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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Japanese Swords Guards

By: Okabe Kakuya; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

...yu Shoran, by Kitamura-Nobuyo. Riuanzappitsu, by Kurihara-Nobumitsu. Among European publications, Die Meister der Japanischen Schwertzierathen, by S. ... ...he art of tsuba making. HISTORICJL ACCOUNT 3 UNLIKE the early Chinese and European sword guards, which ordinarily are wrought into the blade, the Jap... ...adjuncts of the weapon, may be to a certain extent con- Ear/y Chinese iron swords sidered by itself. Primarily we have to consider the tsuba in its ge... ...itself. Primarily we have to consider the tsuba in its general relation to swordsmanship and warfare, remembering the restrictions placed upon it by t... ...rn necessitated cer- tain modifications in the tsuba. At the same time the swords (and with them the tsuba) of the Mikado's 4 JAPANESE SWORD GUARDS c... ...verence by the samurai. The adora- tion of the blade, common to almost all ancient races, never perhaps attained so high a significance or found such ... ...Empire. Many examples of the early Japanese sword have been recovered from ancient tombs. The blade is straight (see Fig. 2), the hilt and scabbard be... ...ced him to make concessions to the new taste, and to disregard some of the ancient rules of his family. Up to the middle of the nineteenth century no ...

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A Manual of Ancient History

By: Thalheimer, Mary Elsie

...THALHEIMER Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ANCIENT HISTORY Title: A MANUAL OF ANCIENT HISTORY Author: M. E. THALH... ...... ...ence, merely because of their age, is teaching us to sift the testimony of ancient authors, to ascertain the sources and relative value of their infor... ...of Greece, and an ally of Rome. Her army and navy were largely composed of European and African mercenaries. Her govern- ment was republican, with two... ...cil of nobles, called an oligarchy—but always in the Persian interest. The European Greeks were stirred by a desire to liberate their brethren in Asia... ...35. The honor of the great king was now engaged to the punishment of those European Greeks who had intermeddled between himself and his subjects. It w... .... 91 geance as possible. Many of the Persian host fell beneath the Spartan swords, many were trodden to death by their own multitudes, and many were f... ...Greeks, in the attempt to make an opening in the phalanx where their short swords and daggers might serve them, the Persians freely sacrificed their l... ... breath, and were crushed at last by the numbers, rather than slain by the swords of the Persians. 112. The memory of Leonidas was honored by games ce...

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Chinese swords

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...ng in Ou Yezi temple of Longquan City Swords have a long history in China. Bronze swords have been traced back to... ...ve been traced back to the bronze daggers of the Shang period. Bronze long swords suddenly appeared during the mid-third century BC. Later swords were... ... swords were made of iron or steel. These metals were wrought, never cast. Swords commonly reached a length of 70–100 cm, although longer swords ... ...such as the Wujing Zongyao and Huangchao Liqi Tushi. It is comparable to a European fauchard and consists of a heavy blade with a spike at the back an... ... ^ Wagner, Donald B. (1993). Iron and Steel in Ancient China. New York, New York: E. J. Brill. pp. 191–199. ISBN ... ... Iron Age / Ancient Rome ... ... Ancient ... ...such as the Wujing Zongyao and Huangchao Liqi Tushi. It is comparable to a European fauchard and consists of a heavy blade with a spike at the back an...

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The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Grecians and Macedonians : Including a History of the Arts and Sciences of the Ancients : Volume 2

By: Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741, Bell, James, 1769-1833

...I library OF UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT LOS ANGELES THE ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE EGYPTIANS, CARTHAGINIANS, ASSYRIANS, BABYLO- NIANS, ... ...IANS, AND MACEDONIANS. INCLUDING A HISTORY or THE ARTS AND SCIENCES OF THE ANCIENTS. BY CHARLES ROLLIN, IATB PRINCIPAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OK PARIS, PRO... ...king of Sparta, attempts to reform the state, and endeavours to revive the ancient institutions of Lycurcus. in which he pan ly succeeds; but finds an... ...gag* carried off, with their wKes and children, instead ol employing their swords against the enemy, in ordei to recover them which would have been ve... ...us, my death will, however, be as much vour act as if I had fallen by your swords. If you are unwilling' to do me that office with your own hands perm... ...wn shadow. A dreadful guard continually watched round his house with drawn swords; and as his life was perpetually in their power, he feared them more... ...ost extreme cape of Africa. That passage having been discovered, sever- al European nations, led by the hopes of a rich traf- fic, ran over the Indian...

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Early European History

By: Webster, Hutton, 1875-1955

...iterature Collection World Public Library.org HISTORY Title: EARLY EUROPEAN HISTORY Author: HUTTON WEBSTER Language: English Subject: Fiction... ...... ...TTON WEBSTER, Ph.D. ' , PROFESSOR IN THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AUTHOR OF "ancient HISTORY," "READINGS IN ANCIENT HISTORY," AND "readings IN MEDIEVAL ... ... YORK CHICAGO 5 7 r I f I - ^ If I u T) CI. WEBSTER'S HISTORIES Webster's Ancient History From prehistoric times to the Age of Charlemagne Webster's ... ...t History From prehistoric times to the Age of Charlemagne Webster's Early European History From prehistoric times to the seventeenth century Webster'... ...s to the seventeenth century Webster's Early European History — Part I The Ancient History section of the above book Webster's Early European History ... ...ir unwilling troops to battle, Leonidas and his men fought till spears and swords were broken, and hands and teeth alone remained as weapons. Xerxes a... ...y-armed Greek soldiers, with their long spears, huge shields, and powerful swords, easily over- came the enormous masses of the enemy. The success at ... ...t. The battle became a massacre, and only the approach of night stayed the swords of the victorious Macedonians. A great quantity of booty, including ...

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Ancient technology

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...During the growth of the ancient civilizations, ancient technology was the result from advances in engineering in ancient t... ... Summary 1 Ancient civilizations 2 Mesopotam... ... Summary Characteristics of Ancient Egyptian technology are indicated by a set of artifacts and customs... ...nze, and iron were used for armor as well as for different weapons such as swords, daggers, spears, and maces. According to the as... ...s were scrupuously studied and copied by later Byzantine, Arabic and Latin European scholars and provided much of the foundation for further technolog...

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The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Grecians and Macedonians : Including a History of the Arts and Sciences of the Ancients : Volume 1

By: Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741, Bell, James, 1769-1833

...i ; UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT LOS ANGELES THE ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE EGYPTIANS, CARTHAGINIANS, ASSYRIANS, BABYLO- NIANS, ... ...S, GRECIANS, AND MACEDONIANS. INCLUDING A HISTORY ARTS AND SCIENCES OF THE ANCIENTS. BY CHARLES ROLLIN, nUNCIPAI. OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS, FROFESSO... ...NT IN presenting to the American Public,. this new and improved edition of ANCIENT HISTORY, we deem it proper to point out a few of the many instances... ... a manner an immense workshop, in every part of which men were seen making swords, helmets, shields, and military engines, and preparing all things ne... ...re men and women worked day and night. Everyday were imde 140 shields, 300 swords, 500 pikes or javelins, 1000 arrows, and a great num- ber of engines... ...these, Cyrus armed the greatest part of them with cuirasses, bucklers, and swords, or battle-axes and left few of his soldiers light-armed. The Persia... ...wards the North. I design now chiefly to treat ofthe first, namely, of the European Scythians. Historians, in the accounts they have left us of the ma... ...er Persians or Medes, or of the Sacae; which made in all, 277,610 men. The European nations augmented his fleet with 120 vessels, ea<ii of which carri... ...c*. were appointed judges ; the first for the A.-iatict, the other for the Europeans; and Minos over them to decide supremely in cases of doubt and ol...

