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>>1590 Dalmatian stradiotos
Subjectstradiotos mercenary light cavalry
Culture: Dalmatian/Croat
Setting: Venetian empire, Spanish empire 16-17thc
Object: 'estradiot' ear dagger

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​* Royal Armouries Museum > Self Defence Gallery
"'Ear' Dagger  ​Probably Italian, about 1500  This type of dagger originated in the near East.  It was adopted in Spain in the late Middle Ages and became popular in other parts of Europe for a short time during the early Renaissance." ...

​Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor *