Historical Weaponology 7 2019

“Weapons History Journal”, 7, 2019

Content Orlenko S., Novoselov V., Kurmanovsky V. Revisiting the Russian Weapons from Crucible Steel in the 17th Century (a case study of the former archive of the Armoury Chamber) Senichev V. Rules of the Iberian two-handed sword, compiled by Diego Gomez de Figueiredo in 1651 Talantov S. French-language Marks of Blade Smiths from Kazi-Kumukh (Dagestan) in the 19th Century Kurochkin A. Review: Robert Elgood. Rajput Arms & Armour: The Rathores & Their Armoury at Jodhpur Fort. Mehrangarh Museum Trust, 2017 Obituary E.G.Astvatsaturian Download issue in Russian

Review: Robert Elgood. Rajput Arms & Armour: The Rathores & Their Armoury at Jodhpur Fort. Mehrangarh Museum Trust, 2017

Kurochkin A. (2019). Recenzija na knigu: Robert Elgood. Rajput Arms & Armour: The Rathores & Their Armoury at Jodhpur Fort. Mehrangarh Museum Trust, 2017 [Review: Robert Elgood. Rajput Arms & Armour: The Rathores & Their Armoury at Jodhpur Fort. Mehrangarh Museum Trust, 2017]. Istoricheskoe oruzhievedenie [Weapons History Journal], № 7, pp. 116 — 126. Download article in Russian

Kurmanovsky V. S.

Information about the author Vladimir S. Kurmanovsky – Ph.D., Institute of Archaeology of Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia) All of author’s articles Revisiting the Russian Weapons from Crucible Steel in the 17th Century (a case study of the former archive of the Armoury Chamber)

Orlenko S. P.

Information about the author Sergey P. Orlenko – Ph.D., Curator of The Moscow Kremlin Museums, Armoury Chamber. Editorial Board member of WHJ. (Moscow, Russia) All of author’s articles Revisiting the Russian Weapons from Crucible Steel in the 17th Century (a case study of the former archive of the Armoury Chamber)

Revisiting the Russian Weapons from Crucible Steel in the 17th Century (a case study of the former archive of the Armoury Chamber)

Orlenko S., Novosyolov V., Kurmanovsky V. (2019). K voprosu o bulatnom oruzhii russkoj raboty XVII v. (po materialam byvshego arhiva Oruzhejnoj palaty) [Revisiting the Russian Weapons from Crucible Steel in the 17th Century (a case study of the former archive of the Armoury Chamber)]. Istoricheskoe oruzhievedenie [Weapons History Journal], № 7, pp. 6 — 88. Orlenko S., Novosyolov V., Kurmanovsky V. Abstract: The problem of the present article is the history of the manufacturing and functioning of weapons made from crucible steel in Russia. It is a challenging question for the local weapon study. The main object of the investigation is the Moscow Armoury Chamber, which was the court workshop and stockpile for the Russian tsars in the 17th century.  The present research is based on the authentic sources concerning the activity of the Armoury Chamber in the 17thcentury. These are the inventories, cash receipts and payment books, documents of the…

Rules of the Iberian two-handed sword, compiled by Diego Gomez de Figueiredo in 1651

Senichev V. (2019). Pravila Iberijskogo dvuruchnogo mecha, sostavlennye Diego Gomesom de Figejredo v 1651 godu [Rules of the Iberian two-handed sword, compiled by Diego Gomez de Figueiredo in 1651]. Istoricheskoe oruzhievedenie [Weapons History Journal], № 7, pp. 89 — 107. Senichev V. Abstract: The article presents a brief review and translation of the treatise titled Memorial Da Prattica do Montante (MS 49.III.20.nº.21) which is devoted to an Iberian two-handed sword by the name of ‘montante’. The treatise is written by the Portuguese Mestre de Campo Diego Gomez de Figueredo for his student, the prince Dom Theodosio de Bragança, son of the king of Portugal Jean IV the Restorer. The treatise by de Figueredo, although being the most recent in terms of creation, is also one of the most comprehensive ones written about the Iberian two-handed sword. The manuscript describes thirty-two rules or regras for a large two-handed sword, designed to strengthen…

French-language Marks of Blade Smiths from Kazi-Kumukh (Dagestan) in the 19th Century

Talantov S. (2019). Klejma oruzhejnikov iz Kazi-Kumuha (Dagestan) serediny XIX veka na francuzskom jazyke [French-language Marks of Blade Smiths from Kazi-Kumukh (Dagestan) in the 19th Century]. Istoricheskoe oruzhievedenie [Weapons History Journal], № 7, pp. 108 — 115. S. Talantov Abstract: The problematics of the investigation of Dagestan weapons dating back to the first half- middle of the 19th century stems from the absence of the background information about the masters due to the continuing military campaigns in the Eastern and Southern Caucasus during the Caucasian war. The Lak village of Kazi-Kumukh is famous as the motherland of seasonal masters such as widely known Guzun Guzunov, Osman Omarov and others who worked in Vladikavkaz in the end of the 19th – beginning of the 20th century. Kazi-Kumukh was the principal village of the Kazi-Kumukh khanate and one of the centers of the weapon manufacturing in Dagestan. The author managed to find and…