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The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World, Or the History, Geography, And Antiquities of Chaldea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, And Persia, Collected and Illustrated from Ancient and Modern Sources : Volume 2

By: Rawlinson, George, 1812-1902

... RAWLINSON Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ANCIENT EASTERN WORLD, VOL. II Title: THE FIVE GREAT MONARCHIES OF THE... ...NCIENT EASTERN WORLD, VOL. II Title: THE FIVE GREAT MONARCHIES OF THE ANCIENT EASTERN WORLD, VOL. II Author: GEORGE RAWLINSON Language: English ... ...... ...6 102. Macebearer, with attendant, executing a prisoner (Koyunjik) 88 103. Swordsman decapitating a prisoner (Koyunjik) 89 104. Female captives with c... ...in a quiver at the archer's back. Both spearmen and archers commonly carry swords, which are hung on the left side, in a diagonal, or sometimes nearly... ...lthough these last had some- times the protection of a very simple sandal. Swordsmen used a small straight sword or dagger which they wore at their le... ...wn to be near,^ and can only with the utmost difficulty be persuaded by an European to take any part in the chase of so dangerous an animal.^ The lion... ...s, pp. 259-262. Chap. VII. BULL-HUNTING. 131 probable that the aurochs or European bison {Bos urus of naturahsts) is the beast intended.^" At any rat... ...Heaven and Hell ") of Nimrud, but no account has been given of them by any European traveller. Westward there were probably two chief lines of trade w...

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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... ... 1 Early history 2 Western swords 2.1 Late Antiquity ... ... Modern 3 African swords 4 Near Eastern sword ("scimitar") ... ...erm for the Iron Age sword) Makhaira (Ancient Greek sabre) Falcata/Kopis (sw... ...ngle-edged curved sword. Via the Mameluke sword this also gave rise to the European cavalry sabre. Conversely, the term for the western sword in Persi... ...nced by Indian, Far Eastern (Chinese) as well as Near Eastern (Muslim) and European (Spanish) forms. Balisword: an excep...

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Prehistoric Antiquities of the Aryan Peoples : A Manual of Comparative Philology and the Earliest Culture

By: Schrader, Otto, 1855-1919; Jevons, F. B. (Frank Byron), 1858-1936

...been made by careful comparison of the antiquities of the individual Indo- European peoples to distinguish between what, on the one hand, they have jo... ...ns a new prospect, full of promise, for the history of the individual Indo-European peoples. It is on this triple basis that the present work is found... ...ccount of what we know at present about the prehistoric period of the Indo-European race. With this object, the first of the four Parts, into which th... ...less for the History of Culture—Names of Kin—Modern Meanings Foisted on to Ancient Words—Verbs Expressing the Pursuit of Certain Crafts —Names of Plan... ...tion for yi6\v^os —For Plmnhuni—Tin and Lead in Asia Minor, 214 CHAPTER X. ANCIENT INDO-EUROPEAN NAMES OF WEAPONS. Indo-Iranian Weapons of Offence—No ... ...eath — Right and Left—Hawking—The Eel—The Snake, . 247 CHAPTER IIL CATTLE. Ancient Indo-Germanic Domesticated Animals : Cow, Sheep, Goat, Dog, Pig, an... ...nd decoration awakes. Besides axes, arrows, and knives, are now found also swords, lances, sickles, earrings, armlets, needles, rings, and so on. The ... ...ition) and in the Kalevipoeg (cf Ges., vi. 399-416), the forging of famous swords is represented shows that in the period of these monuments a skilful... ...thers, Galand (Wieland), Magnificans, and Ainsiax, who wrought nine famous swords (cf. W. Grimm, Die deutsche Heldensage, pp. 146 and 4.3). A. Kuhn al...

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Sanskrit and Its Kindred Literatures. Studies in Comparative Mythology

By: Poor, Laura Elizabeth

...ection of literature. Real students may have devoted a few thoughts to the ancient Egyp- tians ; but the average scholar who had conquered these' lite... ..., andwereamazed to findthat it containedmany words resembling those of the European languages ; for example : — English. 4 SANSKRIT AND ITS KINDRED L... ...anish, Portuguese, and Wallachian ; the Kelts, to whom belong the Gauls of ancient France ; the Britons ofancient England, and theirmodern languages, ... ...m- ric of "Wales ; the Bas Breton of France ; the Teutons, who include the ancient Goths, Franks, Anglo-Saxons : their modern languages are Icelandic,... ...d are burning in flames of fire. It is a dense wood whose leaves are sharp swords ; the ground is paved with razors ; the path strewn with mutilated c... ...t, which has a name, as if personified. We are accustomed to the naming of swords, but this is still more hero-like. Arjnna blew his shell, called Dev... ...guished for learning and wisdom. In his reign coats of mail were invented, swords and other armor ; garments of silk were woven ; desert lands were cu... ... the cypress the favorite tree ; and when- ever one meets these three in a European poet, one may know that he has sat at the feet of Hafiz and Saadi.... ...t general interest. The Keltic races were discovered to belong to the Indo-European family by two Erse words : traitk, the sea, has the same root as t...

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Classification of swords

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...The English-language terminology used in the classification of swords is imprecise, and has varied widely over time, with terms such as "b... ...by antiquarians, curators, and modern-day sword enthusiasts for historical swords. Terminology was further complicated by terms introduced (i.e. "han... ...s "great sword", "zweihänder" (instead of Bidenhänder), and "". Historical European Martial Arts associations have turned the term spada da lato, a te... ...the matter. The most well known systematic typology of blade types of the European medieval sword is the Oakeshott typology (although this is a moder... ...any sword that could be wielded as such. Size or shape Terms classifying swords as "great", "long", "broad", "bastard", "small", "short" or "two-han... ...swordsSeax, a tool and weapon, common in Northern Europe.Gladius, an early ancient Roman bladeXiphos, a double-edged, single-hand blade used by the an... ... refer to any large sword designed to be used primarily with two hands:the European longsword, popular in the Late Middle Ages and Renaissance.the Sco...

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Prehistoric Antiquities of the Aryan Peoples: A Manual of Comparative Philology and the Earliest Culture. Being the Sprachvergleichung und Urgeschichte of Dr. O. Schrader

By: Schrader, Otto, 1855-1919; Jevons, F. B. (Frank Byron), 1858-1936

...been made by careful comparison of the antiquities of the individual Indo- European peoples to distinguish between what, on the one hand, they have jo... ...ns a new prospect, full of promise, for the history of the individual Indo-European peoples. It is on this triple basis that the present work is found... ...ccount of what we know at present about the prehistoric period of the Indo-European race. With this object, the first of the four Parts, into which th... ...less for the History of Culture—Names of Kin—Modern Meanings Foisted on to Ancient Words—Vei'bs Expressing the Pursuit of Certain Crafts —Names of Pla... ...n for m6xv^os —For Plumbum—Tin and Lead in Asia Minor, .... 214 CHAPTER X. ANCIENT INDO-EUROPEAN NAMES OF WEAPONS. Indo-Iranian Weapons of Offence—No ... ...i — Right and Left—Hawking—The Eel—The Snake, . . .247 CHAPTER IIL CATTLE. Ancient Indo-Germanic Domesticated Animals : Cow, Sheep, Goat, Dog, Pig, an... ...d decoration awakes. Besides axes, arrow^s, and knives, are now found also swords, lances, sickles, earrings, armlets, needles, rings, and so on. The ... ...tion) and in the Kalevipoeg (cf. Ges., vi. 399-416), the forging of famous swords is represented shows that in the period of these monuments a skilful... ...thers, Galand (Wieland), Magnificans, and Ainsiax, who wrought nine famous swords {cf. W. Grimm, Die deutsche Heldeiisage, pp. 146 and 43). A. Kuhn al...

