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Old 12th July 2020, 02:17 PM   #4
David R
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Originally Posted by ariel
I think both of them are European.
As to terminology: both are “ Mameluke swords” for the Europeans, both are “kilij” for the Ottomans, both are “shamshirs” for the Persians or Indo-Persians.
I very much agree.
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