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  Sword Forum International | swordforum.com
An exploration of the most common types of swords carried by the British infantry officers between the American Revolution and the introduction of the 1822 pattern.
Sword Design, Provision and Use in the British Cavalry of the Napoleonic Era.
The Schiavona came from the 16th century sword of the Venetian Doge guard which largely consisted of Dalmatian Slavs (Schiavoni).
www.swordforum.com   (255 words)

  Sword - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The shinai, a practice sword, is also used in Japan as a spanking implement, more common in prized private extracurricular schools (illustrated in these 1975 and 1977 articles [2] and [3]) than the US school paddling; in fact hundreds of cases of illegal corporal punishment were reported from public schools as well.
The sword often functions as a symbol of masculinity and particularly -since its form lends itself to this, especially in erect position- as a phallic symbol of virility.
Durandal Sword of Roland, one of Charlemagne's knights.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sword   (2884 words)

 Katana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Positioning his sword for an easy draw implied suspicion or aggression; thus, whether he placed it on his right or left side, and whether the blade was placed curving away or towards him, was an important point of etiquette.
In 1934 the Japanese government issued a military specification for the shin gunto "new army sword" the first version of which was referred to as a "Type 94 katana", and many machine- and handcrafted swords used in World War II conformed to this and later shin gunto specifications.
Japanese swords are measured in units of shaku (1 shaku = approximately 30.3 centimeters or 11.93 inches; from 1891 the shaku has been defined as exactly 10/33 metres, but older data may vary slightly from this value).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Katana   (7323 words)

 SWORD - LoveToKnow Article on SWORD
Indian and Persian swords are often richly adorned; but their appropriate beauty is in the texture of the steel itself, the damascening or watering which distinguishes a superior from a common specimen.
The shape of the sword has varied considerably at different times; this is due to the fact that it is practically impossible to decide by trial whether a straight or a curved sword is the better under all circumstances.
A good sword should be elastic, so as to stand bending or a heavy blow without breaking or permanent deformation, and yet stiff enough to deliver a powerful thrust without yielding too readily from the straieht: it must also he as lieht as is nossible consistently with strength, and well balanced.
17.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SW/SWORD.htm   (4986 words)

 YouTube - Heavenly Sword
Heavenly Sword PS3 gameplay video from Sony E3...
Heavenly Sword PS3 gameplay video from Sony E3 Press Conference.
Heavenly Sword - Legend of the Sword (odcinek 5)
www.youtube.com /watch?v=eS-IbTxtjVU   (489 words)

 SWORD on PlanetLab: Scalable Wide-Area Resource Discovery   (Site not responding. Last check: )
SWORD is capable of much more sophisticated queries, the syntax and semantics of which we describe in the remainder of this document.
SWORD currently uses as its data sources the local ganglia daemon running on each node, the Trumpet status information, CoTop invoked on each node, and an implementation of the Vivaldi network coordinates system running in the same addresses space as SWORD.
SWORD consists of two pieces: a distributed query engine that runs atop the Bamboo DHT, and an optimizer that runs on the node where the query entered the system (i.e., the node that the client program contacted).
www.cs.berkeley.edu /~davidopp/sword   (2800 words)

 Mediaeval Sword - Virtual Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
These remain slashing swords and in some examples the degree of taper appears to be slightly reduced when compared with the most tapered Viking swords; the degree of the change being more than would be explained by the longer length alone.
By the late 13th Century swords entirely specialized for thrusting known as an estoc or tuck appear, and tend to be a sharpened rod of triangular, square or diamond cross-section drawn to an acute point at one end and hilted at the other.
Behmer (1939) for the Migration Period, by the Petersen (1918) classification for Viking Age swords and by Oakeshott's classification for later swords.
www.aiusa.com /medsword/virtmus.html   (736 words)

 Sword - halowiki.net   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The sword has two methods of attack: when equipped, a melee attack can have some extra sting applied to it; or if a target is in range, you can lunge with it in hand, dealing death out to foolish opponents.
The Basic of Sword Dodging is that you have to strafe toward the oppenents hand that is not holding the sword.
The truth is, the way the sword lunge works, it puts the attacker right in front of you for a split second before the slash connects.
h2wiki.halowiki.net /wiki/Sword   (2479 words)

 bladesunlimited - The UK #1   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is a replica of the legendary medieval sword of the dragon slayers who became heroes by overpowering the mythical beast of the Middle Ages.
This sword is a combination of steel cast and stained wood with a double edged stainless steel blade.
This 45 inch sword features a stainless steel blade that has very stylish cutouts and a fl design on the blade itself.
www.bladesunlimited.co.uk /f-sword-2.htm   (539 words)

