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Swords and scimitars

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Published by Bethany House in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crusades -- First, 1096-1099 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Rev. ed. of: Swords & scimitars. c1993.

    StatementLinda Chaikin.
    SeriesThe Royal pavilion series ;, 1
    ContributionsChaikin, L. L., 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.H2427 S9 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1005963M
    ISBN 101556618816
    LC Control Number96045768
    OCLC/WorldCa35627762


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Its handle was shaped like the head of a hunting ble from: Reghed Glacier, North Faerûn. ↑ Matthew Roper, "Swords and "Cimeters" in the Book of Mormon," Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 8/1 (): 34– wiki ↑ William J. Hamblin and A. Brent Merrill, "Swords in the Book of Mormon," in Warfare in the Book of Mormon, ed.

Stephen D. Ricks and William J. Hamblin (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, ) Swords and “Cimeters” in the Book of Mormon Matthew Roper Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 8/1 (): 34–43, 77– (print), (online) Roper examines the use of the terms sword and cimeter in a Mesoamerican setting as well as in the Book of Mormon text.

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In the 7th century, scimi- tars first appeared among the Turko- Mongol nomads of Central Asia. As armor became lighter over the next three centuries and eventually obsolete, scimitars and sabers came to dominate the contest of swords.

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in Warfare in the Book of Mormon, ed. Stephen D. Ricks and William J. Hamblin (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, ), pp. In light of the abundant evidence, Hoskisson says, "There can be no question that scimitars, or sickle swords, were known in the ancient Near East during the Late Bronze Period, that is, about six hundred.

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