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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:17 PM
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In real: In real:

In real:






In real:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2022, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Mercenary
You change the topic every time and run away from...

You change the topic every time and run away from the discussion. It's not serious. If you want to discuss all the scientific theories of the origin of the Rus, and not just the Wikipedia article,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2022, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
I agree with you completely.But I'm still trying...

I agree with you completely.But I'm still trying to understand the quote you provided:

Is it correct?

So I have a question. How from the text of the source, which clearly says that of all the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2022, 09:00 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
I see. It is very similar to the case of the...

I see. It is very similar to the case of the translation of Jahangir-name and the term of "phool-katara". There is nothing in Adab al-habr wa'l-shaja'a (by Fakr-i- Mudabbir in Delhi early 13th...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2022, 06:40 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
That is why swords and any other weapons are used...

That is why swords and any other weapons are used in puja ceremony. The "phallic energy" - this is in short form for Europeans, so as not to explain for a long time. By the way, I'm going to explain...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2022, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Mercenary
"The Indian Sword" by Philip Rawson is the only...

"The Indian Sword" by Philip Rawson is the only book in the field of Indian weapons research that can be called a scientific work.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2022, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Mercenary
Linguistics is an exact science. History is also...

Linguistics is an exact science. History is also an exact science, if historians do it, and not politicians or populists. Ethnography is generally reality itself. These three sciences are essential...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th June 2022, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
Maybe it will be interesting. In the second issue...

Maybe it will be interesting. In the second issue there is an article about the talwar and its handle: when and where did it arised and what does the word "talwar" mean. In the third issue there...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th June 2022, 04:31 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
Description of museum collections and the museum...

Description of museum collections and the museum work in whole is only a small part of the science of weapons.

You are right, there was confusion with the terminology of Indian weapons and this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th June 2022, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
No. It was published as Kurochkin A.Ju.,...

No. It was published as
Kurochkin A.Ju., Malozemova E.I. "Royal" daggers of Jahangir. HISTORICAL ARMS AND ARMOUR IN MUSEUM AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS, v. 1, pp. 67-88. Moscow. The Moscow Kremlin...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2022, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
And published, of course.

And published, of course.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2022, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
1. Active bilateral contacts in the 18th century...

1. Active bilateral contacts in the 18th century did not lead to the appearance of Chinese weapons in India or imitation of them , but very doubtful sporadic contacts in the 15-16th century did it?...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2022, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
I'm sorry, but no chance. This was examined six...

I'm sorry, but no chance. This was examined six years ago from the text of Jahangir-name (in Persian of course) and compared with illustrations depicting specific scenes. Almost all types of daggers...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2022, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
Exactly! And "the Porcelain Road" in XII-XV...

Exactly! And "the Porcelain Road" in XII-XV century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2022, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
Anything, I think. This is a late item. All...

Anything, I think. This is a late item. All semantic connections are already lost.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2022, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
The original silver decorations and the hilt...

The original silver decorations and the hilt itself are quite old and it was made by the hand of an induist master, not a muslim one. Decorations and inscriptions in gold are applied to the finished...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2022, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
There was no direct influence of Chinese culture...

There was no direct influence of Chinese culture to Indian one in the 16th century, only indirectly through Iran and Central Asia. If something of Chinese appeared in the Deccan, it first had to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2022, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
Ankus for sure. I don't see anything Indian, but...

Ankus for sure. I don't see anything Indian, but there are some Buddhist art features of Southeast Asia.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2021, 01:24 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
Sukhela - a kind of steel. Dhoop - a...

Sukhela - a kind of steel.

Dhoop - a representative sword that can be held like a staff (as Jim correctly wrote).

Indian talwar with a blade of Persian, European, African and so on production,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd September 2021, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
Why?

Why?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st September 2021, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
This is a very interesting and unusual talwar. If...

This is a very interesting and unusual talwar. If its length were more than 120 cm, then we could boldly call it as "dhōp".
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2021, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
This is a typical Marwar hilt and I think it...

This is a typical Marwar hilt and I think it looks exactly the same (attached).
The inscription on marwari. Such hilt often have an abbreviated "kramank", but I do not believe that this is some...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd August 2021, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
I apologize that this is not a translation, but...

I apologize that this is not a translation, but only a few thoughts. This is an Indian work that has two explanations. Researchers who believe in goodness argue that such design is the work of Indian...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th March 2021, 05:00 PM
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Views: 2,600
Posted By Mercenary
I am not an expert in reading the inscriptions,...

I am not an expert in reading the inscriptions, but if no one is ready to reply, I can try (due to despair) to suggest my own explanation, not the reading, because the inscription perhaps cannot be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th March 2021, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
Two different words that sound the same in one...

Two different words that sound the same in one language, in another language will be spelled similar. But these are two different words. :shrug:

The author of the treatise knew what he was...
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