Persian arms and armor articles online

On his website, Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani has posted a number of his articles on Iranian and Persian armoring and swordsmithing. Most of the articles are available in English in PDF format.

Titles include:

  • Arms, Armor and Tactics of Sassanian Savaran
  • Straight Swords from Iran: Dragon's Teeth
  • Bronze and Iron Weapons from Luristan
  • Curved double-edged Persian Dagger
  • The Microstructure and Elements of Persian Crucible Steel
  • Tactics, Weapons and Techniques of Persian Warriors in the Book of Kings, Part 2
  • Reviving the Ancient Art of Making Persian Crucible Steel for Bladed Weaponry