Sunday, July 25, 2010

This is the ninth Legendary Sword in the World

1.       Saladin (Salahuddin Al Ayubbi) Sword
Saladin (Salahuddin Al Ayubbi) sword, the Kurdish Muslim general and warrior from Tikrit. This sword made from Damascus steel very hard but flexible because it has a content of CNTs (carbon nanotubes).
He said this is very sharp sword, sharp enough to easily pierce armor Renald de chatilon.
        Salahuddin popular among Muslims and Christians because of his leadership, military strength, and nature of the knights and forgiving when he fought against the crusaders. Sultan Salahuddin Al Ayubbi is also a cleric. He provides footnotes and a variety of explanations in the book of hadeeth of Abu Dawud. Now this sword is a private collection Shahhi family in the UAE. It costs about 
        $ 555,000


2.       The Sword of King Goujian
        This sword is a state treasure and has charisma equal to King Arthur's Excalibur sword. When found, this sword has more than 2000 years old, but still very sharp and not rusty. Moreover, there is a rhombic pattern of concentric circles and 11 which is only 0.2 millimeters away from its hilt.
Material: bronze.
Length: 55.6 cm (including handle)
Width: 5 cm.

        Swords made of copper, making it more flexible and less likely to destroy; side of the sword has a tin content, making it harder and was able to maintain a sharp edge; sulfur reduces the possibility of erosion patterns.
King Goujian sword is one amazing example of previous metallurgical science in China. Even now, his own sword is not easy to be replicated.

3.       Zulfikar sword
Zulfikar, the legendary sword of Ali ibn Abi Talib.
Told, at the Battle of Uhud (625 M) Prophet Muhammad Zulfikar presented to Ali (son), and the sword that conquers most weight enemies of Ali ibn Abi Talib is Amr ibnu Abu dawud, while Helm and armor destroyed.  Zulfikar was then used by Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of Prophet, who died in the Battle of Karbala. 

4.    Honjo Masamune
Honjo Masamune, a symbol of the Tokugawa shogunate swords made by Masamune, the famous sword maker in Japan in the early 14th century. Artificial sword Masamune often compared with an artificial sword Muramasa, which allegedly is a former pupil. Masamune sword symbolizes peace, while Muramasa sword symbolizes the blood thirsty. 

5. Muramasa
Muramasa Sengo (Sengo Muramasa) was a famous swordsmith who founded the Muramasa school and lived during the Muromachi period (16th century) in Japan.
Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook said that Muramasa "was a good swordsmith but cruel and ill-thought, which is reflected on homemade swords. The sword was believed to be blood thirsty and to encourage their soldiers to commit murder or suicide."
When Tokugawa Ieyasu became shogun, artificial Muramasa sword is no longer popular because it was believed killed many people near Ieyasu. 

6. The Wallace Sword
This sword is owned Sir William Wallace (1270 - 1305), A knight and Scottish patriot who perform resistance terhadapan British rule. Mentioned that the sword was used in the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297 and the Battle of Falkirk (1298).
132 cm long sword blade, while the overall length including handles is 168cm. Wide variety of sword blades, near the handle 2:25 and 0.75 inch at the tip.
Weight is 2.7kg sword.

7.Tippu Sultan Sword
Sword ownership Sultan Fateh Ali Tippu (Urdu: فتۃ الی تیپو) November, 1750, Devanahalli - May 4, 1799, Srirangapattana), also known as the Tiger of Mysore epithet, is de facto ruler of the Sultanate of Mysore in India in the year 1782 (in when his father died) to his death in the year 1799.

Because according to legend, can not be certain what the original shape of this sword. Here are two versions of them.
But in general it is believed that the Excalibur is the sword Claymore manifold.
Who would not know at the Excalibur. This legendary sword is the sword belongs to the King Arthur.Dan according to legend; this sword has magical powers that gave him the right of British rule. In the language of the sword was named Caledfwlch Wales.
Excalibur's name comes from the ancient French language Excalibor, which comes from the Latin Caliburnus.
In the legend of Arthur, there are two stories about the origin of this sword. The first is the legendary "Sword in the Stone", first appeared in the poetry of Robert de Boron Merlin, in which Excalibur from the stone may be withdrawn only by persons who are entitled to become king, which is Arthur.
In the second version, which appeared in the Suite du Merlin, Arthur receives Excalibur from the Lady of the Lake after his first sword broken in battle against King Pellinore.

Similar to Excalibur, no one knows the form of his sword.
For the people of Japan, the legendary sword Kusanagi is the equivalent of Excalibur. His full name is Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi ("Grass Cutting Sword"). According to legend, the sword is obtainable by a god named Susanoo cut the tail while it is the fourth of a dragon-headed monsters and eight-tailed, Yamato-No-Orochi.
Then dedicated to the goddess Ameterasu. He says the sword is kept at Atsuta Shrine, but until now no one outside the temple, except the emperor, who had seen this sword.

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