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No New Posts What is Sword-Site? How Does it Work? Read This First!

Sword-Site is the World's Largest Sword Museum! While not a forum Sword-Site is built using forum technology; however most sections aren't open for comment and are instead closed threads with listings of historically relevant swords which are referenced and provided with measurements and other pertinent data.
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Museum of Original Historic Swords

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No New Posts Swords of Antiquity & the Migration Era

Swords from Prehistory through to the Classical Period and the first centuries of the Age of Migration.

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No New Posts Viking Swords

Swords of Viking form.

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No New Posts Byzantine Swords

The thousand year period spanning the reign of Constantine through to the fall of Trebizond in 1461 A.D.

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No New Posts Medieval Western European Swords

Here you will find swords from the end of the Dark Ages through to the Renaissance. These are organised using a typology devised by Ewart Oakeshott.

Sub-boards: Oakeshott Type X - Xa Swords, Oakeshott Type XI - XIa Swords, Oakeshott Type XII - XIIa Swords, Oakeshott Type XIII - XIIIb Swords, Oakeshott Type XIV Swords, Oakeshott Type XV - XVa Swords, Oakeshott Type XVI - XVIa Swords, Oakeshott Type XVII Swords, Oakeshott Type XVIII - XVIIIc Swords, Oakeshott Type XIX Swords, Oakeshott Type XX - XXa Swords, Oakeshott Type XXI - XXII Swords

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No New Posts Non-Oakeshott Type Swords - Falchions, Complex Hilts Etc.

European Swords that do not conform to the Oakeshott Typology including the Falchion, Complex Hilts and more.

Sub-board: Falchions & Machetes

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No New Posts Sabers / Sabres of the Western World

Generally single edged, slender swords from the European sphere of influence.

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No New Posts Swords of the Far East

Swords from the Asian sphere of influence.

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No New Posts Swords of Africa - 1 Viewing

Swords from Sub-Saharan Africa.

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No New Posts Indian Swords

Swords by the non-Islamic inhabitants of the Indian Subcontinent.

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No New Posts Islamic Swords

Swords from the Islamic Sphere of Influence.

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No New Posts Daggers & Knives

Daggers and knives from all cultures can be found here.

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Gallery of Significant Modern Swords & Knives

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No New Posts Tactical Swords & Knives

Swords and knives that conform to modern military design sensibilities from the 20th Century and later. Military knives and military swords made prior can be found in the Original Sword Museum section above.

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No New Posts Fantasy Swords & Knives

Knives and swords from films, books, comics and other forms of media.

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No New Posts Modern Neo-Historical & Reproduction Swords & Knives

Swords and knives made in styles derived from History.

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General

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Articles of note.

Sub-boards: Primary Historic Texts, Scholarly Articles, Ewart Oakeshott's Sword Typologies, Byzantine Swords in Art & From the Archaeological Record

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No New Posts Open Forum - Swords\Knives & Other Weapons\Armour\Martial Arts\Sword Making\Customisation - 1 Viewing

Discussions of all of the above and more with regards to all of the world's cultures - a free and open section for Members (Membership is free click 'register' at top left of site).

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No New Posts For Sale / Wanted to Buy / Vendor Announcements

Here you can list swords and related items for sale. Items can be offered by individuals. No need for moderator's approval - anyone of good reputation can list items here - all you have to do is become a member which is free! No guns or gun parts please.

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Modern Sword Reviews

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No New Posts Reviews for Sword & Knife Buyers

Here you will find reviews of swords, knives and all related objects! The only rules are that you have to have bought the sword yourself (it can't be a 'gift' from a sword manufacturer) and you can't give the sword a score - afterall reviews are just one person's opinion. Other than that feel free to review without the need for a moderator's approval. All you have to do to participate is become a member of Sword-Site which is completely free and takes less than 30 seconds!

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Guide For Sword Buyers

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No New Posts Do Not Buy A Reproduction Sword Until You Have Read This!

Tips for buyers of modern reproduction swords that demystify the often nebulous terms used by some manufacturers and vendors.

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