 E-Sword - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Despite the apparent similarity in name, e-Sword is unrelated to the Bible software programs arising from The Sword Project by the Crosswire Bible society.
Consequently, modules produced by The Sword Project are not compatible with e-Sword and vice versa.
Adding to the name confusion, tools are available which allow one to convert e-Sword modules to the format used by The Sword Project, and vice versa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/E-Sword   (674 words)

 Sword Display Cases, Expose Your Blades to The World!
Sword display cases to house your favorite collectible weapons of war are among today's hottest collectibles.
Sword cases allow collectors to share their blade collections with the rest of the world, while keeping their treasures safe from observers - and the observers safe from them.
Having a few of the best knives or swords on display is better than having a crowded case where no one item can be seen properly.
www.1st-4-display-cases.com /sword-display-cases.html   (400 words)

Before imparting to his pupils the training of the ninja's iai sword drawing techniques, the master gave them a warning to this effect: You must never draw your sword against an attacker except when your life is at stake or you are going to protect something more important than your life.
The ninja ken (shinobigatana) or short sword, had a short, single-edged blade that was particularly useful for close-quarter combat.
Direct the sword to the heavens as if you were dancing with the sword.
www.geocities.com /remipulwer/Budo/Sword/SwordsofBujin.html   (1067 words)

 Sword Forum Magazine Online (SFMO)
If the decorator sword is without a bevel and you still want an edge on it, be advised that decorator swords are not heat treated for performance like real swords and thus you will find that the edge-holding capabilities of your stainless steel decorator sword will suffer greatly.
With Japanese swords, the sword is polished, not only to remove scratches, oxidation or imperfection, but also to sharpen.
With swords of other cultures, it may be advisable to consult with an expert; in most cases, leave the patination intact, as this protects the blade steel already.
swordforum.com /sfu/primer/sharpening.html   (616 words)

 Sword :: Online Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In contrast, adequate evidence of ineffectiveness leads to a recommendation that the Sword not be used.The Sword search identified 243 studies on tobacco interventions that met the inclusion criteria.
Sword Sword 243 studies, 77 were excluded on the basis of limitations in their execution or design and were not considered further.
Sword departments and other agencies and organizations in developing Sword implementing tobacco counter-marketing campaigns.In addition to providing you Sword to media campaign materials, the Resource Center also offers guidance and technical assistance on how to use the materials.
sukanah.org /sword.html   (291 words)

 The Kirkburn Sword   (Site not responding. Last check: )
However, East Yorkshire was an exception and this sword was found in a grave excavated by British Museum archaeologists in 1987.
The iron blade of a sword needed great time and skill to make and the sword as a whole is an incredibly complicated weapon and piece of art.
The sword was carried in a scabbard made from iron and bronze.
www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk /compass/ixbin/goto?id=OBJ1304   (310 words)

 Sword   (Site not responding. Last check: )
You can find 'Naked Sword of Zorro' trailers, cast and crew information, ratings, reviews and more at AOL moviefone.
In the middle ages, one way of indicating that two people had fallen irretrievably in love was to say they had drunk the love potion.
I refer to the naked sword which they sometimes place between themselves when they sleep in the same bed...
sword.50webs.com /resources/naked-sword.html   (88 words)

 Sword   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This site is an extract of all useful information on dining furnitu$e, specially collected and merged into convenient articles and links for reliable answers on each of your questions.
He was bleeding magic dining furnitu$e the sword without even drawing it...
The distinctive dining furnitu$e of steel hung in the...
sword.50webs.com /resources/e-sword.html   (114 words)

 SWORD: A Developer Toolkit for Web Service Composition
SWORD can compose information providing services (such as the web services providing information about people, movies, theaters, restaurants, etc) and a class of other services (such as email and image conversion services).
SWORD is not a model for data integration, and cannot be applied to solve the problem of data integration.
Then, running the SWORD plan generation algorithm again for the same composite service would detect that the composite service can be realized either by chaining the name-address and address-phone services or by the new name-phone service alone.
www2002.org /CDROM/alternate/786   (7703 words)

