folio 132v. An illustration of a horseman with a sword in his right hand, its blade on his left shoulder. He is also holding a sword in his left hand, its blade under his right armpit.   Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt. Source: British Library, Add. 18866.

Turkish Mamluk cavalry with two swords c The tail of the horse is knotted as Turkish style and a beçkem (made of silk,horse or bull's hair) is wrapped around the neck of the horse

folio 134. This illustration involves an exercise whereby the rider is holding a sword in each hand, leaving the reins free on the horse's neck.   Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt. Source: British Library, Add. 18866.

folio This illustration involves an exercise whereby the rider is holding a sword in each hand, leaving the reins free on the horse's neck. Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt.

folio 131v. A single rider with an iron helmet on his head and a sword in his hand. Fire glows from the helmet, sword blade and the middle of the shield.   Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt. Source: British Library, Add. 18866.

folio A single rider with an iron helmet on his head and a sword in his hand. Fire glows from the helmet, sword blade and the middle of the shield. Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt.

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