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The Highest Order of the Chrysanthemum- Is the oldest of the Japanese orders. The badge of the order on a large ribbon was established by Emperor Meiji in 1876. the order's degree with the order chain was added on January 4, 1888. Although formally only has one degree, there are two types of orders: the order of the Chrysanthemum with a chain and the order of the Chrysanthemum with a large ribbon. Unlike European ones, posthumous awards are also possible for Japanese orders.
Tanto (Japanese 短刀 tanto: literally "short sword") is a samurai's dagger. "Tanto" for the Japanese sounds like a phrase, because they do not perceive tanto as just a knife (a knife in Japanese is hamono (Japanese 刃 物 hamono)). Tanto has a one-sided, sometimes double-edged blade up to 1 shaku (30.3 cm) long and a total length with the handle conditionally ≈ 30-50 cm (usually 35-45 cm).
Katana (刀) is a long Japanese sword (daito :). In the shape of the blade, the katana resembles a saber, but its handle is straight and long, which allows you to use a two-handed grip. The pommel is missing. The slight curvature of the blade and the sharp end allow stabbing as well. Blade length - from 2 to 2.5 shaku (60.6-75.7 cm), total length with the handle conditionally ≈ 85-105 cm (usually 90-100 cm).
Khopesh - Is an Egyptian sickle-shaped sword that evolved from battle axes. A typical khepesh is 50–60 cm (20–24 inches) in length, though smaller examples also exist. The inside curve of the weapon could be used to trap an opponent's arm or pull an opponent's shield out of the way. These weapons changed from bronze to iron in the New Kingdom period. The earliest known depiction of a khopesh is from the Stele of Vultures, (2500 BC).
Falcata - The falcata is a type of sword typical of pre-Roman Iberia. The falcata was used to great effect for warfare in the ancient Iberian peninsula, and is firmly associated with the southern Iberian tribes, among other ancient peoples of Hispania. It was highly prized by the ancient general Hannibal, who equipped Carthaginian troops with it during the Second Punic War.