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  • 181Agathocles of Bactria — Agathocles the Just was an Indo Greek king, who reigned between around 190 and 180 BCE. He might have been a son of Demetrius and one of his sub kings in charge of the Paropamisade between Bactria and India. In that case, he was a grandson of… …

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  • 18265th Infantry Division (United States) — Infobox Military Unit unit name=65th Infantry Division caption= 65th Infantry Division shoulder sleeve insignia dates=16 August 1943 31 August 1945 country=United States allegiance= branch=Army type=Division role=Infantry size= command structure …

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  • 183Historical European martial arts — Historical Fencing redirects here. For the history of fencing in general, see history of fencing. The first page of the Codex Wallerstein shows the typical arms of 15th century individual combat, including the longsword, roundel dagger, sword and …

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  • 184Ahlspiess — The Ahlspiess (or awl pike) was a thrusting spear developed and used primarily in Germany and Austria from the 15th to 16th centuries. The ahlspiess consisted of a long thin spike of square cross section measuring a meter (39 inches) or more in… …

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  • 185Glaive — A glaive is a polearm consisting of a single edged blade on the end of a pole. It is similar to the Japanese naginata and the Chinese Guan Dao. However, instead of having a tang like a sword or naginata, the blade is affixed in a socket shaft… …

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  • 186Nagamaki — The nagamaki (Japanese: 長巻, literally long wrapping ) is a Japanese pole weapon with a long and heavy blade with an equally long hilt, used by the samurai warriors of medieval Japan.[1] The nagamaki is very much like the Japanese naginata or a… …

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  • 187Witchaven — Infobox VG| title = Witchaven developer = Capstone Software publisher = Intracorp Entertainment designer = engine = Build engine released = July, 1995 genre = First person shooter modes = Single player ratings = ELSPA: 15+RSAC: V3: Blood and… …

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  • 188Partisan (weapon) — A partisan (also partizan) is a type of polearm that was used in Europe during medieval times. It consisted of a spearhead mounted on a long shaft (usually made of wood) with protrusions on the sides, which aided in the user in parrying sword… …

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  • 189Lochaber axe — The Lochaber axe was a Scottish war axe that came into use around 1600. The name of the weapon derives from Lochaber, an area in the western Scottish Highlands, as the weapon was employed principally by the Scottish highlanders, who (generally… …

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  • 190Chacing staff — A chasing staff is a kind of polearm that was used in the Middle Ages of Europe. It consisted of an iron shod staff some 10 12 feet long, with a spike on the butt end and a metal head at the other. The head was made of a large, flat blade which… …

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  • 191Vovinam — 200px Also known as Vovinam Việt Võ Đạo Focus Hybrid Country of origin Vietnam Creator Nguyễn Lộc Famous practitioners …

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  • 192Chen style tai chi chuan — The Chen family style (陳家、陳氏 or 陳式 太極拳) is the oldest and parent form of the five main tai chi chuan styles. It is third in terms of world wide popularity compared to the other main taijiquan styles. Chen style is characterized by its lower… …

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  • 193Battle of St. Jakob an der Birs — The Battle of St. Jakob an der Birs, fought near Basel in Switzerland on 26 August 1444, was a battle of the Old Zürich War.In 1443, the seven cantons of the Old Swiss Confederacy invaded the canton of Zürich and besieged the city. Zürich had… …

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  • 194Follow Me up to Carlow — is an Irish folk song celebrating the defeat of 3,000 English soldiers by Fiach (Feach) McHugh O Byrne at the Battle of Glenmalure, during the Second Desmond Rebellion in 1580. It was written by Patrick Joseph McCall (1861–1919) and traditionally …

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  • 195Viking Age arms and armour — Our knowledge about arms and armour of the Viking age (8th to 11th centuries Europe) is based on relatively sparse archaeological finds, pictorial representation, and to some extent on the accounts in the Norse sagas and Norse laws recorded in… …

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  • 196Battle of Hulao Pass — The Battle of Hulao Pass (虎牢關之戰) was a fictional battle set in 190 AD China, described in the novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms . According to Sanguo Zhi , the authoritative source for the Three Kingdoms period, the battle for Hulao Pass never… …

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  • 197Sōhei — nihongo| Sōhei |僧兵|literally monk warriors were Buddhist warrior monks of feudal Japan. At certain points of history they held considerable power, obliging the imperial and military governments to collaborate. They were similar to the mountain… …

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  • 198Order of the Golden Kite — Order of the Golden Kite, 5th Class Awarded by the …

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  • 199Juan de Jáuregui — For the Spanish painter and writer, see Juan de Jáuregui y Aguilar (1583 1641). Juan de Jáuregui (1562 ndash; March 18, 1582) was killed trying to assassinate Prince William I of Orange. He was a Biscayan by his birth in Bilbao. In 1582, he was… …

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  • 200Phalanx formation — Phalanx redirects here. For other uses, see Phalanx (disambiguation). The phalanx (Ancient Greek: φάλαγξ, Modern Greek: φάλαγγα, phālanga; plural phalanxes or phalanges; Ancient and Modern Greek: φάλαγγες, phālanges) is a rectangular mass… …

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