Indo-European antiquities ; Indo-Europeans ; Indo-European languages -- Etymology

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Ancient English Metrical Romances

By: Ritson, Joseph, 1752-1803; Goldsmid, Edmund

...llection World Public Library.org METRICAL ROMANCES, VOL. I Title: ANCIENT ENGLISH METRICAL ROMANCES, VOL. I Author: JOSEPH RITSON Language: E... ...... ...(JEDintiutgt) : E. & g.'golpsmid. 1884. I iiiiiiiiilBtn l ijlHW «^«»il«it Ancient English Metrical Romances. By JOSEPH RITSON, AND REVISED BY EDMUND ... ...arned and ingenious prelate, who gives the passage thus : " We fought with swords : when in Gothland I slew an enormous ser;pcnt : my reward was the b... ...bulk, and much admired by the Persians, but has nothing in common with the European poetry on that subject. The Persick romance oiMejnoun and Leila, i...

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Sword-and-sandal

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...ywood Western). The terms "peplum" (referring to the togas or robes which the ancient Romans wore) and "sword-and-sandal" were used in a condescendin... ...n $5 million profit.p.73 Frayling, Christopher Spaghetti Westerns: Cowboys and Europeans from Karl May to Sergio Leone I.B.Tauris, 2006 This spawned t... ...g Park, Gordon Scott, Mark Forest, Brad Harris, Dan Vadis, and Alan Steel. European audiences tended to prefer an Anglo-American in the lead, so I... ...a. Daggers of BloodInvincible Gladiator, The (1961) Richard HarrisonInvincible Swordsman, The (1963)Jacob, The Man Who Fought With God (1963)Kindar, t... ...)My Son, The Hero (1961) a.k.a. Arrivano i Titani, a.k.a. The TitansMysterious Swordsman, The (1962) Gerard LandryNero and the Burning of Rome (1955) ... ... the Rebellion (1964) a.k.a. The Rebel of CastelmonteSword of Zorro, The (1963)Swordsman of Siena, The (1961) a.k.a. The MercenarySword Without A Coun... ...ave Girl, The (1958) a.k.a. The Revolt of the Gladiators, Gianna Maria Canale Ancient RomeAmazons of Rome (1961) a.k.a. Virgins of Rome, The Brennus,... ...0)Sword and the Cross, The (1958) a.k.a. Mary Magdalene, Gianna Maria Canale Ancient Egyptian With the interest in the Elizabeth Taylor Cleopatra ...

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History of Ancient Pottery, Greek, Etruscan, And Roman : Vol. 2

By: Walters, Henry Beauchamp, 1867-1944, Birch, Samuel, 1813-1885. History of Ancient Pottery

... CI lS^o5qZ4C\ Kovx *^^A^vd_ .CLARKE^ 1 1 ERS&ST/iT...Tj HISTORY OF ANCIENT POTTERY Plate xlix ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED HYDRIA ; HARNESSING O... ...URED HYDRIA ; HARNESSING OF HORSES TO CHARIOT. (British Muskum). HISTORY OF ANCIENT POTTERY GREEK, ETRUSCAN, AND ROMAN BY H. B. WALTERS, M.A., F.S.A.... ...N GREEK VASES CHAPTER XII INTRODUCTORY—THE OLYMPIAN DEITIES Figured vases in ancient literaUft-e—Mythology and art—Relation of subjects on vases to li... ...n rolling discs^ ; acrobats^ and female tumblers performing contortions over swords, or lifting objects with their feet.^ To the list of palaestra sce... ...e cave On Mount Ida, protected by the Curetes, who dance above him, wielding swords and shields (Plate LXI.) ; in one instance he is in his nurse's ar... ...third series has representations of gladiatorial armour ranged in a circle : swords, shields, arm-guards, greaves, and helmets.^ From the circus and g... ...ture, painting, and metal-work, have left some sort of heritage to the later European civilisa- tions, and like the runners in the Greek torch-race vi...

Bibliography of ancient pottery: v. 1, p. xix-xxxvi

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Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, And Superstitions of Ireland

By: Wilde, Lady, 1826-1896; Wilde, W. R. (William Robert), 1815-1876

...orld Public Library.org AND SUPERSTITIONS OF IRELAND, VOL. II Title: ANCIENT LEGENDS, MYSTIC CHARMS AND SUPERSTITIONS OF IRELAND, VOL. II Author... ...... ...land. BY LADY WILDE (" Spp.ranza.") TO WHICH IS APPENDED A CHAPTER ON "THE ANCIENT RACES OF IRELAND, ' BY THE LATE SIR WILLIAM WILDE. VOL. II. Boston ... ...y-finished illustrations of the beautifully-formed, slen- der, leaf-shaped swords and daggers of bronze, which began gradually to supersede the use of... ... began gradually to supersede the use of the primitive celt. Many of these swords are of the pure Grecian type, formed ap- parently on the model of th... ...THE IRISH PAST. a Turkishyataghan ; and in " The Book of Rights " " curved swords of battle" are frequently referred to. But the specimens of the broa... ...an ; from the steppes of Tartary to the Pampas j round the shores of every European sea, and along the coasts of the two oceans. Wherever man's foot h... ...s and monasteries, and illuminating by their learning the darkest pages of European history. One of the great treasures of the Imperial Library of Par... ...s the most learned and powerful island of the West. Through all changes of European dynasties she retained her independence. From the Milesian to the ...

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List of premodern combat weapons

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... 1.2.2 Swords ... ... 1.2.2.1 Curved one-handed swords ... ... 1.2.2.2 Straight one-handed swords ... ...i (South and Southeast Asian)[3] Backsword (European) Cutlass, hanger, hangar (European)... ...sackn, dusack, dusagge, dusegg, dusegge, dysack, tesak, thuseckn, tuseckn (European; debated. Although some list this weapon only as a wooden practice... ...ere are real, metal examples.)[3] Falchion (European) Hunting sword (European) ...

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Ancient Civilization

By: Ashley, Roscoe Lewis, 1872-1965

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: ANCIENT CIVILIZATION Author: ROSCOE LEWIS ASHLEY Language: English Subje... ...... ...• BOMBAY CALCUTTA MELBOURNE THE MACMILLAN CO. OF CANADA, Ltd. TORONTO MTA ANCIENT CIVILIZATION A TEXTBOOK SECONDARY SCHOOLS BY ROSCOE LEWIS ASHLEY ... ...year course in ancient history ; or for the first half of a year's survey of European history to the Beformation or the eighteenth cen- tury ; or for ... ...ages and a few of the later skulls are not very different from the skulls of Europeans of to-day. hink about The tools of the cold period are less fin... ...ve- ments of old stone age. The New Stone Age 19. The Kitchen Middens. — The Europeans of the Shell heaps new stone age lived in a Europe that was lit... ...ets of glass or enamelled stone, of gold or silver; sometimes weapons, axes, swords damascened and chased ; sometimes vases, or stuffs dyed purple or ... ...luded fierce combats between animals and between men (gladiators) with short swords (§ 380). They were fre- quently held at the expense of the lesser ...

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Classical Museum, A Journal of Philology, And of Ancient History and Literature : Vol. 2

...Library.net A*, c k THE C CLASSICAL MUSEUM, A JOURNAL OF PHILOLOGY, AND OF ANCIENT HISTORY AND LITERATURE. VOLUME THE SECOND. LONDON: TAYLOR AND WAL... ... Edition of Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis. By J. C 98 VIII. On the Rhythm of Ancient Greek Music. By Pro- fessor W. F. Donkin 110 IX. Miscellaneous Pa... ... 8vo. 134. Textrinum Antiquorum ; an Account of the Art of Weaving among the Ancients. Part I., on the Raw Materials. By James Yates. London, 1843, 8v... ...mes and hearths Wouldst share with us, the miserable wreck 760 Which Grecian swords have spared, and stormy seas; Nor I Eneas, nor unanimous Troy, O'e... ...int of view, the Sanscrit claims an indisputable preference, as a subject of European research, over the two other great streams of language which see... ...able features of their family connection. " In the treatment, indeed, of our European tongues, a new epoch could not fail to open upon us in the disco... ...d, ON THE STUDY OF SANSCRIT. 251 on the other hand, which embraces the Indo-European race of language, is not indeed less universal, but in most of i...

