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The Cretan knife is an object shaped mesh in the development history of the areas included in the Mediterranean basin . Without allow tracing its historical starting the Cretan knife seems considerably called " Bitsakos " style which started with the establishment of the Turkish occupation of the island in 1669 . The Cretan knife has our bird's beak , witch shows similarity with the nautical Cutlass 18th and 19th century , and is divided into three main categories according to the " finish " of the handle . So we have this handle forming the letter «V», a feature which is not found in any other constructional approach the knife . The decoration of the knife is a very important feature them . Discreet additions to various sections of the " anatomy " of the knife add prestige and value to this object. The blade embellished with various sayings or micro engravings and illustrations foliage never remained there undecorated . This feature also found in the section connecting the blade to the handle , called " tsemperliki . " Also in " Macia " , a small recess in the lower section of the handle , there was always a gem , brightly colored , making each knife unique and very personal . The " Wretch ", the cylindrical shape known to all our case , decorate the outside in the middle of , a doublelocked shaped loop chain , gold , which hung coins or silver decorative features . The Cretan knife is used , as we have said in many everyday activities . So it occurs and continues to be an integral part of aesthetics, and everyday life in rural and ranching, mainly dealing . The dimension but this does not invalidate the same time value , which infuse the blade specialized topou.Starting from traditional elements of the doctrine that wants knives and other short distance protevtive weapons be manufactured for the first time since the Cretan warriors , their Curetes , followers of Zeus , to cover the weeping of Olympian infant and the possible threat from his father Cronus , we arrive at the knife engagement in numerous social events associated with both death and life . The ancient Greek mythology complement therefore varied customs and orality . In case of death of a child , the mother graced the waistbands of other children with knives mavromanika (blackhandle) , adorned with crosses , to protect the envy of Death . At weddings and engagements bride stood throughout the mystery a knife to protect himself from the "evil eye. " With the knife as a gift , moreover , the groom still endeavor to maintain the integrity of the sense of honor, endowing the bride and future wife with an object which can contribute to the protection of honor, dignity and pride Cretan .The agonizing view of man about life and death bequeathed the Cretan knife . Dragons with thorns adorned the blade of the knife revealing what is constant and certain struggle of good and evil. In wretched end , especially during the Ottoman manufacturers cared to pay the price on the religiosity of the holder , carving a dragon , who with his head held the cross for Christians or the " crescent " for Muslims .
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