Turkish Sword

Parts of Turkish Swords

Swords were the most widely used war tools throughout history. Especially between the 11th and 18th centuries, swords played a major role in the important wars that shaped history. Talented soldiers, whose swords were strong and sharp, were bringing victories to their states. Producing the swords in the best way is as important as using them in battlefields. Sword masters received a great deal of training before they began to manufacture swords themselves.  It was not just an education to learn a profession, it was also...
Turkish Sword

Things to Know About Turkish Swords

Swords were the most common war tools used by humankind before firearms.  States produced different shapes of swords according to their army structures. Each state had its own way of producing and using swords.  Nations that had superior abilities especially in war techniques had improved themselves not only in terms of warfare but also in producing war tools. One of these nations is the Turks that have established many states throughout history and have never accepted to be under the command of another state. The warrior...
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Who is Osman Gazi? Life of Osman Gazi

Osman Gazi, one of the most important names in history, was the son of Ertuğrul Gazi and Halime Hatun.He was born in Söğüt in 1258. He took the power from his father Ertugrul Gazi and made his plans and made his struggle to establish a state.   Osman Bey was the first Ottoman Sultan who founded the Ottoman Empire and gave his name to his state and family. He ruled the Ottoman state for 27 years. Osman Gazi was married twice in his life and had 7 children...
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Hazrat Abu Bakr Sword

There are many war tools used by human beings throughout history. Swords are one of the most used tools in wars that shaped world history especially before the invention of firearms. Swords have always been considered sacred to many nations, states, and religions. One of those who consider swords holy is Muslims. According to Muslims, war was fought for Allah. This understanding is called as jihad in the literature. According to the jihad philosophy, Muslims fight in the battles in order to gain the appreciation of...

Turkish Swords used throughout history

In addition to their fighting ability, Turks are also very skilled in producing war tools. In many important wars that shaped history, Turks used superior war tools and fighting techniques. Turks, who are fond of their freedom, have had to fight throughout history due to these characteristics. In this article, we would like to briefly introduce the most important and most useful Turkish swords used by Turks throughout history. Kilij: It is one of the oldest known models used in Turkish history. It is one of the Turkish...
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Hazrat Umar Sword

There are a few people in the history of Islam who are very important both with their character and their military and political careers. One of these people was Hazrat Umar. We write about his political and military career before we talk about the Hazrat Umar sword. He became the second caliph of Islam after the death of Hazrat Abu Bakr. He added Iran, Iraq, Syria and Egypt to the Islamic lands.  Jerusalem, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Khorasan, Alexandria were conquered in his time. The Islamic state experienced many innovations...
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Turkish Swords for Sale

Swords, which have been used for many years throughout history, are now produced and sold as decoration items, gifts or collections today.  Swords were produced and used in different ways by many nations and civilizations. It is seen in historical sources that nations that had superior skills in warriors were also highly skilled in sword production.One of these nations with superior characteristics is undoubtedly the Turks.Turks have never accepted to live under the sovereignty of another nation state throughout history. In addition, the Turks have...

Who is Released by Ertugrul?

As many people who are interested in history know very well, there are many successful leaders in Turkish history. Their courageous personalities certainly played a role in this. With a recently popular TV series, a Turkish hero is spoken by many. The name of this series is Diriliş (Resurrection in English): Ertuğrul series.  Ertuğrul was subjected to many political intrigues and many times wanted to be killed by his enemies.That's why his life has been the subject of  movies and television series. Resurrection Ertuğrul shows the...
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Resurrection Sword and Ertugrul Gazi

Ertuğrul Gazi is a Turkish leader who lived in the 13th century. He struggled hard to bring together the scattered Turkish tribes at that time. However, the most important thing to know about Ertuğrul Gazi is that he was the father of Osman Gazi, the founder of the Ottoman state. Osman Gazi succeeded in establishing the Ottoman state by strengthening the Turkish tribes his father brought together. That is why Ertuğrul's efforts formed the basic building block of the Ottoman state. Ertuğrul Gazi lived between 11908...

Why are Turkish swords popular?

Turkish swords are among the most well-known swords both in history and today.  Few nations in history have had world-famous war tools. One of these tools is Turkish swords. Without writing the answers to the question of why Turkish swords are so popular, let's mention the biggest rival of the Turkish sword.The biggest rival of the Turkish swordis undoubtedly the katana, known as the samurai sword oth in terms of popularity and usability.  The rivalry between the famous Chinese sword Katana and the Turkish sword actually symbolizes the...