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Historical European martial arts

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...halberd, spear, and staff. Historical European martial arts (HEMA) refers to martial arts of European origin, par... ...urviving documentation of the martial arts of Classical Antiquity (such as Ancient Greek wrestling or Gladiatorial combat), surviving dedicated techni... ...had a position of honour among these disciplines, and sometimes Historical European Swordsmanship (HES) is used to refer to swordsmanship techniques s... ...ition of honour among these disciplines, and sometimes Historical European Swordsmanship (HES) is used to refer to swordsmanship techniques specifical... ...gths in Spain in particular, where La Verdadera Destreza "the true art (of swordsmanship)" was now based on Renaissance humanism and scientific princi... ...hibault, 1628) In Italy, 17th century swordsmanship is dominated by Salvator Fabris, whose De lo schermo overo sc... ... In the course of the 18th century, the French school became the western European standard to the extent that Angelo, an Italian-born master teachin... ...g systems and schools. He began tutoring groups of students in the art of 'ancient swordplay' at a club attached to the London Rifle Brigade School of... ... Ancient Greek boxing ...

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History of Ancient Civilization

By: Seignobos, Charles, 1854-1942, Wilde, Arthur Herbert, 1865

...Ill I 1 1 pi 1 ti lllllli!! Hifftil HISTORY OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATION HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION By CH. SEIGNOBOS HISTORY OF A... ...TEMPORARY CIVILIZATION Each Volume, i2mo, Cloth, $1.25, net Ew HISTORY OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATION BY CHARLES SEIGNOBOS Doctor of Letters of the Universi... ...nts. History — Legends — History in general — Great divisions of history — Ancient history — Modern history — The Middle Ages. Sources for the History... ...s; and especially in the making of arms — daggers, lance-points, axes, and swords. These objects are found by thousands throughout Europe in the mound... ...cture of arms. In Homer's time iron is still a precious metal reserved for swords, bronze being retained for other purposes. It is for this reason tha... ...ensils of bronze and weapons of iron. Iron Weapons. — These arms are axes, swords, dag- gers, and bucklers. They are ordinarily found by the side of a... ...clusion of the polished stone age in America came only with the arrival of Europeans. In our own time the savages of Australia are still in the rough ... ...ace; a negro may speak English without being of English stock. Many of the Europeans whom we classify among the Aryans are perhaps the descendants of ... ...oos they have preserved the Aryan type and have a clearer resem- blance to Europeans. The New Religion of Brahma—The Brahmans did not discard the anci...

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The Development of European Polity

By: Sidgwick, Henry, 1838-1900; Sidgwick, Eleanor Mildred, 1845-1936

...IDGWICK Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF EUROPEAN POLITY Title: THE DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPEAN POLITY Author: HENR... ...... ...f the "modern state " of Western Europe and its colonies is connected with ancient Greece and Rome, not only in the way of resem- blance and analogy, ... ...ion of single families into larger bodies of kindred ! Maine, arguing from ancient law and what is known of primitive societies, holds the latter view... ...f Government and Relation of Law to Government in Greece and Rome § 1. The ancient governments have been said to regulate the lives of individuals mor... ...a bond of unity ; but the pre-existence of theBoman Empire DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPEAN POLITY is another cause, acting by example and tradition and throu... ...ates are usually careful to point out that though the Church has the " two swords," temporal and spiritual, it does not handle the temporal sword ; th... ...es which all citizens between the ages of 18 and 70 had to come armed with swords to the 'ploM d'armes of their quarter, when the tocsin sounded. In t... ... adopted that " the clergy pay with their prayers, the nobility with their swords, and the people with their money " —at any rate so far as the normal...

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1550–1600 in Western European fashion

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... Fashion in the period 1550–1600 in Western European clothing was characterized by increased opulence. Contrasting fabr... ...lso be pansied.[7][12][32] Pluderhosen were a Northern European form of pansied slops with a very full inner layer pulled out betw... ...orn diagonally across the chest or around the waist for holding items such swords, daggers, bugles, and horns.[35] Gloves were oft... ... Ancient ...

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Ancient History

By: Myers, Philip Van Ness, 1846-1937

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: ANCIENT HISTORY Author:PHILIP VAN NESS MYERS Language: English Subject: ... ...... .... " The following pages are a revision and expansion of . , . my Outlines of Ancient History, which was pubhshed as a library book in 1882 by Messrs. ... ...the Oriental peoples about 1500 B.C., and was gradually introduced among the European trilxis. THE DOMESTICATION OF ANIMALS 7 by the lightning. Howev... ...d fall into three groups,— the Hamitic, the Semitic, and the Aryan ^ or Indo-European. The members form- ing any one of these groups must not be looke... ...Ethnologists have ceased to use this name, as well as its equivalents, Indo- European and Indo-Germanic, as an ethnic term; but there is no reason why... ... self, it seems, of non-Egyptian origin, and owing his throne chiefly to the swords of Greek soldiers, was led to reverse the policy of the past, and ... ...ronze,— golden masks and breast- plates, drinking cups of solid gold, bronze swords inlaid with gold and silver, and personal ornaments of every kind.... ... to a man, those that endeavored to escape the flames falling by the Spartan swords. Thus. in a single day two thirds of the fighting population of Ar...

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European Magazine and London Review : Vol. 34

...ction World Public Library.org AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 34 Title: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 34 Author: Language: English ... ...a? ) MYTIIEi VOJj.34 r^uui to JAr! ¥9 Thrived frrJ.Sewell CcrrnAilli7n# THE European Magazine, For JULY 1798. [ Embellifhed with, I. An Elegant Front... ...ame to cur hands. We referred to another, in which he AVERAGE PRICES of THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, AND LONDON REVIEW; FOR JULY 1798. ANDREW LUMISDEN, ESQ... ...e horfe tail bare I pluck out year by year, as hair by hair, * And melt down ancients like a heap of mow : While you, to meafure merits, look in Stowe... ...vate them con- fiderably in your eltimation. The Moon was worfliipped by the ancient Greeks as well as the modern Hindoos j and is faid to have caff E... ...the country, and in the depth of winter feat himfelf in the inow before fome ancient cattle, which he will pourtray upon paper with more real devotion... ... Marquis of Waterford, and member in the Irifh parliament for the borough of Swords. He was burled the 15th, in Wefton church yard, near Bath. 13. Wil...

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Swordsmanship

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... Swordsmanship refers to the skills of a swordsman, a person versed in the art of the sword. The term is modern,... ... martial art involving the use of a sword. The formation of the English word "swordsman" is parallel to the Latin word gladiator, a term for the pro... ...he word gladiator itself comes from the Latin word gladius, meaning "sword". European Antiquity Rome provides the foundation for the widespread u... ... carried over to their training with weaponry, but we have no Roman manuals of swordsmanship. One translation of Juvenal's poetry by Barten Holyday... ...s trained to teach the arts had been left to dwindle, however. The historical European martial arts community, interested in studying and reviving t... ...d reviving the old methods of armed combat through the examination of original European manuscripts, finds its beginnings during this time period. The... ... grew from the noble families' patronage of certain teachers. Some koryu, or ancient, schools still exist along with some more modern schools. Kore... ...anship Amberger, J. Christoph. The Secret History of the Sword: Adventures in Ancient Martial Arts (1999). Meyer, Joachim. Untitled Fechtbuch (1570...

