Dagger and sheath, Dagestani, 1861. (x)

Dagger and sheath, Dagestani, 1861. (x)

roaringcersei:

Game of Thrones + books

"A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge."

A Game of Thrones (1996) by George R. R. Martin; Tyrion (II)—Tyrion Lannister, page:124. 

valonqared:

I   w i l l   n o t   c r i n g e   f o r   t h e m.

art-of-swords:

Kindjal Dagger

  • Dating: circa 1800
  • Culture: Caucasian
  • Measurements: overall length 55 cm

The dagger has a wide, straight, double-edged blade with deep, asymmetrical grooves, featuring golden decorations for the first part of the blade. At the forte there’s cartouche with inscriptions. The dagger has the typical grip with wooden grip scales featuring gold-inlaid iron mounts.

heart-of-valyria:
Donato Giancola - Mother of Dragons: Daenerys Targaryen

heart-of-valyria:

Donato Giancola - Mother of Dragons: Daenerys Targaryen
A fairy tale does not deny the existence of sorrow and failure: the possibility of these is necessary to the joy of deliverance. It denies (in the face of much evidence, if you will) universal final defeat…giving a fleeting glimpse of Joy; Joy beyond the walls of the world, poignant as grief.
J.R.R. Tolkien (via castlesofsnow)

lotr meme: ten scenes [5/10] → the lighting of the beacons

acicueta:

Word of Feanor by Venlian

batmaned:

visually stunning movies kingdom of heaven

medievalvisions:

The Palatine Crown (“Bohemian Crown”) at Royal Residenz Treasury in Munich. Circa 1370.

medievalvisions:

The Palatine Crown (“Bohemian Crown”) at Royal Residenz Treasury in Munich. Circa 1370.