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Zulfiqar Sword: The Islamic Spine Splitter Zulfiqar Sword: The Islamic Spine Splitter

The Zulfiqar sword is an Arabic Islamic sword that is very unique and unlike any other sword in the world. It was used in the founding days of Islam and held by both Mohammad, who is the founder of the

The Straight and Curved Persian Swords The Straight and Curved Persian Swords

The territory where modern Iran currently resides is one of the most important historical places on Earth and where the famous Persian Empire existed. The Persian Empire traces can trace its origins to long ago and many types of foreign

Kukri Sword: The Ghurka’s Right Arm Kukri Sword: The Ghurka’s Right Arm

The Kukri sword, also known as the Khukuri, is a Nepalese sword with an internally curved edge. It is employed as both a weapon and a tool in Nepal. But, it is traditionally used by the Nepalese people as a

Saif: A Guide to the Arabian Sword Saif: A Guide to the Arabian Sword

Most recognized for its peculiarly hooked pommel, the Arabian saif was one of the most fearsome swords in history. The Arabian Muslims were the founders of one of the great empires and used swords to conquer territories and spread Islam.

Mameluke Sword: A Guide to the Marine Corps Officer’s Sword Mameluke Sword: A Guide to the Marine Corps Officer’s Sword

The Mamluks are one of the greatest warriors the world has ever known. Inspired by the scimitar swords of the Mamluks, the Mameluke sword serves as the ceremonial saber of the United States Marine Corps officers. However, it also influenced

Khopesh: A Guide on the Egyptian Sickle Sword Khopesh: A Guide on the Egyptian Sickle Sword

One of the most iconic weapons of ancient Egypt, the khopesh is recognized for its curved blade for slashing and hooking an enemy’s shield. Also known as sickle sword, it was one of the early swords that emerged during the