 SWORD Drama Company
SWORD drama group, who put on 'Christ in the Centre' were again involved, as well as other actors, musicians and children drawn from the local schools.
One such activity undertaken yearly by members of SWORD is an interpretation of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" - a visit to Narnia.
SWORD consists of amateur and professional enthusiasts who put their talents to challenges both small and large.
www.stwilfs.freeserve.co.uk /sword.htm   (1813 words)

 Dai-bosatsu tôge (1966)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Toranosuke Shimada: Study the sword to study the soul, you fool...
Firstly, it is one of the most brilliantly photographed films I have ever seen, in composition, mise en scene, and the play of fl and white.
Secondly, "Sword of Doom" is that rare film in which the aim of the director and the power of the lead mesh together to form an unforgettable portrayal.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0060277   (433 words)

 Sword.ne.jp   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"The form of the Japanese sword 2" was added to "About the Japanese sword" category.
This website provides you with the information about a Japanese sword, swordsmanship, a samurai, and Japanese culture.
We are thinking that we'd like to offer the space which imagined such old Japanese dojo through the media internet.
sword.ne.jp /snjindex.htm   (194 words)

 Medieval Swords
Knights Edge is a leading designer of medieval swords, fantasy and functional battle ready swords.
Shown are some of the sword models we produce.
We specialize in our functional Rittersteel™ medieval sword and samurai sword styles.
www.knightsedge.com /swords.htm   (68 words)

Graphical glossaries of the parts of Japanese sword blades and types of sword mounts including katana and tachi.
Major shapes of Japanese sword blades, types of sword flaws, styles of hamon, hada, boshi and nakago.
There are too many variables to consider when attempting to judge a Japanese sword to allow for "remote" appraisals.
www.geocities.com /alchemyst/nihonto.htm   (512 words)

 Japanese Sword Restoration Parts & Supplies - Fred Lohman Company
Japanese Sword Restoration Parts & Supplies - Fred Lohman Company
' for Japanese Sword parts, supplies, custom Scabbards, handles and all things Japanese.
Professional Sword Restoration and repairs of Samurai swords, WW-2 swords plus all modern made Japanese replica swords.
www.japanese-swords.com   (50 words)

 Tai Chi Sword (Jian):  Bibliography, Links, Quotes, Notes
Sword and Brush: The Spirit of the Martial Arts.
Sword, "the king of all weapons," was used by millions of soldiers
Sword tai chi is a very rewarding experience at any level.
www.egreenway.com /taichichuan/sword.htm   (3840 words)

 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield
In Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® 3: Athena Sword™, Team RAINBOW tracks the desperate remnants of Gospic’s terrorist organization into the exotic regions of the Mediterranean to prevent their agenda of international anarchy and devastation.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® 3: Athena Sword™ is scheduled to ship on March 9, 2004.
Rainbow Six, Athena Sword, Red Storm and Red Storm Entertainment are trademarks of Red Storm Entertainment in the US and/or other countries.
www.raven-shield.com /athenasword.php   (570 words)

A fan of yours was beheaded by the sword and then stuff into this tiny tee.
When the cauldron split in half, four demons were birthed from the fiery brew, their purpose on this earth?...to fill your soul with rock and roll.
Thus was the Sword, and oh did they rock.
www.myspace.com /thesword   (824 words)

 The SWORD Project- Free Bible Software from the OpenSource Community for Christian Education and Evangelism
Its purpose is to create cross-platform open-source tools-- covered by the GNU General Public License-- that allow programmers and Bible societies to write new Bible software more quickly and easily.
The newest revision of The SWORD Project-- supporting all the latest new and cool modules, and touting fabulously useful new features-- is now available for public consumption.
We are pleased to announce that bible.org has produced a SWORD module of their NET Bible and is offering both a free version with limited notes, and a for-pay version with their complete note set.
www.crosswire.org /sword/index.jsp   (835 words)

 THE JAPANESE SWORD INDEX   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Graphical glossaries of the parts of Japanese sword blades and types of sword mounts including katana and tachi.
Major shapes of Japanese sword blades, types of sword flaws, styles of hamon, hada, boshi and nakago.
Major eras of Japanese history and periods of the Japanese sword.
home.earthlink.net /~steinrl/nihonto.htm   (512 words)

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