Kabila sword is an arabic sabre used by soldiers from north african nations armies.
Kabila Sword Characteristics
Kabila swords are the result of a mix between the two most relevant and symbolic arabic swords, those are Scimitar and Jineta. We can appreciate in Kabila Sword the same curved and long blade than in scimitars, ideal for hitting and cutting. Kabila's blades ara single-edged and usually are 70-80 cms long.
As regards the Jineta, we can appreciate in Kabila sword the same handle, guard and knob; those pieces have the typical shape or arabic swords. Its knob was usually flat or round, its handle was for only one hand and its guard is normally narrow. Those three parts show classic flower and arabic motifs. Sometimes they can show an arabic text.
Swords similar to Kabila Sword
There are some swords with arabic origin very similar to Kabila sword, we can find among them:
- Flissa: It shows a straight blade and no guard at all.
- Gumia: It is smaller and more curved (blade) than kabila sword.
- Scimitar: Its blade is normally mistaken by the ones of kabila swords.
- Jineta: Its handle, knob and guard is normally almost the same as the kabila.
Who used Kabila Sword?
Kabila swords were mainly used by arabic noble/knights.Their long and curved blades were exceptionals for cutting and hitting the ennemy withouth getting the sword stuck. Most of the time, this sword was appreciated as a substantial part of infantry members' weaponry.
Kabila sword is an original and strange sword
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