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Ancient Civilization : A Textbook for Secondary Schools

By: Ashley, Roscoe Lewis, 1872-1965

...ure Collection World Public Library.org FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS Title: ANCIENT CIVILIZATION; A TEXTBOOK FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS Author: ROSCOE LEW... ...... ...N • BOMBAY • CALCUTTA MELBOURNE THE MACMH.LAN CO. OF CANADA, Ltd. TORONTO ANCIENT CIVILIZATION A TEXTBOOK FOK SECONDARY SCHOOLS ^r. » '5 o , -> « >... ...year course in ancient history ; or for the first half of a year's survey of European history to the Reformation or the eighteenth cen- tury ; or for ... ...ages and a few of the later skulls are not very different from the skulls of Europeans of to-day. The tools of the cold period are less finished than ... ...d very little civilization. The New Stone Age 19. The Kitchen Middens. — The Europeans of the Shell heaps new stone age lived in a Europe that was lit... ...ets of glass or enamelled stone, of gold or silver; sometimes weapons, axes, swords damascened and chased ; sometimes vases, or stuffs dyed purple or ... ...luded fierce combats between animals and between men (gladiators) with short swords (§ 380). They were fre- quently held at the expense of the lesser ...

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European Magazine and London Review : Vol. 27

...ction World Public Library.org AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 27 Title: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 27 Author: Language: English S... ...idoueadicei-c vit:*^ r>//rfo// . From CAin ^ to ^HWC -^ •iat h?j fii-ft THE European Magazine, For JANUARY 1795. lEmbcllifticd with, i. A F»ontispxec... ... AVERAGE PRICES of CORN, from January 17 to January 24, 1795, Whcatj Rj THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, For JANUARY 1795. Mrs. MARGARET WOFFINGTON. ( WITH A P... ...of all Government, but more elpecially mull they be igno- Though the days of ancient Chivalry arenow gone by, and men are devoted in a much more exten... ...obiervance ; and theft- are, to his Parents, to Himfelf, and to his guage of ancient Patriots, but to pre- i'erve the co-exijicnce of duties, the one ... ...tonfhirc, February 1506, of a family Dr. Smollet, the vicinity of the rather ancient than opulent. His fa- Lnmond * was honoured by the birth thcr die... ...d, nephevv to the Marquis of Waterford, and Reprefentative of the Borough of Swords in tlie Parliament of Ireland, to M.fs Elizibeth M'Kenzie Menzies,...

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Swordstick

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...ne incorporating a concealed blade. The term is typically used to describe European weapons from around the 18th century, but similar devices have bee... ...have been used throughout history, notably the Japanese shikomizue and the Ancient Roman dolon. Popularity The swordstick was a popular fashion ac... ...ly the Japanese shikomizue and the Ancient Roman dolon. Popularity The swordstick was a popular fashion accessory for the wealthy during the 18th ... ...wn, it is apparent that the cane-sword's popularity peaked when decorative swords were steadily being replaced by canes as a result of the rising popu... ...esult of the rising popularity of firearms, and the lessening influence of swords and other small arms. Soon after their introduction, other "gadget...

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Ancient Civilization : A Textbook for Secondary Schools

By: Ashley, Roscoe Lewis, 1872-1965

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: ANCIENT CIVILIZATION Author: ROSCOE LEWIS ASHLEY Language: English Subje... ...... ...ece and Rome. This book aims to meet the need of schools that desire a short ancient history text, to the time of Charlemagne, which shall not be chie... ...year course in ancient history ; or for the first half of a year's survey of European history to the Reformation or the eighteenth cen- tury ; or for ... ...ages and a few of the later skulls are not very different from the skulls of Europeans of to-day. The tools of the cold P eriod are less finished than... ...had very little civilization. THE NEW STONE AGE 19. The Kitchen Middens. The Europeans of the new stone age lived in a Europe that was little differen... ...ets of glass or enamelled stone, of gold or silver; sometimes weapons, axes, swords damascened and chased ; sometimes vases, or stuffs dyed purple or ... ...luded fierce combats between animals and between men (gladiators) with short swords ( 380). They were fre- quently held at the expense of the lesser m...

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European Magazine and London Review : Vol. 75

...ction World Public Library.org AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 75 Title: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 75 Author: Language: English ... ...... ...And may be had of all the booksellers in the united kingdom. T QO O CO THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, AND LONDON REVIEW, FOR JANUARY, 1819. MEMOIR OF THE RE... ... uhich sat a phantom most resembling the Brown Man of the Moor, known lo ail ancient Scotch- women.* Mause trembled at the ap- proach of this uncouth ... ...l. After au agreeable slay, we proceeded to ULINISH, where we went lo see an ancient build- ing, called a dun, or borough. It was a circular entrenchm... ...happy one ; and, on the con- trary, an ungrateful one viho is not miserable. Ancients and moderns all agree that man was made for society, to admi- ni... ... that had belonged to (heir families forages. The matchlocks, blunderbusses, swords, &e. were disposed of to Lieiit. Rind's and Cornet Kaye's auxiliar...

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Bronze Age sword

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...d during the early part of the 1st millennium BC. From an early time the swords reach lengths in excess of 100 cm. The technology to produce blades ... ...g alloys of copper and tin or arsenic, around 1700 BC. Typical Bronze Age swords had lengths of roughly between 60 and 80 cm, while weapons significa... ...n 60 cm also continued to be made, but are variously categorized as "short swords" or as daggers. Before 1400 BC or so, swords remain mostly limited t... ...]] One of the most important, and longest-lasting, types of prehistoric European swords was the Naue II type (named for Julius Naue who first d... ...s Historiska Museum) inventory number SHM 10419. A typical variant for European swords is the leaf shaped blade, which was most common in North-... ...ts possible Implications. Annual BSA 91, 1996, 137-151. John Evans, The Ancient Bronze Implements, Weapons and Ornaments, of Great Britain and Irel...

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The Origin of the Aryans. An Account of the Prehistoric Ethnology and Civilisation of Europe

By: Taylor, Isaac, 1829-1901

...en towards the close of the last century Sanskrit and Zend became known to European scholars, the new science of Comparative Philology came into exist... ...at linguistic family, whose existence was thus established, embraces seven European groups of languages—the Hellenic, Italic, Celtic, Teutonic, Slavon... ... gives undue prominence to one member of the group. Indo-Germanic and Indo-European are not only clumsy, but inaccurate. The first, adopted by Bopp, i... ...ny continental scholars. Moreover, it tacitly implies or suggests that the ancient Ariana, the district round Herat, was the cradle of the Aryan langu... ... few will be found to question," that " all the nations of Europe migrated anciently from Asia; in the vanguard those related races whose destiny it w... ...ressed upon its track."^ In 1859 Professor ]\Iax Muller, in his History of Ancient Sanskrit Literature, adopted, with sundry poetic embellishments, Gr... ...sites, gradually abandoned stone weapons for weapons of bronze, and bronze swords for swords of iron. The same conclusion is established elsewhere by ... ...the anvil, the hammer, and the pincers. Iron was at first chiefly used for swords, as Hesiod gives Heracles a sword of iron, but even down to the time... ... have been as early as the fifth century B.C., as the Gauls possessed iron swords when they invaded Italy. The Slavonic and Lithuanian name for iron i...

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European Magazine and London Review : Vol. 58

...ction World Public Library.org AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 58 Title: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 58 Author: Language: English ... ...... ...Lmm ; Aa4ouy beliad of all the Booksellers in the United Kjncdox. 1810. THE European Magazine, For JULY, 1810. Ilaibellished wJUi, 1.- a^i elejjatvt ... ...most admirably depicted, was painted by Iluyman, which, as a veslige of t!ie ancient city, elicited (as it is now the fashion to say) unbounded api)la... ...uthorities in- form us als'o of their several intermar- riat^es with various ancient houses; a» the' /^rays, Conwaj/s, Stafford*, Salisbw rys, &c. Itw... ...in question the posterity of Ri- (hard use fey descend from many ofthe roost ancient and illustrious houses iu England. 11 iippears, from the will of ... ...e, or even her husband. lA violentnoisewithin ; shriek^ ing, and clashing of swords. Enter Wendoll in a ni^ht gown,with a drawn sword in his hand — pu... ...is ? Cranmell. Tliis way the breezeseenl'd to bring to our ears The clash of swords. Sophia. And see their sad elTecls. Sus m. Sure ^lorveii bleeding ... ...icers of every description, and the soldiers, shall retain, the former their swords and baggage, and the luttertheir bag- gage only. Art. HI. The inha...

