155) Gromov A.V. and Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani (2015). The Persian Cannons of British Manufacture in the Collection of Artillery Museum (S.-Petersburg). /The Digest of Researches and materials of Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps. Vol.X, S.-Petersburg, 2015. PP.277-287.
Громов А.В., Манучер Моштаг Хорасани. Персидские орудия британского производства в коллекции ВИМАИВ и ВС. /  Сборник исследований и материалов Военно-исторического музея артиллерии, инженерных войск и войск связи. Выпуск X. 
С.-Петербург, 2015. C.277-287.

 

Place of Publication: Russian Federation

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154) Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr and Hessamoddin Shafeian (2015). "Ewaz: A Center of Gunmaking in Iran", Historical Weapons Research: Journal about the History of Weapons, 2015, №2, pp. 120-144.  

Abstract: Persian manuscripts on firearms reveal valuable information on casting bronze cannons, using rockets in warfare, the function of howitzers, mortars and cannons, cannon formation, etc. The barrels of Persian muskets show a variety of beautiful patterns of welded steel. But there are almost no period Persian manuscripts which report about the making of these beautiful pattern welded steel barrels and also their corresponding names in Persian. There is one Persian manuscript titled Tārix-e Delgošā-ye Ewaz (The Delightful History of Ewaz) which provides valuable information on some types of welded steel patterns. The following article deals with the chapter on firearms in the mentioned manuscript.

 

Place of Publication: Russian Federation

 

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153) Dwyer, Bede and Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani (2015). An Analysis of a Persian Archery Manuscript Titled Resāle-ye Qosnāmeh. Quaderni Asiatici, n. 112 - Dicembre 2015, pp. 93-116.

 

"A number of Persian manuscripts on archery have been translated and annotated by the authors of the present article such as: 1) An Analysis of a Persian Archery Manuscript . . . "

 

Place of publication: Italy

 

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152) Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr and Denis Toichkin (2015). Part Two.  Arms and armour of Hospitaller Knights vs the Ottoman Turkish Armada, Besieged Malta 1565, Maroma Camilleri (ed.), pp. 145-154.

 

"IN PART ONE of the present article, we provided a short description of the army of Hospitaller knights and their Ottoman counterüart.  We also examined the various types of daggers, short swords, swords, spears and lances used by both sides.  The second part of the present article deals with maces, axes, hammer axes, halberds, helmets, armour sets, shields, projectile weapons and firearms."

 

Place of Publication: Malta

 

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151) Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2015). Analysis of the Persian Shamshir, The Sword: Form & Thought, 19th-20th November 2015, Deutsches Klingenmuseum Solingen, Abstracts & Program, pp. 44-45.

 

"ABSTRACT

The famous Persian sword shamshir has enchanted many people in the Middle East and Europe for centuries with its beautiful patterns and shape. Persian shamshir blades were often purchased bare and mounted in Ottoman, Arab, or Caucasian fittings to suit local tastes, and many were later mounted with European military sword fittings.  Today, Persian swords and their beauty are highly appreciated by both collectors and curators of arms, and many authorities hold that the quality and beauty of patterned crucible steel pattern of the steel is unmatched."  

 

Place of Publication: Germany

 

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150) Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2015). Le Musée Militaire de Téhéran (2), La Revue de Téhéran Mensuel Culturel Iranien en Langue Française. No. 119, 10e Annee, Octobre 2015, pp. 54-63.

 
"La Période afsharide

Le Musée Militaire de Téhéran n'a pas d'armes et d'armures attribuables aux rois iraniens de la periode afsharide mais il a quelques armes et d'armures de l'époque afsharid comme par exemples: trois shamshirs (les numéros d'inventaire 181, 111, 110, Moshtagh Khorasani, 2006, cat. 116, 118, 120); khanjar (dague) (Moshtagh Khorasani, 2006, cat. 211); des javelots (les numéros d'inventaire 8, 17, 29, Moshtagh Khorasani, 2006, cat. 301-303); un bouclier en cuir rigide (le numéro d'inventaire 67 (Moshtagh Khorasani, 2006, cat. 366); et trois haches à sille (les numéros d'inventaire 15, 36, Moshtagh Khorasani, 2006, cat. 352, cat. 353, cat. 354)."

