authors speculate that it could be related to a white weapon brought by the first Spanish conquerors, the Janyar, a curved short...
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