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PostPosted: Tue 16 Mar, 2010 12:11 am    Post subject: The Exhibition "Rites of Power" in Evora, Portugal         Reply with quote

The exhibition "Rites of Power" in Evora, Portugal - Today, 08:12 AM

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The Exhibition "Rituais de Poder: Rites of Power" in Portugal opened on March 13, 2010 in Èvora, Portugal and has been a huge success. This wonderful exhibition was provided by Dr. Jorge Caravana to the Museum of Evora in Portugal and showcases a wonderful selection of different oriental historical weapons. A high qualiry exhibition catalogue accompnies the exhibition and is available for sale. The exhibition catalogue is in full color and has two parts: the first part presents a number of articles on the subject and the second part showcases a wonderful array of different oriental weaponry. The exhibition catalogue is in both languages: English and Portugues. The English text is always provided on the left side and the Portuguese version is next to it on the right.
The list of articles and the number of artifacts presented in the catalogue:
- Caravana, Jorge (2010), The Collector says about his collection, pp. 6-7.
- Loureiro, Rui Manuel (2010), The Arms and the Heroes: Bellic Aspects of the Portuguese Presence in the East, pp. 9-22.
- Silva, Francisco Santos (2010), Symbols in Weapons and Weapons as Symbols: The Socio-Religious Significance of Decoration in Indian Weaponry in the Collection of Dr. Jorge Caravana, pp. 23-31.
- Vassalo e Silva, Nuno (2010), Goldsmiths in Indian Weaponry, pp. 32-40.
- Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2010), Persian Swordmakers, pp. 41-55.
- Elgood, Robert (2010), An Introduction to Arms and Armour from the Islamic World and India, pp. 56-69.
- Caravana, Jorge (2010), The Kris, p. 171.
- Collection: Morocco (3 items), Turkey (9 items), Persia/Iran (9 items), India (55 items), Sri Lanka (4 items), Nepal (1 item), China (2 items), Japan (5 items), Indonesia/Malaysia (20 items), Philippines (1 item)



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PostPosted: Fri 19 Mar, 2010 8:43 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Dear friends,

I am happy to report that this exhibition has been a major success with many many visitors and been reported almost on all Portuguese national TV channels and radio channels:

http://tv1.rtp.pt/programas-rtp/index.php?p_i...18-03-2010

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PostPosted: Sat 20 Mar, 2010 2:39 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Some other pictures of the exhibition


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PostPosted: Sat 20 Mar, 2010 2:41 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Sorry, other pictures of the exhibition follow below


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PostPosted: Sun 28 Mar, 2010 1:56 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

The following link shows the interview od Dr Caravana on a TV channel and in the background, one can see the artifacts of the Rites of Power exhibition:


http://sic.sapo.pt/online/video/informacao/No...-19459.htm

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