 

Place of Publication: Iran & France

 

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149) Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani and Denis Toichkin (2015). , Arms and armour of Hospitaller Knights vs the Ottoman Turkish Armada, Besieged Malta 1565, Maroma Camilleri (ed.), pp. 213-222.

 

"The objective of the present article is to give a short description of types of arms and armor used by Hospitaller knights and their adversaries, the Ottoman Turks.  The inventory of the Palace Armoury of Malta is an important collection depicting a variety of arms and armor collected by the knights of the Order of St. John over centuries.  This material ranges from the time of the Great Siege of Malta of 1565 to later periods.  This article analyzes and presents a selection of these items from both Hospitaller Knights and Ottoman warriors from 16th to the 18th centuries. "

 

Place of Publication: Malta

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148) Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani, Denis Toichkin (2015). Tabar and Tabarzin: Persian Battle Axes from Museums of Ukraine and Persia, in Special Historical Subjects, Спеціальні історичні дисципліни: питання теорії та методики. – Число 26–27. – К.: Інститут історії України, No 26-27, pp. 199-206.

 
Place of Publication: Ukraine

147) Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2015). Le Musée Militaire de Téhéran (1), La Revue de Téhéran Mensuel Culturel Iranien en Langue Française . No. 118, 10e Annee, Septembre 2015, pp. 38-51.

 

"Le Musée militaire de Téhéran, situé dans le Palais Saadabad, rassemble l'une des plus importantes collections d'armes et armures persanes. La collection du Musée militaire de Téhéran comprend notamment une partie de la collection royale de Nāssereddin Shāh Qadjar. . . . . . "

 

Place of Publication: Iran & France

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146) Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2015). Rezension von Heiko Grosse "Highland Broadsword: Fechten mit schottischen Schwertern". Pallasch: Zeitschrift für Militärgeschichte: Organ der österreichischen Gesellschaft für Heereskunde, 53, Juni 2015, p. 222.

 

"Das Buch ist eine umfassende Einführung in das schottische historische Fechten und basiert auf zahlreichen zeitgenössischen Quellen und der Erfahrung aus deren praktischen Umsetzung. . . . .. "

 

Place of Publication: Austria

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145) Kurochkin, Aleksey & Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2015). Indian and Persian swordsmanship: A Comparative Analysis. Revista de Artes Marciales Asiáticas, 10(1), 42-67.

 

"The existing cultural interconnection between Iran and North India, which existed and developed over a long period of time, is known today as “Indo-Iranian” or “Indo-Persian”, which could be applied to the region, culture, literature, weapons and other spheres of intercultural interference. The cultural cooperation between these two countries was bilateral and marked by trade routes. This paper is aimed at analyzing the interrelation, similarities and differences between the martial and military cultures of India and Persia. More precisely, the article describes the field of individual training in military skills, methods of their acquisition and retention,.........."

 

Place of Publication: Spain

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144) Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2015). La développement des sabres et des épées en Iran et en Chine, La Revue de Téhéran Mensuel Culturel Iranien en Langue Française. No. 119, 10e Annee, Juin 2015, pp. 24-40.

 

"L'article suivante vise à étudier le développement des épées et des sabres en Iran et en Chine. Il s'agit tout d'abord de décrir l'évolution . . . ."

 

Place of Publication: Iran & France

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143) Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2015).  Militärstrategie und Feldzüge des Nader Shah Afshar (1688-1747).  Karfunkel: Combat,  Nr. 11, pp. 42-51.

"Die 12-jährige Herrschaft von Nader Shah Afschār  (1688-1747), dem Gründer der Dynastie der Afschariden und König von Persien, ist durch eine Reihe von Eroberungen, Kriege, u. a. gegen Russen, Türken, Afghanen und Usbeken und Plünderungen gekennzeichnet. Aufgrund seiner militärischen Fähigkeiten und Strategien wurde er von einigen Historikern als „Napoleon Persiens“ bezeichnet.

 

Place of Publication: Germany

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