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Xiphos

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Ancients and Moderns

By: Richard Foster Jones

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title ANCIENTS AND MODERNS Author:RICHARD FOSTER JONES Language: English Subje... ...... ...he movement itself had taken form, such as hostility to the authority of the ancients, and the importance of experiments, yet in England it was in dee... ...thers' divergent views regarding iron he says, "Thus do the smatterers cross swords together, and puzzle inquiring minds by their vague con jectures, ... ...hern Liberal, by Guy A. Cardwell; Linguistic Equations for the Study of Indo-European Culture, by Vladimir Jelinek. The Soviet Theory of International...

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European Magazine and London Review : Vol. 73

...ction World Public Library.org AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 73 Title: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 73 Author: Language: English ... ...... ..., XHD HAY BE BAD OF ALL THE BOOKSELLEBS IN THE VNITES KlJlCJiOU'. 1818. TnE EuropeanMagazine FOR JANUARY, 1818. fEmbeUished wilh, 1, an eleeant Front... ...rth and South road, and which it can never po.ssess without pulling down our ancient Guildhall of London ; besides, it being so nearly sL- Iviated bet... ...nks, the eye catches the ruins ofan old chapel, and of the wall enclosing an ancient burying-ground. Mean while the right bank bends off to the north,... ... wooded banks, and empties its waters into liOUgh Neagh. Shane's Castle, the ancientseat of the O'Neill family, is placed immediately on the shores of... ...ajf on Retirement. liQ Klldare ; Oughterard, Kildare ; Ros- crea.Tipperary ; Swords, Dublin; Tegh- adoe,ditto; Timahoe,Queea'8 County; Turlogh, Sligo ... ...ruments as brazen celts were fabricated, it was not difficult to make brazen swords, and they have been dis- covered, atdifFerent limes, in greatnum" ... ...nd Britons, who fought with darts and lances, were unable to resist the long swords and axes of the Anglo- Saxons. This axe, or hatchet, they carried ...

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Viking sword

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... in the 11th century with the emergence of larger cross-guards. The Viking swords were pattern welded which gave the blade extra strength as the core ... ...duction would allow the wielder to swing faster and harder strokes. Later swords also had more tapered points for increased effectiveness against cha... ...ounterweight the blade. Ulfberht Variants Of the thousands of Viking swords that have been recovered, 171 of them, all made between 800 and 1000... ...heir day.NOVA, "Secrets of the Viking Sword", http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/secrets-viking-sword.html The steel had very few impurities (or sl... ...ty must be made in a crucible and requires much higher temperatures than European blacksmiths of the time were capable of producing at their forges;... ... time were capable of producing at their forges; there is no evidence that Europeans could make crucible steel themselves until the Industrial Revo...

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Ancients and Moderns

By: Richard Foster Jones

...hecked out on their cards. -': tta, ^j JV1AI DEC 2 6 1987. 3 1148 "85835 ANCIENTS AND MODERNS ANCIENTS AND MODERNS A Study of the Rise of the S... ...he movement itself had taken form, such as hostility to the authority of the ancients, and the importance of experiments, yet in England it was in dee... ...n experiments he had an alternative to offer men whom he would turn from the ancients, and whom he thus brought to nature herself. He and the age he i... ...thers' divergent views regarding iron he says, "Thus do the smatterers cross swords together, and puzzle inquiring minds by their vague con jectures, ... ...hern Liberal, by Guy A. Cardwell; Linguistic Equations for the Study of Indo-European Culture, by Vladimir Jelinek. The Soviet Theory of International...

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European Magazine and London Review : Vol. 77

...ction World Public Library.org AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 77 Title: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE AND LONDON REVIEW. VOL. 77 Author: Language: English S... ...... ...OKSELLERS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. 1820. [Cnceveti at ^tationfrj&' sq^W.] THE EuropeanMagazine FOR JANUARY, 1820. [Rmhellished with, 1, an el(»s;ant Fr... ... probably belonged only toone of those concealed cup-boardbeds common in the ancient ho'^tels of Scotland. The occupant of this came forth with a good... ... lottery. i The wits of those days said he married ! according to both these ancient cus- ! toms, for he chose his bride by chance, and gave her as th... ...ges inay arise from this policy of jarrii.g atoms. For if, according tU some ancient and modern philosophers^ a number of iinlhiiikin^ particles of ma... ...panied by repeated shouts of " God save the King^*' with the waving of their swords, &c. and the immense concourse of people, who seemed impatient to ... ...wn cravats and weepers, shamuy shoes and gloves, crape bat- bands, and black swords and buckles. Undress — Dark grey frocks. HERALDS -COLLEGE, FEB. 1.... ...he London Gazette. \Vt\u cliamoy shoos and gloves, crape batbaiuls and black swords, and buckles. Ui)drp8s — Dark ^rey frocks. In pursuance of tlie co...

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Nimcha

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...ury onwards and are notable for often using older blades. Many nimcha have European blades from as early as the 17th century, and from as far away as ... ...ide of the hilt this path is normally continued into a 3rd quillion. These swords bear strong resemblances to the neighboring Arab. ... ... Swordsmanship ... ... Thrusting swords (Edgeless) ... ... Ancient / Early history ... ... Ancient ... ... Ancient ...

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Indo-Aryans : Contributions Towards the Elucidation of Their Ancient and Mediaeval History

By: Mitra, Rajendralala, Raja, 1824-1891

... INDO-ARYANS. INDO-ARYANS: CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARDS THE ELUCIDATION OF THEIR ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL HISTORY RAJENDRALALA MITRA, LL.D., CLE. IN TWO VOLUMES... ...It is believed also that as contribu- tions towards the elucidation of the ancient and - mediaeval history of the Indo-Aryans, a subject to 3 which th... ...ical evidence, and to confine himself exclusively to the interpretation of ancient lithic remains. Even when he has referred to ancient records, he ha... .... 58). Again ; " But his ambition to be considered an archaeologist of the European type, led him to neglect a task for which he was pre- eminently fi... ...IMusical Instruments. Boats. Food and drink. Offensive arms,—bows, arrows, swords, lances, discuses, lassos. Defensive arms, — shields, armour. Flags.... ... in which the Hindus can be employ- ed in the present day, and, even under European superin- * Proceedings, A. S. B. 1878 p. Ii. [ 8 ] tendence, they... ...ll there is no change perceptible in Nepalese architecture indicative of a European amalgamation. The Kashmiris and the Afghans have proved equally co... ... Musical Instruments. Boats, Food and drink. Offensive arms,—bows, arrows, swords, lances, discuses, lassos. Defensive arms,—shields, armour. Flags. T... ...hat in which men fight with barbed instruments is tolerable. Fighting with swords is low and mean, and without arms, with bare hands, the meanest."* "...

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European Magazine and London Review : Vol. 79

...ction World Public Library.org AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 79 Title: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 79 Author: Language: English ... ...... ...ye€ GoU, los, Shee-lane, London. PREFACE. THE Proprietors and Editor of the European Magazine have much satisfaction in avail- ing themselves of the ... ...acity pointed out a chance of extrication : we were indeed situated like the ancient hero of the Apologue, and knew not whether to ride our donkey, or... ...ng new upon a sub- ject so frequently exhausted, a very brief detail of it's ancient state will, we presume, not be unacceptable, before detailing it'... ...dome, and finished with a pedestal and vane, crowned with the ori- ginal and ancient insignia of a Grass- hopper. On either side the square story are ... ...re every note is made of strife the omen, Which well describes the clajsh of swords and foemen. In his high chamber, o'er the city's gate, ^ Was one, ... ...likely to spare him : at length a quarrel ensued, and they appealed to their swords on the spot. Ran- dolph had the misfortune to lose one (jf his lit... ...s scabbard bare from : Up came the Fiend too, — Nobody knew wherefrom. Their swords soon met, and cross'd, and clash'd, and then, Ermilda fell into a ...

