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The makhaira/ kopis was a fierce and deadly Greek weapon. Designed to deliver a crushing blow from above, it became the favored sword for cavalry operations, as described by the "Friend of Sparta", Xenophon. Pictured: Iron makhaira 5th-4th century BCE

Kopis makhaira, century B. The makhaira/ kopis was a fierce and deadly Greek weapon. Designed to deliver a crushing blow from above, it became the favored sword for cavalry operations, as described by the "Friend of Sparta", Xenophon.

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/166763962/handcrafted-fof-hoplite-full-tang-kopis

Handcrafted FOF "Hoplite" full tang kopis short sword on Etsy,

Goddess Tanit symbol in Carthage

10 Greek and Roman War Atrocities Most Romans were not legionaries, Greeks not philosophers and the ancient world not gloriously heroic as many movies, b.

Statua fenicia in terracotta della dea Tanit adornata con una collana. Dalla necropoli Puig des Molins, Ibiza IV sec.a.C. Museo Archeologico della Catalogna, Barcellona

Ancient goddess: Tanit, chief deity of Phoenician colony of Carthage. Adorned Statue of the Goddess Tanit, century BCE from the Necropolis of Puig de Molins, Ibiza

The so-called "Sign of Tanit" - circa 500 BCE-400 BCE - Israel. Note the three circular hole in the lower section.

Phoenician Bronze Amulet with the Sign of Tanit - Origin: Israel Circa: 500 BC to 400 BC Dimensions: high x wide Collection: Biblical Medium: Bronze