Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar or better known as El Cid was a Castilian nobleman who conquered and controlled Valencia after his exile. El Cid means the lord in a mix of Spanish and Arabic. He had two swords: Tizona and Colada.
El Cid won Tizona from a Morish nobleman, Malik Bucar, and gave it to one of his sons in law. But he demanded it back after this son in law mistreated his daughter. Tizone is nowadays exhibited at Museo de Burgos in Burgos.This sword is a replica of the Tizona. It has the same length, 103 cm, and the same weight, 1,1 kg. This sword is an Oakeshott type XIX.
This item is semi-sharp and designed for decorative purposes. It can be made razor sharp at a surcharge.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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