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Spadroon

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Ancient Egypt

By: Baikie, James, 1866-1931

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: ANCIENT EGYPT Author: GEORGE RAWLINSON Language: English Subject: Fictio... ...... ...S EMPIRE. Prof. J. P. Mahaffy. 6. THE MOORS IN SPAIN. Stanley Lane-Poole. 7. ANCIENT EGYPT. Prof. George Rawlinson. 8. HUNGARY. Prof. A. Vambery. 9. T... ...is about eleven thousand four hundred square miles, or less than that of any European State, except Belgium, Saxony, and Servia. Magnitude is, however... ... Egypt the royal authority. IV. THE PYRAMID BUILDERS. It is difficult for a European, or an American, who has not visited Egypt, to realize the conce... ...smen either plied them with flights of arrows, or withstood their onset with swords and spears. The crocodile was certainly sometimes attacked while h... ...tenar were at war before the latter had been on the throne a year, and their swords were at one another's throats. Seti was, apparently, the aggressor... ...ariots, and were armed with bows and arrows, cuirasses, and bronze or copper swords. They had skin tents, and brought with them their wives and childr... ...ssor, as she ever deter- mined to consider Darius, had met with a reverse in European Greece, where 200,000 Medes and Persians had been completely def...

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European Magazine and London Review : Vol. 57

...ection World Public Library.org AND LONDON REVIEW VOL. 57 Title: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE AND LONDON REVIEW VOL. 57 Author: Language: English S... ..., ii'urir.ii. oneralc nzainbt indiscriminate adiui.'sion to the Tiuone. THE EUROPEAN ;Mi«G^ZINE, LONDON REVIEW, FOR JANUARY, 1810. MEMOIR OF GEORGE N... ...r tiie mind cositpa- rafivfly lo rerur to the conlcmpiaiion of those htrne^, ancient and mvderp. slanccs which Jjind to iinfnurtali'zb the glory of Ih... ...f .Afghans of the tribe of Abdalli, who fled from the edge of the conquering swords of my dragou- like warriors, rrtired, as a spider within its web,+... ... endeavouring to explain myself, your carriage passed. Though your dress was European, the form of your countenance was too deeply impressed upon my m... ...e.* — Naualon. SIR robe;rt naunton. Sir Robert Naunton was descended from an ancient family, extant at (or before) the time of the Conqueror, who rewa... ...hision, we think, always remunerated. We mention this as a vestige of a very ancient practice, and to shew tliat ti:tissailing had a higher object in ... ...ir retreat within the entrenchments, and escaped the shock of our victorious swords. This action lasted two hours ; and for two hours and a half more ... ...queen to his house, to reclaim, not ruin him. Hither a miscellaneous crew of swordsmen did crowd, tendering him their service, some of one persuasion,...

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Mameluke sword

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... for wear by Marine officers. After initial distribution in 1826, Mameluke swords have been worn except for the years 1859-75 (when Marine officers we... ...ar the U.S. Model 1850 Army foot officers' sword), and a brief period when swords were suspended during World War II. Since that time, Mameluke swords... ... Turkish manufacture (1812). Mameluke swords were carried as dress or levée swords by officers of most light cava... ... Iron Age / Ancient Rome ... ... Ancient ... ... Ancient ... ...s Middle Eastern swords Modern European swords British Service Swords ...

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History of Ancient Civilization

By: Ducoudray, Gustave, 1838-1906

...," is in the press, and will shortly be published. January 10th, 1889. THE HISTORY OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATION A HAND-BOOK BASED UPON M. GUSTAVE DUCOUDRA... ... side by side with the earlier civilizations of the East. Such a comprehensive view of ancient civilization this handbook is intended to facilitate, e... ...ve con- sulted in the excellent English translations of Mr. Walter Armstrong, viz. : " Ancient Egyptian Art," " Art in Chaldea and Assyria," " Art in ... ...ician Industry: Glass and Purple — Phoenician Religion — Phoenician Writing: Origin of European Alphabet — Phoenician Influence- Carthage: her Situati... ...ind.* In the tombs of Hallstadt, near Saltzburg, in Austria, a quantity of daggers and swords were found, with various ornaments, in which bronze and ... ...timate its value. In America the copper or red race has continually receded before the Europeans, and cannot be counted amongst the civilized races. I... .... The descendants of Japhet, recognized by science as the Aryans, are also called Indo-Europeans. In fact the Aryans divided. The Iranians, marching t... ...there found itself obliged to pass through fifteen pylons, guarded by genii armed with swords. He could only proceed by giving proof of his good actio...

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European Magazine and London Review : Vol. 72

...ction World Public Library.org AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 72 Title: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE AND LONDON REVIEW, VOL. 72 Author: Language: English ... ...... ...ib. LO\DGX REVIEir. Page Maurice's Observations connected with Astronomy and Ancient History, Sa- cred and Profane, on the Ruins of Babylon .. 50 Bayl... ...i STATE OF Tilfc; BIUTISH NAVAL FORCE ON THE 1ST OF JULY. Stations. r THE r EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, AND I.ONDON REVIEW, FOR JULY, 1817. A BRIKF MEMOIR OF ... ...pted in his way down-stairs by meeting the cause of his disturbance, a plain ancient gentle- woman, whose ugliness restored him to good-humour. Grace ... ...your native city, every where contem- porary with the august edifices of th6 ancient world. In you, some of those great characters lived ; and we canu... ...or." And when describing that tyrant's abuse of power, he says. But prince's swords are sharper tlian their styles. E The fVanderer, [July When dcpic... ...ompany of Soldiers. Officer commanding. Band of Music. Two Tylers with drawn swords. Two Provincial Grand Stewards with wands. Brethren not of the Lod... ...the Royal Edward Lod^e, Leominster. (Arranged as Palladian.) Two Tylers with swords. Brethren of the Palladian Lodge, Here* ford. Entered Apprentice. ...

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Sword dance

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...d-dance forms have remained quite popular in Kathiawar region in India since ancient times. The Rajput Sword Dance and the Mer Dandiya depict battle... ...n in Egypt performed a dance called el ard, a martial dance involving upraised swords, but women were not widely known to use swords as props during t... ...d by the sultan during Ottoman rule, as it was believed that dancers, who took swords from soldiers and pretended to "kill" them at the end of the per... ...ers and pretended to "kill" them at the end of the performances, collected the swords to begin a resistance against the army. These swords were never ... ...e found worldwide, varying from the Greek Xiphism, the Saltatio Armatum of the ancient Romans, through Turkish, Persian and Middle Eastern traditions ... ...sh, Persian and Middle Eastern traditions to Japanese mock battle dances. Some European sword dances, such as Moreshka from the island of Korčula in... ...uTube) Giaglione, Italy, sword dance Star Of Swords -Firsthand accounts on European Sword Dance from France, Italy, Spain, Basque Country and Engl...

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History of Ancient Art

By: Reber, Franz Von, 1834-1919, Clarke, Joseph Thacher 1920

... O-^^- :^ \C- o rr' HISTORY ^ c OF ANCIENT ART BY Dr. FRANZ voxv REBER f^.c, \ DIRECTOR OF THE BAVARIA... ...limits as a manual and for the pe- riod which it covers, is Dr. Reber's History of Ancient Art. So far as I am aware, there is no compend of informati... ...Thacher Clarke. CONTENTS. EGYPT. The Delta. The Oldest Monuments, if not the most Ancient Civilization of the World .1,2 Changeless Continuity of Lif... ...se of objects so easily transport- able. Numbers of these seals exist in all large European museums, being picked up by the inhabi- tants of Hillah af... ...odern jewellers, and Fig. 71.—Temple. Relieffrom Corsabad. also the dignity of the swords and other accoutrements, strictly de- pend upon the rank of ... ... Fig. 76.—Glazed Terra-cotta, from Nimrud. Black. yellow in the rosettes, fringes, swords, etc. ; the hair, beard, sandals, and the pupils of the eyes... ...lied folds ; by the skins of animals worn as mantles ; by girdles, sword-belts and swords, bows and quivers ; by peculiar sandals, shoes, boots, and t... ... same time, the favoring medium of ex- change for the productions of their genius. European Greece, with its predominating Doric population, and the a... ...the Greeks were restricted to the countries upon its uttermost western border ; in European Greece the development was chiefly directed towards the ea...

