The Abyssinians did not use any fencing techniques, so these blades were not used to slice or cut through but to hook the opponent by reaching around. Its shape is similar to a big sickle and can be effectively used to reach around an opponent's shield and stab them in vital areas, such as the kidneys or lungs.
However, the mid-18th century European visitor to Ethiopia, Remedius Prutky, often uses the word shotel to describe a carving knife.
GW'S GSEHD RECEIVES $1.2 MILLION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION TRAINING AND RESEARCH THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT RECEIVES FUNDING FOR ITS "INNOVATION FOR INFANTS, TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOLERS" PROJECT WHICH SPEAKS TO SHORTAGE OF SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATORS IN DC, MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA AND LOCAL INCREASE IN AUTISM.
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