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The New York Review : A Journal of the Ancient Faith and Modern Thought : Volume 1

By: St. Joseph's Seminary (Yonkers, N. Y.)

... VOL. i. No. i THE NEW YORK REVIEW. A Journal of The Ancient Faith and Modern Thought. " Every scribe who is instruc... ... Justice in Babylonia, Administration of GABRIEL OUSSANI, D. D 492. Law and Justice in Ancient Israel GABRIEL OUSSANI, D. D 739. Life, Christianity an... ...ectual elements, which must combine in order that theology may take account at once of ancient religion and of modern science. The attempt to despise ... ... chap- ter may yet be written in the Gesta Dei per Francos', but before it is written, swords must in all literalness be beaten into reaping-hooks. "T... ...he Catholic University, one of the editors, was abroad securing the col- laboration of European Catholic scholars. While abroad, Dr. Pace attended the... ... the third book of the Sibylline Oracles, beginning with line 672 : "From heaven fiery swords will fall on the earth, and great torches- will come bla...

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Falchion

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...ch: fauchon; Latin: falx, "sickle") is a one-handed, single-edged sword of European origin, whose design is reminiscent of the Persian scimitar and th... ...quilloned crossguard for the hilt in the manner of the contemporary arming swords. Unlike the double-edged swords of Europe, few actual swords of this... ... Status It is sometimes presumed that these swords had a lower quality and status than the longer, more expensive sword... ...anuary 27, 2007. ^ Oakeshott, Ewart (1980). European Weapons and Armour. Guildford & London: Lutterworth Press. p.&... ... ^ *Capwell, Tobias; David Edge; Jeremy Warren (2011). Masterpieces of European Arms and Armour from the Wallace Collection. London: Wallace Colle... ... Swordsmanship ... ... Iron Age / Ancient Rome ... ... Ancient ... ... Ancient ...

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A Popular Ancient History

By: Bridges, Matthew, 1800-1894

...ic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: A POPULAR ANCIENT HISTORY Author: MATTHEW BRIDGES Language: English Subject: Fiction... ...... ...ns illustrating the general views ad- vanced in this volume with regard to Ancient Chronology and Mythology . . . 302 ANCIENT ISTOBY. tkind; dh tains... ...enced from the original stock of Noe's family into the great Caucasian, or European-Arabic stem, the Mongolian, or South Asiatic and American, and thi... ...es CH. II.] ANCIENT HISTORY. 29 and generations to the prosperity ofthese European and Asiatic colonies. In Greece itself, Phidon the Heraclide prove... .... The forces of Attica, with their Boeotian allies, had un- sheathed their swords too late for any really useful purpose ; although they fought with a... ...at king- ; . that Asia, Eg-ypt, Libya, and Gyrene, had been added to their European possessions ; and that the power of Persia as an oppressor had pas... ...pearmen rushed forward, darting their heavy pikes, and then drawing- their swords, with shields on their left arms. Tiie helmet and cuirass protected ... ...rtion ; so that, having thrown their darts and spears, and draw- ing their swords, they rushed on. The rough shock of battle horrified the sons of sen...

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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal

...et .' • .. . .. .. ••• THE • BRITISH AND FOREIGN . f REVIEW; OR, EUROPEAN QUARTERLY JOURNAL . .. In primiJque homiDis est propria .eri in... ...N. ,i\ugsburg. •. . .. 1 _ ...... IV CONTENTS. • AR.TICLF. Page 11.-1. Ancient Laws and Institute~ of England, COln- tn-ising Laws enacled under... ...clesiastica Angli­ caM, from tlte set'enth to the tenth century ; and tll.e Ancient Latin Version of the Anglo­ Sazon LaWI, with a c011lpendious Gl08... ...1. • . • • . . • . • . . • 287 --- THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN REVIEW; OR, EUROPEAN QUARTERLY JOURNAL. U In primisque hominia est propria veri inqu... ... and islands of the Atlantic swarm with colonies, cities and harbours which European skill and enterprise called into life, and which the profusion ... ...l and centre of trade. The new city, how­ ever, proved no substitute for the ancient mart, and the year 1117 is marked 88 the period when the last No... ... two grand trios. Thus, also, in Meyerbeer's wonderful Consecration of the Swords in 'Les Huguenots,' the central movement of which almost approach... ...ed, who "will crowd eagerly to martyrdom, ex­ haust his fires, and weary his swords." The Christians, however, were exposed not merely to the hostil... ...a de­ tached corps of akirmishen, dressed in red war-dreuel, and armed with swords and long shielda. Theae bodies eDg&ged with the Dutch skirmiahers...

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Sword

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...e Old English sweord, cognate to swert, Old Norse sverð, from a Proto-Indo-European root *swer- "to wound, to cut". Non-European weapons called "sword... ...o and the related Japanese katana. The Chinese jian is an example of a non-European double-edged sword, like the European models derived from the doub... ...patha as it developed in the Late Roman army became the predecessor of the European sword of the Middle Ages, at first adopted as the Migration period... ... sword with crossguard. The use of a sword is known as swordsmanship or (in an early modern or modern context) as fencing. In the ... ...the 18th century only in the role of duelling weapon. By the 19th century, swords were reduced to the status of either ceremonial weapon or sport equi... ...ord was often used as a symbol of the word of God. The names given to many swords in mythology, literature, and history reflect the high prestige of t... ... 1 History 1.1 Ancient history 1.1.1... ...References History Ancient history Bronze Age ... ...ord), wakizashi (shorter companion sword for katana), tantō (short sword). Ancient pre-samurai swords included tsurugi (straight double edged blade) a...

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The Treatment of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire ; Documents Presented to Viscount Grey of Fallodon

By: Toynbee, Arnold Joseph, 1889-1975; Great Britain. Foreign Office

...A Summary of Armenian History up to and including the year 1915 591 I. The European War and Armenia ... ... ... ... 593 II. An Outline of Armenian His... ...he Turks slaughtered almost tHe whole Greek popu- lation of the island. In European Turkey in 1876 many thousands of Bulgarians were killed on the sus... ...losely followed the history of the Turkish East for more than forty years. European travellers have often commended the honesty and the kindliness of ... ...ated by Castle Rock, a huge rock rising sheer from the plain, crowned with ancient battlements and fortifications, and bearing on its lakeward face fa... ...e saw the place in flames, and Varak Monastery near by, with its priceless ancient manuscripts, also went' up in smoke. These villagers now flocked in... ... saw the place in flames, and Varak Monastery near by, with its priceless "ancient manuscripts, also went up in smoke. These villagers now flocked int... ... escape death. Women were wantonly slain ; those with child ripped up with swords ; the breasts of [51] *2 218 REFUGEES IN THE CAUCASUS. MR. S. G. WI...

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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal

...... ...ll have its share, and no more than its share, of the attention which every European Journal, conducted upon honest and liberal principles, must bes... ... . advantage to be derived to this country, by a concentration within it of European knowledge. Already London is the metropolis of the commercial w... ... promotion of classical literature, and fashionable as is the study of the ancient languages, yet are we chiefly indebted to the German lexicograph... ...quisition, or more profound investigation, of the language and idiom of the ancient classics. They have been doing, aad continue to do, much to corr... ...es thl'OUgh the labyrinth of error in which the imposture, or credulity of ancient annalists have frequently involved her; in the successful peneve... ...of plunder abroad, and restrained by DO authority at home, reap, with their swords, a harvest "bere they have DOt sown; and, preferring the exciteme...

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Sword bayonet

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